The American Cancer Society says the rate of skin cancer, otherwise known as melanoma, has increased in the Garden State by 43 percent over the last 10 years and says indoor tanning booths are a major factor.
News outlets across the country have been abuzz this week since news broke of Patricia Krentcil, the N.J. mother accused of bringing her 6-year-old daughter with her into a tanning booth.
The New Jersey mom accused of taking her 6-year-old daughter into a tanning booth is no longer on probation, according to court officials.
Patricia Krentcil, 44, appeared in Superior Court in Newark on Wednesday. She did not speak during her brief court appearance, except to say “Thank you, your honor, have a nice day.”
Police said Patricia Krentcil put her young daughter in a tanning bed, but she told CBS 2 on Tuesday night that the whole thing was a big misunderstanding.
Police say they were chasing three men who they saw stealing motorcycles when the suspects somehow lost control of their van and plowed into the side of the home.
Clutching her dog’s favorite toy, Lisa Villacari is making a desperate plea to the man who took off with her car, which was left running in front of a 7-Eleven on Monday. Her beloved 10-year-old dog, named Valentino, was inside the vehicle.
In Nutley, N.J., the police department is installing automatic license plate readers in cop cars in order to scan plates in real time. Three cameras run the numbers to check for expired plates, to identify stolen vehicles and criminals with warrants.
Was it a bomb? A huge explosion rocked a quiet New Jersey neighborhood on Tuesday night, frightening residents
No one was hurt and nothing was damaged, but the small explosion on Walnut Street last evening before 7 o’clock shook homes and scared folks right out of their skin.
The wife of former Nutley police officer Anthony Kulzy has been charged with aggravated assault after she allegedly ran him down with the family car on Sunday.
In Nutley, there’s a zero-tolerance policy in effect this year for any pranks this Mischief Night – the evening before Halloween. Since the infamous night falls on a Saturday this year, police are expecting the worst.
Sharing the wealth, trickle-down economics – whatever you want to call it, Hoffman La Roche is trying to help the little guy.