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Man Struck, Killed By Bus Near GWB Was Brother Of Actor Jason Patric Man Struck, Killed By Bus Near GWB Was Brother Of Actor Jason Patric
Man Struck, Killed By Bus Near GWB Was Brother Of Actor Jason Patric A man who was struck and killed by a commuter bus near the George Washington Bridge earlier this week was the brother of actor Jason Patric. Jordan Miller, 56, lived in Fort Lee and was one of the customer service "red caps" who assist people moving through the Port Authority bus terminal just across the Hudson in midtown Manhattan. "Jordan literally died on his way to work," said Kevin O'Toole, the former New Jersey state senator who's now the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The left-turning driver of the NJ Transit bus never saw him as Miller crossed Bruce Reyn…
Pedestrian From Fort Lee, 56, Struck, Killed By Commuter Bus Near GWB (UPDATED) Pedestrian From Fort Lee, 56, Struck, Killed By Commuter Bus Near GWB (UPDATED)
Pedestrian From Fort Lee, 56, Struck, Killed By Commuter Bus Near GWB (Updated) A Fort Lee resident was struck and killed by a commuter bus while crossing a busy intersection near the George Washington Bridge before dawn Wednesday. The NJ Transit bus was headed north on Lemoine Avenue when the driver made a left turn onto Bruce Reynolds Boulevard (formerly Bridge Plaza South) and struck the 56-year-old pedestrian at 5:05 a.m. Jan. 10, Fort Lee Deputy Police Chief Edward Young said. Port Authority and Fort Lee police officers quickly responded and conducted CPR, the deputy chief said. The pedestrian was pronounced dead a short time later at Englewood Hospital and …
Images Of 26 More Heroes Added To Port Authority PD Line-Of-Duty Death Memorial Images Of 26 More Heroes Added To Port Authority PD Line-Of-Duty Death Memorial
Images Of 26 More Heroes Added To Port Authority PD Line-Of-Duty Death Memorial The images of 26 Port Authority police officers who died in the line of duty before and after 9/11 were added to a striking memorial on the New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge. The memorial at Port Authority Police Benevolent Association headquarters off East Palisade Avenue in Englewood Cliffs originally was created to honor the 37 PAPD officers killed in the 9/11 terror attacks on America. They included K9 Sirius, whose handler put him into what was believed to be a safe place at the World Trade Center before the buildings fell. "At that time, we had what we believed to be ei…
GOTCHA! Port Authority Officers Nab Massachusetts Murder Suspect Boarding Bus In NYC GOTCHA! Port Authority Officers Nab Massachusetts Murder Suspect Boarding Bus In NYC
Gotcha! Port Authority Officers Nab Massachusetts Murder Suspect Boarding Bus In NYC A pair of diligent Port Authority police officers at the midtown Manhattan bus terminal captured a man wanted for killing a woman in Massachusetts. Victor Carter, 39, had been the subject of a manhunt in the slaying of Amber Buckner, a 40-year-old mother of four in Stoughton, MA, last Tuesday, Dec. 13. PAPD Officers Robert Greff and Robert Pelc were on patrol in the area of Gate 81 on the Port Authority Bus Terminal's lower level when they spotted Carter trying to hop a Greyhound at 1:41 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, agency Spokeswoman Lenis Valens said. He apparently was bound for Boston, Vale…
Arrest Made In Connection With 40-Year-Old Stoughton Mother's Murder: DA Arrest Made In Connection With 40-Year-Old Stoughton Mother's Murder: DA
Arrest Made In Connection With 40-Year-Old Stoughton Mother's Murder: DA An arrest has been made in connection with the murder of a 40-year-old mother from Stoughton, officials said.  Victor Carter, age 39, was arrested in connection with the murder of Amber Buckner on Saturday, Dec. 17, Norfolk County District Attorney Michael Morrissey announced.  Carter, who has recent addresses in Stoughton and Brockton, was arrested at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City. Carter is expected to make his first court appearance in New York before a date is determined for his appearance in Stoughton District Court, Morrissey said.  “When probable ca…
Commuters, Others Warm Up With Port Authority Police At 'Coffee With A Cop' Commuters, Others Warm Up With Port Authority Police At 'Coffee With A Cop'
Commuters, Others Warm Up With Port Authority Police At 'Coffee With A Cop' Lines were long at Newark Airport one recent morning, but not for the usual reason. Port Authority police put a twist on the "Coffee With a Cop" initiative by taking java and donuts directly to the public. Instead of meeting with community members at a local coffee shop, the PAPD fanned out to the area transportation hubs that the men and women in blue protect. Port Authority police "Coffee With A Cop" at Newark International Airport.PORT AUTHORITY PD Sweetening the morning Joe were safety and crime prevention tips and other information provided by PAPD command members at: Newark, JF…
UPDATE: Bus Lane Crash Paralyzes Lincoln Tunnel Traffic UPDATE: Bus Lane Crash Paralyzes Lincoln Tunnel Traffic
Update: Bus Lane Crash Paralyzes Lincoln Tunnel Traffic UPDATE: A commuter bus and four other vehicles were involved in a chain-reaction crash that jammed rush-hour traffic into and out of the Lincoln Tunnel. The inbound bus was headed east toward the inbound tunnel in the specially designated lane on the westbound side of Route 495 when the crash occurred in Union City between the Kennedy Boulevard and Bergenline Avenue underpasses around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, the Port Authority said. There wasn't an exact count of those injured, although none of them appeared seriously hurt, witnesses said. A westbound vehicle had struck another vehicle, sending…
Driver, 22, Hospitalized After Sedan Slams Into NJ Transit Bus In Hackensack Driver, 22, Hospitalized After Sedan Slams Into NJ Transit Bus In Hackensack
Driver, 22, Hospitalized After Sedan Slams Into NJ Transit Bus In Hackensack Hackensack firefighters extricated a driver whose sedan slammed into an NJ Transit bus at dawn on Good Friday. The 22-year-old driver was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center with upper body pain after his 2006 Infiniti G35 hit a No. 165 bus on Main Street crash between Coles Avenue and Jefferson street at 6:10 a.m., April 15, Police Detective Capt. Michael Antista said. No injuries were reported to the driver or single customer aboard the bus, which runs between Oradell and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan. ALL PHOTOS by Hackensack Fire Department Aftermath of se…
Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Bus In Tenafly Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Bus In Tenafly
Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Bus In Tenafly An elderly pedestrian was struck and killed by a commuter bus Sunday afternoon in Tenafly, authorities confirmed. The woman, 72, was struck by a northbound New Jersey Transit Bus as she crossed Highwood Avenue, just north of Hillside Avenue, at 3:54 p.m., Tenafly Police Capt. Michael deMoncada said. The victim as taken to Hackensack University Medical Center in critical condition, where responders said she was pronounced dead. The No. 166 bus to Cresskill from New York's Port Authority bus terminal apparently was turning right when it struck and ran over her, according to witnesses.  …
NYC Subway Bomber Sentenced To Life Plus 30 Years NYC Subway Bomber Sentenced To Life Plus 30 Years
NYC Subway Bomber Sentenced To Life Plus 30 Years A would-be suicide bomber who detonated a device strapped to his chest in a crowded subway station near the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan was sentenced Thursday to life in prison plus 30 years. Judge Richard J. Sullivan said the punishment fit the “heinous crime” when he sentenced Akayed Ullah for the December 2017 attack in subway tunnels beneath Times Square and the bus terminal. Ullah, a 31-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant, began researching how to build a bomb about a year before the attack, federal authorities said. That morning, packed a homemade device with metal screws bef…
Driver May Have Passed Out In Bus Crash At Port Authority Terminal Driver May Have Passed Out In Bus Crash At Port Authority Terminal
Driver May Have Passed Out In Bus Crash At Port Authority Terminal Two severely injured victims were among 16 in all who were hospitalized following a Saturday morning bus crash at the Port Authority bus terminal in Manhattan, they said. Authorities suspect a medical condition was to blame for the driver of the #156 bus losing consciousness prior to the crash. Six were moderately hurt and the rest considered minor, mostly with face and neck injuries, after the bus slammed into a guardrail on an inbound ramp around 9:30 a.m., responders told Daily Voice. The trip apparently originated out of the bus depot in Fairview. PAPD officers and Tunnel & Bridge…
UPDATE: 12 Hospitalized After Lincoln Tunnel-Bound Buses Crash UPDATE: 12 Hospitalized After Lincoln Tunnel-Bound Buses Crash
Update: 12 Hospitalized After Lincoln Tunnel-Bound Buses Crash A dozen people were hospitalized Monday morning after a New Jersey Transit bus rear-ended another, sending it into a guardrail, on their way to the Lincoln Tunnel. Port Authority Tunnel and Bridge agents had to cut off the doors and spread the stairwell to get to those injured on the bus that veered off the road and struck the guardrail on the ramp from the northbound New Jersey Turnpike to eastbound Route 495 in Secaucus around 7:15 a.m. Ten passengers and both drivers were hospitalized, responders said. Four of those injured were placed in collars and on backboards after complaining of b…
UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed By Train In Morris County Was Teen Girl UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed By Train In Morris County Was Teen Girl
Update: Pedestrian Killed By Train In Morris County Was Teen Girl The pedestrian struck and killed by a train Monday afternoon in Morris County was a teenage girl, NJ Transit officials said. A 17-year-old female from New Providence was struck by the westbound Morris & Essex line train #423 in Long Hill Township around 3:50 p.m., NJ Transit spokesman Paul Milo said. The victim's identity had not been released as of 9:30 Tuesday morning, Milo said. The train had left Hoboken at 2:40 p.m. and was scheduled to arrival at the Gladstone Station at 4:13 p.m.  Gladstone Branch rail service was suspended in both directions between Stirling and Murr…
Teen Girl Killed By Train In Morris County Teen Girl Killed By Train In Morris County
Teen Girl Killed By Train In Morris County The pedestrian struck and killed by a train Monday afternoon in Morris County was a teenage girl, NJ Transit officials said. A 17-year-old female from New Providence was struck by the westbound Morris & Essex line train #423 in Long Hill Township around 3:50 p.m., NJ Transit spokesman Paul Milo said. The victim's identity had not been released as of 9:30 Tuesday morning, Milo said. The train had left Hoboken at 2:40 p.m. and was scheduled to arrival at the Gladstone Station at 4:13 p.m. Gladstone Branch rail service was suspended in both directions between Stirling and Murray Hill as…
Woman Struck, Killed By Bus In Fairview Woman Struck, Killed By Bus In Fairview
Woman Struck, Killed By Bus In Fairview A 57-year-old Guttenberg woman was struck and killed by a commuter bus early Wednesday at a busy Fairview intersection. The driver of the 166 from Manhattan's Port Authority terminal to Cresskill was making a left from Anderson Avenue onto Fairview Avenue at 6:45 a.m. when the front of the bus knocked Teresa Maresca down, Police Chief Martin Kahn said. Maresca, who wasn't in the crosswalk, fell and was dragged under the rear tire before the 73-year-old driver stopped, he said. None of the 38 passengers nor the driver were injured, Jim Smith of NJ Transit said.  No summonses wer…
NJ Transit Announces Bus Service To American Dream Mall NJ Transit Announces Bus Service To American Dream Mall
NJ Transit Announces Bus Service To American Dream Mall NJ Transit will introduce bus service to the American Dream mall in East Rutherford, the agency said.  Bus service will begin on a pilot basis this weekend to the mall, which is slated for completion Oct. 25 after nearly two decades of delays and setbacks. The massive entertainment-retail complex will include a miniature golf course, a Legoland Discovery Center, an aquarium, a movie theater and a water park, among other amenities.  Dolce &Gabbana, Saks Fifth Avenue and Zara are among the many retailers who will have a presence at the facility, located in the Meadowlands near R…
Pitbull, Akon Performing At Jersey City’s 4th Of July Fest Pitbull, Akon Performing At Jersey City’s 4th Of July Fest
Pitbull, Akon Performing At Jersey City’s 4th Of July Fest Jersey City’s sixth-annual Fourth of July Festival will feature musical performances by Pitbull and Jersey City and Newark native Akon, the city announced Monday. The festivities kick off at noon at the Exchange Place Plaza and end at 10. Fireworks will be launched from barges in the Hudson River, with the New York skyline as backdrop. “We set the bar high last year bringing in Snoop Dogg as our headline performance, and we expect to impress, yet again, with this year’s entertainment lineup,” said Mayor Steve Fulop. "The headline performance and fireworks conclude a day of fun for thousa…
NYPD Arrests Dozens at Climate Change Protest NYPD Arrests Dozens at Climate Change Protest
Nypd Arrests Dozens at Climate Change Protest New York City police arrested dozens of demonstrators who laid down across 8th Avenue Saturday afternoon between the Port Authority bus terminal and the New York Times building, blocking traffic, during a massive climate change protest. Two other protesters were grabbed after they hung a banner from the facade of the Times building urging the newspaper to consider climate change an emergency. The group also locked arms at the corner of 40th and Eighth Avenue, preventing several lanes of traffic -- including taxis and tour buses -- from passing. Eve Mosher of Extinction Rebellion said the g…
Trapped In The 'Gates Of Hell,' Enraged Commuters Slam Port Authority, NJ Transit On Twitter Trapped In The 'Gates Of Hell,' Enraged Commuters Slam Port Authority, NJ Transit On Twitter
Trapped In The 'Gates Of Hell,' Enraged Commuters Slam Port Authority, NJ Transit On Twitter Commuters stuck waiting in Port Authority Bus Terminal are taking to Twitter to let out their frustrations amid Thursday's winter storm. Heavy delays from the snow caused overcrowding inside the building, prompting officials to block more people from entering at 5:15 p.m. The doors were still blocked as of 7 p.m. Not comforting.@jess_brown_mp A Port Authority spokesperson recommended people take trains back to New Jersey to combat the bus delays. ** ALSO SEE: North Jersey school districts with delayed openings Friday ** "People are yelling."@DblJerseyGirl The congestion inside of t…
NYC Bus Terminal Re-Opened After Hour-Long Lockdown NYC Bus Terminal Re-Opened After Hour-Long Lockdown
NYC Bus Terminal Re-Opened After Hour-Long Lockdown The Port Authority Bus Terminal in midtown Manhattan was reopened following a lockdown Wednesday morning after a suspicious white powder was found. The terminal desk "received a report of an unknown white substance on the floor in the south wing" just after 9 a.m., the authority's Joseph Pentangelo said. An authority ESU responded, along with hazmat experts who "deemed the substance non-hazardous," he said. The terminal was completely reopened by 10:10 a.m., Pentangelo said. The National Guard was activated after the suspicious contents were found in an underground wal…
Trio Face 100 Years Each In Prison For Connecticut Kidnapping Plot Trio Face 100 Years Each In Prison For Connecticut Kidnapping Plot
Trio Face 100 Years Each In Prison For Connecticut Kidnapping Plot Three Bridgeport cab drivers are facing 100 years in prison after a federal jury found them guilty of kidnapping and extorting money from immigrants trying to find their way to Connecticut, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. The trio, Lucilo Cabrera, 44, Carlos Hernandez, 53, and Francisco Betancourt, 67, were convicted Friday, March 9, on multiple counts of kidnapping and extortion, confirmed U.S Attorney's Spokesman Tom Carson. A fourth cab driver, Pascual Rodriguez, 49, had his case severed and he is scheduled for trial in June, Carson said. In court documents, which offer sketchy…
Fatal Shooting Victim In Westchester Manhunt ID'd Fatal Shooting Victim In Westchester Manhunt ID'd
Fatal Shooting Victim In Westchester Manhunt ID'd The woman shot and killed Tuesday setting off a huge manhunt that caused a lockout at six school districts in Westchester has been identified. The woman, Jessica Wiltse of Tarrytown, was found alive with multiple gunshot wounds around 7 a.m. Tuesday at the Sleepy Gardens apartment complex on Route 119. She died at Westchester Medical Center, police said.  Cynell Brown, 28, who is in the hospital, is expected to be arraigned on murder charges Wednesday after he was captured Tuesday at the Port Authority Bus Terminal by Port Authority police, according to Tarrytown Police Chief John Barbelet.…