A police officer who killed a burglar was justified in using deadly force because the man who was shot struck the officer with a getaway car, Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir S. Grewal said Tuesday. The officer, who authorities have refused to identify, fired 13 times at Miguel Reyes, 20. Reyes was one of a group of four men trying to break into
The driver of a tractor trailer that was involved in a truck accident on the northbound New Jersey Turnpike has died from his injuries, State Police said. The one-vehicle crash occurred shortly before 7 p.m. not far from Exit 13, in the truck lanes at mile post 98.4. The highway remained open but some lanes were closed for the ongoing investigation. Police declined to
A man was killed by an NJ Transit train early Thursday morning near the Woodbridge station. The man was struck by the train at 12:19 a.m. Thursday near the Woodbridge station off Main Street. He was trespassing on the tracks, NJ Transit spokesman Jim Smith told Patch. There were no passengers on the train that hit him, which was moving from a
A man in Union Beach, NJ was arrested after exposing himself in front of a minor in Middletown. Albin F. Wicki, son of Union Beach Council President Albin Wicki, was charged Wednesday with endangering the welfare of a child, two counts of criminal sexual contact and two counts of lewdness after investigators determined he accosted at least two people two weeks ago.
Brooklyn comedian Toni Byrd was onstage at a nightclub in Bloomfield, NJ, when gunfire suddenly erupted outside during her set. Byrd claimed she heard about 20 shots fired outside Sports in the City Lounge on North 13th Street Friday minutes after she began her routine. The club’s windows were shattered and five people were shot. No one died in the shooting. Bloomfield Police are still
A 10-year-old boy went into critical condition at Jersey City Medical Center this morning after being hit by a bus on one of Hudson County’s busiest roads. The child was struck at the intersection of Kennedy Boulevard and Neptune Avenue shortly after 8 a.m., although specifics of the crash are not yet known. The boy was taken with his mother at the
Our attorneys at the Law Offices of Herbert I. Ellis would like to extend our sympathies to the victims of this recent crash, which shows us that mistakes can happen in train stations as well as on highways. We’d also like to offer support for any victims of the crash. A New Jersey Transit train crashed into the Hoboken station Thursday morning