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Man took joy ride with stolen cab, taxi manager says

A man stole a taxi and took it for a short ride before being caught Saturday, police said.

Sussex duo accused of causing death by providing heroin, report says

In a similar case in Morris County, a man received a five-year prison sentence in 2013 after admitting he gave a friend the heroin that caused her death

Bear encounters force closure of Ramapo Mountain State Forest

Ramapo Mountain State Forest, located in Bergen and Passaic counties, has been closed this week as a precaution due to two encounters over the weekend by a potentially aggressive bear.

NASA rocket could leave colorful cloud in N.J. sky tomorrow night

The launch is set for some time between 7 and 9 p.m. from the agency's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

Alleged Philly community college gunman in custody, police say

Polcie said the 17-year-old person of interest was taken into custody late Tuesday morning.

Bus lanes at Journal Square transportation hub to close this weekend

Bus lanes for routes 1, 2, 6, 10, 67, 80, 83, 84, 87, 88, 119, 125 and 319 will be closed for repair work inside the bus terminal from 9 p.m. this Friday until about 5 a.m. on Monday.

Drunk man slapped crying infant across her face, police say

A drunk man was arrested after slapping a crying infant across the face on Saturday, Guttenberg police said.

Nor'easter eroded N.J.'s beaches, but major property destruction averted

While many of those beaches suffered severe beach erosion, officials in those towns said there were no reports of property damage.

Police search for N.J. man charged in connection with father's mysterious death

Officials have released the identity of a man found dead in a Corbin Avenue apartment in 2013, more than 90 days after his death, and his son has been charged with dumping cement on his father'

Murder suspect who tried to kill himself after wife's slaying leaves hospital

Vito Nigro, 42, jumped off a bridge on the Garden State Parkway in Woodbridge hours after allegedly killing his wife, Giorgina Cimino Nigro as she slept on the sofa her the couple's home at 41