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FBI Investigating Three Bomb Threats in Fairfield Thursday

December 14, 2018

FAIRFIELD, NJ -- The FBI is investigating three bomb threats in Fairfield Thursday afternoon that the bureau believes may have been connected to one another.

Between 2:21 p.m. and 3:34 p.m. Thursday, three Fairfield businesses received email bomb threats as what Fairfield authorities believe was part of an extortion plot that occurred throughout the United States, according to ...

Ariana Grande Ice Skates in Montclair, Fans Discover Days Later

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Pop icon Ariana Grande visited Montclair on Saturday night to ice skate at the Clary Anderson Arena.

When she finally shared the photo to her instagram on Tuesday, fans flocked to and called the rink, only to learn that the singer had been there days prior.


According to published reports, the “Thank U, Next” singer and a few of her friends ...

University Hospital President Steps Down Amid Scrutiny of Bacterial Infections

NEWARK, NJ - The president of University Hospital announced he will be stepping down as the hospital’s leadership faces intense scrutiny from state and local officials after three babies with a bacterial infection died after receiving care there.  

John Kastanis will officially leave his post as head of the hospital on Dec. 14, according to a statement from the hospital.

Controversial Montclair Ice Cream Shop with the 'Sexualized' Logo, Permanently Closes

MONTCLAIR, NJ - After nearly a year in business, the embattled Dairy Air ice cream company, has permanently closed its doors.

Located at 521 Bloomfield Ave, Dairy Air came under fire for having, what residents called, a "sexualized" logo. 

Shortly after opening in 2017, the ice cream shop encountered problems with many Montclair residents, who took to social media, ...

Newark Couple Accused of Starving and Neglecting Pit Bull Puppy

NEWARK, NJ - A Newark couple was arrested and charged with animal cruelty for allegedly starving and neglecting a 6-month old, male pit bull puppy in their apartment.  

Jose E. Martinez, 29, and his girlfriend Porchia Williams, 27, are accused of failing to feed the puppy on a regular basis, forcing him to remain in his wire cage with urine and fecal matter, resulting in ...

Marijuana Shipment to Fairfield Storage Unit Results in Arrest

FAIRFIELD, NJ — A 30-year-old Clifton man was arrested in Fairfield on Thursday for second-degree possession of more than five pounds of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, conspiracy and possession of drug paraphernalia.

At approximately 1:15 p.m., management of Extra Space storage, a self-storage facility located on Route 46 West, contacted the Fairfield ...

Police Search for Montclair Man Suspected of Stabbing Girlfriend

NEWARK, NJ - Law enforcement officials have charged Kenneth Jones of Montclair, with the
fatal stabbing of Tameeka Johnson, 41, also of Montclair.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti announced Thursday, that Jones of Montclair has been charged and they are seeking his whereabouts.

On November 12, Montclair Police ...

Essex County Resident Nears Personal Fundraising Record for Movember Foundation

WEST ORANGE, NJ — As part of #GivingTuesday, West Orange resident Perry Bashkoff is encouraging the community to help him surpass his personal fundraising record for the annual Movember movement, where men around the world grow mustaches to help raise funds to battle various men’s physical and mental health diseases.

Each year, Bashkoff serves as captain ...

Human Needs Pantry Needs Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes and Turkey for Thanksgiving

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Human Needs Food Pantry needs  your help to help make this Thanksgiving possible for neighbors in need.

Thanksgiving is just a few days away and the pantry is in desperate need of stuffing, instant mashed potatoes and turkeys!

PLEASE consider buying a few of these items and dropping them off to the pantry today (Sunday) or tomorrow (Monday).

The Human Needs Food ...

Police Search for Montclair Man in Connection with Bloomfield Avenue Shooting

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Shots were fired on Bloomfield Avenue near the area of Mission Street on Saturday. Chaos erupts and a man, hit by a bullet, runs into a local business and collapses on the floor.

With the suspect on the loose, police search for clues.

Approximately 7:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Bloomfield Avenue and Mission Street.

Police found the victim, a ...


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