The new West District station on Jackson Avenue has been named in 23-year-old Officer Melvin Santiago’s honor, one year after he was gunned down in what authorities described as an ambush.
Despite the cloudy forecast, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop is pretty optimistic that rain will not keep the crowds away.
Nearly 50 homeless people are living there in shanties made of wood, mattresses and tree branches.
After decades in court, Jersey City wants a judge to help expedite the cleanup of a former industrial site being eyed for redevelopment.
Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto said Port Authority Chairman John Degnan agreed to put the proposal on hold.
The suggestion to eliminate the service is buried on page 81 of a 100-page report from a special panel formed by Govs. Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo to reform the Port Authority.
New York’s plans to build three casinos further north of the city suburbs is seen as great news for New Jersey’s prospective gaming industry.
A Jersey City police officer who authorities said was gunned down on Sunday will be posthumously promoted to detective, Mayor Steven Fulop said Wednesday.
Two emergency services police officers were on patrol when they spotted a 25-year-old man carrying a six-foot long, wooden fence post with a sharpened end, authorities said.
The memorial went up in the neighborhood where Campbell, 27, lived. It included candles, balloons and empty liquor bottles. A pair of white t-shirts were taped to a red brick wall, with handwritten messages on them including “thug in peace” and “see you on the other side.”
A temporary memorial was on display Monday in the neighborhood where Lawrence Campbell, 27, lived. It includes candles and balloons.
Communities across the Tri-State area are getting ready for July Fourth festivities, but the threat of wet weather has forced some to alter their plans.
The 16-year-old suspect, who has not been identified, has been charged with aggravated assault, possession of weapon by minors and other charges.
The first weekday commute with the inbound Pulaski Skyway closed wasn’t much different from a normal Monday.
The skyway is scheduled to shut down just after midnight Saturday as part of a 24-month, $1 billion project to repair the 81-year-old span.