Gunman Misses Victim At Point Blank Range In Attempted North Bergen Robbery, Police Say Gunman Misses Victim At Point Blank Range In Attempted North Bergen Robbery, Police Say
Gunman Misses Victim At Point Blank Range In Attempted North Bergen Robbery, Police Say A couple was shot at by an attempted robber man in North Bergen on the early morning of Tuesday, June 18, authorities said. At 2:35 a.m., officers responded to 76th Street and Bergenline and met with a couple who said they were getting off a bus when a man dressed in a track suit ran up to them from behind, put a gun to the boyfriend and demanded what he had on him, North Bergen police said. A brief struggle ensued because the boyfriend had nothing to give the robber, police said.  The robber then fired his gun, which missed the victim at point blank range, police said. There were no …
Top Fire Official Not At Fault For Bicycle Crash In North Bergen, Police Say (VIDEO) Top Fire Official Not At Fault For Bicycle Crash In North Bergen, Police Say (VIDEO)
Top Fire Official Not At Fault For Bicycle Crash In North Bergen, Police Say (Video) A bicyclist is facing several summonses after being struck by a vehicle operated by the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue deputy director Tuesday, June 18, Daily Voice has learned. Michael DeOrio had the green light when he was coming out of the municipal complex on the 6100 block of Tonnelle Avenue at 11:40 a.m., North Bergen Police Capt. Jorge Raposo said. NHRFR Executive Director Involved in Accident with Cyclist https://t.co/ptcPMKzwyR pic.twitter.com/Tf0Mraiu3e — HudPost (@hudpost) June 18, 2024 The bicyclist forged ahead and was struck by DeOrio, who remained at the scene. F…
Woman Whose 5-Year-Old Killed 4-Year-Old Convicted In Separate NJ Murder Case Woman Whose 5-Year-Old Killed 4-Year-Old Convicted In Separate NJ Murder Case
Woman Whose 5-Year-Old Killed 4-Year-Old Convicted In Separate NJ Murder Case A 30-year-old Newark woman whose 5-year-old son shot and killed his 4-year-old brother, has been convicted in the 2022 murder of a man, authorities said. Itiyanah Spruill was convicted of murder and conspiracy to commit murder in the fatal shooting of Lance Sally, Jr. in Nov. 2022, following a two-week trial, Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens, II said. Spruill lured Sally to the location where he was shot by an unidentified individual and drove the vehicle used in the homicide, Stephens said. She faces a sentence of 30 years to life in prison when she is sentenced in September. Spr…
NJ Murder Suspect Caught Up In 'Criminal Justice Overhaul' Convicted In 2016 Christmas Killing NJ Murder Suspect Caught Up In 'Criminal Justice Overhaul' Convicted In 2016 Christmas Killing
NJ Murder Suspect Caught Up In 'Criminal Justice Overhaul' Convicted In 2016 Christmas Killing A 40-year-old Newark man whose case happened in the midst of an overhaul of New Jersey's criminal justice system has been convicted in 2016 Christmas morning killing, authorities said. Habeeb Robinson was convicted of aggravated manslaughter, weapons possession and witness tampering in the death of Hassan Cobb-Jones, a 32-year-old Newark resident, Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens, II said. Cobb-Jones was shot in a van on the 100 block of Parker Street, Stephens said. Robinson's case was more complicated, as it was happening at the turn of major changes under New Jersey's…
Long Island Fugitive Dies By Suicide In NJ Gas Station Police Encounter, AG Says Long Island Fugitive Dies By Suicide In NJ Gas Station Police Encounter, AG Says
Long Island Fugitive Dies By Suicide In NJ Gas Station Police Encounter, AG Says State officials are investigating a death during a police encounter at a New Jersey gas station. Woodbridge police officers had stopped a vehicle at a gas station on Route 9 north around 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 14, the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office said. The male driver, the sole occupant, had an active National Crime Information Center (NCIC) warrant issued in New York for an active criminal investigation in Nassau County, AG Matthew J. Platkin said. When officers asked the man to exit the van, he refused and instead moved to the van’s rear compartment, behind a curta…
Amazon Fresh Opening Second NJ Grocery Store In Former Toys 'R' Us Building Amazon Fresh Opening Second NJ Grocery Store In Former Toys 'R' Us Building
Amazon Fresh Opening Second NJ Grocery Store In Former Toys 'R' Us Building A new Amazon supermarket is about to open in Monmouth County, officials said. The Amazon Fresh in Eatontown will officially open on Thursday, June 20, the company said in a news release. It will be the second Amazon Fresh location in New Jersey after one opened in Paramus in July 2022. The Eatontown store is located at 137 Route 35 in a 35,500-square-foot space once occupied by Toys“R”Us. "This new, affordable grocery store in the community will offer wide selection of quality groceries and a convenient shopping experience," Amazon said in its release. "We’re also proud to support the…
NJ Transit Passengers Fume Over Widespread Delays: 'Unacceptable' NJ Transit Passengers Fume Over Widespread Delays: 'Unacceptable'
NJ Transit Passengers Fume Over Widespread Delays: 'Unacceptable' It's been a commute to forget for New Jersey transit riders on Tuesday, June 18. And passengers were not happy about it. NJ Transit trains in and out of Penn Station New York are delayed up to 90 minutes, due to Amtrak overhead wires and a disabled train at the station.  New Jersey Transit rail tickets and passes are being cross-honored by New Jersey Transit and private carrier buses, PATH at Newark Penn Station, Hoboken Terminal and 33rd Street Station in New York.  Customers fumed on Twitter. "Hundreds of thousands of people rely on this service daily and these issues are hap…
NEWLY MINTED MILLIONAIRE! Powerball Ticket Sold In Essex County Wins $1 Mil NEWLY MINTED MILLIONAIRE! Powerball Ticket Sold In Essex County Wins $1 Mil
Newly Minted Millionaire! Powerball Ticket Sold In Essex County Wins $1 Mil It was a magical Monday for a Powerball player in Essex County. A Powerball ticket sold in Livingston matched all five numbers in the drawing held on Monday, June 17, winning $1 million. The ticket was sold at Shop Rite on South Livingston Ave. They were the only player in the country to win the big prize. This is the second lottery ticket in three days to win $1 million in North Jersey. A Mega Millions ticket sold in New Milford won $1 million on Friday, June 14. The winning numbers were 30, 48, 53, 58, 66 and the red Powerball was 9.
Justin Timberlake Arrested For DWI In NY Justin Timberlake Arrested For DWI In NY
Justin Timberlake Arrested For DWI In NY Singer and actor Justin Timberlake has allegedly been arrested on DWI-related charges on Long Island, according to multiple news reports. Click here for a new, updated story - New Details Released After Justin Timberlake Nabbed For DWI In Hamptons  ABC News is reporting that Timberlake, age 43, was taken into custody in the Hamptons on Monday, June 17, in Sag Harbor. Sag Harbor Police did not immediately return calls or answer phones regarding the arrest. Timberlake is slated to appear in court on Tuesday, June 18, ABC News said. Click here to read the entire ABC News story. Thi…
Temps Could Feel 105 Degrees This Week, Excessive Heat Watch Issued Across NJ, PA (TIMING) Temps Could Feel 105 Degrees This Week, Excessive Heat Watch Issued Across NJ, PA (TIMING)
Temps Could Feel 105 Degrees This Week, Excessive Heat Watch Issued Across NJ, PA (Timing) A heat advisory and excessive heat watch are both in effect across New Jersey and Pennsylvania ahead of scorching temps expected later this week. Temps are expected to rise into the low 90s Tuesday, June 18 (see heat index maps below) and get increasingly hotter as the week progresses.  National Weather Service By Friday, temps are expected to be at 96, but could feel more like 100 or even 105, the National Weather Service says. Some New Jersey school districts have early dismissals planned. Those are: Bridgewater-Raritan (Tuesday, with 4-hour days already planned for Wednesd…
Route 80 Pedestrian Struck, Injured: NJSP Route 80 Pedestrian Struck, Injured: NJSP
Route 80 Pedestrian Struck, Injured: Njsp A 59-year-old pedestrian was struck on Route 80, New Jersey State Police said, although the circumstances weren't immediately clear. The victim was struck on the eastbound highway near Madison Avenue in Paterson shortly before 10:30 p.m. Sunday, June 16, NJ State Police Sgt. Jeffrey Lebron said. ALS/BLS took him to the trauma unit at nearby St. Joseph's University Medical Center with a leg injury, the sergeant said. What the man was doing outside of a car on the interstate in that area wasn't immediately clear. Nor did authorities say whether the driver remained at the scene or what kind o…
Authorities Seize Man Who Woman Said Sexually Assaulted Her After Pickup Near Journal Square Authorities Seize Man Who Woman Said Sexually Assaulted Her After Pickup Near Journal Square
Authorities Seize Man Who Woman Said Sexually Assaulted Her After Pickup Near Journal Square UPDATE: A stranger who a 22-year-old woman said sexually assaulted her after she got into his car near Jersey City's Journal Square early this month was identified and then arrested on Monday, authorities announced. The woman told police she voluntarily got into a white vehicle after the stranger approached her around 7 a.m. Sunday, June 2, Daily Voice originally reported on June 6. The driver then headed to the area of Eighth and dead-ended Division Street by the Roberto Clemente Sports Complex in the shadow of the New Jersey Turnpike overpass, she said. It was there, the woman told polic…