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.
Mayor Steven Fulop said a possible street mix-up may have delayed the response to a massive Jersey City fire that left four people dead and dozens of other residents displaced.
The streets in Jersey City have been battered by snow and freezing temperatures and are now pockmarked with potholes.
New Jersey was expected to receive a critical supply of rock salt that was held up by the Department of Homeland Security because it was being carried on a foreign ship.
Mayor Steven Fulop accused the Port Authority of using outdated or nonexistent agreements to avoid paying millions of dollars per year on properties it owns in the city.
Desperately needed food, water and medical aid are only trickling into this city that took the worst blow from Typhoon Haiyan.
Municipalities cannot use the phrase Super Bowl or the logos for the NFL or Super Bowl XLVIII without violating league policy.
The state’s highest court ruled unanimously Friday to uphold a lower-court order that gay weddings must start Monday and to deny a delay that was sought by Gov. Chris Christie’s administration.