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Newark Rapist Told 15-Year-Old They Can Do It Again If She's 'Not A Snitch,' Police Papers Say Newark Rapist Told 15-Year-Old They Can Do It Again If She's 'Not A Snitch,' Police Papers Say
Newark Rapist Told 15-Year-Old They Can Do It Again If She's 'Not A Snitch,' Police Papers Say Disturbing details have come to light in the case of a 41-year-old man arrested for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl this month in North Jersey. According to the affidavit for probable cause obtained by Daily Voice, Solomon Blay was in a white SUV when he approached his victim, who was walking home from school. Blay called the girl over to his vehicle, asked her age, and if she wanted a ride home, police papers said. She agreed, but instead of taking the girl home, Blay took her to his home, a basement of a home on Brighton Street in Union, the affidavit says. ** WARNING: The followi…
'Static Never Dies': Anonymous Tip Leads To Arrest Of Man In Fairfield, Cops Say 'Static Never Dies': Anonymous Tip Leads To Arrest Of Man In Fairfield, Cops Say
'Static Never Dies': Anonymous Tip Leads To Arrest Of Man In Fairfield, Cops Say Police in North Jersey have arrested a 25-year-old man wanted for eluding an officer this week, they said. Deyah Shaabneh was arrested thanks to an anonymous tip, Fairfield police said on Saturday, April 27. Shaabneh was believed to have been in possession of a concealed carry weapon and is known to drive a 2023 Acura TLX bearing NJ/X37SBP or NJ/DEMON, which is a fictitious license plate, Fairfield police said. Shaabneh had been wanted for eluding a Fairfield officer on Wednesday, April 24, police said. His permit for concealed carry was deactivated but police warned he may have been …
Where Is Central Jersey? Monmouth U. Poll Finds Answers To NJ's Tricky Regional Debate Where Is Central Jersey? Monmouth U. Poll Finds Answers To NJ's Tricky Regional Debate
Where Is Central Jersey? Monmouth U. Poll Finds Answers To NJ's Tricky Regional Debate Monmouth University pollsters have tried to answer a question that has been hard to solve for many in the Garden State: Where is Central Jersey exactly? The Monmouth University Polling Institute released a survey on Tuesday, Apr. 16 that asked New Jerseyans what region they live in and if they believe their region gets a fair share of state resources. The pollsters also asked people to pick their favorite convenience store. According to the poll, 41 percent of New Jerseyans said they live in North Jersey, 34 percent said they're in Central Jersey, and 23 percent said they're from South…
Yes, We Know There Was An Earthquake, Don't Call 9-1-1: Police Yes, We Know There Was An Earthquake, Don't Call 9-1-1: Police
Yes, We Know There Was An Earthquake, Don't Call 9-1-1: Police We all felt the 4.8 earthquake that shook up North Jersey on Friday, April 5. Police departments throughout the Garden State are asking people to not call 911 unless there is an emergency. UPDATE: Confirmed 4.8 Earthquake originating in Lebanon, NJ ... Posted by Parsippany Police Department on Friday, April 5, 2024 ParamusALERT: The USGS is reporting an earthquake in the area of northern NJ. Please only call 911 if you have a police, fire or medical emergency. Posted by Paramus Police Department on Friday, April 5, 2024 Posted by Bridgewater Police Department - NJ on&nb…
WILD PURSUIT: Car Thief Pulled From Frigid Meadowlands Creek Is Violent Career Criminal WILD PURSUIT: Car Thief Pulled From Frigid Meadowlands Creek Is Violent Career Criminal
Wild Pursuit: Car Thief Pulled From Frigid Meadowlands Creek Is Violent Career Criminal UPDATE: A Union City man who jumped into a frigid Meadowlands creek during a dramatic police chase is an ex-con with nearly 50 arrests in no fewer than five North Jersey counties over the past 35 years. Career criminal Gregory Calvo, 53, is the very embodiment of the phrase “known to police.” He's been convicted nearly two dozen times in Bergen, Hudson, Passaic, Morris and Essex counties since 1989 – for offenses that include robbery, theft, burglary, drug dealing, domestic violence and aggravated assault -- and has been in and out of state prison and county jails since that time only to be…
North Jersey Police K9 Helps Handler With Gender Reveal (VIDEO) North Jersey Police K9 Helps Handler With Gender Reveal (VIDEO)
North Jersey Police K9 Helps Handler With Gender Reveal (Video) K-9 Ryker does it again. The 6-year-old German Shepherd who works in narcotics and criminal apprehension with the Maywood Police Department, delivered special news to his handler and family this weekend (scroll for video). Maywood Police Sgt. Chris Nichols, his fiancé Julia Perry, and 7-year-old son Landon gathered in the backyard of their North Jersey home where a friend had placed training drugs under one of the four boxes — two pink and two blue. Then, they watched as Ryker led Sgt. Nichols around the boxes. In seconds, Ryker scratched a box. A pink one. It's a girl!  "Dogs are a hug…
Sleet, Freezing Rain, Snow To Blast Parts Of North Jersey Before Warmup: Forecasters Sleet, Freezing Rain, Snow To Blast Parts Of North Jersey Before Warmup: Forecasters
Sleet, Freezing Rain, Snow To Blast Parts Of North Jersey Before Warmup: Forecasters Warmer days are coming, but not before another bout of wintry weather, forecasters say. Sunday night, Jan. 21 will be frigid with temps in the mid-teens while Monday, Jan. 22 will be sunny with increasing clouds and a high in the mid-30s, the according to the National Weather Service. Monday night will be dry with a low around 27, however,  a wintry mix is expected to arrive Tuesday, Jan. 23, with sleet possible in the morning in Sussex, Warren, Bergen, and Passaic counties — primarily north of Route 78, the NWS said. Temps will be in the mid-30s. There's a chance of rain fo…
Six Inches Of Snow Could Slam Parts Of NJ, PA: Latest Forecast, Timing Updates Six Inches Of Snow Could Slam Parts Of NJ, PA: Latest Forecast, Timing Updates
Six Inches Of Snow Could Slam Parts Of NJ, PA: Latest Forecast, Timing Updates Newly-released forecast maps from the National Weather Service show up to six inches of snow could fall across eastern Pennsylvania and much of New Jersey. Accumulating snowfall will begin Monday, night Jan. 15, mainly after 7 p.m., and carry into Tuesday morning, Jan. 16, impacting the morning commute as it changes over to a wintry mix, the NWS said in its latest briefing. ALSO SEE: North Jersey School Delays For Tuesday, Jan. 16 Between 4 and 6 inches of snow was being forecast for most of North Jersey (including Morris, Sussex, pars of Bergen/Essex/Hudson, Warren, and Hunterdon Counties…
WINNERS! Two North Jersey Powerball Players Score $50K WINNERS! Two North Jersey Powerball Players Score $50K
Winners! Two North Jersey Powerball Players Score $50K Two North Jersey Powerball players, one in Middlesex County and one in Union County, had a lucrative ending to 2023. Their tickets matched four of the five numbers, plus the Powerball, in the drawing held on Saturday, Dec. 30, winning $50,000. The tickets were sold at Fiesta Pilipino Restaurant and Grocery in Colonia and Seabra Foods in Hillside. The winning numbers were 10, 11, 26, 27, 34, and the Powerball was 7.
Small NYC Earthquake Felt By North Jersey Residents: USGS Small NYC Earthquake Felt By North Jersey Residents: USGS
Small NYC Earthquake Felt By North Jersey Residents: USGS Did you feel it North Jersey? A 1.7 magnitude earthquake in Astoria, NY was felt all the way up in North Jersey on the morning of Tuesday, Jan. 2, according to the US Geological Survey. The earthquake was felt in Pompton Plains, Parsippany, West Orange, Union, Holmdel, Fort Lee, Ridgewood and Paterson, the USGS map shows. According to NBC4, FDNY firefighters responded to reports of small booms called in by residents south of the Roosevelt Island Tramway sometime before 6 a.m. USGS reports a 1.7 magnitude earthquake near Astoria, Queens. No reports of damage/injuries in NYC. https://t.c…
Massive Winter Storm With Snow, Ice Could End Sunny Week In Northeast Massive Winter Storm With Snow, Ice Could End Sunny Week In Northeast
Massive Winter Storm With Snow, Ice Could End Sunny Week In Northeast We've earned it. Forecasters are following the first winter storm of the season for the Northeast, expected to arrive this weekend, AccuWeather reports. The outlet said the storm, moving in on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 6 and lingering through Sunday, Jan. 7, could be the most significant storm that the region has seen in years. It's still too soon to say how much snow will fall, AccuWeather says, though weather maps show snow across all of Pennsylvania, North Jersey and northern Maryland. Weekend winter storm. AccuWeather "There is a chance that accumulating snow can fall all the way t…
North Jersey Lottery Players Get $50K In Weekend Powerball Drawing North Jersey Lottery Players Get $50K In Weekend Powerball Drawing
North Jersey Lottery Players Get $50K In Weekend Powerball Drawing Two North Jersey Powerball players got to ring in the holidays on a lucrative note. Their tickets, one sold in Fair Lawn and the other sold in Hewitt, matched four of the five numbers as well as the red Powerball, winning $50,000 in the drawing held on Saturday, Dec. 23. The tickets were sold at Fair Lawn News and Jackpocket. The winning numbers were 9, 14, 17, 18, 53 and the red Powerball number was 6. 
WINNER! Newark Powerball Player Gets $50K WINNER! Newark Powerball Player Gets $50K
Winner! Newark Powerball Player Gets $50K It was quite the day to be a Powerball player in North Jersey. Two Powerball tickets sold in North Jersey, one in Bergen County and the other in Essex County, matched four of five numbers plus the red powerball, winning $50,000 in the drawing held on Wednesday, Dec. 20. The tickets were sold at Shop Rite in Lyndhurst and Amazonia Multiservice in Newark. The winning numbers were 27, 35, 41, 56, 60 and the red powerball was 16.
Meet Tommy DeVito In Livingston (For Real This Time) Meet Tommy DeVito In Livingston (For Real This Time)
Meet Tommy DeVito In Livingston (For Real This Time) Giants quarterback Tommy DeVito will be doing an autograph signing in North Jersey Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 19, after all.  DeVito will be signing autographs at Bubbakoo’s Burritos in Livingston at 277 Eisenhower Parkway from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  The rookie sensation, who led Big Blue to three straight wins while professing a love for his mamma's chicken cutlets, was originally set to sign autographs at Coniglio's in Morristown, but the signing was canceled after the restaurant said DeVito's agent, Sean Stellato, doubled his appearance fee from $10,000 to $20,000, following…
Man Found In Hackensack River Was Killed In Shooting: Prosecutors (UPDATE) Man Found In Hackensack River Was Killed In Shooting: Prosecutors (UPDATE)
Man Found In Hackensack River Was Killed In Shooting: Prosecutors (Update) A man found dead in the Hackensack River on Saturday, Dec. 9, died after being shot in the upper body, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said. Dive teams and fire departments from across North Jersey responded to the Hackensack River along the eastern spur of the New Jersey Turnpike and found the man just after 5:30 p.m., Suarez said. His identity has not been released, Suarez said. An autopsy conducted by the Regional Medical Examiner's Office ruled his death a homicide, Suarez said.  The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit is working with law enforcement a…
Inside Tommy Devito's Classic NJ Weekend (PHOTOS) Inside Tommy Devito's Classic NJ Weekend (PHOTOS)
Inside Tommy Devito's Classic NJ Weekend (Photos) The only thing missing from Tommy Devito's North Jersey weekend was a Taylor ham, egg and cheese. The 25-year-old rookie quarterback for the NY Giants spent this past weekend the only way a guy his age from the area should. Grabbing a slice from his favorite local spot and partying it up in Hoboken. Devito was spotted with a pie at Lombardi's Bar & Restaurant in Cedar Grove, his hometown, and then at Wicked Wolf in Hoboken. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lombardi's Bar & Resturant 🍕 (@lombardiscg) Devito infamousl…
WINNERS: $50K Powerball Ticket Sold At Fairfield Wawa WINNERS: $50K Powerball Ticket Sold At Fairfield Wawa
Winners: $50K Powerball Ticket Sold At Fairfield Wawa A pair of third-tier prizewinning Powerball tickets were sold at North Jersey convenience stores last week. A ticket from the Monday, Nov. 27 drawing was sold at the Wawa on Little Falls Road in Fairfield, while the ticket from the Saturday, Dec. 2 drawing was sold at the QuickChek on Howard Boulevard in Mount Arlington. The winning numbers on Nov. 27 were: 02, 21, 38, 61, 66, and the Power Ball was 12. The winning numbers on Dec. 2 were: 28, 35, 41, 47, 60, and the Power Ball was 03.
Newark Rapper Tsu Surf Gets 5 Years, No Parole, For Leadership Role In Armed, Violent Drug Gang Newark Rapper Tsu Surf Gets 5 Years, No Parole, For Leadership Role In Armed, Violent Drug Gang
Newark Rapper Tsu Surf Gets 5 Years, No Parole, For Leadership Role In Armed, Violent Drug Gang Battle rapper Tsu Surf must spend a plea-bargained five years in federal prison for what authorities described as a leadership role in a violent drug-selling Newark street gang. The 32-year-old rapper – whose real name is Rahjon Cox -- was one of 10 reputed members of the Rollin’ 60s Neighborhood Crips charged under federal RICO statutes following a massive North Jersey roundup last year. A total of 42 targets in all were arrested in a series of pinpointed attacks on organized gangs dealing drugs, packing weapons and waging street warfare, federal authorities said at the time. Cox took a d…
WINNERS! North Jersey Lotto Players Strike It Rich WINNERS! North Jersey Lotto Players Strike It Rich
Winners! North Jersey Lotto Players Strike It Rich It was a lucky Tuesday, Nov. 28 for two Mega Millions players in North Jersey. Two tickets, one sold in Union County and another sold in Bergen County, matched four of the five winning numbers plus the gold Mega Ball, winning $10,000. The ticket sold in Bergen County was bought with a Megaplier, increasing the prize to $30,000. Only 12 lottery players in the country took home $10,000. The tickets were sold at A & S Discount Liquors in Linden and Rocklin's in Teaneck. The winning numbers were 27, 37, 42, 59, 61 and the gold Mega Ball was 11.
Snow Flurries Possible This Evening In Parts Of North Jersey Snow Flurries Possible This Evening In Parts Of North Jersey
Snow Flurries Possible This Evening In Parts Of North Jersey Wintry weather may be working its way through parts of North Jersey later today, Tuesday, Nov. 28. The National Weather Service was predicting up to a 40 percent chance of flurries in the northern and westernmost parts of the state in the late afternoon and evening hours. Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Morris, Union, Sussex, Warren, and Hunterdon counties could all see snow through the evening, according to the NWS. The greatest chance of snow is in Sussex County, where the NWS predicted a 40% chance of flurries before 5 p.m. 🥶🧥 Temperatures will remain steady in the 30s for the remainder o…
Chance Of Snow Predicted In Parts Of NJ As Temps Drop Chance Of Snow Predicted In Parts Of NJ As Temps Drop
Chance Of Snow Predicted In Parts Of NJ As Temps Drop A slight chance of snow showers are possible in parts of North Jersey this week as temperatures plummet. Monday, Nov. 27 will be sunny with a high of 44 but temperatures are expected to drop to the mid-20s in the evening, the National Weather Service says. A slight chance of snow is being predicted in Sussex County Monday night, the NWS says. Good morning! Here is your forecast for the start of the new week. It will be mild today with some passing clouds, but... Posted by US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly on Monday, November 27, 2023 Tuesday, Nov. 28 will be mostly s…
Machete-Wielding Man Seized During Disturbance At New North Jersey Amazon Warehouse Machete-Wielding Man Seized During Disturbance At New North Jersey Amazon Warehouse
Machete-Wielding Man Seized During Disturbance At New North Jersey Amazon Warehouse Police from multiple jurisdictions converged on one of North Jersey's newest Amazon warehouses after a parking lot dispute between two drivers early Tuesday escalated into an assault involving a machete. No major injuries were reported in the assault, which Woodland Park police said triggered a disturbance that brought them and their colleagues from Totowa, Little Falls and the Passaic County Sheriff's Office to the distribution center on McBride Avenue near Route 46 shortly before 7 a.m. Nov. 21. Responding officers found "a large number of people gathered in the Amazon parking lot causing…
Tuddies For Tommy: Cedar Grove's DeVito Notches First NFL Win With NY Giants Tuddies For Tommy: Cedar Grove's DeVito Notches First NFL Win With NY Giants
Tuddies For Tommy: Cedar Grove's DeVito Notches First NFL Win With NY Giants Who needs home cooking?  North Jersey's Tommy DeVito continues to defy the odds, notching his first career win Sunday, Nov. 19 on the road against the Washington Commanders as the Giants earned their third win 31 to 19. And possibly pushed themselves out of contention for the first overall pick in April's NFL Draft.  It wasn't always pretty, but the Cedar Grove native and Don Bosco grad threw 246 yards for three touchdowns, despite being battered behind a beleaguered offensive line that allowed nine sacks.  The 25-year-old QB will return home following his big win — a home he now famously…
8-Year-Old Horseback Rider Seriously Injured In New Jersey SUV Crash 8-Year-Old Horseback Rider Seriously Injured In New Jersey SUV Crash
8-Year-Old Horseback Rider Seriously Injured In New Jersey SUV Crash An 8-year-old horseback rider suffered serious injuries in a crash with an SUV in North Jersey this week, authorities said. The child was riding the horse along Linn Smith Road in Frankford Township, when the horse traveled into the roadway and struck the side of a Ford SUV around 5:10 p.m, New Jersey State Police Trooper Troy McNair said. The 8-year-old was ejected and suffered serious injuries. The horse suffered moderate injuries. No further information was provided.
Amazon Worker Burglarized North Jersey Home After Package Drop: Cops Amazon Worker Burglarized North Jersey Home After Package Drop: Cops
Amazon Worker Burglarized North Jersey Home After Package Drop: Cops Timing was everything for an Amazon worker caught burglarizing a North Jersey home this week, police said. Leebert Michel was working as an Amazon deliveryman when he broke into a home on Arden Road in Denville, on Monday, Oct. 30, local police said. The residents told police that home surveillance captured the Amazon deliveryman unlawfully going into their home after he dropped off their package, authorities said. Michel was identified as a suspect, and arrested and charged with burglary on Tuesday, Oct. 31. He released on his own recognizance pending a future court appearance in Mor…
Mexican Restaurant, Cocktail Bar Agave Cantina Opens In Clifton Mexican Restaurant, Cocktail Bar Agave Cantina Opens In Clifton
Mexican Restaurant, Cocktail Bar Agave Cantina Opens In Clifton Agave Cantina is expanding its North Jersey footprint. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mexican Food | Cocktails | Party (@agavecocinamexicananj) The authentic restaurant with a flagship location in Wallington recently opened in Clifton at 421 Piaget Ave. for lunch and dinner.  Agave serves Mexican specialties like molcajete, alambre, pechuga enamorada and carne asada.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mexican Food | Cocktails | Party (@agavecocinamexicananj) The resta…
US Marshals Nab Nutley Home Burglar From Clifton: Police US Marshals Nab Nutley Home Burglar From Clifton: Police
US Marshals Nab Nutley Home Burglar From Clifton: Police A 42-year-old man was captured with help from the US Marshals Service in connection with a recent home burglary in North Jersey, authorities said. Julio Ponce, of Clifton, is believed to have gone into a Nutley home on Monday, Oct. 9, on Raymond Avenue, and taken a woman's purse from a tabletop around 10 a.m., while she was showering, Nutley Police Director Alphonse Petracco and Chief Thomas Strumolo said. The woman said she heard loud knocking at her front door. Moments later, she found her back door wide open and her pocketbook gone, police said. Ponce's arrest was announced on Tues…
Elderly Union Man With Severe Burns Dies After Being Found On Millburn Sidewalk Elderly Union Man With Severe Burns Dies After Being Found On Millburn Sidewalk
Elderly Union Man With Severe Burns Dies After Being Found On Millburn Sidewalk An 82-year-old man died after neighbors found him on the sidewalk with severe burns in a North Jersey town on Friday night, Oct. 13, according to Daily Voice sources and authorities. Shigeru Takeuchi, of Union, was found unresponsive around 9:05 p.m. on the 100 block of E. Willow Street in Millburn, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Millburn Police Chief Brian Gilfedder said. Circumstances around the burns were unclear. Takeuchi was pronounced dead at 9:30 p.m., Gilfedder and Stephens said. A pending autopsy will determine his cause of death. The i…
$50K! Essex County Lotto Player Wins Big $50K! Essex County Lotto Player Wins Big
$50K! Essex County Lotto Player Wins Big It was a lucrative Saturday for two North Jersey Powerball players. Two North Jersey lotto players, one in Essex County and one in Morris County, matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn winning the $50,000 third-tier prize in the drawing held on Saturday, Oct. 7.  The tickets were sold at Quick Mart Food Store in Livingston and Quick Chek in Denville. The winning numbers for the Saturday, October 7, drawing were: 47, 54, 57, 60 and 65. The Power Ball number was 19, and the Power Play was 3X.
$50,000! Two Newark Lotto Players Win Big $50,000! Two Newark Lotto Players Win Big
$50,000! Two Newark Lotto Players Win Big It was a lucrative Wednesday, Sept. 27 for three Power Ball players in North Jersey. Three players, one in Bergen County and two in Newark, matched four of the five white balls and the Power Ball winning the $50,000 second-tier prize. The tickets were sold at Northvale Gas in Northvale, Breeze Laundromat in Newark and Guardys in Newark. The winning numbers were: 01, 07, 46, 47, and 63. The Red Power Ball number was 07.
North Jersey Toddler Mauled By Pitbull At Town-Wide Garage Sale: Lawsuit North Jersey Toddler Mauled By Pitbull At Town-Wide Garage Sale: Lawsuit
North Jersey Toddler Mauled By Pitbull At Town-Wide Garage Sale: Lawsuit The family of an 18-month-old boy from North Jersey has filed a lawsuit saying he suffered serious injuries when he was mauled by a pitbull at a town-wide garage sale last year. Samuel Miller Sr. and Roxanne Miller say in court papers that they were at the annual Kinnelon garage sale on Sept. 24, 2022 when a pitbull named Leo violently attacked their son, who was secured in a stroller, according to papers filed in Morris County Superior Court (see lawsuit attached). Roxanne Miller, of Sparta physically fought with and restrained the dog in order to stop the attack, and became covered in her…