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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.
Drunken NJ Driver Admits Snapchatting At 156 MPH Before Fiery Wreck That Killed College Student
More than a year after a New York college student was killed in a fiery, drunk-driving crash in the region, the man responsible has formally confessed.
Vasu Laroiya, 24, of Iselin, pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide in Albany County Court on Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the death of Katie Fisher.
Laroiya admitted that he was Snapchatting while driving drunk at 156 miles per hour on I-87 in Colonie when he struck Fisher’s Honda Civic on the night of May 28, 2022.
Fisher, a 22-year-old junior at the University at Albany, then struck a guardrail on the eastern shoulder, causing her car t…
NJ Couple Killed In VA Crash: 'Really Bad Dream'
A New Jersey couple was killed in a crash in Virginia last week, according to their obituaries and news reports.
Corey Wetmore, 28, of Brick Township, and Brittany Forsythe, 26, of Browns Mills, both died in the Halifax County crash on Wednesday, Nov. 15, Virginia State Police said.
Wetmore was heading south in a 2006 GMC Envoy on a Virginia street around 8:15 p.m., when the vehicle ran off the right shoulder, State Police said. Wetmore overcorrected, ran off the left side of the highway and struck several trees. The vehicle then overturned down an embankment, police said.
Neither were w…
Winner, Winner: $1 Million Mega Millions Ticket Sold At NJ Convenience Store
A winning Mega Millions ticket from the Tuesday, Nov. 21 drawing, winning the $1 million prize, was sold in New Jersey.
The ticket matched all five numbers drawn which were 17, 22, 25, 30, and 38. The Megaplier (4X) was 24.
The ticket was sold at Caba Grocery on 147 Brighton Ave., in Perth Amboy in Middlesex County. There were also two $10,000 tickets sold in Morris and Ocean counties.
Actors To Play Nazis, Jewish Mothers Needed For Documentary Filming In NJ
Several roles are being cast for a Holocaust documentary filming in Phillipsburg later this month.
"Righteous" is seeking actors for non-speaking roles in re-enactment scenes for the hour-long doc, produced by Austin Kase and filming in Phillipsburg Tuesday, Nov. 28 and Wednesday, Nov. 29.
The documentary is casting a wide variety of roles, including Jewish mothers, Nazi officers and soldiers, a three-member Jewish family, an old Polish professor, and several others, according to its BackStage.com listing.
The gig pays up to $200 per day. Click here to learn more and apply.
NJ College Student Jillian Ludwig Dies After Being Shot In Head: Nashville Police
Jillian Ludwig, the 18-year-old college student from New Jersey who was shot while walking on a track in Nashville earlier this week, has died, police said.
Ludwig, a Belmar native, was in critical condition ever since Tuesday, Nov. 7, when she was struck by a stray bullet fired by 29-year-old Shaquille Taylor, who was shooting at a car from a public housing complex across the street, Metro Nashville police said.
The Belmont University freshman, an avid runner and musician, died less than two days later, the police department said on Thursday, Nov. 9.
Bond for Taylor was set at $280,000…
NJ College Student Shot In Head Walking On Track At Nashville Park, Gunman Charged: PD
An 18-year-old college student from New Jersey is in critical condition after being shot walking the track at a park in Nashville, TN, Tuesday, Nov. 7, authorities said.
UPDATE: Jillian Ludwig has died, police in Nasvhille said Nov. 8.
Original news story continues below:
Shaquille Taylor, 29, has been charged with aggravated assault and evidence tampering in the incident that left Jillian Ludwig "extremely critical," according to police in Nashville.
According to police, Taylor was shooting at a car from a public housing complex across the street, when a bullet hit Ludwig in the head as…
‘This Is Our Legacy:’ 1,150-Acre Nature Preserve Debuts In New Jersey
Rainbow Hill, a pristine nature preserve featuring an 8-acre lake, hiking trails, and farm fields nestled between Hunterdon and Somerset County, is officially open to the public.
The New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJ Conservation) held the grand opening for Rainbow Hill at Sourland Mountain Preserve — located just 30 miles east of Bucks County, PA — on Friday, Nov. 3.
The site spans 1,150 acres and includes woodlands, fields, and several freshwater tributaries of the Neshanic River. Meanwhile, there are plenty of opportunities for passive recreational activities like hiking, horseback…