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Trailer Drops For Bob Dylan Biopic Filmed In New Jersey (VIDEO) Trailer Drops For Bob Dylan Biopic Filmed In New Jersey (VIDEO)
Trailer Drops For Bob Dylan Biopic Filmed In New Jersey (Video) You've spotted them filming in the Garden State for months. Now you're one step closer to seeing it on the big screen. The first trailer for "A Complete Unknown," a biopic of the early career of Bob Dylan was unveiled on Wednesday, July 24.  The movie, which stars Timothee Chalamet as the legendary singer/songwriter, was filmed all over New Jersey, including in Hudson, Essex, Passaic and Cape May counties from the end of March through May, Steven Gorelick, the director of the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission said.  Regular sightings of Chalamet and other s…
Coach USA Terminates 20 NJ Transit Lines In Filing For Bankruptcy, NJT 'Exploring Every Option' Coach USA Terminates 20 NJ Transit Lines In Filing For Bankruptcy, NJT 'Exploring Every Option'
Coach USA Terminates 20 NJ Transit Lines In Filing For Bankruptcy, NJT 'Exploring Every Option' The pressure is on for NJ Transit. The company was left high and dry when Coach USA announced it would be terminating its agreement with the major transportation company, halting service to 20 of its bus routes in Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic counties come Aug. 16. The decision to do so was made amid Coach USA filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. A spokesperson from NJ Transit said the company received written notice of Coach's intentions to abandon three of its five contracts in Bergen, Passaic, and Hudson counties "with a cessation of operation at the close of business" on Aug. 16. NJ Trans…
NJ Sen. Bob Menendez Convicted Of Corruption NJ Sen. Bob Menendez Convicted Of Corruption
NJ Sen. Bob Menendez Convicted Of Corruption New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez was convicted on corruption charges Tuesday, July 16. The jury found Menendez, a Democrat, guilty on all 16 counts after prosecutors accused him of giving secret information and military aid to Egypt in exchange for various favors, according to a release by the US Department of Justice. Menendez, a power broker in Hudson County and former chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee had professed his innocence. The senator, first appointed in 2006, had already ruled out running as a Democrat in this year's election but said he was considering an independen…
Video Shows Erratic Driver, 25, Fleeing NJ Scene After Seriously Injuring Trio: Cops Video Shows Erratic Driver, 25, Fleeing NJ Scene After Seriously Injuring Trio: Cops
Video Shows Erratic Driver, 25, Fleeing NJ Scene After Seriously Injuring Trio: Cops A 25-year-old pickup truck driver from Passaic was captured on camera erratically leaving the scene of a crash in Hudson County where authorities said he struck two pedestrians and a vehicle, leaving three victims seriously injured. Luis Tubac-Socoy was behind the wheel of a Ford F350 when he struck a Honda CRV around 9:50 p.m. along Port Imperial Boulevard Friday, July 5, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. After striking the Honda, Tubac-Socoy struck two pedestrians as he fled the scene, according to Suarez. Both pedestrians, a 78-year-old North Bergen woman and a 70-ye…
60K NJ Residents Without Power Following Stormy Night 60K NJ Residents Without Power Following Stormy Night
60K NJ Residents Without Power Following Stormy Night Thousands of New Jersey residents remain without power following thunderstorms that swept through the region Wednesday, June 26. As of Thursday morning, June 27, JCP&L was reporting 54,000 outages across North Jersey. The most widespread were reported in: More than 1,800 in Ringwood; several hundred. in Wayne; Nearly 3,000 in Boonton Township; 660 in Mine Hill; 1,200 in Mount Arlington; nearly 700 in Vernon; 700 in Stockholm; 1,400 in Great Meadows; 880 in Buttzville. PSE&G was reporting just over 5,000 residents without power, most in Bergen County (1,600 with 223 in Fort Lee, 243…
Jersey City Police Officer Forged Documents For Additional Medical Leave: Prosecutor Jersey City Police Officer Forged Documents For Additional Medical Leave: Prosecutor
Jersey City Police Officer Forged Documents For Additional Medical Leave: Prosecutor A Jersey City police officer was arrested and charged on Tuesday, June 25, with forging documents to earn additional medical leave, authorities said. Between March 2022 and January 2023, Rivera submitted six records to the Jersey City Police Department requesting medical leave, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. Six of the records were forged or altered, giving Rivera eight weeks of additional medical leave, Suarez said. Rivera was charged with six counts of forgery/uttering forged documents, Suarez said. He was arrested at the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office and released pendi…
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…
Jersey City Charter School Teacher Had Sexual Conduct With Student, Prosecutor Says Jersey City Charter School Teacher Had Sexual Conduct With Student, Prosecutor Says
Jersey City Charter School Teacher Had Sexual Conduct With Student, Prosecutor Says A 67-year-old Jersey City charter school teacher was charged with having sexual conduct with a student, authorities said. Steven Gordon was released after being processed following alleged "Inappropriate contact" at the University Academy Charter High School on West Side Avenue in Jersey City during school hours on May 29, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. Gordon was charged with fourth-degree criminal sexual contact, as well as child endangerment, Suarez said in announcing the arrest on Monday, June 17.  He immediately resigned from his job at the 9-12 public charter …
Feds: Trio Who Trafficked Ghost Guns Through North Jersey Sentenced To 4-To-6 Years Feds: Trio Who Trafficked Ghost Guns Through North Jersey Sentenced To 4-To-6 Years
Feds: Trio Who Trafficked Ghost Guns Through North Jersey Sentenced To 4-To-6 Years 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: Three members of a ghost gun trafficking network in Passaic and Hudson counties must spend from four to six years in federal prison before they'll be eligible for release, authorities announced. Ex-con Corey Jenkins Jr., 31, and Savion Clyburn, 21, both of Paterson, and Richard Mullane, 27, of Bayonne, were among the members of the D.I.Y. network that operated largely in both cities, U.S. Attorney for New Jersey Philip R. Sellinger said. They were targeted in an investigation in which the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) worked closely with vari…
$50K! Lotto Ticket Sold In Hudson County Wins Big $50K! Lotto Ticket Sold In Hudson County Wins Big
$50K! Lotto Ticket Sold In Hudson County Wins Big It was a winning Wednesday for a Powerball player in Hudson County. A Powerball ticket sold in Union City matched four numbers plus the red Powerball in the drawing held on Wednesday, June 5, winning $50,000.  The ticket was sold at Union Deli in Union City. The winning numbers were 8, 44, 45, 51, 69 and the red Powerball was 12.
Hudson Grade School Teacher From Morris Admits Trafficking Child Porn Hudson Grade School Teacher From Morris Admits Trafficking Child Porn
Hudson Grade School Teacher From Morris Admits Trafficking Child Porn UPDATE: A now-former Hudson County grammar school teacher from Morris County admitted in federal court that he trafficked child porn. Anselmo Girimonte, 53, of Wharton, had taught Italian in grades 3 through 8 in the Kearny School District since 2006, according to his LinkedIn profile. Girimonte, previously of Madison and Bloomfield, was taken into federal custody in March 2022 after undercover investigators collected several shared video files that U.S. Attorney Philip Sellinger said contained "multiple visual depictions of prepubescent children being sexually abused by adu…
'Bullied Into Sitting Down:' Dave Portnoy's Back In Town — With Visit To Hudson County Pizzeria 'Bullied Into Sitting Down:' Dave Portnoy's Back In Town — With Visit To Hudson County Pizzeria
'Bullied Into Sitting Down:' Dave Portnoy's Back In Town — With Visit To Hudson County Pizzeria Dave Portnoy is kicking off another leg of pizza tasting in New Jersey with a stop longer than he'd hoped for in Hudson County. The Barstool Sports CEO dropped by Nino's on Bergen Street in Harrison for the first of many "One Bite" pizza reviews. "Soupy in the middle," he said outside the restaurant biting into a slice. "Good, solid. Football pizza. I'd like it a little tighter." Ultimately, he gave it a 7.4. Just as he was wrapping up, Nino's employees came out and insisted he come inside. They set him a place at a table where Portnoy said he'd been "bullied into sitting down." It was a…
Creep Paid 13-Year-Old For Sex Acts At Hudson County Motel: Prosecutor Creep Paid 13-Year-Old For Sex Acts At Hudson County Motel: Prosecutor
Creep Paid 13-Year-Old For Sex Acts At Hudson County Motel: Prosecutor A 24-year-old Hudson County man has been charged with human trafficking and a slew of other offenses in connection with sex acts involving a 13-year-old, authorities said. Henry Sunun Sutuj met the 13-year-old girl at a park in North Bergen and offered her money in exchange for sexual acts on Saturday, April 20, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. He arranged transportation for the girl, who met him at a North Bergen motel, where he sexually assaulted her, Suarez said. The prosecutor's Special Victims Unit, West New York Police Department, North Bergen Police Department, and the Un…
NEWLY MINTED MILLIONAIRE! Secaucus Lotto Player Wins $1,000,000 NEWLY MINTED MILLIONAIRE! Secaucus Lotto Player Wins $1,000,000
Newly Minted Millionaire! Secaucus Lotto Player Wins $1,000,000 A lottery player in Secaucus became a member of the millionaire's club on Saturday, April 27. Their Powerball ticket matched five of the five white balls in the Saturday drawing winning $1,000,000. The ticket was sold at Te Amo at 1299 Paterson Plank. TRENTON (April 29, 2024) – One New Jersey Lottery ticket matched five of the five white balls drawn for the Saturday, April 27, drawing winning the $1,000,000 second-tier prize. The ticket was sold at Mirali Corporation, 1299 Paterson Plank, Secaucus in Hudson County. The winning numbers were: 09, 30, 53, 55 and 62. The Red Power Ball number …
WINNER! Hudson County Lottery Player Wins Big $$ WINNER! Hudson County Lottery Player Wins Big $$
Winner! Hudson County Lottery Player Wins Big $$ A Mega Millions player in Hudson County had a terrific Tuesday. A Mega Millions ticket sold in Guttenberg matched four numbers and the gold Megaball in the drawing held on Tuesday, April 23, winning $40,000. The ticket was sold at Stop N Save on Bergenline Avenue. The winning numbers were 11, 17, 33, 39, 43 and the gold Megaball was 14.
Sixth Defendant Charged In Armed Edgewater Robbery Being Held In Westchester Sixth Defendant Charged In Armed Edgewater Robbery Being Held In Westchester
Sixth Defendant Charged In Armed Edgewater Robbery Being Held In Westchester 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: The broad-daylight holdup of an Edgewater shopper last fall was committed by an armed robbery crew that included a Bronx man who was arrested this week in Westchester, authorities said. Jose A. Santana Torres, 22, and his partners followed the victim from Hudson County to an unidentified shopping center on River Road in last Oct. 24, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. Two of them approached the victim and stole a watch at gunpoint while a third member of the crew served as lookout. The robbers then hopped into getaway vehicles driven by companions. The mid-afternoon holdu…
Ex-Jersey City High School Footballer Charged With Selling Guns To Undercover Ex-Jersey City High School Footballer Charged With Selling Guns To Undercover
Ex-Jersey City High School Footballer Charged With Selling Guns To Undercover A former high school football standout from Jersey City twice sold guns to an undercover police officer, authorities charged. A Superior Court judge ordered Emerson Deline, 18, held following a hearing in Jersey City last week, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. The 2023 Snyder High School graduate sold a handgun to an undercover police officer on Jan. 4 and then again on Jan. 12 during a joint investigation by her Narcotics Task Force and members of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, Suarez said. He's charged with two counts each of unlawful posses…
JUSTICE DELAYED: Accused Killer Of Bayonne Mom Finally Extradited To US To Face Murder Charges JUSTICE DELAYED: Accused Killer Of Bayonne Mom Finally Extradited To US To Face Murder Charges
Justice Delayed: Accused Killer Of Bayonne Mom Finally Extradited To US To Face Murder Charges A fugitive wanted for the brutal slaying of a Bayonne mom studying to be a nurse 3½ years ago has finally been extradited to the United States to face murder charges. Erick Acosta, 35, fled to Colombia after beating 40-year-old Crystal Ojeda to death with an object that local authorities have yet to identify in a public housing project on Lord Avenue near the Kill Van Kull. It was shortly before 1 p.m. Oct. 9, 2020 that city police responding to a request for a welfare check found the brutally beaten Ojeda. The mother of two, formerly of Jersey City, had been struck in the head and on her …
JACKPOT! Ticket Sold In Hudson County Wins Big Bucks JACKPOT! Ticket Sold In Hudson County Wins Big Bucks
Jackpot! Ticket Sold In Hudson County Wins Big Bucks It was a wonderful Wednesday for a lottery player in Hudson County. A ticket sold in Jersey City matched all five numbers in the Jersey Cash 5 jackpot drawing on Wednesday, April 10, winning $208,940.  The ticket was sold at Lotto.com at 111 Town Square Place. The winning numbers were: 02, 13, 18, 24 and 35 and the XTRA number was: 02. 
Route 3 Pileup: Trio Survives Wrong-Way DWI Crash, But Second Collision Injures 6 Route 3 Pileup: Trio Survives Wrong-Way DWI Crash, But Second Collision Injures 6
Route 3 Pileup: Trio Survives Wrong-Way DWI Crash, But Second Collision Injures 6 A pair of overnight chain-reaction crashes on Route 3 began when a suspended drunk driver heading west in the eastbound lanes slammed head-on into another vehicle, authorities said. It ended with a police car and a private vehicle being struck by another car moments later, sending six people to the hospital. It was shortly before 3:30 a.m. Sunday, April 7, when a 2022 Toyota Highlander being driven the wrong way collided with a 2019 Nissan Rogue on eastbound Route 3 near Route 120, East Rutherford Police Capt. Jeff Yannacone said. The driver of the Rogue, a 23-year-old Secaucus man, d…
Jersey City Triple Shooting: One Dead, Two Wounded, Gunmen Flee Jersey City Triple Shooting: One Dead, Two Wounded, Gunmen Flee
Jersey City Triple Shooting: One Dead, Two Wounded, Gunmen Flee A man was shot and killed and two other people wounded in the Heights section of Jersey City, authorities confirmed. Witnesses reported seeing two gunmen flee east on Bowers Street following the shooting on Central Avenue around 9 p.m. Sunday, April 7. Freddie Posey, 25, of Jersey City, was pronounced dead shortly after 9:30 p.m. at Jersey City Medical Center, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. A 30-year-old Jersey City female who also was brought to the hospital in an ambulance was treated for a gunshot would in the leg, responders said. A third victim, a 24-year-old Jerse…
WINNER! Essex County Mega Millions Player Scores Big Bucks WINNER! Essex County Mega Millions Player Scores Big Bucks
Winner! Essex County Mega Millions Player Scores Big Bucks They may not have won the billion dollar jackpot like someone in Monmouth County, but several North Jersey Mega Million players still had reasons to celebrate on Tuesday, March 26. Lottery players in Essex County, Hudson County and Somerset County had tickets that matched four of the white numbers, winning $10,000. The ticket sold in Essex County was bought with a Megaplier multiplier and won $20,000. The tickets were sold at Krauszer's Food Store in Belleville, New Hilltop Exxon in Union City and Lucky Spot Convenience Store in Somerville. The winning numbers were  07, 11, 22, 29 and …
Acclaimed French Restaurant Opening Second Location In Hudson County Acclaimed French Restaurant Opening Second Location In Hudson County
Acclaimed French Restaurant Opening Second Location In Hudson County Diners in Hudson County are going to be saying "ooh la la" to its newest addition to the restaurant scene. Faubourg, a French restaurant that opened to acclaim in Montclair in 2019, is opening a second location in Weehawken this summer at 1100 Avenue at Port Imperial, a block from the Hudson River waterfront.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Faubourg Montclair (@faubourgmontclair) Dominique Paulin and Chef Oliver Muller said every detail in the new restaurant is "meticulously planned" to enhance the guest experience, with Fa…
Cigarette Butt Leads To Jersey City Suspect's Arrest In 2012 PA Diner Killing: DA Cigarette Butt Leads To Jersey City Suspect's Arrest In 2012 PA Diner Killing: DA
Cigarette Butt Leads To Jersey City Suspect's Arrest In 2012 PA Diner Killing: DA The alleged gunman in a deadly 2012 Reading shooting is in police custody in New Jersey, according to Berks County prosecutors.  Vallis L. Slaughter, of Jersey City, is being held in Hudson County pending his extradition to Pennsylvania, said the District Attorney's Office on Monday, March 25.  Investigators believe he killed 34-year-old Julio A. Torres on March 24, 2012. Torres was shot while sitting in his car in the parking lot of the West Reading Diner after a confrontation with suspects, the DA's Office said.  Jomaine Case was eventually convicted in connectio…
Convicted MS-13 Killer Sentenced In NJ Murder Plot Convicted MS-13 Killer Sentenced In NJ Murder Plot
Convicted MS-13 Killer Sentenced In NJ Murder Plot 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A member of an MS-13 clique who just began serving 40 years in federal prison for a murder in Virginia was sentenced to 10 years for his role in a failed plot to kill a rival in Hudson County. The plea-bargained sentence approved by a federal judge in Newark on Thursday, March 21, won’t require Jose Gimenez-Lobos, a 33-year-old Salvadoran national, to serve more time. It will run concurrently. Gimenez-Lobos and two companions were ordered by a high-ranking member of La Mara Salvatrucha to execute a member of the rival 18th Street gang from the Maryland/Virginia area, U.S. Attorney …
Accused PA Drug Dealer With NJ Record Indicted By Grand Jury: USDOJ Accused PA Drug Dealer With NJ Record Indicted By Grand Jury: USDOJ
Accused PA Drug Dealer With NJ Record Indicted By Grand Jury: Usdoj A federal grand jury indicted a Luzerne County man on drug trafficking charges this week, according to the US Attorney's Office.  Benjamin Woytas, 34, of Wilkes-Barre Township, is accused of distributing methamphetamine in Luzerne County in August 2023, said USA Gerard Karam in a release.  The maximum penalty for the charges is a 40-year prison term followed by supervised release and a fine, prosecutors said.  In addition to the FBI, the county Drug Task Force investigated the case.  Woytas was charged with drug possession in Hudson County, New Jersey, in 2020.&nb…
Kearny Man, 18, Charged With Having Backyard Sex In Harrison With Underage Girl He Met Online Kearny Man, 18, Charged With Having Backyard Sex In Harrison With Underage Girl He Met Online
Kearny Man, 18, Charged With Having Backyard Sex In Harrison With Underage Girl He Met Online An 18-year-old Kearny man was charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.  Angel Aparicio De La Cruz and the girl had sex in the backyard of a Harrison home last July 11 after meeting on social media, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. Whether the girl consented or not is irrelevant under the law. Statutory rape occurs in New Jersey when one of the partners is between 13 and 16 and the other is at least four years older. Those adults who claim “she/he looked 18″ — or that the victim showed a fake ID — have no defense, under what is known as the standard of strict l…
Hudson County Favorite Son Bobby Cannavale Praised In Garden State-Centric Dramedy 'Ezra' Hudson County Favorite Son Bobby Cannavale Praised In Garden State-Centric Dramedy 'Ezra'
Hudson County Favorite Son Bobby Cannavale Praised In Garden State-Centric Dramedy 'Ezra' Actor Bobby Cannavale has a heartwarming New Jersey-based film premiering this spring that those who've seen it predict could be one of his best. In "Ezra," the pride of Hudson County plays Max, a stand-up comedian from the Garden State who lives with his father, portrayed by Robert De Niro. Max pursues his career while trying to co-parent his 11-year-old son with ex-wife (and Cannavale's real-life partner) Rose Byrne. Max lands a gig on Jimmy Kimmel's show in Hollywood, but the plane fare isn't comped. So he and young Ezra -- who has autism -- embark on a life-changing cross-country trip …
WINNER! Mega Millions Ticket Sold In Hudson County Scores $20K WINNER! Mega Millions Ticket Sold In Hudson County Scores $20K
Winner! Mega Millions Ticket Sold In Hudson County Scores $20K It was a lucky day for a lottery player in Hudson County. A Mega Millions ticket sold in Union City matched four numbers plus the gold Megaball in the drawing held on Tuesday, March 5, winning $20,000. The ticket was sold at Fragoso Liquors. The winning numbers were 2, 49, 50, 61, 70 and the gold Megaball was 14.
Chilling Footage Shows Blood-Spattered Car At Scene Of Deadly Jersey City Shooting Chilling Footage Shows Blood-Spattered Car At Scene Of Deadly Jersey City Shooting
Chilling Footage Shows Blood-Spattered Car At Scene Of Deadly Jersey City Shooting Prosecutors in Hudson County were investigating a deadly shooting Saturday, March 9. Footage of the crime scene shared by HudPost shows blood spatters on the interior and exterior of a silver sedan with the rear doors open, which remains at Jordan Avenue and Mercer Street. ** WARNING: The footage shared by HudPost is graphic and may be disturbing to some. ** One person was killed and two others were injured, the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office said. More details were expected to come.
Bob Dylan Biopic Starring Timothee Chalamet Shooting In Essex County Bob Dylan Biopic Starring Timothee Chalamet Shooting In Essex County
Bob Dylan Biopic Starring Timothee Chalamet Shooting In Essex County In New Jersey, the times are about to be a changin'. "A Complete Unknown,", a biopic about Bob Dylan starring Timothee Chalamet will be shooting in the Garden State.  The movie is set to film in Hudson, Essex, Passaic and Cape May counties from the end of March through May, Steven Gorelick, the director of the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission said. The film is directed by James Mangold, who previously directed the Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line."  "A Complete Unknown" has been gestating for years and Dylan is an executive producer on the film, Mangold …