Collin Jimenez, NJ Bartender Dies Suddenly At 27 Collin Jimenez, NJ Bartender Dies Suddenly At 27
Collin Jimenez, NJ Bartender Dies Suddenly At 27 Collin Jimenez, a Linden native, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 15, according to his obituary.  Born in New Brunswick, Jimenez lived in South River and Linden, graduating Linden High School in 2016, his obituary reads. He was manager for Bonefish Grill in East Brunswick and worked at 33's Tavern in South River as a bartender, according to his obituary. In his free time, Jimenez enjoyed playing video games and spending time with his family and friends, especially his daughter Emily, his obituary reads. A fundraiser has been set up to support Emily. As of Friday, May 24, more than …
Sayreville Explosion Knocks Power To 4,300 Sayreville Explosion Knocks Power To 4,300
Sayreville Explosion Knocks Power To 4,300 An explosion in Sayreville injured one person and left some residents without power, police said. The explosion occurred about noon on Friday, May 24 near Main Street and Sayreville Boulevard, police said in a release. Sayreville police said a related fire was under control. Main Street was closed between Sayreville Blvd South and MacArthur Avenue. According to JCP&L, 4,300 customers were without power. There was no ETA on power restoration.
Man Convicted Of Robbing $20K Poker Winner In Atlantic City Casino Parking Garage Man Convicted Of Robbing $20K Poker Winner In Atlantic City Casino Parking Garage
Man Convicted Of Robbing $20K Poker Winner In Atlantic City Casino Parking Garage A Newark man was convicted of robbing someone who won $20,000 at an Atlantic City casino, authorities said. A jury found 51-year-old Robert Reed guilty on Monday, May 20 of second-degree robbery, third-degree aggravated assault, third-degree theft by unlawful taking, third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and fourth-degree unlawful possession of a weapon. The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office announced his conviction in a news release on Friday, May 24. Trial evidence and testimony said the victim identified by the initials D.H. went to gamble at …
Share The Wealth: Lotto Tickets Sold In Monmouth County Split $679K Jackpot Share The Wealth: Lotto Tickets Sold In Monmouth County Split $679K Jackpot
Jersey Cash 5 Numbers 05-23-2024 Two lottery tickets sold in Monmouth County split a nearly $700,000 jackpot, officials said. The Jersey Cash 5 tickets were in the drawing on Thursday, May 23, the New Jersey Lottery said in a news release. Each winner is worth $339,725 in the $679,450 jackpot. The winning numbers were 16, 19, 21, 36, and 37. The XTRA number was 5. One ticket was bought at NJ Wine Gallery on Route 35 in the Cliffwood section of Aberdeen. The other winner was purchased at Sam's Farm Market in Hazlet. The stores will get bonus checks of $2,000 for selling the winning tickets.
Special Education Teacher Sexually Touched 14 Students In South Jersey: Prosecutor Special Education Teacher Sexually Touched 14 Students In South Jersey: Prosecutor
Special Education Teacher Sexually Touched 14 Students In South Jersey: Prosecutor A special education teacher who was charged last year with sexually touching seven children has been charged with touching an additional seven students, authorities said. Vincent Root, 59, of Philadelphia, a teacher at Chatsworth Elementary School, has been charged with 14 counts of sexual assault and 14 counts of child endangerment, according to Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw The investigation began in September 2023 after a student accused Root of touching him inappropriately during previous school years, the prosecutor said. The investigation revealed that the victi…
2.9 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles New Jersey 2.9 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles New Jersey
2.9 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles New Jersey New Jersey was rattled by a small earthquake on Friday morning, May 24, the USGS reports. It happened at 3:50 a.m. in Tewksbury, approximately 6 kilometers southwest of Gladstone, the USGS says. The Ramapo Fault System, which runs through NY, PA, NJ, MD, and VA, has clearly been a hot spot.  Countless quakes and aftershocks have developed along the system since the 4.8-magnitude earthquake on April 5.
Musical Pints: Asbury Park Brewery Honoring City's Music Culture In New Taproom Musical Pints: Asbury Park Brewery Honoring City's Music Culture In New Taproom
Musical Pints: Asbury Park Brewery Honoring City's Music Culture In New Taproom A brewery in Asbury Park is reopening in a new location while honoring the seaside city's rich musical history. Asbury Park Brewery said in a news release that it'll officially reopen at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 24. The new brewery is located in a 3,180-square-foot space on Cookman Avenue, just a block away from the House of Independents concert hall. The brewery originally opened in an old warehouse on Sewall Avenue in 2016 and has been run by musicians who grew up playing at nearby venues. "It’s been a grind the last few years trying to get this new space open," says brewery founder Bob McL…
Drag Racing Causes Route 1 Crash That Injures 2 In Edison Drag Racing Causes Route 1 Crash That Injures 2 In Edison
Drag Racing Causes Route 1 Crash That Injures 2 In Edison Drag racers on Route 1 led to a crash in Edison that seriously injured two people on Thursday, May 23, authorities said. Police were looking for two vehicles that may have contributed to the crash: a white Infiniti G35 and a black Honda Accord, according to police. Two people suffered broken bones as a result of the crash, police said. There were large traffic jams during an investigation of the crash.
Zsolt Mihalyfalvi, Hillsborough Resident, Dies At 45 Zsolt Mihalyfalvi, Hillsborough Resident, Dies At 45
Zsolt Mihalyfalvi, Hillsborough Resident, Dies At 45 Zsolt Mihalyfalvi, a 45-year-old Hillsborough resident died unexpectedly on Sunday, May 12, according to his obituary on the Hillsborough Funeral Home website. Mihalyafalvi was born in Romania where he graduated from university with a degree in computer science in 2001, his obituary reads. He later met and married his wife Rebecca in 2008 and they had two children, according to his obituary. Mihalyfalvi loved nature, fishing and using his Stihl chainsaw for woodcutting, his obituary reads. He enjoyed building warm fires and roasting marshmallows with his kids, according to his obituary. H…
Chilean Ring Used NJ Digs To Stash Loot From Home Burglaries In NY, MD, Elsewhere: Feds Chilean Ring Used NJ Digs To Stash Loot From Home Burglaries In NY, MD, Elsewhere: Feds
Chilean Ring Used NJ Digs To Stash Loot From Home Burglaries In NY, MD, Elsewhere: Feds Six Chilean nationals who burglarized homes in multiple states were recorded on video stashing a huge safe and other items stolen in the break-ins in a Jersey City apartment building, authorities said. The crew took pearl necklaces, diamond earrings, a distinctive high school “state champions” ring, and other jewelry during the burglary of a Westchester County, NY, residence in late March, an FBI complaint says. The same burglars struck again in Baltimore County, MD, in mid-April, taking luxury timepieces, distinctive cufflinks, and a safe that contained a collection of rare coins, the comp…
Flag Linked To Jan. 6 Rioters Reportedly Flew Outside Justice Alito's NJ Vacation Home: NYT Flag Linked To Jan. 6 Rioters Reportedly Flew Outside Justice Alito's NJ Vacation Home: NYT
Flag Linked To Jan. 6 Rioters Reportedly Flew Outside Justice Alito's NJ Vacation Home: NYT A flag linked to the 2021 U.S. Capitol insurrection and Christian nationalists was reportedly seen flying over Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito's vacation home in Long Beach. The New York Times reported the "Appeal to Heaven" flag was raised over the house in July and September 2023. The white flag with a green pine tree dates back to the Revolutionary War but resurged in popularity among former President Donald Trump's supporters after the 2020 election. Daily Voice confirmed the flag was visible at the home in a Google Street View picture taken in August 2023. The New York Tim…
NJ Man Admits Posting Dark Web Sex Video Of Boy Who Ended Up Taking His Own Life: FBI NJ Man Admits Posting Dark Web Sex Video Of Boy Who Ended Up Taking His Own Life: FBI
NJ Man Admits Posting Dark Web Sex Video Of Boy Who Ended Up Taking His Own Life: FBI A Hudson County man admitted sharing sexual videos on the dark web that he got from a minor who subsequently committed suicide, federal authorities said. Authorities arrested Julio Albery Nunez, 27, West New York, for posing as a teenage girl to get an underage boy to send him video of himself masturbating and urinating for money, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger said. That particular boy wasn’t the only one, records show. Nunez admitted that he “communicated electronically with several other minors and requested and received sexual content from them, including one minor victim who ultima…