Downed trees, utility poles and wires have tangled together in dangerous piles across the neighborhood. Transformers are down, wiping out power to thousands.
The officer was driving on a winding road when another car swerved, crossed over the double yellow line and into the path of his squad car, hitting it head on, police said.
A unique program in New Jersey is having great success getting people out of trouble and back on track.
Three months after they were put on hold due to a shortage of judges, civil trials are resuming in one northern New Jersey county.
About 1,200 mourners packed the First Baptist Church in Linden for the funeral for 18-year-old Amber Wilson.
Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow said that responding police officers found Jose Pacheco-Holly suffering from various stab wounds. He was taken to a hospital but died there a short time later.
In the midst of the second extreme heat wave of the summer, some relief could be on the way in the form of rain. But that rain could potentially be dangerous.
There are now seven judicial vacancies among the county’s allotted 25 positions, and court officials said that two more judges are due to retire by summer’s end.
Investigators said the suspect pushed his way into the 92-year-old’s home, strangled her and walked away with only $360 worth of coins that he took over to a machine at a grocery store and turned into bills.
A near tragedy has turned into a traffic outrage for a Garden State father. The man saved his son from nearly falling down a steep ravine, but his SUV fell over instead.
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.
“This appears to be a targeted event,” said Prosecutor Theodore Romankow. “There is no reason to believe at this point that other residents of the borough are in danger.”
Gov. Chris Christie has wasted no time endorsing longtime friend Joe Kyrillos for a U.S. Senate seat in New Jersey.
Frednel Lambert, 34, was arrested Thursday at his home in Union after a three-month investigation.
There is flooding and power outages in parts of the Tri-State after heavy rain and some snow moved through the area Wednesday night.