What the burglar didn’t know, however, is that the victim had a home surveillance system.
The sponsor of a measure to reform the system has put it on hold after police and engineering officials called for changes to rules about the duration of yellow lights and the elimination of tickets for failing to make a complete stop before turning right on red.
NJ TRANSIT is learning a lesson from superstorm Sandy, which ravaged its storage facilities in Kearny and Hoboken, causing $100 million in damage.
About 1,200 mourners packed the First Baptist Church in Linden for the funeral for 18-year-old Amber Wilson.
Wilson was found just before midnight on Hussa Avenue.
Det. Lt. James Sarnicki believes Richard Baird was growing frustrated with the fuzzy-tailed squirrels, who were crawling through a hole in the side of his house.
Union County prosecutors said Rasheed Powell, 36, targeted couples at motels in Linden and Elizabeth on weekend nights over a period of six-weeks.
A hostage drama unfolded Thursday at a strip club in Linden. Police said four men with guns stormed the business and robbed it of thousands of dollars before escaping.
Officials say a mysterious glow that lit up the sky over parts of northern New Jersey early Sunday morning was nothing to be concerned about.
Officials say Routes 1 and 9 in Elizabeth will remain closed for most of the day after a tanker truck burst into flames when it collided with a car early this morning, killing the driver.
A worker at Kwik Check Cashing in Linden apparently turned the tables on a masked burglar who dropped in from the ceiling Tuesday night.
Police say it started when a driver asked to pay for his gas with a check early Monday morning. The attendant refused, saying it’s not store policy.
“We would like to say a heartfelt thank you to the rescue teams who acted with great courage, and also to hospital staff at Bellevue Hospital Center and the NYPD, for their compassion, kindness and great care,” said the statement.
The investigators found no metal particles on a magnetic monitoring device inside the helicopter’s engine that could have indicated damage, said National Transportation Safety Board member Mark Rosekind.
Police officers and firefighters rescued a man trapped for more than two hours in an eight foot trench in Westfield Saturday.
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