NJ Transit Passengers Fume Over Widespread Delays: 'Unacceptable' NJ Transit Passengers Fume Over Widespread Delays: 'Unacceptable'
NJ Transit Passengers Fume Over Widespread Delays: 'Unacceptable' It's been a commute to forget for New Jersey transit riders on Tuesday, June 18. And passengers were not happy about it. NJ Transit trains in and out of Penn Station New York are delayed up to 90 minutes, due to Amtrak overhead wires and a disabled train at the station.  New Jersey Transit rail tickets and passes are being cross-honored by New Jersey Transit and private carrier buses, PATH at Newark Penn Station, Hoboken Terminal and 33rd Street Station in New York.  Customers fumed on Twitter. "Hundreds of thousands of people rely on this service daily and these issues are hap…
NEWLY MINTED MILLIONAIRE! Powerball Ticket Sold In Essex County Wins $1 Mil NEWLY MINTED MILLIONAIRE! Powerball Ticket Sold In Essex County Wins $1 Mil
Newly Minted Millionaire! Powerball Ticket Sold In Essex County Wins $1 Mil It was a magical Monday for a Powerball player in Essex County. A Powerball ticket sold in Livingston matched all five numbers in the drawing held on Monday, June 17, winning $1 million. The ticket was sold at Shop Rite on South Livingston Ave. They were the only player in the country to win the big prize. This is the second lottery ticket in three days to win $1 million in North Jersey. A Mega Millions ticket sold in New Milford won $1 million on Friday, June 14. The winning numbers were 30, 48, 53, 58, 66 and the red Powerball was 9.
Justin Timberlake Arrested For DWI In NY Justin Timberlake Arrested For DWI In NY
Justin Timberlake Arrested For DWI In NY Singer and actor Justin Timberlake has allegedly been arrested on DWI-related charges on Long Island, according to multiple news reports. Click here for a new, updated story - New Details Released After Justin Timberlake Nabbed For DWI In Hamptons  ABC News is reporting that Timberlake, age 43, was taken into custody in the Hamptons on Monday, June 17, in Sag Harbor. Sag Harbor Police did not immediately return calls or answer phones regarding the arrest. Timberlake is slated to appear in court on Tuesday, June 18, ABC News said. Click here to read the entire ABC News story. Thi…
Temps Could Feel 105 Degrees This Week, Excessive Heat Watch Issued Across NJ, PA (TIMING) Temps Could Feel 105 Degrees This Week, Excessive Heat Watch Issued Across NJ, PA (TIMING)
Temps Could Feel 105 Degrees This Week, Excessive Heat Watch Issued Across NJ, PA (Timing) A heat advisory and excessive heat watch are both in effect across New Jersey and Pennsylvania ahead of scorching temps expected later this week. Temps are expected to rise into the low 90s Tuesday, June 18 (see heat index maps below) and get increasingly hotter as the week progresses.  National Weather Service By Friday, temps are expected to be at 96, but could feel more like 100 or even 105, the National Weather Service says. Some New Jersey school districts have early dismissals planned. Those are: Bridgewater-Raritan (Tuesday, with 4-hour days already planned for Wednesd…
Man Lured, Sexually Assaulted 22-Year-Old In Car In Jersey City, Prosecutor Says Man Lured, Sexually Assaulted 22-Year-Old In Car In Jersey City, Prosecutor Says
Man Lured, Sexually Assaulted 22-Year-Old In Car In Jersey City, Prosecutor Says A 30-year-old man has been arrested after authorities say he lured a 22-year-old into his car and then sexually assaulted her. Marc Toledo, of Jersey City, approached the victim in a white vehicle in Journal Square early Sunday, June 2, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. He drove the victim a short distance to Division Street and Eighth Street at approximately 7 a.m. The victim reported she was sexually assaulted in the vehicle, Suarez said. On Monday, June 17, members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Toledo, who was charged with aggrava…
Newly Minted Millionaire! Lotto Ticket Sold In Bergen County Wins $1 Mil Newly Minted Millionaire! Lotto Ticket Sold In Bergen County Wins $1 Mil
Newly Minted Millionaire! Lotto Ticket Sold In Bergen County Wins $1 Mil It was a fantastic Friday for a Mega Millions player in Bergen County. Their ticket matched all five numbers in the Mega Millions drawing held on Friday, June 14, winning $1 million. They were the only player in the country to win the big prize. The ticket was sold at 7-Eleven in New Milford. The winning numbers were 1, 25, 26, 31, 65 and the gold Megaball was 2.
Staten Island Motorcyclist, 27, Killed In Route 287 Crash Staten Island Motorcyclist, 27, Killed In Route 287 Crash
Staten Island Motorcyclist, 27, Killed In Route 287 Crash A 27-year-old motorcyclist from Staten Island died in a weekend crash on Route 287 in Somerset County, authorities said. Durmish Golesh was heading north on a Kawasaki when he rear-ended a Hyundai, overturned, and struck the back of an Infiniti around 11:25 a.m. on Saturday, June 15 in Far Hills, New Jersey State Police Sgt. Jeffrey Lebron said. Golesh was thrown from the bike and died, Lebron said. No other injuries were reported and the crash remains under investigation.
Viral Video Shows Chris Brown Stuck Dangling Mid-Air Before Rescue At NJ Concert Viral Video Shows Chris Brown Stuck Dangling Mid-Air Before Rescue At NJ Concert
Viral Video Shows Chris Brown Stuck Dangling Mid-Air Before Rescue At NJ Concert Tell me how am I supposed to sing in mid-air? Video shared to social media shows R&B artist Chris Brown required rescuing at a recent New Jersey concert when he became stuck, suspended in mid-air on Wednesday, June 12. Terriem89, the TikToker who shared the clip with 2.7M views said Brown, 35, had been hanging for "a long a— time" during a show at the Prudential Center in Newark before his crew realized he was stuck. A separate clip with more than 3M views shared by the same user suggests Brown had been trying to signal that he was stuck during his performance of "Under the Influe…
Killer Who Aimed To 'Flood Streets' Of Trenton With Heroin Gets 17-Year Minimum In Fed Pen Killer Who Aimed To 'Flood Streets' Of Trenton With Heroin Gets 17-Year Minimum In Fed Pen
Killer Who Aimed To 'Flood Streets' Of Trenton With Heroin Gets 17-Year Minimum In Fed Pen 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: Jerome “Righteous" Roberts will have to see his 70th birthday before he can taste freedom again. A convicted killer who aimed to "flood the streets" of Trenton with a "motherlode" of heroin, Roberts, 53, was sentenced this week to what will be a minimum of 17 years in federal prison for his role in a drug ring that once dominated the capital city. Federal jurors had convicted Roberts, of Delran, of drug conspiracy following a three-week trial in Trenton in October 2021. U.S. District Judge Georgette Castner, in turn, sentenced the Bloods gang leader to a 245-month prison sentence t…
NJ State Trooper Catches Baby No. 5 In Swift Wawa Parking Delivery NJ State Trooper Catches Baby No. 5 In Swift Wawa Parking Delivery
NJ State Trooper Catches Baby No. 5 In Swift Wawa Parking Delivery Stephanie McPherson knew her fifth baby could come as fast as some of her other babies — if not faster. The Wantage mom was due on June 29, and was planning on a home birth. But contractions started on Saturday afternoon, June 1. The following day, she delivered Baby Boy No. 5. In just two pushes. With two contractions. In the passenger's seat of her family car in the Route 206 Wawa parking lot. Kneeling next to her was New Jersey State Police Trooper Romeo, who caught Baby Lane Wilder McPherson. "I had this suspicion and this fear of having the baby in the car or at work, or some p…
Peek Inside Indian-Pakistani Restaurant Spicing Up Downtown Hackensack Peek Inside Indian-Pakistani Restaurant Spicing Up Downtown Hackensack
Peek Inside Indian-Pakistani Restaurant Spicing Up Downtown Hackensack A brand-new restaurant specializing in Indian and Pakistani cuisine has opened in Bergen County. Parathas & Platters held a ribbon-cutting ceremony earlier this month on Main Street in Hackensack. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Parathas & Platters (@parathas.platters) Cecilia Levine Cecilia Levine The restaurant, which is 100 percent Halal, has rice platters and parathas, or flatbreads, which can be eaten plain or stuffed with meats and vegetables. Its owners already own two other restaurants, Dera in Spring Valley,…
6,400-Square-Foot Manor Listed At Just Over $1.8M In Bergen County (LOOK INSIDE) 6,400-Square-Foot Manor Listed At Just Over $1.8M In Bergen County (LOOK INSIDE)
6,400-Square-Foot Manor Listed At Just Over $1.8M In Bergen County (Look Inside) A sprawling home in Bergen County has been listed at just under $1.85 million. The more than 6,400-square-foot home at 27 Pascack Road in Woodcliff Lake sits on 3.8 acres on an "ultra-private" hilltop, according to the listing by Keller Williams City Views Realty. Jonathan Ayala Visual Grip Jonathan Ayala Visual Grip Jonathan Ayala Visual Grip "Whether you choose to subdivide to develop or renovate the existing to suit, this rare lot in the desirable Woodcliff Lake offers endless possibilities," the listing reads. Jonathan Ayala Visual Grip Jonathan Ayala Visual Grip …
Teen Thought He Was Saving GF After Fiery NJ Crash — But Really She Was Saving Him Teen Thought He Was Saving GF After Fiery NJ Crash — But Really She Was Saving Him
Teen Thought He Was Saving GF After Fiery NJ Crash — But Really She Was Saving Him Jack Insinga was supposed to be graduating high school on June 18. Instead, he's in the hospital with third-degree burns on his legs, coming to terms with the loss of both feet. The 18-year-old Branchville resident, a senior at Sussex County Tech, was dropping his girlfriend at home just before 1 a.m., Monday, June 3, when he struck a guardrail on Sunrise Mountain Road in Sandyston, his mom, Gillian Insinga, tells Daily Voice. "He's not sure what happened," Insinga said. "He thinks something broke in his truck, because he couldn't slow down." The truck overturned, ejecting Jack, who …
Severe Thunderstorm Warnings Issued In These NJ, PA Counties Severe Thunderstorm Warnings Issued In These NJ, PA Counties
Severe Thunderstorm Warnings Issued In These NJ, PA Counties The National Weather Service has issued severe thunderstorm warnings and warned of 60 mph winds across parts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania Friday, June 14. At 4:15 p.m., the NWS issued the warnings for Sussex and Warren counties in New Jersey, and Carbon, Monroe, Berks, Lehigh, and Northampton, in PA.  Newton, Washington, Jim Thorpe, Stroudsburg, Reading, Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, are also being warned of severe storms. The warnings are in effect through 5 p.m. Temps hit the 90-degree mark late in the afternoon, the NWS said. Storms were expected in the evening hours, a…
DWI Driver Nabbed By Fair Lawn Police After Miles-Long Stretch Of Hit-And-Runs DWI Driver Nabbed By Fair Lawn Police After Miles-Long Stretch Of Hit-And-Runs
DWI Driver Nabbed By Fair Lawn Police After Miles-Long Stretch Of Hit-And-Runs PHOTOS: An intoxicated driver was captured by Fair Lawn police following a hit-and-run on Route 80 that ignited a series of collisions. It began when a pickup truck was rear-ended by a Honda Accord with a temporary New Jersey license tag on the highway shortly before 11:30 a.m. Friday, June 14, officers said. The pickup driver called police while following the sedan from a safe distance, recording video along what became a miles-long route, they said. Boyd A. Loving for DAILY VOICE The Accord driver kept going after taking down a street sign and hitting a fire hydrant at Morlot Avenue an…
Undercover Sting Leads To Prostitution Arrest At NJ Go-Go Bar With Unsavory History Undercover Sting Leads To Prostitution Arrest At NJ Go-Go Bar With Unsavory History
Undercover Sting Leads To Prostitution Arrest At NJ Go-Go Bar With Unsavory History A 36-year-old Belleville woman has been arrested after she offered an undercover officer sexual favors in exchange for money at a popular Secaucus go-go bar, police said. Acting on a tip that prostitution was still an ongoing issue at AJ’s Go-Go Bar on Secaucus Road, Secaucus police officers were sent to the establishment — undercover, Chief Dennis Miller said. Sure enough, Dilcia Nunez Gomez offered one officer sexual favors in exchange for money, Miller said. She was charged with engaging in prostitution and promoting prostitution. In April 2021, multiple AJ's employees were arreste…
Long-Vacant North Jersey Movie Theater Finally Getting Its Happily Ever-After Long-Vacant North Jersey Movie Theater Finally Getting Its Happily Ever-After
Long-Vacant North Jersey Movie Theater Finally Getting Its Happily Ever-After After several years of vacancy, a Montclair movie theater will soon be brought back to life. The Tudor-style Bellevue Theater in Upper Montclair has sat vacant since the prior operator's lease ended 2017, but at a meeting on Monday, June 10, redevelopment plans were unanimously approved. Bellevue Theater in Montclair. Google Maps The plans call for transitioning one of the four theaters into retail, there by connecting Upper Montclair Plaza to the retail of Bellevue, "a great win for all," said a spokesperson for RHG Architects + Design, who are working on the project. The…
NJ High School Senior Dies Week Before Graduation: 'Promising Future Cut Short' NJ High School Senior Dies Week Before Graduation: 'Promising Future Cut Short'
NJ High School Senior Dies Week Before Graduation: 'Promising Future Cut Short' Support is on the rise for the mother of a 19-year-old Elizabeth man who recently died. Anthony Cruz passed away on June 11, according to his obituary. A GoFundMe launched for his mother, Sandra Santos, said he was on the brink of graduating from high school and embarking on a new chapter in life. "His achievements and plans for further education had made his mother incredibly proud, but his promising future was tragically cut short," reads the campaign launched by Melanie Martinez. A cause of death was not provided. I still can’t believe that your gone it feels like a bad dream you …
Former Bergen County Dad Fights For Better Life Quality For Disabled Son Former Bergen County Dad Fights For Better Life Quality For Disabled Son
Former Bergen County Dad Fights For Better Life Quality For Disabled Son Two steps forward, one step back. Lately, that's how progress looks for 17-year-old Jason Leider, a former Elmwood Park resident who lives with Hunter Syndrome, like his 15-year-old brother, Justin. The genetic and degenerative disease comes with a life expectancy of between 15 and 20 years, according to the boys' father, Jeff Leider. The disease impacts the entire body, most notably, making it impossible to break down waste. Leider — who recently moved to Florida from Elmwood Park with his wife, Deanna, Jason, Justin, and their daughter — credits two enzyme-replacement medications for the…
WINNER: Powerball Lottery Ticket Worth $221M Sold At NJ Food Mart WINNER: Powerball Lottery Ticket Worth $221M Sold At NJ Food Mart
Winner: Powerball Lottery Ticket Worth $221M Sold At NJ Food Mart A Powerball ticket worth $221 million was sold at a New Jersey food mart, state Lottery officials said. The winning numbers in the Monday, June 10 drawing were 3,10, 33, 58 and 59 and the Powerball was 9. The Powerplay was 2x. The winning ticket was sold at Preet Food Mart at 598 Chews Landing Road in Lindenwold. Preet Food Mart won a $30,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket, Lottery officials said.
Video Shows Mom 4X Legal Limit Picking Up Child From Bergen County School Video Shows Mom 4X Legal Limit Picking Up Child From Bergen County School
Video Shows Mom 4X Legal Limit Picking Up Child From Bergen County School Newly-released bodycam footage shows the arrest of a Bergen County mother who showed up more than four times the legal limit to pick up her son from school. The video shared by DriveThruTours shows the DUI investigation and subsequent arrest of Mayowa Kubikisha, 28, outside of Memorial Elementary School on Thursday, May 9, as first reported by Daily Voice. Montvale PD bodycam footage via DriveThruTours Officers conducted a series of field sobriety tests and found 40 airplane bottles of vodka, a bottle of EJ rum, a tall white can of beer, and a green bottle of beer — all open containe…
WINNER! Mega Millions Tickets Sold In North Jersey Net Big Bucks WINNER! Mega Millions Tickets Sold In North Jersey Net Big Bucks
Winner! Mega Millions Tickets Sold In North Jersey Net Big Bucks Two North Jersey Mega Millions players had a fantastic Friday. Their tickets, sold in Morris County and Union County, matched four numbers and the gold Megaball in the drawing held on Friday, June 7, winning $10,000. The tickets were sold at 7-Eleven in Rockaway and at a BP Gas Station in Rahway. The winning numbers were 3, 5, 12, 22, 66 and the gold Megaball was 7.
NJ Man, Ohio Pal Created Sadistic Monkey Torture Videos, Feds Say NJ Man, Ohio Pal Created Sadistic Monkey Torture Videos, Feds Say
NJ Man, Ohio Pal Created Sadistic Monkey Torture Videos, Feds Say A New Jersey resident and an Ohio co-conspirator are facing charges for their involvement with the creation of sadistic monkey torture videos involving their genitalia, federal authorities said. Giancarlo Morelli, the Garden State resident, and Nicholas T. Dryden planned to create and distribute videos showing acts of sadistic violence against baby, adolescent and adult monkeys in March and April 2023, according to Assistant Attorney General Todd Kim of the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division. The two funneled money through Dryden, who then paid a minor in Indone…
NJ Amtrak Employee Lied To Feds Investigating Sleeper Car Sex Assault, DOJ Says NJ Amtrak Employee Lied To Feds Investigating Sleeper Car Sex Assault, DOJ Says
NJ Amtrak Employee Lied To Feds Investigating Sleeper Car Sex Assault, DOJ Says An Amtrak employee from New Jersey has been charged in a federal indictment for lying to federal investigators questioning him about a sexual assault he allegedly carried out on a passenger during a trip from Washington DC to Chicago, authorities said. Maurice Driver, 35, of Gloucester City, NJ, was charged with lying to a federal agent in a five-count indictment unsealed on Tuesday, June 4, U.S. Attorney Matthew M. Graves and Special Agent in Charge Mike Waters of the Amtrak Office of Inspector General Eastern Area Field Office announced. Driver had been working as a lead service atte…
Asian Masseuse, Attractive College Grad Among Paid Roles Sought For TV Show Filming In NJ Asian Masseuse, Attractive College Grad Among Paid Roles Sought For TV Show Filming In NJ
Asian Masseuse, Attractive College Grad Among Paid Roles Sought For TV Show Filming In NJ All TV shows have to start somewhere and you can be on the ground floor. A new comedy pilot filming in New Jersey and throughout the tristate area is now casting numerous roles for a shoot in the mid-summer. Roles include: Jeremy, age 18 to 30, an adrenaline junkie and friend of the protagonist. "He is intelligent but rarely shows it," according to a listing. Chelsea, age 18-35, is an attractive female in her 20s who is fresh out of college, according to a listing. Roles are also being cast for an Asian masseuse, ages 18 to 35, a Black nurse in her 30s, a strict boss smaller tha…
Austin Behrens, NJ Motocross Racer, Instructor Killed In Practice Crash, 28 Austin Behrens, NJ Motocross Racer, Instructor Killed In Practice Crash, 28
Austin Behrens, NJ Motocross Racer, Instructor Killed In Practice Crash, 28 Austin Behrens, a Wayne resident who ran a motocross instructing school, was killed while riding on Sunday, June 2. He was 28 years old. Details about Behrens crash, including where and how it occurred, have not been made publicly available.  REST IN PEACE – AUSTIN BEHRENS We extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Austin Behrens during... Posted by NJ Motocross on Tuesday, June 4, 2024 Behrens was the operator of A7 Training Motocross Enhancement, a motocross school based in Wayne serving New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. A7 offers a variety of cou…
Giant Joro Spiders With 4-Inch-Long Legs Headed To NJ, Pest Control Company Previously Warned Giant Joro Spiders With 4-Inch-Long Legs Headed To NJ, Pest Control Company Previously Warned
Giant Joro Spiders With 4-Inch-Long Legs Headed To NJ, Pest Control Company Previously Warned Large yellow-and-gray spiders with 4-inch-long legs that can fly through the air are heading to the Northeast and could show up this summer, according to multiple reports. Sightings of the Trichonephila clavata species known as "Joro spiders" have already been reported in 10 Eastern states, CBS News says. A New Jersey pest control company in January had warned that this might happen. 4NJ Pest, based in Flanders, said the spiders act as "pest controllers" in their natural habitats, however, their introduction to not-native species could be detrimental to the balance of local ecosystems.…
WINNER! Ticket Sold Online In NJ Wins $10K WINNER! Ticket Sold Online In NJ Wins $10K
Winner! Ticket Sold Online In NJ Wins $10K Someone in New Jersey had a nice end to the month of May. A ticket sold online in the Garden State matched four numbers plus the gold Megaball in the Mega Millions drawing held on Friday, May 31, winning $10,000.  The ticket was sold online via the Jackpocket app, listed in Hewitt in Passaic County. The winning numbers were 4, 11, 23, 33, 49 and the gold Megaball was 23.
Attorney General, Wildwood Police At Odds Over Memorial Day Weekend Preparedness Attorney General, Wildwood Police At Odds Over Memorial Day Weekend Preparedness
Attorney General, Wildwood Police At Odds Over Memorial Day Weekend Preparedness The New Jersey Attorney General and Wildwood Police Department appear to be at odds over emergency preparedness following a chaotic Memorial Day Weekend. In a statement released on Saturday, June 1, the Wildwood Police Department said NJ Attorney General Matthew Platkin blamed the police department for the series of incidents that unfolded Memorial Day Weekend, in which rowdy teens prompted the closing of area boardwalks, according to various media outlets including NBC10 and the Press of Atlantic City. Platkin alleged that Wildwood had insufficient police staffing on its "world-famous…
PSE&G Proposes Lowering Gas Bills PSE&G Proposes Lowering Gas Bills
PSE&G Proposes Lowering Gas Bills PSE&G customers could be getting some relief in their bills. PSEG filed proposals with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to lower gas bills for residential customers by 6.1% effective October. “This is an opportunity to lower our gas supply rate, providing our customers with a little bill relief and helping to maintain affordability,” said Dave Johnson, vice president Customer Care & Chief Customer Officer. “We’re pleased that we will continue to have one of the lowest gas rates in the state.” If approved, the Basic Gas Supply Service (BGSS) rate will be reduced by almost 7 …
Two Wayne Children Battling Leukemia See Community Support Two Wayne Children Battling Leukemia See Community Support
Two Wayne Children Battling Leukemia See Community Support Two children in Wayne are battling leukemia and the community has their backs. Fundraisers has been set up for the families of Liam Frerichs and Chiara Dell'Accio. Liam, 6, initially had a low-grade fever that ballooned to 104.2 degrees. After tests were run, he was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and will have to spend the next two years undergoing chemotherapy, hospital stays and medical procedures. "Instead of riding his Mario-Kart, he's facing the toughest battle of his life," his father Thomas Frerichs, who organized the fundraiser, said. "The road ahead is long and u…