New Jersey


Regional Briefs – February 28, 2017

Jim Crow Art Removed From Carousel Becomes Exhibit ROCHESTER – Racially insensitive artwork that was removed from a historic 1905 carousel a year ago is now part of an exhibit…

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Humpback Whale Found Dead Along Banks of River

A humpback whale has been found dead along the banks of a river in southern New Jersey. Bob Schoelkopf, of the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, told NJ.com Monday that the…

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Regional Briefs – February 27, 2017

Panic Ensues After Thrown Chairs Mistaken for Gunshots WAYNE, N.J. – A panicked crowd raced through the Willowbrook Mall Sunday when the sound of chairs crashing was confused with gunshots,…

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Regional Briefs – February 26, 2017

Driver Arrested With a $13,000 Bill for Unpaid Tolls WEEHAWKEN, N.J. – A New Jersey man who owes $12,740 in unpaid tolls across 21 separate accounts was arrested Friday at…

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New Jersey OKs Gas Pipeline Through Protected Pinelands

New Jersey environmental regulators on Friday approved a hotly contested plan to run a natural-gas pipeline through a federally protected forest preserve amid raucous protests that included drums, tambourines and…

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Regional Briefs – February 22, 2017

Worker Pinned Under Large Pile of Steel at Bed Factory CARLSTADT, N.J. – A bed frame factory worker was seriously injured Wednesday when a ceiling hoist lost its load, dropping…

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Regional Briefs – February 20, 2017

Cuomo Warns New Yorkers Of New Tax Scams ALBANY – Gov. Andrew Cuomo is warning New Yorkers of a new scam targeting company payroll and human resources workers, The Associated…

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Regional Briefs – February 19, 2017

Plan to Renovate New Jersey Statehouse Gets Underway TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie’s plan for a four-year $300 million renovation of New Jersey’s statehouse began Friday, with the governor’s office…

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Small Plane Crashes in Bayonne

A small plane has crashed in Bayonne, New Jersey, Sunday morning, injuring the pilot but sparing residents in nearby homes and businesses. The single-engine Piper went down shortly after 10…

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Regional Briefs – February 16, 2017

Family Shocked at Wrong Headstone on Girl’s Grave UNIONDALE, N.Y. – A Long Island family is reeling after discovering on Tuesday the wrong headstone on the grave of their 9-year-old…

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Regional Briefs – February 15, 2017

Bronx Person Dies, Two Ill From Rat-Related Disease BRONX – A Bronx resident has died and two others became severely ill in the last two months after contracting a rare…

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