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Sen. Bob Menendez To Resign, Report Says Sen. Bob Menendez To Resign, Report Says
Sen. Bob Menendez To Resign, Report Says New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez is planning to resign next month, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday, July 23. Menendez's planned resignation, set for Aug. 20, comes one week after his conviction on felony corruption charges.  A jury found the 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.  Calls for Menendez's resignation had reached a fever pitch following his conviction and the Senate Ethics Committee was preparing …
Details In Housing Discrimination Cases Against People With Disabilities Released By NJ AG Details In Housing Discrimination Cases Against People With Disabilities Released By NJ AG
Details In Housing Discrimination Cases Against People With Disabilities Released By NJ AG The New Jersey Attorney General's Office has announced eight more cases of management companies and housing providers who discriminated against tenants on the basis of disability. The companies and housing providers denied rental opportunities to people with disabilities, permitted severe or pervasive harassment of tenants based on disability, or denied reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities, in violation of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD), according to AG Matthew Platkin and the Division on Civil Rights (DCR) The eight Findings of Probable Cau…
Rachel Minaya, Wife Of Yankees Exec Omar Minaya, Found Dead In Harrington Park Home: Prosecutor Rachel Minaya, Wife Of Yankees Exec Omar Minaya, Found Dead In Harrington Park Home: Prosecutor
Rachel Minaya, Wife Of Yankees Exec Omar Minaya, Found Dead In Harrington Park Home: Prosecutor Rachel Minaya, who is married to former Mets general manager and current Yankees executive Omar Minaya, was found dead in their New Jersey home over the weekend, the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office confirmed on Monday afternoon. Minaya, 55, was found in the bathroom of a Harrington Park home unconscious and unresponsive, bringing local police officers to the scene just after 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 20, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said. Minaya was rushed to the Hackensack Meridian Health Pascack Valley Medical Center in Westwood after they failed to resuscitate her.…
1 Dead In NJ, 28 Sickened In Multi-State Deli Meat Listeria Outbreak, CDC Says 1 Dead In NJ, 28 Sickened In Multi-State Deli Meat Listeria Outbreak, CDC Says
1 Dead In NJ, 28 Sickened In Multi-State Deli Meat Listeria Outbreak, CDC Says Two people died, and dozens of others sickened in a Listeria outbreak tied to deli meats in several states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Twenty-eight people across 12 states had been sickened between late May and mid-July, the CDC says. The deaths occurred in New Jersey and Illinois, health officials said. All 28 individuals had been hospitalized as of Friday, July 19. According to the CDC map, seven illnesses were reported in New York; six in Maryland; two in New Jersey; two in Virginia; two in Massachusetts; and one in Pennsylvania. Click here for the…
NJ Man Sells 420-Gram Package Of Drugs 3X Stronger Than Fentanyl To Undercover Cop: Feds NJ Man Sells 420-Gram Package Of Drugs 3X Stronger Than Fentanyl To Undercover Cop: Feds
NJ Man Sells 420-Gram Package Of Drugs 3X Stronger Than Fentanyl To Undercover Cop: Feds Two men, including one from Westchester County, face federal charges for allegedly selling a narcotic up to three times stronger than fentanyl, officials announced.  Yonkers resident Miguel de Jesus Reyes Medina, age 49, and Camden, NJ resident Erik Alberto Lopez Valdez, age 38, were arrested on Thursday, July 18 on drug distribution charges, the US Attorney's Office for Southern District of New York announced.  According to federal officials, in April 2024, Reyes Medina agreed to sell fentanyl to an undercover agent working with law enforcement, reportedly asking f…
Pair Convicted In Worldwide Ransomware Attacks, Victimizing NJ Residents: Feds Pair Convicted In Worldwide Ransomware Attacks, Victimizing NJ Residents: Feds
Pair Convicted In Worldwide Ransomware Attacks, Victimizing NJ Residents: Feds Two foreign nationals pleaded guilty and were convicted on Thursday, July 18 to participating in the LockBit ransomware group and to deploying attacks on computer systems in New Jersey and worldwide, authorities said. LockBit was described as "one of the most destructive ransomware groups in the world," by U.S. Justice Department officials. Ruslan Magomedeovic Astamirov, 21, a Russian national from the Chechen Republic and Mikhail Vasiliev, 34, from Bradford, Ontario, a dual citizen in Canada and Russia, pleaded guilty to participating in the LockBit ransomware group that targeted critical …
High Bacteria Levels Shuts Swimming At NJ Beach For Rest Of Season High Bacteria Levels Shuts Swimming At NJ Beach For Rest Of Season
High Bacteria Levels Shuts Swimming At NJ Beach For Rest Of Season Swimming along one New Jersey beach has been closed for the rest of the season due to high bacteria levels, officials said. The NJ Department of Environmental Protection said only that a water sample from Beachwood Beach West exceeded the water quality standard. In a statement shared to the Beachwood website, the mayor and council said, "you may still sit and take in the lovely view of the scenery but no one will be permitted to swim."
'I Like The F— Out Of You:' NJ Teacher Has License Revoked After Lewd Comments, Officials Say 'I Like The F— Out Of You:' NJ Teacher Has License Revoked After Lewd Comments, Officials Say
'I Like The F— Out Of You:' NJ Teacher Has License Revoked After Lewd Comments, Officials Say A New Jersey educator had his teaching license revoked on Thursday, June 27 after repeatedly making lewd comments to a student, officials announced. The State Board of Examiners revoked the license of East Orange English teacher Alim Hasan after he called a student "pretty", told her she smelled good, that she has a "grown woman scent" and that he "likes the f- out of her." The board said Hasan's comments "clearly demonstrate conduct that is unacceptable for a role model for a school children." "Such communications by a teacher to his student are completely inappropriate," the board w…
NJ 'Golden Bachelor' Winner Appeared On Family Feud Pre-Divorce In Newly-Aired Episode NJ 'Golden Bachelor' Winner Appeared On Family Feud Pre-Divorce In Newly-Aired Episode
NJ 'Golden Bachelor' Winner Appeared On Family Feud Pre-Divorce In Newly-Aired Episode Well, that didn't age well. A newly-aired episode of "Celebrity Family Feud" on ABC features "Golden Bachelor" couple Gerry Turner and Theresa Nist, a New Jersey grandmother, competing on the show before announcing their divorce. The Bachelor-themed episode of "Celebrity Family Feud" aired on Tuesday, July 16, and kicked off with Turner, 72, introducing Nist, 70, to host Steve Harvey as his "lovely wife."  The pair played with their children against other "Bachelor" franchise contestants including Joey Graziadei and Kelsey Anderson. @deciderdotcom Watch #thegoldenbachelor …
Maren Morris Addresses Viral Wardrobe Malfunction At NJ Show Maren Morris Addresses Viral Wardrobe Malfunction At NJ Show
Maren Morris Addresses Viral Wardrobe Malfunction At NJ Show Maren Morris is speaking out after footage of her wardrobe malfunction a a recent New Jersey show went viral. The country pop star was performing at Willie Nelson’s Fourth of July Picnic in Camden wearing a thigh-high slit skirt, when the skirt gave fans a glimpse of, well, more than her thigh as she belted out "The Middle" onstage. A clip of the wardrobe faux pas had more than 2.3M views on TikTok as of Wednesday, July 17. Morris, 34, reacted in a TikTok video of her own, with Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s hit song “WAP” playing in the background. "Hey guyz did anything wei…
NJ Father Released From Jail After Two-Month-Old's Hot Car Death NJ Father Released From Jail After Two-Month-Old's Hot Car Death
NJ Father Released From Jail After Two-Month-Old's Hot Car Death A Jackson Township man was released from jail a day after his eight-week-old daughter died from being in a hot vehicle, authorities said. Avraham Chaitovsky, 28, was no longer held at the Ocean County Jail after a detention hearing on Tuesday, July 16. He was charged with endangering the welfare of a child in the baby's death on Monday, July 15. Lakewood police responded to a report of a child in cardiac arrest on New Egypt Road at around 1:45 p.m. Hatzolah Medical Services paramedics tried to save the two-month-old but she was pronounced dead at the scene. Investi…
Man Smashing Windshields At Wayne Diner With Rocks Spits On 3 Arresting Officers: Cops Man Smashing Windshields At Wayne Diner With Rocks Spits On 3 Arresting Officers: Cops
Man Smashing Windshields At Wayne Diner With Rocks Spits On 3 Arresting Officers: Cops A 27-year-old West Milford man was arrested for throwing rocks and smashing windows of parked cars at a Wayne diner, including a police car, and spit on arresting officers, authorities said. Evan R. Gonzalez was found walking along Hamburg Turnpike by Wayne officers responding to Park Wayne Diner around 6:40 p.m. Saturday, July 13, Capt. Dan Daly said.  Gonzalez had been throwing rocks through windshields of parked cars in the business lots, and went into the diner where he threw items out before leaving, Daly said. Officers stopped traffic in both directions and approached Gonzalez, …
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Much Of NJ, PA: Here's The Timing Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Much Of NJ, PA: Here's The Timing
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Much Of NJ, PA: Here's The Timing The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for much of New Jersey and parts of Pennsylvania. The watch is in effect through 10 p.m. Tuesday, July 16 and applies to all of New Jersey. In Pennsylvania, the watch covers Adams, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, Pike, Schuylkill, Wayne, Wyoming, and York in Pennsylvania. Temps are expected to feel as hot as 100 or 105 degrees in much of the region, according to the NWS.  A chance of showers and thunderst…
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…
Fireball Traveling 34,000 MPH Over NYC Caused Loud Boom Heard Across Tristate: NASA Fireball Traveling 34,000 MPH Over NYC Caused Loud Boom Heard Across Tristate: NASA
Fireball Traveling 34,000 MPH Over NYC Caused Loud Boom Heard Across Tristate: NASA The mysterious boom heard and felt across the tristate area may have been caused by a meteor passing through the area, NASA says. Locals reported hearing thunder-like booms and rattling just after 11:20 a.m. Tuesday, July 16.  The USGS ruled out earthquakes, and residents across the tri-state reported witnessing fireballs to the American Meteor Society. After hours of anticipating, NASA confirmed a "daylight fireball" over New York City at 11:17 a.m. Reports filed on the American Meteor Society website permitted "a very crude determination of the trajectory of the meteor," …
Temps Climb To 100s, Risk Of Downpours Looms In Northeast: Here's The Timing Temps Climb To 100s, Risk Of Downpours Looms In Northeast: Here's The Timing
Temps Climb To 100s, Risk Of Downpours Looms In Northeast: Here's The Timing Another round of heat and storms is on deck for the Northeast, starting now, forecasters say. The beginning of the week will start out hot with a chance of storms in the late-afternoon and evening, however, the highest chance of severe weather comes mid-week, AccuWeather says. Monday, July 15 will be mostly sunny with a high between 97 and 100 from New Jersey to Washington DC, and a widespread risk of thunderstorms in the evening, mainly before 10 p.m., according to the National Weather Service and AccuWeather. AccuWeather forecast map Monday-Monday night. AccuWeather Good Monday M…
These NJ Stop & Shop Stores Are Among 32 Underperforming Locations Slated For Closure These NJ Stop & Shop Stores Are Among 32 Underperforming Locations Slated For Closure
These NJ Stop & Shop Stores Are Among 32 Underperforming Locations Slated For Closure Stop & Shop has released a list of the 32 underperforming stores by the end of the year. The grocery giant in March announced that it planned on closing a number of stores "in the interest of company longevity," as previously reported by Daily Voice. On Friday, July 12, Stop & Shop announced the locations of stores it expected to close on or before Nov. 2. Scroll down for the complete list. The 32 impacted store locations, which are anticipated to close on or before Nov. 2, 2024, include: New Jersey 1083 Inman Ave., Edison 1049 US Highway 1 South, Edison 4861 US Highway 9, Howel…
Flood Watch Issued In These NJ Counties Ahead Of Downpours Flood Watch Issued In These NJ Counties Ahead Of Downpours
Flood Watch Issued In These NJ Counties Ahead Of Downpours A flood watch has been issued by the National Weather Service across much of New Jersey ahead of drizzles expected to turn into downpours. Between 1 and 3 inches of rain is expected with both showers and thunderstorms producing heavy downpours Friday afternoon, July 12 through Saturday afternoon, July 13, the National Weather Service said. Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Essex Gloucester Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Union, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren, are all under a flood watch. 🌧⚠️ Not much change to the forecast with this morning's update. We …
Man On FBI's 'Most Wanted' List Captured In California 15 Years After NJ Robbery Tie-Up: Feds Man On FBI's 'Most Wanted' List Captured In California 15 Years After NJ Robbery Tie-Up: Feds
Man On FBI's 'Most Wanted' List Captured In California 15 Years After NJ Robbery Tie-Up: Feds A man who has been on the FBI's "Most Wanted" list for a 2009 armed robbery of a New Jersey restaurant has been captured in California. Kofi Edwards, 51, was arrested without incident in Sacramento, CA following a tip from the public, the FBI's Newark Central Jersey Safe Streets Task Force announced. FBI Newark had offered up to $10,000 leading to Edward’s arrest and will pay out the reward. On March 17, 2009, Edwards and several others allegedly went into a Woodbridge restaurant, using a weapon to rob the business and tie up three people.  Edwards was charged with Hob…
WINNER! NJ Powerball Ticket Sold Online Nets Big Bucks WINNER! NJ Powerball Ticket Sold Online Nets Big Bucks
Winner! NJ Powerball Ticket Sold Online Nets Big Bucks It was a winning Wednesday for a Powerball player in New Jersey. A ticket sold online in the Garden State matched four numbers and the red Powerball in the drawing held on Wednesday, July 10, winning $50,000. The ticket was sold online via the Jackpocket app, which is based in Hewitt in Passaic County. The winning numbers were 7, 11, 12, 27, 46 and the red Powerball was 26. 
AGAIN: Big Purple Bud Bus Guy, Woman Arrested After Series Of Raids Across NJ, NY, Cops Say AGAIN: Big Purple Bud Bus Guy, Woman Arrested After Series Of Raids Across NJ, NY, Cops Say
Again: Big Purple Bud Bus Guy, Woman Arrested After Series Of Raids Across NJ, NY, Cops Say The New York owner of a popular cannabis company known for its fleet of purple buses and vans was taken into custody, as was a woman, on Wednesday, July 10, following a series of raids across New Jersey and New York, authorities said. Searches on Bill Schlette’s Bud Bus Inc. locations Hewitt, Manahawkin, Keyport, and West Nyack, NY turned up $200,000 in cash, according to West Milford Police Capt. Parrello. Back in May, West Milford police executed search warrants at five Bud Bus locations in town where 150 pounds of marijuana were seized, along with $11,000 in cash, police said. A warrant …
Bon Jovi Mourns Death Of His Mother, 83, Remembers Her 'Can-Do Attitude' Bon Jovi Mourns Death Of His Mother, 83, Remembers Her 'Can-Do Attitude'
Bon Jovi Mourns Death Of His Mother, 83, Remembers Her 'Can-Do Attitude' The mother of New Jersey rock and roll icon Jon Bon Jovi has died, according to an obituary. Carol Bongiovi died at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch on Tuesday, July 9, her obituary said. A cause of death was not given for the 83-year-old who was three days away from her 84th birthday. Bongiovi was remembered as an entrepreneur who operated several businesses and the founder of her son's fan club. "Our mother was a force to be reckoned with, her spirit and can-do attitude shaped this family," Bon Jovi said in a statement to People. "She will be greatly missed." In 195…
NJ Navy Vet Who Received Pig Kidney Transplant, Heart Pump Dies After 47 Days NJ Navy Vet Who Received Pig Kidney Transplant, Heart Pump Dies After 47 Days
NJ Navy Vet Who Received Pig Kidney Transplant, Heart Pump Dies After 47 Days Lisa Pisano, the 54-year-old New Jersey resident and second-ever recipient of a pig kidney and mechanical heart, has died. Pisano received the heart pump on April 4, and eight days later, got the pig's kidney. She lived with it for 47 days, as reported by the New York Times, before her death on Sunday, July 7. Lisa Pisano. NYU Langone Health A U.S. Navy veteran and doting grandmother, Pisano was born in Lakewood but lived in Ocean Gate and Bayville, according to her obituary on the Mastapeter Memorial Home website. Her obituary remembered her as a "hero to the medical communit…
Tracking Hurricane Beryl: Here's When Remnants Of Storm Will Arrive In NJ, PA Tracking Hurricane Beryl: Here's When Remnants Of Storm Will Arrive In NJ, PA
Tracking Hurricane Beryl: Here's When Remnants Of Storm Will Arrive In NJ, PA Hurricane Beryl, the powerful storm that has left three dead and millions without power in Texas, is working its way up north. After making landfall as a Category 1 hurricane, Beryl is expected to continue traveling across the country, bringing torrential rain and thunderstorms through Central US before reaching Pennsylvania and New Jersey mid-week, AccuWeather reports. According to the weather outlet, the Northwestern New Jersey and the northern-most portion of Pennsylvania will see one or two inches of rain from Beryl around 2 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10. AccuWeather is pred…
$1.13B Mega Millions Ticket Unclaimed More Than Three Months After NJ's Record Jackpot $1.13B Mega Millions Ticket Unclaimed More Than Three Months After NJ's Record Jackpot
$1.13B Mega Millions Ticket Unclaimed More Than Three Months After NJ's Record Jackpot The winner of a Mega Millions ticket purchased in New Jersey hasn't claimed the $1.13 billion prize more than three months after the record-setting jackpot, officials said. The winning ticket was sold at the ShopRite Wine & Spirits on Route 66 in Neptune for the drawing on Tuesday, Mar. 26. The New Jersey Lottery said the prize remained unclaimed in a news release on Monday, July 8.  The jackpot was the largest lottery prize ever in the Garden State. It's also the fifth-largest in Mega Millions history and the ninth-largest ever in the U.S. The winning numbers were …
Mugshot Shows Bloodied NJ Addiction Counselor Charged In Triple-Fatal DWI Crash In NYC Mugshot Shows Bloodied NJ Addiction Counselor Charged In Triple-Fatal DWI Crash In NYC
Mugshot Shows Bloodied NJ Addiction Counselor Charged In Triple-Fatal DWI Crash In NYC A 44-year-old addiction counselor from New Jersey is facing multiple charges in a DWI crash that left three people dead and seven others injured on July 4th in Manhattan, Daily Voice has learned. Daniel Hyden, of Monmouth Junction, was operating a a grey Ford F-150 at a high rate of speed when he ran through a stop sign at the Water and Jackson street intersection just before 9 p.m. on the Lower East Side, the NYPD said. The Good Samaritans who held Daniel Hyden after he crashed into 3 people killing them last night were apparently not too kind. pic.twitter.com/rKmBkQTvGQ — Kristin …
Biden Raises $33M Since Debate, Admits To 'Poor Performance' At Murphy's Mansion Biden Raises $33M Since Debate, Admits To 'Poor Performance' At Murphy's Mansion
Biden Raises $33M Since Debate, Admits To 'Poor Performance' At Murphy's Mansion In a fundraising blitz, President Joe Biden's campaign for re-election has raised $33 million since last Thursday's debate, the bulk of that in New Jersey and New York, a spokesman said on Monday, July 1. That total includes "grassroots" money from small donors, a campaign aide said. Biden, 81, a Democrat, is being challenged by former President Donald Trump, 78, a Republican. Biden attended two fund-raising events in East Hampton, NY, on Saturday afternoon followed by a Saturday evening fund-raiser hosted by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and his wife, Tammy, in Middletown. “I didn’t have a…
NJ Fisherman Describes Reeling In 5.5-Foot White Shark By Himself (VIDEO) NJ Fisherman Describes Reeling In 5.5-Foot White Shark By Himself (VIDEO)
NJ Fisherman Describes Reeling In 5.5-Foot White Shark By Himself (Video) Travis Bogin was looking for a thresher shark. What he got was a white shark. The 39-year-old Little Egg Harbor fisherman was on the water 12 miles of of Atlantic City Wednesday, June 12, when he felt a shark hit his line around 11:30 a.m., he said. He didn't know what type of fish it was until it was five or six feet away from the boat, Bogin said. The shark rolled on its belly and Bogin realized: "Holy cow, that's a white shark. "There wasn’t any part of me that thought that’s what would’ve been on the other end of the line." View this post on Instagram …
$1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold In New Jersey $1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold In New Jersey
$1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold In New Jersey A winning $1 million Powerball ticket from the Saturday, June 29 drawing was sold in New Jersey. The ticket matched all five winning numbers: 26, 51, 54, 61, and 69. The Red Powerball was 25. Another ticket of its kind was also won in Indiana. The jackpot rolls to $125 million for the next Powerball drawing held on Monday, July 1.
Movie Named After NJ Town Casting Paid Roles For Men Ages 18-25 Movie Named After NJ Town Casting Paid Roles For Men Ages 18-25
Movie Named After NJ Town Casting Paid Roles For Men Ages 18-25 Actors for a new feature film called "Sicklerville" are being sought. The estimated pay is $3,150 for 15 days of shooting and you can apply by clicking here by July 31. The film shoots from Sept. 9 through 27 in New Jersey. This movie is about three young adults in a drug-induced utopia who are shattered when their addictions run deep through a treacherous day. There are four lead male openings, ages 18 to 25 to actors who are white and of European descent or of mixed ethnicities. They ask for some musical skills in rock, punk or metal. The movie is loosely based on true events. The …
Biden Is NJ-Bound: President Headed To Murphy's Mansion This Weekend After Weak Debate Biden Is NJ-Bound: President Headed To Murphy's Mansion This Weekend After Weak Debate
Biden Is Nj-bound: President Headed To Murphy's Mansion This Weekend After Weak Debate President Joe Biden is visiting New Jersey this weekend for a private campaign fundraiser at Gov. Phil Murphy’s mansion in Middletown, a source confirmed. The Saturday night event at Murphy and First Lady Tammy’s home is on despite a less than stellar performance in his debate with former Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, June 27. The press will not be invited. Bad debate nights happen. Trust me, I know. But this election is still a choice between someone who has fought for ordinary folks his entire life and someone who only cares about himself. Between someone who tell…