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Friday, April 26, 2019

More charges for cop accused of driving drunk, killing motorcyclist

Romulo Meneses-Alvarez, an Elizabeth officer, has been charged with hindering prosecution and tampering with evidence.

An Elizabeth cop accused of driving drunk while off-duty and fatally striking a motorcyclist now has additional charges, prosecutors announced.

Romulo Meneses-Alvarez, 30, had previously been charged with strict liability vehicular homicide and driving while intoxicated after he struck Jairo Lozano, 29, on

2 dead, 3 seriously injured after early morning crash with dump truck

Three people are still in the hospital as a result of the crash.

Two people were killed and three were seriously injured in a crash with a dump truck early Saturday morning in South Jersey. 

The accident happened around 3:30 a.m. on the northbound lanes of Route 42 near Route 55 in Deptford, and shut down traffic for more than four

Who is Caren Turner and why did she become the focus of a viral...

A Q. and A. on the former Port Authority commissioner who became the unwitting star of a video on how not to act when the police make a traffic stop. Watch video

She dropped the F-bomb. She belittled police officers. And she flashed her Port Authority commissioner's badge.

A police dashcam video of a seemingly routine traffic stop

East Asian tick is now confirmed in second N.J. county

A tick discovered last summer on a Hunterdon County farm is now confirmed to have been found in Union County.

An exotic species of tick that survived the winter in Hunterdon County has now been found in another part of New Jersey.

The East Asian tick, also known as Longhorned tick or the bush tick, was found on the

Finally, the warm N.J. weather we’ve been waiting for is coming soon

Weather forecasters say more cool, wet days are in our immediate future, but after that things are looking up as the weather pattern makes a big shift when May arrives.

Maybe Mother Nature does pay attention to the calendar, after all. Almost perfectly on cue, the arrival of May next week will mark the start of a major weather

Video shows PA commissioner telling cops: ‘You may shut the f— up!’

Tenafly Police released a video and incident report Tuesday showing a traffic stop of the daughter of former Port Authority commissioner Caren Z. Turner, which led to Turner's abrupt resignation from the powerful bi-state agency. Watch video

Flashing her commissioner's gold badge and boasting of her influence during a routine traffic stop involving her daughter, Caren Z. Turner

Man who created apartment fort filled with weapons and drugs, sentenced

Police found weapons, drugs, explosives and more in the home of the former pizza shop owner.

A Fort Lee man with weapons charges stemming from a 2014 police raid was sentenced to five years in state prison.  

Originally charged with multiple weapons and drugs charges, Onn Rapeika, a former pizza shop owner, pleaded guilty to a single charge of unlawful

Add reusable shopping bags to your vacation list. Shore town may ban the plastic...

Point Pleasant Beach is the latest Shore town to consider a plastic bag ban.

Point Pleasant Beach could be the latest Jersey shore town to ban plastic bags, under an ordinance scheduled for a preliminary vote Tuesday night by the Borough Council.

"It's time," said Point Pleasant Beach Mayor Stephen Reid, who proposed the measure based on one

Tenafly police chief praises cops in dashcam video, says they did the right thing

Robert Chamberlain, chief of police in Tenafly, said he had an obligation to inform the Port Authority about Caren Turner's actions during a police stop involving her daughter. He commended the officers involved in the incident that cost Turner her commissioner post with the bi-state agency. Watch video

Robert Chamberlain saw it all.

The part where Caren Z. Turner

Pat Shurmur talks to ‘inspired’ Giants star Odell Beckham | Why now was right...

At the time Pat Shurmur was introduced as Giants head coach on Friday afternoon, he had only spoken with one player: Starting quarterback Eli...