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Person Fatally Struck By Vehicle Moments After Hitting Pedestrian: North Plainfield PD Person Fatally Struck By Vehicle Moments After Hitting Pedestrian: North Plainfield PD
Person Fatally Struck By Vehicle Moments After Hitting Pedestrian: North Plainfield PD A 57-year old Plainfield man was fatally struck by a car as he was checking on a pedestrian he hit with his vehicle near Costco in North Plainfield on Thursday, April 4, authorities said. At 11:37 p.m. police responded to Route 22 East and discovered two motor vehicle crashes had taken place, North Plainfield Police Chief William Parenti said. Danti Bryant had just struck a 31-year-old North Plainfield woman who was injured and lying in the roadway, Parenti said. As Bryant exited his vehicle to investigate what he had struck, he was struck by another vehicle that swerved to avoid hitting the…
Troopers Seek Serial Wallet Thief In Lehigh County Troopers Seek Serial Wallet Thief In Lehigh County
Troopers Seek Serial Wallet Thief In Lehigh County Pennsylvania State Police are looking for the suspect in a series of wallet thefts at Lower Macungie stores.  The pictured man is accused of taking the wallet from a Costco shopper's purse on Friday, Feb. 23. Authorities believe he went to the nearby Target at 749 North Krocks Road and used the victim's credit card to buy $2,500 of American Express and MasterCard gift cards.  He's also a suspect in three similar incidents at Lower Macungie retail stores, including:  At Costco on Sept. 8, 2023 At Walmart on Feb. 3 At Walmart on Feb. 16  Anyone who can identify…
Trio Accused Of 'Distract And Grab' Thefts Outside Of Manahawkin Stores Trio Accused Of 'Distract And Grab' Thefts Outside Of Manahawkin Stores
Trio Accused Of 'Distract And Grab' Thefts Outside Of Manahawkin Stores Three people were accused of taking part in a "distract and grab" ring across the tri-state area, including outside of two stores on the Jersey Shore, authorities said. The three were arrested in connection with the incidents in July and August 2023, Stafford Township police announced in a Saturday, Mar. 2 news release. The department and nearby law enforcement agencies had received several reports of "distract and grab" thefts and credit card fraud. All three were charged with theft, burglary, fraudulent use of a credit card, and conspiracy to commit theft. They were 39-year-old …
Deadly Cheeses Prompt Massive Recall Nationwide: CDC, FDA, USDA Deadly Cheeses Prompt Massive Recall Nationwide: CDC, FDA, USDA
Deadly Cheeses Prompt Massive Recall Nationwide: CDC, FDA, USDA Dairy products linked to deaths and serious illness — sold nationwide at many major retailers — are being recalled, the Center for Disease Control, the US Department of Agriculture, and the Food And Drug Administration announced in multiple releases over the first week of February.  Rizo Lopez Foods, Inc. is recalling over 50 products after 26 illnesses, 23 hospitalizations, and 2 deaths, according to the CDC.  The California-based company issued the recall following the report of Listeria monocytogenes contamination causing illnesses in 11 states. Listeria monocytogene…
'Scary:' Route 70 Costco Shopper Shoots Themself Accidentally, Brick Township Police Say 'Scary:' Route 70 Costco Shopper Shoots Themself Accidentally, Brick Township Police Say
'Scary:' Route 70 Costco Shopper Shoots Themself Accidentally, Brick Township Police Say Police are investigating after a shopper accidentally shot themselves inside an Ocean County wholesale store over the weekend, they said. Brick Township police officers responded to the Costco warehouse on Route 70 at around 1 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21, local police said. The owner of the gun is expected to survive their injuries. One person who replied to the police department's Facebook post about the incident said they saw what happened. "I was right next to him when it happened," the commenter said. "It was terrible and scary. The bullet landed 5 feet from my daughter.  "If you're …
Nationwide Recall: Charcuterie Trays Sold At Costco, Sam's Club Linked To Salmonella Outbreak Nationwide Recall: Charcuterie Trays Sold At Costco, Sam's Club Linked To Salmonella Outbreak
Nationwide Recall: Charcuterie Trays Sold At Costco, Sam's Club Linked To Salmonella Outbreak The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has ordered a recall of two different charcuterie meat trays after they were linked to a salmonella outbreak. Forty-seven people across 22 states have gotten sick with salmonella after eating the potentially contaminated meats, which are sold at Costco and Sam’s Club locations across the country, the CDC announced on Thursday, Jan. 18. Of those who are sick, four are from New York and three are from Pennsylvania. Connecticut, New Jersey, Virginia, and Maryland each have seen one case of illness.  As of publication, the CDC has…
BlandJet Recalling 4.8M Portable Blenders Nationwide For Fire, Laceration Hazards BlandJet Recalling 4.8M Portable Blenders Nationwide For Fire, Laceration Hazards
BlandJet Recalling 4.8M Portable Blenders Nationwide For Fire, Laceration Hazards Nearly five million portable blenders sold nationwide are being recalled due to fire and laceration risks. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that a total of around 4.8 million BlendJet 2 Portable Blenders that can overheat or catch fire. If the blender were to get too hot, the blender blades can break off, creating the hazard. The recall includes blenders sold in a variety of colors and designs, federal authorities noted Recalled items have the serial numbers printed on the bottom of the base along with “blendjet2” and “The Original Portable Blender.”  The…
New Update: Victim ID'd In Fatal Lawrence DWI Crash New Update: Victim ID'd In Fatal Lawrence DWI Crash
New Update: Victim ID'd In Fatal Lawrence DWI Crash Police have identified the man who was hit and killed on a Long Island roadway by an alleged drunk driver. It happened in the early morning hours of Monday, Oct. 30 in Lawrence near Nassau Expressway.  Earlier Report: Drunk 22-Year-Old Hits, Kills Man Walking On Lawrence Roadway, Police Say According to Nassau County Police, 22-year-old Dei Aisha Wynter of Central Islip was driving a silver Tesla southbound on Rockaway Turnpike. Wynter was allegedly intoxicated when, at approximately 3:30 a.m., she struck 26-year-old Donavan Richardson, who was walking westbound in front of …
Duo Apprehended After Stealing $10K In Pharmaceuticals At Costco In Port Chester: Police Duo Apprehended After Stealing $10K In Pharmaceuticals At Costco In Port Chester: Police
Duo Apprehended After Stealing $10K In Pharmaceuticals At Costco In Port Chester: Police Two people face charges after stealing $10,000 in pharmaceuticals from a Westchester Costco store, including a woman who led authorities on multiple pursuits in several municipalities, police said.  The incident began on Thursday night, Oct. 26, when Port Chester Police were alerted that a stolen vehicle had entered the village. This vehicle was soon found in the parking lot of the Costco Wholesale store at 1 Westchester Ave., police said.  According to the department, while officers were investigating the location of the car's occupants, a woman came out of Costco's side exit wit…
Know Them? Duo Wanted For Using Stolen Credit Cards in Huntington Station, Police Say Know Them? Duo Wanted For Using Stolen Credit Cards in Huntington Station, Police Say
Know Them? Duo Wanted For Using Stolen Credit Cards in Huntington Station, Police Say Police on Long Island are asking the public for help identifying a duo who allegedly used a stolen credit card. Eight credit cards were stolen from a shopping cart at Costco, located at 625 Broadhollow Road in Melville, on Thursday, Sept. 14 around 12 p.m.  Two people attempted to use the cards at Apple, located in the Walt Whitman Shops, in Huntington Station later that day. One purchase for approximately $2,300 was successful, police said. The man was described as Hispanic in his mid-20s with a tattoo on his right leg and the woman was described as Hispanic and o…
E. Coli Prompts Recall Of Costco Butternut Squash Sold In Virginia Stores E. Coli Prompts Recall Of Costco Butternut Squash Sold In Virginia Stores
E. Coli Prompts Recall Of Costco Butternut Squash Sold In Virginia Stores If you bought butternut squash from Costco recently, it may contain E. Coli. Safeway Fresh Foods, based in Vineland, NJ, is recalling fresh-cut butternut squash sold in Costco stores in several states, due to E. Coli found during routine testing. A letter was sent to customers who purchased the product between Sept. 7 and Sept. 15. The squash product was sold in Costco stores in Washington D.C.; Maryland (Gaithersburg, Frederick, Columbia, Wheaton, and Owings Mills); Pennsylvania (Robinson and Homestead); and Virginia (Fairfax, Sterling, Pentagon City, Leesburg, and Charlottsville). Click…
Man Arrested After Shooting Near Costco: Bayonne Police Man Arrested After Shooting Near Costco: Bayonne Police
Man Arrested After Shooting Near Costco: Bayonne Police A 59-year-old Bayonne man was arrested and charged for a  shooting a man near a Costco in March, police announced on Thursday, June 15. On Friday, March 17, a 61-year-old man was walking in the area of Chosin Few Way and East 40th Street when James Johnson ran toward him and shot him in the leg, police said. Johnson fled northbound on Chosin Few Way while the victim walked toward the Costco parking lot where bystanders summoned police, officers said. He was transported to an area hospital for treatment, police said. Johnson was taken into custody on Wednesday, June 15, police said. Whi…
FOUND: Tyngsborough Man Last Seen At Costco Called 'Vulnerable' By Police FOUND: Tyngsborough Man Last Seen At Costco Called 'Vulnerable' By Police
Found: Tyngsborough Man Last Seen At Costco Called 'Vulnerable' By Police A man with dementia was located safely after going missing from a New Hampshire Costco, officials say.  Michael Fairbrother, of Tyngsborough, was reported missing after he was last seen at a Costco on the Daniel Webster Highway in Nashua, New Hampshire on Thursday, June 1 at approximately 3:30 p.m., according to the Tyngsborough Police Department. He was found by 12:20 p.m. on Friday June 2, according to New Hampshire State Police.  UPDATE - Mr. Fairbrother has been safely located. The Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert has been canceled. — New Hampshire State Police (@NH_StatePolice) June…
Tommy's Tavern + Tap Opening New Restaurant In Mount Laurel Tommy's Tavern + Tap Opening New Restaurant In Mount Laurel
Tommy's Tavern + Tap Opening New Restaurant In Mount Laurel Tommy's Tavern + Tap is expanding in South Jersey. The restaurant chain is taking over the former TGI Friday's building in the Centerton Square shopping center in Mount Laurel. The restaurant is expected to open later this month. Tim Selcov, CEO of Triple T Hospitality Group that operates Tommy's restaurants across the state, said, "Tommy's is the crowd pleaser. We do a lot; but we do a lot great. That's what really separates us." The restaurant mixes a modern upscale vibe with sports bar features.  "We serve high quality, fresh food from our three separate kitchens within our …
Company Issues Recall For Frozen Fruit Products Due To Hepatitis Outbreak Company Issues Recall For Frozen Fruit Products Due To Hepatitis Outbreak
Company Issues Recall For Frozen Fruit Products Due To Hepatitis Outbreak A company has issued a recall for various frozen food products sold at Costco, Aldi, Trader Joe's, and other businesses due to a hepatitis outbreak. Scenic Fruit Company said it is recalling frozen organic strawberries sold at Costco and Aldi, and frozen organic tropical blend sold to Trader Joe’s due to an outbreak of Hepatitis A illnesses. Although Hepatitis A has not been detected in this product, out of an abundance of caution, consumers should stop consuming the product and return it to their local store for a refund, the FDA said. The company has ceased the production and distributio…
Company Issues Recall For Frozen Fruit Products Due To Hepatitis Outbreak Company Issues Recall For Frozen Fruit Products Due To Hepatitis Outbreak
Company Issues Recall For Frozen Fruit Products Due To Hepatitis Outbreak A company has issued a recall for various frozen food products sold at Costco, Aldi, Trader Joe's, and other businesses due to a hepatitis outbreak. Scenic Fruit Company said it is recalling frozen organic strawberries sold at Costco and Aldi, and frozen organic tropical blend sold to Trader Joe’s due to an outbreak of Hepatitis A illnesses. Although Hepatitis A has not been detected in this product, out of an abundance of caution, consumers should stop consuming the product and return it to their local store for a refund, the FDA said. The company has ceased the production and distributio…
Man Shot Outside Hudson County Costco Store Man Shot Outside Hudson County Costco Store
Man Shot Outside Hudson County Costco Store A man was shot outside of a Hudson County Costco store this weekend, authorities said. The 61-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to his leg around 7 p.m. Friday, March 17, near the Bayonne Costco on Goldsborough Drive, Bayonne Police Capt. Eric Amato said. The victim was taken to an area with the non-life-threatening injury.  The incident remains an active investigation and anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Bayonne Police Detective Bureau at 201-858-6925.    
GOTCHA! Hardcore Ex-Con Trio Robbed 80-Year-Old Shopper In Route 46 Costco Lot: Prosecutor GOTCHA! Hardcore Ex-Con Trio Robbed 80-Year-Old Shopper In Route 46 Costco Lot: Prosecutor
Gotcha! Hardcore Ex-Con Trio Robbed 80-Year-Old Shopper In Route 46 Costco Lot: Prosecutor UPDATE: Authorities charged three hardcore criminals from Newark with robbing a defenseless 80-year-old shopper in the parking lot of a Costco off Route 46 in Teterboro. Ex-cons Alex Carroll, 35, David Fate, 38, and Tariq Kyam, 57, all have extensive, violent criminal histories, records show. Kyam and Fate were both charged with committing two robberies in 2009, one of which left a Verona gas station attendant shot dead. Kyam served nearly nine years behind bars after Fate testified against him. How much time Fate served in exchange for his testimony couldn't immediately be determined. Th…
52,000 Smart TVs Recalled Due To 'Serious Tip-Over, Entrapment Hazards' 52,000 Smart TVs Recalled Due To 'Serious Tip-Over, Entrapment Hazards'
52,000 Smart TVs Recalled Due To 'Serious Tip-Over, Entrapment Hazards' Officials are warning that more than half a million smart television models sold throughout the US pose a serious safety risk.  Around 52,000 86-inch television models produced by LG Electronics sold between March and September 2022 can become unstable while on the assembled included stand, posing "serious tip-over and entrapment hazards" that can injure or kill a child or other people, according to a recall announcement by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission from Thursday, Jan. 12.  The recall specifically includes four different models with the model numbers:  86UQ8…
Airborne Crash Kills Retired Dauphin County Deeds Clerk: Authorities Airborne Crash Kills Retired Dauphin County Deeds Clerk: Authorities
Airborne Crash Kills Retired Dauphin County Deeds Clerk: Authorities A woman who served the Dauphin County community for over 20 years has died in an airborne crash on Tuesday, Jan. 3, authorities say.  Gloria M. Enders, 80, was driving her 2012 Chevrolet Malibu south in the 600 block of North River Road/State Route 147 when she crossed the double yellow line while negotiating a curve the police detailed in a release in the days following the crash.  Her Malibu struck two trees— became airborne— and crash-landed in a nearby field, according to the release. State police were called to the scene of the crash where she wa…
Alert Issued For Missing 26-Year-Old Who Never Showed Up For Work In Clarkstown Alert Issued For Missing 26-Year-Old Who Never Showed Up For Work In Clarkstown
Alert Issued For Missing 26-Year-Old Who Never Showed Up For Work In Clarkstown Police are asking for help locating a Hudson Valley man who has been missing for more than a week. Rockland County resident Derek Appiah, age 26, of Clarkstown, was last seen at around 9:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14, when he set out to walk to his job at Costco, Clarkstown Police said. The trip was supposed to take just 10 minutes, but he never arrived at work and has had no contact with friends or family since, police said. Investigators said Appiah has had previous incidents where he has left for several days without contacting anyone and is known to frequent the Bronx. Police described App…
Costco Recall: 148K Pounds Chicken Patty May Be Contaminated Costco Recall: 148K Pounds Chicken Patty May Be Contaminated
Costco Recall: 148K Pounds Chicken Patty May Be Contaminated A massive recall of nearly 150,000 pounds of frozen chicken products sold at Costco has been announced by the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Louisiana-based Foster Farms is recalling approximately 148,000 pounds of fully-cooked frozen chicken breast patty products that may be contaminated with hard, clear pieces of plastic. The items subject to recall were produced on Thursday, Aug. 11, and come in 80-ounce packages with 20 pieces of "Chicken Patties Breaded Chicken Breast Patties with Rib Meat.” They will have a best-by date of "08/11/23,” esta…
Suspects Are Targeting, Stealing From Women In Retail Parking Lots In Suffolk, Police Say Suspects Are Targeting, Stealing From Women In Retail Parking Lots In Suffolk, Police Say
Suspects Are Targeting, Stealing From Women In Retail Parking Lots In Suffolk, Police Say It’s a common occurrence: you’re out in public when someone approaches and asks for directions. But police on Long Island are warning residents that their generosity could cost them thanks to a group of thieves who appear to be targeting helpful shoppers in store parking lots. Nassau County Police said it is investigating at least 10 reports of so-called deception larcenies, most of them occurring in Costco parking lots. In each case, a woman was approached by a person asking for directions while a second person stole personal property from their vehicles. The most recent incident happe…
Bay Shore Postal Worker Accused Of Stealing Over $70K In Costco Reward Certificates Bay Shore Postal Worker Accused Of Stealing Over $70K In Costco Reward Certificates
Bay Shore Postal Worker Accused Of Stealing Over $70K In Costco Reward Certificates A New York postal worker is accused of stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of Costco rewards certificates and cashing them in for himself. Long Island resident Gerome Fowler, age 32, of North Babylon in Suffolk County, was arrested Monday, Aug. 1 on multiple charges relating to the alleged scheme. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office said between December 2021 and May 2022, Fowler used over $6,000 of stolen Costco reward checks that should have been delivered to Costco customers. The thefts allegedly occurred while Fowler worked as a delivery carrier based out of the Bay …
Shoplifter Assaults Deputies, Attempts To Grab Firearm In Struggle: Police Shoplifter Assaults Deputies, Attempts To Grab Firearm In Struggle: Police
Shoplifter Assaults Deputies, Attempts To Grab Firearm In Struggle: Police An Ashburn man was arrested after he assaulted two officers when they confronted him about shoplifting, police said. On July 26 at around 1 p.m., Sady Ashkar, 32, was approached by officers at the Sterling Costco in the 21300 block of Pride Cascades Plaza, as he was in the process of shoplifting, according to Loudoun County Police. When deputies attempted to detain Ashkar, he resisted the arrest and assaulted two officers, officials said. Police said an officer tased Ashkar, which seemed to have no affect on him, before Ashkar tackled the officer to the ground and threw the taser. After A…
Recall Issued For Nine-Drawer Chests Sold At Costco Due To Entrapment Hazards Recall Issued For Nine-Drawer Chests Sold At Costco Due To Entrapment Hazards
Recall Issued For Nine-Drawer Chests Sold At Costco Due To Entrapment Hazards More than 5,000 chests of drawers that were sold at Costco locations have been recalled due to entrapment hazards that can cause serious injuries or death. Samson International recalled about 5,400 of its Universal Broadmoore Cayden Gentleman’s nine-drawer chests on Thursday, July 7, according to an announcement on the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission's website. The company has received one report of a tip-over incident involving a 10-year-old, the report said.  The recalled products were sold at Costco Wholesale Warehouses across the US and online here from …
National Recall Issued For 786K Swinging Hammock Chairs Due To Injury Hazard National Recall Issued For 786K Swinging Hammock Chairs Due To Injury Hazard
National Recall Issued For 786K Swinging Hammock Chairs Due To Injury Hazard New safety instructions are being provided to more than 750,000 consumers across the country after a national recall was issued for a popular brand of swinging hammock chairs. The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of approximately 786,000 RIO-branded chairs due to the improper insertion of pins provided for assembly that can cause the legs to collapse, creating a potential injury hazard to users. Officials announced the recall on Thursday, June 30. The folding chairs have a black or gray metal frame, a fabric seat, and a backrest with a pillow, some of which have a dri…
National Recall Issued For 786K Swinging Hammock Chairs Due To Injury Hazard National Recall Issued For 786K Swinging Hammock Chairs Due To Injury Hazard
National Recall Issued For 786K Swinging Hammock Chairs Due To Injury Hazard New safety instructions are being provided to more than 750,000 consumers across the country after a national recall was issued for a popular brand of swinging hammock chairs. The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of approximately 786,000 RIO-branded chairs due to the improper insertion of pins provided for assembly that can cause the legs to collapse, creating a potential injury hazard to users. Officials announced the recall on Thursday, June 30. The folding chairs have a black or gray metal frame, a fabric seat, and a backrest with a pillow, some of which have a dri…
Recall Issued For 400K Umbrellas Sold At Costco Due To Fire, Burn Hazards Recall Issued For 400K Umbrellas Sold At Costco Due To Fire, Burn Hazards
Recall Issued For 400K Umbrellas Sold At Costco Due To Fire, Burn Hazards Hundreds of thousands of outdoor umbrellas sold nationwide at Costco locations are being recalled due to fire and burn hazards. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued an alert for 10-foot SunVilla Corporation “Solar LED Market Umbrellas” that have lithium-ion batteries in the base that can overheat. Approximately 400,000 units sold in the US are subject to the recall, which was announced on Thursday, June. 23 by CPSC. The recalled products come in a variety of colors, featuring LED lights on the arms of the umbrella and a black solar panel battery puck at the top. To date, …
Recall Issued For 400K Umbrellas Sold At Costco Due To Fire And Burn Hazards Recall Issued For 400K Umbrellas Sold At Costco Due To Fire And Burn Hazards
Recall Issued For 400K Umbrellas Sold At Costco Due To Fire And Burn Hazards Hundreds of thousands of outdoor umbrellas sold nationwide at Costco locations are being recalled due to fire and burn hazards. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued an alert for 10-foot SunVilla Corporation “Solar LED Market Umbrellas” that have lithium-ion batteries in the base that can overheat. Approximately 400,000 units sold in the US are subject to the recall, which was announced on Thursday, June. 23 by CPSC. The recalled products come in a variety of colors, featuring LED lights on the arms of the umbrella and a black solar panel battery puck at the top. To date, …
Multiple Agencies Respond To Hazmat Situation At Costco In Port Chester Multiple Agencies Respond To Hazmat Situation At Costco In Port Chester
Multiple Agencies Respond To Hazmat Situation At Costco In Port Chester Multiple agencies responded to a "hazmat incident" at a Costco in Westchester County. Firefighters received a report of smoke in the Costco located in Port Chester at 1 Westchester Ave. at about 2:10 p.m. on Monday, June 20, according to the Port Chester Police Department. Authorities determined that the smoke wasn't from a fire, but that there was a large freon leak on the second floor of the building, the fire department reported. The cause of the leak remains under investigation, officials said. Units from Rye Brook, Purchase, the town and village of Mamaroneck, Rye, Valhalla, and Port…