Sunday, February 24, 2013
Other top stories this week include a fatal fire in Flanders and the conclusion of a 12-day murder suspect manhunt.
A West Orange High School English teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student pleaded guilty Tuesday to endangering the welfare of a child, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s office. A traffic stop on the Palisades Interstate Parkway Thursday led police to the arrest of an alleged gang member with 100 bags of heroin concealed in his anus, authorities said. Two Flanders residents died after an early-morning fire Monday. A man wanted for allegedly beating a gas station attendant to death, then robbing a Delran gas station days later, was captured in Camden Friday morning following a 12-day manhunt. The state has filed suit against a Sparta pair who allegedly created a Hurricane Sandy relief fund …
Sunday, December 16, 2012
Other top stories include former Wyckoff Township Committee candidate a target of vicious vandalism and a Good Samaritan struck by an alleged drunk driver while attending to a car accident.
Early news reports named Hoboken resident Ryan Lanza, a 24-year-old Quinnipiac University graduate, as the shooter who had massacred 20 school children in a sleepy Connecticut town. Subsequent reports named Lanza's younger brother, Adam, as the actual shooter. Gov. Chris Christie requested the removal of Robert Bianchi as prosecutor six months after his term expired. Fredric Knapp was sworn in as acting Morris County prosecutor Friday. More than $10,000 in damages, including spray painted expletives and derogatory terms, were done to former Wyckoff Township Committee Candidate Eileen Avia's home, and two residents' cars Saturday night. A Paramus man was critically injured Friday night when he was struck by a drunk driver after stopping to …
Sunday, December 9, 2012
Other top stories this week include popular Red Bank basketball player who collapsed during a game and died and a youth soccer coach contrite over allegedly embezzling nearly $60K in league funds.
Sunday, December 9, 2012
A North Caldwell man was arrested Wednesday morning and charged with transporting a PVC pipe stuffed with explosives without a permit, according to U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman. According to the complaint, Anthony Nicholas Gallo, 20, traveled into Pennsylvania on Jan. 8, 2012 with a pipe containing potassium chlorate and magnesium with the plan of causing an explosion. A nursing home worker and her friend accused of posting a Facebook photo of an elderly patient's genitalia were indicted Monday, the Attorney General's office announced. Greenleaf Compassion Center in Montclair, the first medical marijuana dispensary in New Jersey, opened on Dec. 6. A Red Bank Regional basketball player collapsed and died after being rushed to the hospital…