Police ID Woman, Montclair Officer Wounded In Shootout (UPDATE) Police ID Woman, Montclair Officer Wounded In Shootout (UPDATE)
Police ID Woman, Montclair Officer Wounded In Shootout (Update) Authorities have identified the alleged gunman and released details in a police-involved shooting Monday in Montclair. Maryann Swain, 39, a township resident, struck Montclair Police Officer Michael J. Medrano, 33, in the shoulder on the 100 block of Forest Street around 1:10 p.m. Monday, April 15, Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II said. Medrano and other officers were responding to the scene on reports of an armed person and "were met with gunfire," Stephens said. Another Montclair officer returned fire, striking Swain, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries and wa…
Small Plane Crashes Off Runway In Sussex County (UPDATE) Small Plane Crashes Off Runway In Sussex County (UPDATE)
Small Plane Crashes Off Runway In Sussex County (Update) A pilot got out OK after his Cessna crashed nose-first off the runway Tuesday morning at Sussex Airport, the FAA confirmed. The single-engine 150 crashed at the privately-owned 96-acre airport on County Road 629 in Wantage around 11:45 a.m. April 16. Only the pilot was aboard. Only the pilot was aboard. Colesville Fire Company New Jersey State Police and local firefighters responded. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the cause. Colesville Fire Company took the photos and contributed to this story. Colesville Fire Company
SEE ANYTHING? Motorcyclist Severely Injured By Route 4 Hit-And-Run Driver SEE ANYTHING? Motorcyclist Severely Injured By Route 4 Hit-And-Run Driver
SEE Anything? Motorcyclist Severely Injured By Route 4 Hit-And-Run Driver A motorcyclist suffered severe injuries when he was struck on Route 4 in Paramus Tuesday afternoon by a driver who sped off, authorities said. The 57-year-old victim from Wood-Ridge was headed east in the highway's right lane when a dark sedan exiting Arcadia Way hit him shortly after 1:30 p.m. April 16, Paramus Police Chief Robert Guidetti said. The motorcyclist was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center with extensive injuries, the chief said. Police, meanwhile, issued a Be On the Lookout alert for the sedan, which responders said should have side damage. The motorcyclist, 57, …
Where Is Central Jersey? Monmouth U. Poll Finds Answers To NJ's Tricky Regional Debate Where Is Central Jersey? Monmouth U. Poll Finds Answers To NJ's Tricky Regional Debate
Where Is Central Jersey? Monmouth U. Poll Finds Answers To NJ's Tricky Regional Debate Monmouth University pollsters have tried to answer a question that has been hard to solve for many in the Garden State: Where is Central Jersey exactly? The Monmouth University Polling Institute released a survey on Tuesday, Apr. 16 that asked New Jerseyans what region they live in and if they believe their region gets a fair share of state resources. The pollsters also asked people to pick their favorite convenience store. According to the poll, 41 percent of New Jerseyans said they live in North Jersey, 34 percent said they're in Central Jersey, and 23 percent said they're from South…
Bayonne Man, 38, Charged With Sexually Assaulting Four Underage Girls Bayonne Man, 38, Charged With Sexually Assaulting Four Underage Girls
Bayonne Man, 38, Charged With Sexually Assaulting Four Underage Girls A 38-year-old Bayonne man was charged with sexually assaulting four underage girls. Anthony Lashley, 38, assaulted the teens “on multiple occasions between 2017 and 2024 in Jersey City and Bayonne,” Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said on Tuesday, April 16. All four were under 18 at the time, the prosecutor said. Authorities arrested Lashley this past Feb. 22 in connection with two alleged victims, Suarez said. An investigation turned up two more, she said, for which he was charged on April 9. Suarez didn’t say why she waited a week to announce it. Lashley, meanwhile, remained he…
State Grants $2.1M For Renovation Of Jersey City Studio Production Facility State Grants $2.1M For Renovation Of Jersey City Studio Production Facility
State Grants $2.1M For Renovation Of Jersey City Studio Production Facility New Jersey is continuing to invest in production. The New Jersey Economic Developing Authority announced on Wednesday, April 10, it has approved $9.5 million in funding to support five projects under the Film and Digital Media Studio Infrastructure Program. Of that grant money, $3.5 million will be going to Jersey City for two projects. The city is getting $2.1 million to improve infrastructure for a planned renovation of 50 Dey St. which will create approximately 280,000 square feet of studio production facilities. The work includes electrical power utility capacity improvements, upgr…
WINNER! Powerball Ticket Sold Online In NJ Scores Big $ WINNER! Powerball Ticket Sold Online In NJ Scores Big $
Winner! Powerball Ticket Sold Online In NJ Scores Big $ Well that's one way to pay off your taxes. A Powerball ticket sold online in New Jersey matched four numbers plus the red Powerball in the drawing held on Tax Day, Monday, April 15, winning $50,000. The ticket was sold online via the Jackpocket app, which is based at 355 Warwick Turnpike in Hewitt in Passaic County. The winning numbers were 7, 16, 41, 56, 61 and the red Powerball was 23. 
Shooting At Notorious Paterson Street Corner Wounds Out-Of-Towner, 42 Shooting At Notorious Paterson Street Corner Wounds Out-Of-Towner, 42
Shooting At Notorious Paterson Street Corner Wounds Out-Of-Towner, 42 Another shooting at one of Paterson’s most dangerous street corners sent a 42-year-old Newark man to the hospital. Shots rang out at Godwin Avenue and Carroll Street shortly after 10:30 p.m. Monday, April 15. As officers were arriving at the scene, a private vehicle was taking the victim to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center with non-fatal gunshot wounds, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Department Officer-In-Charge Isa Abbassi said in a joint release Tuesday. Valdes and Abbassi didn’t say whether any suspects had been arrested or identified.
Fourth Body Recovered From Baltimore Bridge Collapse Fourth Body Recovered From Baltimore Bridge Collapse
Fourth Body Recovered From Baltimore Bridge Collapse A fourth body has been recovered from the scene of the Baltimore's Key Bridge collapse, responders announced. Unified Command said only that the body was that of a construction worker presumed dead in the collapse on Tuesday, March 26. The body was recovered Sunday, April 14. The victim will not be identified at the family's request but was positively identified on Monday, April 15 by the medical examiner. On Friday, April 5, divers located the body of Maynor Yasir Suazo-Sandoval, 38, from the Patapsco River, Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott said. The bodies of 35-year-old Alejan…
College Student From Morris County Killed In I-295 Crash (UPDATE) College Student From Morris County Killed In I-295 Crash (UPDATE)
College Student From Morris County Killed In I-295 Crash (Update) Authorities have identified the 20-year-old driver killed in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 295 in Mercer County. Samuel Beale, of the Kenvil section of Roxbury, was driving a Nissan SUV northbound near milepost 60.6 in Hamilton shortly before 8 p.m. Sunday, April 14, when he veered off the highway to the left and struck a concrete bridge support and guardrail, New Jersey State Police said. Beale was pronounced dead at the scene, State Police said. Beale was a sophomore economics major at Rider University in Lawrenceville, according to his LinkedIn.com profile.
Lauren Brecher, Longtime Teacher, Morris County Resident, Dies At 50 Lauren Brecher, Longtime Teacher, Morris County Resident, Dies At 50
Lauren Brecher, Longtime Teacher, Morris County Resident, Dies At 50 Lauren Brecher died on Friday, April 12 at Morristown Medical Center at the age of 50 after battling cancer, according to her obituary. Born in Massachusetts, she grew up in Oakland in Bergen County before moving to Lake Hiawatha in 1996, her obituary reads. Brecher was a longtime teacher at Suburban Hills School in Chester and later taught OLPH Early Childhood Center in Oakland, her obituary reads. I met Lauren in 10th grade gym class; she was a junior. We had exercise aerobics and we hid in the back both lazy and I... Posted by Deborah Butturini on Monday, April 15, 2024 "Those w…
Film Studio Part Of $1 Billion NJ Waterfront Project Will Be Funded By $4.7M Grant Film Studio Part Of $1 Billion NJ Waterfront Project Will Be Funded By $4.7M Grant
Film Studio Part Of $1 Billion NJ Waterfront Project Will Be Funded By $4.7M Grant A movie production studio in Carteret got a financial boost from New Jersey through a $4.7 million state grant. It's part of a $1 billion, 10-acre redevelopment project, according to Carteret Mayor Daniel J. Reiman. The project includes a 1.2 million-square-foot movie production studio complex called "Carteret Stages." Five grants totaling $9.5 million were awarded throughout the state as part of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority's Film and Digital Media Studio Infrastructure Program. Nearly half of the state funds went to Carteret to build public access to a former brownfield …