Garbage Truck Backs Into Cape May Building, Firefighters Prevent Porch Collapse Garbage Truck Backs Into Cape May Building, Firefighters Prevent Porch Collapse
Garbage Truck Backs Into Cape May Building, Firefighters Prevent Porch Collapse A garbage truck crashed into a building in Cape May and nearly caused outdoor porches to collapse, authorities said. The Cape May Fire Department responded to the crash on Decatur Street at around 12:46 p.m. on Monday, May 13, the city's firefighters union said in a Facebook post. Crews found the garbage truck backed into the building and hit a utility pole. Photos showed damage to a support column on the first-floor porch and the building was evacuated. Crews worked for three hours to prevent the second- and third-story porches from collapsing. At 1246hrs, Cape May Firefighters (B Shi…
Hollywood Actors Filming New Movie In New Jersey Hollywood Actors Filming New Movie In New Jersey
Hollywood Actors Filming New Movie In New Jersey Union County has become a true cavalcade of stars. Julianne Moore and John Turturro were the latest Hollywood stars spotted in Westfield on Wednesday, May 8, filming the new movie "The Room Next Door."  For the shoot, Westfield transformed into Lake Hill, New York, with patrol cars, police uniforms, a department seal and a New York State flag flying over the city.  Town of Westfield "The crew noted that, after scouting many locations in New Jersey, they chose Westfield for this scene not only for the front of our police department, but also for the beauty of Mindowaskin Park," …
SWAT STANDOFF: Man Standing On Church Steeple Points Long Gun At Officers In Philly, Police Say SWAT STANDOFF: Man Standing On Church Steeple Points Long Gun At Officers In Philly, Police Say
SWAT Standoff: Man Standing On Church Steeple Points Long Gun At Officers In Philly, Police Say A barricade situation involving a man standing on a church steeple was unfolding Monday night, May 13 in Philadelphia, police said. Officers were dispatched to a church on the 700 block of E Cornwall Street around 8:15 p.m. for a man, believed be under the influence of drugs, standing on the steeple of a church, city police said. Google Maps Upon arrival, the man pointed a long gun at the officers, leading to the declaration of a barricade situation at 8:41 p.m., police said.  The staging area is at G & Westmoreland, with SWAT and Tactical Air units on location. This is a devel…
'You Will All Die': FBI Seizes NJ Man Who Threatened White Massacre 'You Will All Die': FBI Seizes NJ Man Who Threatened White Massacre
'You Will All Die': FBI Seizes NJ Man Who Threatened White Massacre FBI agents in New Jersey seized a discharged U.S. Marine who they said publicly threatened to massacre as many white people as he could. "I want to erase them," Joshua Cobb, 23, posted on social media, according to U.S. Attorney for New Jersey Philip R. Sellinger. "All of them really, but in this case as many as I possibly can." Interviewed by law enforcement, Cobb admitted writing the posts and even identified what he'd considered potential targets, including a Jersey Strong gym and an Aldi grocery store in Robbinsville, the U.S. attorney said on Monday, May 13. He "also discussed hi…
Howell High School Student Suffers 'Traumatic Cardiac Event': Fundraiser Howell High School Student Suffers 'Traumatic Cardiac Event': Fundraiser
JJ Machnik GoFundMe A teen in Monmouth County was fighting for his life after going into cardiac arrest, a fundraising campaign said. A GoFundMe page said JJ Machnik suffered a "traumatic cardiac event" on the morning of Friday, May 10. The GoFundMe page had raised more than $39,000 from at least 680 donations as of Monday, May 13. Machnik was rushed to Morristown Medical Center and "coded" on his way to the hospital. He was placed in a medically induced coma to be monitored for 48 hours in the cardiac care unit. In an update on Sunday, May 12, the fundraiser's creator Marlana Ho…
Truck Fire Brings Major Slowdown To NJ Turnpike Truck Fire Brings Major Slowdown To NJ Turnpike
Truck Fire Brings Major Slowdown To NJ Turnpike A truck fire stalled traffic along the New Jersey Turnpike in Middlesex County Monday, May 13. NDOT cameras show emergency response vehicles at the scene near milepost 84 and Interchange 9 in Edison as of 3:40 p.m. Truck fire on New Jersey Turnpike Outer Roadway southbound North of Interchange 9 - NJ 18 (New Brunswick) 1 Right lane and shoulder of 3 lanes blocked https://t.co/6SlxuQS3Ek — 511NJ TPK (@511njtpk) May 13, 2024 This is a developing story. Check back for details.
$900K+ Winning Lotto Ticket Sold At Tinton Falls Convenience Store $900K+ Winning Lotto Ticket Sold At Tinton Falls Convenience Store
$900K+ Winning Lotto Ticket Sold At Tinton Falls Convenience Store A lottery ticket worth more than $900,000 was sold at a Monmouth County convenience store, officials said. The Jersey Cash 5 ticket was purchased at The Mart on Shrewsbury Avenue in Tinton Falls, the New Jersey Lottery said in a news release on Monday, May 13. The ticket matched all five numbers in the drawing on Saturday, May 11. The winning numbers were 13, 18, 24, 29, and 35. The XTRA number was 03. A supermarket in Newark also sold a winning ticket in the drawing. The two winners are worth $900,420 in the $1,800,840 jackpot. The stores will get bonus checks of $2,000 for selling …
$500 Million Open-Air Redevelopment Of Monmouth Mall Begins $500 Million Open-Air Redevelopment Of Monmouth Mall Begins
Monmouth Square Holds Eatontown Groundbreaking A more than $500 million project to transform a Monmouth County mall into an open-air town center has officially begun, officials said. A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Thursday, May 9 at the Monmouth Mall in Eatontown, developer Kushner said in a news release on Monday, May 13. The mall will be redeveloped into a modern center with luxury apartments, new retail options, and medical office space called Monmouth Square. Kushner said the project to "de-mall" the property off Route 35 will bring a new purpose to the historic Monmouth Mall, which has been open for 64 years. …
'You Dead B***h': Colts Neck Mom Shares Story Of Surviving Brutal Stabbing In Home Invasion 'You Dead B***h': Colts Neck Mom Shares Story Of Surviving Brutal Stabbing In Home Invasion
Donna Ongsiako Speaks To CBS's '48 Hours' A Monmouth County woman is speaking about the night she was brutally stabbed by a teen boy who claimed he was high on psychedelic mushrooms. Brennan Doyle, now 28 years old, was sentenced to 15 years in state prison for attempted murder and carjacking, according to state Department of Corrections records. He pleaded guilty to the Tuesday, July 7, 2015 stabbing of Donna Ongsiako in her Colts Neck home. In an interview with CBS's "48 Hours", Ongsiako said she opened her door just after midnight to let her cat back in the house when she saw Doyle standing outside with a knife. "I tried to sla…
Revived NJ 'Local Pizza Legend' On Brink Of Closing Sells Out After Portnoy's Visit Revived NJ 'Local Pizza Legend' On Brink Of Closing Sells Out After Portnoy's Visit
Revived NJ 'Local Pizza Legend' On Brink Of Closing Sells Out After Portnoy's Visit "You don't hear stories like this." Those are Dave Portnoy's words of the story that Bonvini's in Livingston tells. Portnoy, the CEO of Barstool Sports and self-proclaimed pizza expert, paid a visit to the storied S Livingston Avenue pizzeria for a "One Bite" review. His takeaway? The pizza's good, not great. Its history, that's something else. Dave goes to a pizza place with a very unique story.  One Bite Pizza Reviews Portnoy got it all from the current owner, who explained his father-in-law owned opened the original Bonvini's in 1954, which would close in 1998.  Years …
Punxsutawney Phil's Twins Names Revealed On Mother's Day Punxsutawney Phil's Twins Names Revealed On Mother's Day
Punxsutawney Phil's Twins Names Revealed On Mother's Day Punxsutawney Phil and his mate, Phyllis, have been parents since the end of March but on Mother's Day, the twins' names were finally revealed by the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club. "The first family of groundhogs" announced the pups' name via the club vice president reading a scroll: “Here ye, hear ye, hear ye. Now, on this 12th day of May in the town of Punxsy Phil, the news is not about the weather, spring air or winter’s chill. No. Today the first family of groundhogs has grown. Punxsutawney Phil and wife, Phyllis, have two kits of their own. Born to royalty — a boy and a girl. Names have b…
Large Crane Flips, Shuts Route 9 In Central Jersey (UPDATED) Large Crane Flips, Shuts Route 9 In Central Jersey (UPDATED)
Large Crane Flips, Shuts Route 9 In Central Jersey (Updated) A large crane overturned closing Route 9 in Middlesex County, authorities said. The crash occurred at about 9:20 a.m. on Monday, May 13 on the southbound ramps to Route 184 (King George Post Road) in Woodbridge, NJDOT reported. The on- and off-ramps remained closed at about 1 p.m., Woodbridge police said. There were minor injuries, they said.