Video Shows Drunk NJ Driver Plowing Sedan Into 5 Cars At Busy NY Intersection: Police Video Shows Drunk NJ Driver Plowing Sedan Into 5 Cars At Busy NY Intersection: Police
Video Shows Drunk NJ Driver Plowing Sedan Into 5 Cars At Busy NY Intersection: Police A 21-year-old New Jersey man ha been charged in connection with a six-car crash at a busy intersection in Westchester, NY, police said. Phillipsburg resident Angel Illesscas' blood alcohol content was nearly three times over the legal limit of .08% in the wreck at the intersection of Caryl Avenue and South Broadway on Saturday, Feb. 17, Yonkers police said. Surveillance footage captured Illesscas plowing his gray Honda sedan into several vehicles, damaging five cars in addition to his own. The collision also caused one of the cars to hit a utility pole, which damaged several electronics inc…
NY Man, 27, Killed Skiing In Vermont NY Man, 27, Killed Skiing In Vermont
NY Man, 27, Killed Skiing In Vermont More information has emerged about a 27-year-old Hudson Valley man who was killed while skiing at a mountain resort in Vermont.  Putnam County resident Brooks Ralph of Cold Spring was found dead just before midnight at Stowe Mountain Resort on Tuesday, Feb. 20, according to reports.  Earlier Report - 27-Year-Old From Putnam County Killed While Skiing In Vermont: Report Ralph's body was found in a section of steep wooded backcountry terrain outside of the resort's boundaries above the Upper Perry Merrill Trail following a search conducted by Stowe Mountain Rescue, S…
Mom Struck By Pickup In Sussex County Driveway Facing Long Road To Recovery, Campaign Says Mom Struck By Pickup In Sussex County Driveway Facing Long Road To Recovery, Campaign Says
Mom Struck By Pickup In Sussex County Driveway Facing Long Road To Recovery, Campaign Says A 38-year-old woman was flown to the hospital after being struck by a pickup truck she'd just started in a Sussex County driveway Thursday, Feb. 22, State Police said. Amy Hickey "partially" entered the Ford pickup — which has a manual transmission — parked in the driveway of a Compton Road home in Wantage and started the vehicle just after 2 p.m., New Jersey State Police Trooper Troy McNair said. Hickey then got out of the truck, which rolled forward and struck her, police said. She was flown to an area hospital with serious injuries, police said. A GoFundMe was launched for the…
Dementia Hasn't Taken Spunk From NJ's Wendy Williams, Team Says Dementia Hasn't Taken Spunk From NJ's Wendy Williams, Team Says
Dementia Hasn't Taken Spunk From NJ's Wendy Williams, Team Says Monmouth County native and popular talk show host Wendy Williams has been diagnosed with dementia and aphasia, according to a news release. The Ocean Township native's team issued a statement on Thursday, Feb. 22 to "correct inaccurate and hurtful rumors about her health." The release confirmed Williams was diagnosed in 2023 with primary progressive aphasia and frontotemporal dementia. Williams' reps said there had been speculation about the former New York City radio DJ's mental condition when she started to forget words, act erratically sometimes, and had trouble understanding financ…
NJ Priest Arrested For Drunk Driving, Stealing From Walmart Stepping Down: Officials NJ Priest Arrested For Drunk Driving, Stealing From Walmart Stepping Down: Officials
NJ Priest Arrested For Drunk Driving, Stealing From Walmart Stepping Down: Officials A New Jersey priest arrested for shoplifting and drunk driving is stepping down from his pulpit, Daily Voice has learned. Dawid Wejnerowski, the now-former priest of the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Alpha, had a blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit when Pohatcong police pulled him over on suspicion of shoplifting from Walmart on Monday, Feb. 19 around 10:15 p.m., Police Chief Scott Robb said. Officers approached the priest's vehicle, pointed out to them by a Walmart employee in the store parking lot, but Wejnerowski backed the car out of a parking spot and drove off from the…
Anti-Israel Stickers Were Posted At Starbucks Before Red-Paint Attack, Glen Rock Chief Says Anti-Israel Stickers Were Posted At Starbucks Before Red-Paint Attack, Glen Rock Chief Says
Anti-Israel Stickers Were Posted At Starbucks Before Red-Paint Attack, Glen Rock Chief Says UPDATE: Whoever defaced a sign with red paint at a Starbucks in Glen Rock was apparently mimicking similar attacks that have occurred throughout the U.S. and Canada since the Israel-Hamas war began last October, Police Chief Dean Ackermann said. Ackermann also said that stickers bearing hateful messages against Israel that were found with the overnight vandalism on Feb. 19 apparently had been attached sometime before then. "A closer examination of these stickers shows scratches and marks that may indicate they had been on the poles for a few days," the chief said. In an effort to narrow do…
Kickbacks Convinced Doc To Scam Medicare Out Of Nearly $21 Million: NJ Feds Kickbacks Convinced Doc To Scam Medicare Out Of Nearly $21 Million: NJ Feds
Kickbacks Convinced Doc To Scam Medicare Out Of Nearly $21 Million: NJ Feds A doctor pocketed cash kickbacks from lab companies and others for filing more than $20.7 million in bogus Medicare claims for medically unnecessary -- and often expensive -- COVID and cancer genetic tests, among other scams, a federal grand jury in Newark has charged. Alexander Baldonado, 68, of Queens already was awaiting trial dating back to charges brought a few years ago when grand jurors in Newark this week returned a superseding indictment that digs deeper into the allegations. Baldonado approved lab tests billed to Medicare in exchange for cash payoffs "from a laboratory representat…
Bergen Doc Who Said He Treated Medicaid Patients When He Was Not Even In The U.S. Pays Up Bergen Doc Who Said He Treated Medicaid Patients When He Was Not Even In The U.S. Pays Up
Bergen Doc Who Said He Treated Medicaid Patients When He Was Not Even In The U.S. Pays Up A Bergen County doctor and former medical director of the New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home in Paramus busted for "up-coding" and lying about care provided has agreed to pay $700,000, federal authorities said. Arun Sehgal and his Ramsey practice, Preventive & Diagnostic Medical Center P.A., violated the "False Claims Act" by billing patients for more service than they could possibly provide in a single day, or for services that they never provided, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger said Thursday, Feb. 22. Sehgal and his practice agreed to pay $693,490 plus interest to resolve the three …
Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: CPSC Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: CPSC
Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: Cpsc Multiple biometric gun safes are being recalled nationwide due to locks that can fail and allow access to unauthorized users, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced.  On Thursday, Feb. 22, the agency issued a series of recall alerts regarding four safes that are subject to the recall due to the faulty locks.  Products subject to the recall:  Awesafe Biometric Gun Safes Awesafe Biometric Gun Safes CPSC MouTec brand Biometric Firearm Safes MouTec brand Biometric Firearm Safes CPSC Machir Biometric Personal Safes Machir Biometric Personal Safe…
Shoplifters Fresh Off Heist Busted With Ecstasy, $5K In Merch On Route 23: Wayne PD Shoplifters Fresh Off Heist Busted With Ecstasy, $5K In Merch On Route 23: Wayne PD
Shoplifters Fresh Off Heist Busted With Ecstasy, $5K In Merch On Route 23: Wayne PD Police arrested three shoplifters found with more than $5,300 in stolen merchandise after keen-eyed stopped their car on Route 23 last week in Wayne, officials said. Dugleidy Gonzalez-Riera, 28; Yefferson Prieto-Galviz, 23; and Morelis Blanco-Cineros, 41; all of the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City, were being held in the Passaic County Jail on various theft and drug charges, Wayne Detective Capt. Dan Daly said. Trouble began around 3:35 p.m. last Valentine's Day when Wayne Officers Harrison Kirby and David Talerico saw the Toyota sedan following another vehicle too…
SEEN THEM? Ridgewood Police Seek Two Burglars Who Fled In Getaway Car SEEN THEM? Ridgewood Police Seek Two Burglars Who Fled In Getaway Car
Seen Them? Ridgewood Police Seek Two Burglars Who Fled In Getaway Car Ridgewood police are attempting to locate two people who attempted a residential burglary in the village on Thursday, Feb. 15. At 5:15 p.m., officers responded to a report of a package theft at a home in the area of Northern Parkway and East Glen Avenue, Ridgewood police said. The homeowner said when they arrived home they confronted two people inside their residence, police said. The duo fled north on foot across East Glen Avenue into a waiting getaway vehicle, a newer model red or burgundy colored Jeep Grand Cherokee, police said. The vehicle fled west on Glen Avenue toward North Maple Av…
Hundreds Line Up To Meet 50 Cent At Stew Leonard's In Paramus Hundreds Line Up To Meet 50 Cent At Stew Leonard's In Paramus
Hundreds Line Up To Meet 50 Cent At Stew Leonard's In Paramus 50 Cent can still draw a crowd. The legendary "Candy Shop" and "In Da Club" rapper hosted a bottle signing of his new Branson Cognac and Chemin du Roi champagne at Stew Leonard's on Wednesday, Feb. 21, attracting a crowd of hundreds of people. A few hundred fans lined up to see Musician and entrepreneur Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. 50 Cent held a bottle signing... Posted by Paramus Police Department on Thursday, February 22, 2024 50 Cent a.ka. Curtis Jackson had previously done a signing at Stew Leonard's in Westchester County, NY.  Blake Leonard, the president of Stew Leonard's…