Street racer charged in hit-and-run death of high school vice principal

Tyrone Harrison, 49, of Somerset, was killed Saturday night while walking from the Edison train station to a relative's house, officials said. A man who officials said was street racing was arrested Thursday in the hit-and-run death of a New Brunswick High School vice principal. Freddy...


Hurricane Michael's Florida fury becomes clear, death toll rises as storm churns north

The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus Thursday with rows upon rows of homes in the Florida panhandle found smashed to pieces, as the storm moved into Georgia and North Carolina. The death toll was at least three. PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) -- The devastation inflicted...


Newark said it was fixing the lead in its water. Now there's a problem with the treatment.

The news comes as the city fights a federal lawsuit by an international water group. Newark will distribute free water filters to residents most at-risk of lead contamination after a study found part of the city's water treatment program "no longer effective." The news comes as the city fights...


Hillary Clinton to President Donald Trump: ‘You asked Russia to hack me’

"Seriously, you asked Russia to hack me on national television," Clinton responded on Twitter.

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Schizo man: I threw brother off roof because ‘he was the lightest’

The schizophrenic Brooklyn man charged with killing his 4-year-old brother by dropping him off a seven-story building told cops he selected the sibling because he was the “lightest” family member, according to newly unsealed court documents. “I thought that God would make the world a better...

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Hillary Clinton to Trump: 'You asked Russia to hack me on national television'

Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton fired back at President Donald Trump Thursday after he claimed a day earlier that Clinton engaged in a conspiracy with Russia. 

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No es secreto que a la magnate de la televisión Oprah Winfrey le encanta compartir lo que tiene y en esta ocasión, la presentadora está regalando pizzas para una próxima fiesta. En un esfuerzo por promover su línea de comida de alimentos reconfortantes que lanzó a mediados del año pasado,...

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Mike Zimmer calls report 'false' that Vikings don't expect Everson Griffen to return anytime soon

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer was asked Thursday if the team expects defensive end Everson Griffen to return at any point in the 2018 season. “I saw the report and I think it was false,” Zimmer said. “Let’s just say that.” What report? “There was a report from, was it [ESPN’s Adam]...


The new iTunes scam that's trying to steal money from N.J. residents

The email scam asks people to buy the gift cards and then send the redemption code back to the sender. A new email scam in which cyber criminals attempt to get people to purchase iTunes gift cards and then give out the redemption code is being reported throughout New Jersey. The scammers pose...


It was my eyeglass case, not a gun that spurred gunpoint police stop at college

The video of the incident went viral. Some students felt it was an example of police racial bias Watch video Altaif Hassan, one of two black students detained at gunpoint at Rowan University Oct. 1, said he realized the whole ordeal was set in motion when a bystander mistook his black case for his...


SATC’s Gilles Marini: Kim Cattrall Is 'One of the Most Incredible Women'

Don’t speak ill of Kim Cattrall. Gilles Marini, who starred in the first Sex and the City film, defended his costar when he spoke exclusively to Us Weekly about their friendship and the actress’ decision to pass on a third movie. When asked if he was still in touch with the cast of the first...


Four Latinx romance novelists have formed the '4 Chicas Chat' to celebrate own voices and happily-ever-afters

On a sweltering three days in Denver in July, the “4 Chicas” are making their IRL (in-real-life) debut as the Romance Writers of America converge on the city for their annual conference. The ladies, romance authors Priscilla Oliveras, Alexis Daria, Sabrina Sol, and Mia Sosa, have been...

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Meet N.J.'s newest addition to the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list

Investigators hope heightening the profile of the accused killer will lead to his capture Lamont Stephenson has been on the run for almost four years as a prime suspect in the October 2014 killing of his fiancee and her dog in Newark. Now, the FBI is raising the stakes in the search for the...


Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey doesn’t use a computer

Twitter users curious about CEO Jack Dorsey’s tech habits got some answers this week. Dave Gershgorn, a reporter for Quartz, tweeted at the 41-year-old Wednesday and pressed for details. “[Jack], serious question, do you use a computer/laptop,” he asked. Dorsey, who co-founded Twitter,...

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After practice Wednesday, USC cornerback Isaiah Langley was asked what makes Colorado’s budding star receiver, Laviska Shenault, so tough to defend. “Who?” Langley said. “Laviska Shenault,” the reporter answered. “Who’s that?” Langley said, still stumped. “No. 2. The guy with all...

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Know him? Phillipsburg man wanted after crashing into motorcyclist, cops say

Police identified the suspect through an investigation, and said he remained at large. A driver fled from a traffic stop Tuesday night in Phillipsburg and then crashed into a motorcyclist, who was injured, according to town police. Jaquan Simmons (Courtesy photo | For ...


10,000 N.J. voters got mail-in ballots with errors in them

The Middlesex County Clerk's office says it's been strapped by the state's new vote-by-mail policy. About 10,000 of the vote-by-mail ballots that the Middlesex County Clerk's office sent out last weekend contained errors in the recipients' addresses, authorities said. County Clerk...


Murder trial shocker: Witness who identified killer now says 'it was a lie'

A key witness recanted sworn statements made to police today on the stand at the murder trial of a Jersey City man. JERSEY CITY -- A key prosecution witness who identified the man on trial for murder as the killer eight years ago recanted his sworn statement Thursday -- at first saying he didn't...


Video Shows Man Shooting At Black Teen Who Asked For Directions To School

Brennan Walker said he was looking for help after missing a bus to school. Jeffrey Zeigler fired a shotgun blast at him.

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Murphy official who quit faced sexual assault allegation, sources say. GOP wants an investigation.

Albert Alvarez abruptly resigned last week from Gov. Phil Murphy's administration. The allegation stems from the spring of last year, when Murphy was running for governor. A top staffer in Gov. Phil Murphy's administration who resigned last week faced an allegation of sexual assault during a...