POLICE & FIRE

Paterson Sees 10th Shooting of the Month, says Report

August 25, 2016

PATERSON, NJ - A 22-year-old man today became the city's 10th shooting victim this month, according to the Associated Press.

The man was reported to be hospitalized in critical condition. He was found by police near the corner of North 8th St. and Oxford Street shortly before 2:30 a.m., reported the AP, citing police.

The AP said the incident is the 10th shooting this month, a period ...

Fatal Accident in Newark as Two NJ Transit Buses Collide

NEWARK, NJ - Two NJ Transit buses collided at the intersection of Raymond Blvd and Broad Street Friday morning. The driver of one of the buses was killed. Two fatalities are being reported and 17 injuries that resulted in passengers being transported to locoal hospitals.

Traffic in the downtown Newark area had come to a halt as dozens of shocked by-standers watch rescue workers ...

Caldwell Lieutenant Files Notice of Intent to Sue Borough of Caldwell and Police Chief

CALDWELL, NJ — Caldwell Police Lt. Michael Geary has filed an official notice of intent to sue both the Borough of Caldwell and Police Chief James Bongiorno.

Geary's attorney, Patrick Toscano of the Toscano Law Firm in Caldwell, said Geary would “not sit idly by and allow a superior officer to wrongfully and maliciously violate his constitutional rights.” Toscano ...

Paterson Sees 10th Shooting of the Month, says Report

August 25, 2016

PATERSON, NJ - A 22-year-old man today became the city's 10th shooting victim this month, according to the Associated Press.

The man was reported to be hospitalized in critical condition. He was found by police near the corner of North 8th St. and Oxford Street shortly before 2:30 a.m., reported the AP, citing police.

The AP said the incident is the 10th shooting this month, a period ...

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Scotch Plains Rescue Squad Tip of the Month –Teenagers and Prescription Drugs

Parents are usually diligent about talking to their kids about drugs and alcohol.  However, when they think of drugs, most tend to focus on marijuana, heroin, cocaine and other well-known street drugs.  Often overlooked are the drugs sitting in their own medicine cabinets.

Prescription drug abuse among teens is a national health crisis.  A survey launched by The Partnership at ...