'Damage has been done': Newark grapples with water crisis echoing Flint’s | US news

‘Damage has been done’: Newark grapples with water crisis echoing Flint’s | US news

On a steaming August afternoon in Newark, New Jersey, a stream of cars parked in front of the Boylan Street recreation center. Typically, they would be driven by parents, dropping off kids hoping to take advantage of the last days of summer at the giant pool, or to play basketball or tennis. But these people […]

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So Sad: 2-Year Old Found Dead In Locked, Hot Car At New Jersey Train Station 

So Sad: 2-Year Old Found Dead In Locked, Hot Car At New Jersey Train Station 

Source: Karl Tapales / Getty Child Found Dead In Locked Car At New Jersey Train Station Police say a child was found dead on Friday in a locked, hot car at the commuter rail station lot in New Jersey. According to reports, the unidentified kid could not be resuscitated by emergency responders when his body […]

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Set Trippin’: US Attorney Charged After Exposing Government Witnesses To Help Gangbanger Son 

Set Trippin’: US Attorney Charged After Exposing Government Witnesses To Help Gangbanger Son 

Source: Marilyn Nieves / Getty New Jersey Attorney Helped Gangbanger Son Go After ‘Snitches’ Moms will do anything to protect their sons — even if that means using government equipment to expose witnesses who were cooperating against their gangbangin’ baby boy. New Jersey paralegal Tawanna Hilliard has been charged with witness tampering, obstruction of justice, […]

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NYC, NJ target cashless businesses, alleging bias against the poor

Lawmakers in New York City and New Jersey are working to pass bills that would require retailers to accept cash, alleging that the growing cashless trend discriminates against low-income customers. Low-income, minority and less-educated households are more likely to have no bank accounts or rely on financial products that come from outside the banking system. […]

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Black Friday shooting as gunman opens fire at New Jersey shopping centre, injuring one

A SHOOTER opened fire at a New Jersey mall during Black Friday sales, injuring at least one man. Customers streamed out of Jersey Gardens shopping centre after the drama at 1am this morning. Shoppers run for their lives after a gunman injured one man after a shooting at a New Jersey mall A man was […]

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Riding high on optimism – but can Democrats really deliver at the midterms? | US news

In a side-room at TGI Fridays off US Highway 22, the chicken wings are free, but the beer is not. The talk is optimistic, but the recent memories of vivid disappointment are right there under the surface. Above the bar, subtitled television pundits are previewing a tense night of winner-takes-all October baseball. And in the […]

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Lucky Lunch: New Jersey Man Wins Million Dollar Fortune Thanks To Fortune Cookie Numbers 

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Some people just have all the luck, and New Jersey native Ronnie Martin is one of them. Ronnie went to the gas station and bought three lottery tickets using numbers printed on a fortune cookie paper he opened years ago. It turns out, the “lucky numbers” from the old cookie […]

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Man mocked online for shaving on train says he was homeless and trying to clean up | US news

A man who was mocked online after he was recorded shaving at his seat on a New Jersey commuter train said he was just trying to clean up after days spent in a homeless shelter. Anthony Torres, 56, told the Associated Press that the people judging him on social media don’t know the struggle he’s […]

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Joe Biden rips Trump as he campaigns for Democrat Mikie Sherrill in midterms

A speech peppered with Biden’s folksy asides — assurances that “I’m not kidding” and odes to the shoe shiners and sandwich makers of America — ended with a plea for young people to care about politics even if the state of the country has disheartened them. “So don’t tell me you got a hard time. […]

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