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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.
Eleven New Jersey Natives Selected In 2024 NFL Draft: 'I Hear That Smile!' Eleven New Jersey Natives Selected In 2024 NFL Draft: 'I Hear That Smile!'
Eleven New Jersey Natives Selected In 2024 NFL Draft: 'I Hear That Smile!' Nearly a dozen football players from the Garden State heard their names called during the 2024 NFL Draft. Eleven players with New Jersey ties were selected in the draft from Thursday, Apr. 25 to Saturday, Apr. 27 in Detroit. The top Jersey draft pick was Max Melton, a Mays Landing native who played cornerback at Rutgers. Melton was taken in the second round with the 43rd overall pick by the Arizona Cardinals. He's the highest-drafted Scarlet Knight since defensive end Kemoko Turay was selected by the Indianapolis Colts with the 52nd overall pick in 2018. According to his NFL.com draft…
Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Sold In New Jersey Due To Salmonella Outbreak Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Sold In New Jersey Due To Salmonella Outbreak
Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Sold In New Jersey Due To Salmonella Outbreak Trader Joe's is recalling Infinite Herbs-brand organic basil that was sold across the country in 2.5-ounce clamshell packaging due to concerns of Salmonella contamination. This week, the supermarket giant issued an alert cautioning shoppers in 29 states, as well as Washington, DC, not to consume the product as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigates a reported outbreak of Salmonella. Trader Joes is recalling Infinite Herbs Organic Basil FDA According to the FDA, "Trader Joe’s has already voluntarily removed all Infinite Herbs-brand organic basil packed in 2.5-oz clamshell pa…
23 Small Aftershocks Reported By USGS In 23 Hours After New Jersey Earthquake 23 Small Aftershocks Reported By USGS In 23 Hours After New Jersey Earthquake
23 Small Aftershocks Reported By USGS In 23 Hours After New Jersey Earthquake The USGS is reporting 23 aftershocks in the 23 hours since the New Jersey earthquake that rattled the Northeast. The initial earthquake had a magnitude of 4.8 and was reported in Whitehouse Station at 10:23 a.m. Friday, April 5. Tremors were felt by more than four million people from Maryland to New Hampshire. The first aftershock was reported just under an hour later at 11:20 a.m. 6 km NNE of Whitehouse Station with a magnitude of 2.0. The largest aftershock had a 4.0 magnitude and happened just before 6 p.m. Friday, April 5. Most of the aftershocks were not notable, with magnitudes …
'Ruthless' Brick City Brims Druglord From Montclair Convicted Of Three Murders, More 'Ruthless' Brick City Brims Druglord From Montclair Convicted Of Three Murders, More
'Ruthless' Brick City Brims Druglord From Montclair Convicted Of Three Murders, More The leader of a notorious Essex County street gang that dominated the region's drug trade was convicted by a federal jury of three murders, among other counts, authorities said. Michael Healy, 43, of Montclair, "ruthlessly ordered murders so that he could protect his narcotics operation and continue to sell large quantities of dangerous [drugs],” U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger said after federal jurors in Newark returned their verdicts on Wednesday, April 3. Healy "recruited men to kill someone he thought was an informant, and even when they killed the wrong person – a bystander – he ord…
NJ Man, 18, Killed In I-95 Crash In Maryland, 3 Others Airlifted NJ Man, 18, Killed In I-95 Crash In Maryland, 3 Others Airlifted
NJ Man, 18, Killed In I-95 Crash In Maryland, 3 Others Airlifted An 18-year-old man was killed in a crash on I-95 in Maryland over the weekend. Gage Myers was in a 2014 Chevrolet Sonic that rear-ended a 2016 Toyota Highlander, which then rear-ended a 2022 Toyota Rav4 on the northbound side of the roadway in North East (Cecil County) around 6:50 p.m. Saturday, March 23, State Police said. ALSO SEE: Former South Jersey Athlete ID'd As Victim Killed In MD Crash, Girlfriend Airlifted Traffic had been stopped along the highway for a previous crash, police said. Gage Myers, the Chevrolet driver from New Jersey, died at the scene. Police did not say wher…
Convicted MS-13 Killer Sentenced In NJ Murder Plot Convicted MS-13 Killer Sentenced In NJ Murder Plot
Convicted MS-13 Killer Sentenced In NJ Murder Plot 𝗨𝗣𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: A member of an MS-13 clique who just began serving 40 years in federal prison for a murder in Virginia was sentenced to 10 years for his role in a failed plot to kill a rival in Hudson County. The plea-bargained sentence approved by a federal judge in Newark on Thursday, March 21, won’t require Jose Gimenez-Lobos, a 33-year-old Salvadoran national, to serve more time. It will run concurrently. Gimenez-Lobos and two companions were ordered by a high-ranking member of La Mara Salvatrucha to execute a member of the rival 18th Street gang from the Maryland/Virginia area, U.S. Attorney …
Grammy Winning Violinist Performs At East Rutherford Restaurant Grammy Winning Violinist Performs At East Rutherford Restaurant
Grammy Winning Violinist Performs At East Rutherford Restaurant Want to see one of the newest Grammy winners? All you have to do is head right to a restaurant in Bergen County. Lorenza Ponce is the in-house violinist at Elia Mediterranean Restaurant in East Rutherford, performing there regularly. Congratulations to our in-house violinist @lorenzaponce for her win at the 2024 Grammys! We are so happy that the @... Posted by Elia Mediterranean Restaurant on Monday, February 19, 2024 Ponce won a Grammy for Best New Age, Ambient or Chant Album, for her work on the LP "So She Howls." View this post on Instagram …
Good Samaritans Become Victims When NJ Driver In I-95 Crash Flees In Their Car: Police Good Samaritans Become Victims When NJ Driver In I-95 Crash Flees In Their Car: Police
Good Samaritans Become Victims When NJ Driver In I-95 Crash Flees In Their Car: Police A 54-year-old New Jersey man has been arrested after police in Delaware say he stole the vehicle of a Good Samaritan checking on him after a crash. Nadeem Cassiem of Keasbey (Woodbridge) was heading south on I-95 in a Toyota Rav4 in Newark, DE near State Route 273 around 7:10 a.m. Wednesday Feb. 7, when he rear-ended a white Dodge RAM pickup, Delaware State Police said. A concerned passerby stopped to check on the drivers for injuries, at which point the Cassiem got into the Good Samaritan’s Mercury Mountaineer and fled southbound on I-95 in the stolen SUV, DSP said. Troopers ide…
New Weather Map Shows Snow Potential In Pre-Valentine's Day Storm Nearing Northeast New Weather Map Shows Snow Potential In Pre-Valentine's Day Storm Nearing Northeast
New Weather Map Shows Snow Potential In Pre-Valentine's Day Storm Nearing Northeast AccuWeather has released a new weather map ahead of a winter storm approaching the Northeast. The above model shows rain and/or snow taking aim at most of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and northern Maryland early next week, likely sometime Monday, Feb. 12 into Tuesday, Feb. 13. "While the January thaw and break from the stormy pattern extended into early February, there is going to be a change in the pattern with a potentially impactful storm coming swinging across the Midwest and Northeastern states from Monday to Tuesday," AccuWeather Meteorologist Dean DeVore said. Precipitation is expected…
'Life-Threatening' Allergy Prompts Recall Of Wegmans Hummus In 8 States —  Including NJ 'Life-Threatening' Allergy Prompts Recall Of Wegmans Hummus In 8 States —  Including NJ
'Life-Threatening' Allergy Prompts Recall Of Wegmans Hummus In 8 States — Including NJ A popular hummus sold at Wegmans in eight states and the District of Columbia has been recalled by the company, the FDA announced on Feb. 3.  A producer for Wegmans, Summer Fresh Salads Inc. of Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada has recalled Wegmans Harissa Hummus Topped With Harissa, according to the FDA.  The recall was prompted due to undeclared sesame in the produce. The company explained that people with sesame allergies "run the risk of [a] serious or life-threatening allergic reaction[s] if they consume [this] product." Notably, "No illnesses have been reported to date in connect…
Possibility Of Snow, Ice Storm For Northeast Next Week Hinges On One Factor: AccuWeather Possibility Of Snow, Ice Storm For Northeast Next Week Hinges On One Factor: AccuWeather
Possibility Of Snow, Ice Storm For Northeast Next Week Hinges On One Factor: AccuWeather A winter storm could hit the Northeast next week, but it depends on one factor, forecasters say. A dip in the jet stream. “Should a large dip develop in the jet stream, then a major winter storm will climb the Atlantic coast from Monday night to Tuesday night,” AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Bob Smerbeck explained. “However, should only a shallow dip in the jet stream develop, the storm would be more likely to escape out to sea, off the southern Atlantic coast by midweek.” Weather maps show a dusting of between one and three inches, should the snow make its way up to New Jersey, eastern…
'Arctic Blast:' Snow, Ice To Threaten Northeast After Windy, Rainy Start To Weekend 'Arctic Blast:' Snow, Ice To Threaten Northeast After Windy, Rainy Start To Weekend
'Arctic Blast:' Snow, Ice To Threaten Northeast After Windy, Rainy Start To Weekend Forecasters are tracking two more storms in the coming days: One bringing heavy rain and wind, the other snow and ice to the Northeast. Thursday, Jan. 11 will be partly sunny with a high near 45 while Friday, Jan. 12 will be the same, before rain begins in the evening, the National Weather Service says.  The heaviest rain will fall at night and could result in major flooding adding to the damage for the mid-week storm. Quieter conditions are expected today before the next system arrives Friday afternoon into the weekend. Expect another... Posted by US National Weather Service Bal…
TGI Fridays Closing 7 NJ Restaurants, 30 Total Locations Across Northeast TGI Fridays Closing 7 NJ Restaurants, 30 Total Locations Across Northeast
TGI Fridays Closing 7 NJ Restaurants, 30 Total Locations Across Northeast TGI Fridays is closing nearly 30 "underperforming" locations across the northeast and will sell eight restaurants to the chain's former CEO, the chain said in a news release. The 27 closures include restaurants in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. In total, 36 TGI Fridays locations are shutting down nationwide. The company says about 1,000 employees, which represent more than 80% of those impacted, will be offered transfer opportunities. "As we continue along our path of transformation to revitalize the Fridays brand and …
First Projected Snowfall Totals Released For Major Storm Headed To Northeast First Projected Snowfall Totals Released For Major Storm Headed To Northeast
First Projected Snowfall Totals Released For Major Storm Headed To Northeast The first projected snowfall totals have been released for a potent coast-to-coast winter storm expected to hit the Northeast midway through the weekend. Click here for a new, updated story - Projected Snowfall Totals Increase As Nor'easter Nears: These Spots Could See 18 Inches Snowfall is expected to begin overnight Saturday, Jan. 6 into Sunday, Jan. 7, according to the National Weather Service. Areas in the darker shade in the image above from AccuWeather.com are expected to see between 6 and 12 inches of snowfall, including parts of upstate New York, northern Connecticut and areas…
Massive Winter Storm With Snow, Ice Could End Sunny Week In Northeast Massive Winter Storm With Snow, Ice Could End Sunny Week In Northeast
Massive Winter Storm With Snow, Ice Could End Sunny Week In Northeast We've earned it. Forecasters are following the first winter storm of the season for the Northeast, expected to arrive this weekend, AccuWeather reports. The outlet said the storm, moving in on Saturday afternoon, Jan. 6 and lingering through Sunday, Jan. 7, could be the most significant storm that the region has seen in years. It's still too soon to say how much snow will fall, AccuWeather says, though weather maps show snow across all of Pennsylvania, North Jersey and northern Maryland. Weekend winter storm. AccuWeather "There is a chance that accumulating snow can fall all the way t…
Sauerkraut Ice Cream Is Apparently One Of NJ's Favorite New Year's Treats Sauerkraut Ice Cream Is Apparently One Of NJ's Favorite New Year's Treats
Sauerkraut Ice Cream Is Apparently One Of NJ's Favorite New Year's Treats I scream, you scream, we all scream for sauerkraut ice cream? You read that correctly sauerkraut ice cream is a favorite briny, salty, creamy treat people flock to central Pennsylvania to eat at the start of every New Year. Pork and sauerkraut are New Year's staples for prosperity and good fortune for Pennsylvanian's of German ancestry. Urban Churn is known for taking this tradition to a new level by churning up sauerkraut ice cream. The owner Adam Brackbill said he uses all-natural ingredients and traditional ice cream production techniques to make simply delicious flavor combinations, so…
Fugitive Wanted For Trying To Kill Twin In MD Captured Near NJ/NY Border After 50-Mile Pursuit Fugitive Wanted For Trying To Kill Twin In MD Captured Near NJ/NY Border After 50-Mile Pursuit
Fugitive Wanted For Trying To Kill Twin In MD Captured Near NJ/NY Border After 50-Mile Pursuit A fugitive wanted for the attempted murder of his twin sister in Maryland was captured just short of the New York State line in New Jersey following a nearly hour-long pursuit, authorities confirmed on Monday, Dec. 4. Reese E. Wetzel, 23, of Ellicott City, MD stabbed his sister multiple times during an argument, then stole her car and headed north, police in Edison, NJ, said. Edison police said they received a Sirius XM alert involving the stolen white 2019 Subaru Outback at 8:13 p.m. Sunday. It pointed them toward Route 1 at Main Street, they said. Edison Officer Phil Smith spotted the s…
Drag Racer Throws Charger Stolen Out Of NJ In Reverse Before Arrest: Cops Drag Racer Throws Charger Stolen Out Of NJ In Reverse Before Arrest: Cops
Drag Racer Throws Charger Stolen Out Of NJ In Reverse Before Arrest: Cops A car reported stolen out of New Jersey was at the center of a drag racing scandal in Maryland that landed one man behind bars.  Capitol Heights resident Keith Andre Gorham, 25, pushed things to the limit and now faces more than a dozen charges after he was caught racing a Dodge Charger that had been taken from Highland Park, NJ, a spokesperson for the Frederick County Sheriff's Office announced on Tuesday. The arrest came following reported racing late on Veteran's Day in the area of I-270 and I-70 in Frederick County. According to the sheriff's office, deputies were called to the ar…
Man Who Killed Uncle Found Dead In Atlantic City: Cops Man Who Killed Uncle Found Dead In Atlantic City: Cops
Man Who Killed Uncle Found Dead In Atlantic City: Cops A New Jersey man wanted in connection to the fatal shooting of his uncle in Maryland was found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Atlantic City, police say. On Monday night, Nov. 20, 62-year-old Lewis Parker, Sr. was found inside his Brandywine home, and during the course of the investigation, his nephew, 29-year-old Somers Point, NJ resident Elijah Drew was identified as a suspect. A warrant was issued for Drew's arrest, but the investigation came to an unexpected ending when the Prince George's Police Department was told on Tuesday, Nov. 21, that Drew had died by suicide, they sa…
Family Of Roofer Who Fell From Passaic County Home Gets $75G From Company That Caused His Death Family Of Roofer Who Fell From Passaic County Home Gets $75G From Company That Caused His Death
Family Of Roofer Who Fell From Passaic County Home Gets $75G From Company That Caused His Death UPDATE: The survivors of a worker who fell to his death from a residential roof in Haledon will receive $75,000 after his employer admitted in federal court this week that his Middlesex County construction company failed to provide any fall protection equipment or training. The unidentified worker was installing insulation for a second-floor subroof in August 2019 when he took a step back and fell more than 20 feet, first onto a scaffold and then to a concrete floor below, U.S. Attorney for New Jersey Philip R. Sellinger said. He was later pronounced dead of a head injury. Despite the…
Bright Fireball Above East Coast Was Meteor: NASA Bright Fireball Above East Coast Was Meteor: NASA
Bright Fireball Above East Coast Was Meteor: NASA Did you see it? A bright fireball that bolted across East Coast skies on Thursday, Nov. 2 was, in fact, a meteor, NASA confirmed. Bright fireball off the coast of Long Island last night just after 7 PM local last night (November 2) Numerous... Posted by NASA Meteor Watch on Friday, November 3, 2023 The meteor was spotted in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, around 7:10 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2, NASA said. "An analysis of their accounts, combined with information from the World Trade Center and Onset EarthCams, indica…
Meet Conservative Commentator Dan Bongino in North Jersey Meet Conservative Commentator Dan Bongino in North Jersey
Meet Conservative Commentator Dan Bongino in North Jersey Dan Bongino, host of his own show on Rumble, is coming to Bergen County to teach everyone about how failure can be a helpful motivator.  Bongino is signing copies of his new book "The Gift of Failure" on Friday, Nov. 10 at 5 p.m. at Books and Greetings in Northvale. In the book, the right wing pundit, discusses how his failures led him to become a prominent conservative commentator, including three unsuccessful runs for elected office in his native Maryland, according to a synopsis.. Bongino also discusses his time on the Secret Service and his battles with cancer, according to a synops…
Terror Threats Cancel CAIR Banquet Where Prospect Park Mayor Is Slated To Speak Terror Threats Cancel CAIR Banquet Where Prospect Park Mayor Is Slated To Speak
Terror Threats Cancel CAIR Banquet Where Prospect Park Mayor Is Slated To Speak The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has cancelled its annual banquet slated to happen this weekend in Arlington, VA over death and bomb threats that may be connected to the war between Israel and Hamas. Officials from CAIR said managers and staff at the Crystal Gateway Marriott received death threats, and threats to place bombs in the parking garage were also made, ahead of the Saturday, Oct. 21 event. Important community update: over the past 24 hours, anti-Muslim and anti-Palestinian extremists have made dozens of... Posted by CAIR on Thursday, October 19, 2023 Both this…
Two Inches Of Rain To Drench Northeast This Weekend: Here's Timing Two Inches Of Rain To Drench Northeast This Weekend: Here's Timing
Two Inches Of Rain To Drench Northeast This Weekend: Here's Timing The Northeast is in for another rainy weekend. While skies on Friday, Oct. 13 were sunny and temps were pleasant, Saturday, Oct. 14 was expected to come with rain for the Northeast: Nearly two inches of it, according to AccuWeather. New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia will get drenched, with rainfall expected to begin in the early afternoon, as reported by AccuWeather and the National Weather Service. 🌤️ Happy Friday the 13th! Nothing scary about today's forecast. Another pleasant and sunny day before clouds and rain... Posted by US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mo…
Roselle Man Faces Additional Charges In Murder Of Sister-In-Law, Niece: Prosecutors Roselle Man Faces Additional Charges In Murder Of Sister-In-Law, Niece: Prosecutors
Roselle Man Faces Additional Charges In Murder Of Sister-In-Law, Niece: Prosecutors A 44-year-old Roselle man has now been indicted by a grand jury on 11 counts after he was arrested for killing his sister-in-law and niece back in April, prosecutors. In addition to two counts of first degree murder, Every Morrison has also been charged with multiple weapons offenses, credit card theft, receiving stolen property and hindering prosecution in the deaths of Keisha Morrison, his 45-year-old sister-in-law and Kelsey Morrison, his 9-year-old niece, Union County Prosecutor William Daniel said. On April 18, Roselle Police Officers were called to a home on the 200 block of West 7th …
Hurricane Lee Won't Have Much Impact On NJ, Weather Maps Show Hurricane Lee Won't Have Much Impact On NJ, Weather Maps Show
Hurricane Lee Won't Have Much Impact On NJ, Weather Maps Show Hurricane Lee is expected to make landfall in Canada sometime over the weekend. What does that mean for New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the mid-Atlantic states? Not a lot. ...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON BERMUDA BEGINNING EARLY TOMORROW... ...RISK OF WIND, COASTAL FLOODING, AND... Posted by NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 Lee's most-likely course shows it will make landfall in Atlantic Canada at the end of the week, and its most significant impacts will be felt in Halifax and some of New England. In New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the mid-Atla…
New Ice Cream Recall Issued For Product Sold In Weis Market Stores New Ice Cream Recall Issued For Product Sold In Weis Market Stores
New Ice Cream Recall Issued For Product Sold In Weis Market Stores Another ice cream recall has been issued by a manufacturer in the region, this time due to an undeclared ingredient. Weis Markets Inc., headquartered in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, said it is recalling containers of Weis Quality Brownie Moose Tracks Ice Cream (48 ounces) because the product may contain undeclared egg.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product, according to an announcement by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The product was distributed to all 197 Weis Mark…
Paterson Jewelry Store Robbery Part Of Multi-State Crime Spree Involving DC Rapper: Feds Paterson Jewelry Store Robbery Part Of Multi-State Crime Spree Involving DC Rapper: Feds
Paterson Jewelry Store Robbery Part Of Multi-State Crime Spree Involving DC Rapper: Feds Three masked men who robbed a Paterson jewelry store of more than $1 million worth of merchandise at gunpoint last year were part of a violent East Coast crime ring that included a Washington, DC-based rapper, federal authorities said Wednesday. Trevor Wright – aka “Taliban Glizzy” – was among 16 defendants named in an indictment unsealed by federal authorities in the nation’s capital on Aug. 30. Mohammad Sheik had only just opened the Paradise Jewelry Store at the corner of Main Street and Delaware Avenue in Paterson several weeks earlier when the place was robbed last fall. It was one o…
Mid-Atlantic Crime Ring Arrests For NJ Armed Robberies, Carjackings Mid-Atlantic Crime Ring Arrests For NJ Armed Robberies, Carjackings
Mid-Atlantic Crime Ring Arrests For NJ Armed Robberies, Carjackings An indictment of 16 members of a violent mid-Atlantic crime ring has been unsealed and the federal agencies are naming names.  Of the 16, eight of the alleged crime ring members were arrested in the morning on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2023, police in Fairfax County, Virginia announced later that day.  They were all arrested in connection to a violent crime spree that took place between Jan. 7, 2022, through Jan. 27, 2023.  The crime ring members were all from Maryland and the District of Columbia. They met with their accused leader – Trevor Wright, also known as “Taliban Glizzy” …
Severe Weather Watch Issued As Thunderstorms Threaten Region, More Sweltering Heat Ahead Severe Weather Watch Issued As Thunderstorms Threaten Region, More Sweltering Heat Ahead
Severe Weather Watch Issued As Thunderstorms Threaten Region, More Sweltering Heat Ahead A severe weather watch was issued by the National Weather Service across much of the region Thursday, July 27. As temps hovered around 95 degrees, thunderstorms were taking aim across parts of Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Virginia. Thunderstorms were expected in the afternoon, with showers likely in the evening and overnight. Temps were expected to surge through Saturday, July 29. Temps are expected to surge on Friday.AccuWeather Heat map AccuWeatherAccuWeather Friday, July 28 will be sunny with a high near 95, but could feel as hot as 103, the NWS says. Saturday will h…