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Controversy Over Jersey Shore Carousel Up For Auction Video included

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The Carousel at Casino Pier in Seaside Heights, New Jersey is a staple of the Jersey Shore, fully equipped with handcrafted animals and a Wurlitzer organ. Many people feel the carousel is a spinning work of art full of history. The carousel has survived the Seaside fire and Superstorm Sandy. Some residents think the carousel should be preserved, but others want to sell it. More>>

16 Year-Old Takes On The Triple Crown Of Swimming Video included

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Charlotte Samuels, 16, from Ridgewood, New Jersey, is planning an epic open water swim this August in California. She will swim 20.2 miles across the Catalina Channel in the Pacific Ocean. The race could take anywhere from 11-13 hours. Samuels isn't only physically fit, she has to be mentally fit to endure the unexpected conditions.  More>>

Newark P.D. Target Of U.S. Justice Department Investigation Video included

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The findings of a U.S. Justice Department investigation into the Newark police department and their controversial tactics are explosive. New Jersey’s U.S. District Attorney Paul Fishman outlined things such as: stopped searches and arrests were in violation of the first and fourth amendments and that 75% of the time documented pedestrian stops weren’t justified in accordance with the law.
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Motorists Ecstatic About Palisades Parkway Makeover Video included

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The Palisades Interstate Parkway is getting a facelift and many drivers say that it’s long overdue! It’s been over 20 years since the roadway has gotten any cosmetic work and the massive potholes and cracks throughout the road make it a nightmare for commuters. The construction is an $11.2 million project that is completely state funded.
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Christie’s “No Pain, No Gain Summer Conversation Tour” Video included

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Governor Christie has recently launched his “No Pain, No Gain summer conversation tour” where he’s touring across the Garden State to talk about the need for pension and benefit reform. Christie kicked off his initiative with the release of a movie trailer spoof titled “No Pain, No Gain”, but now the New Jersey’s Working Families Alliance responded by the releasing their own trailer titled: “The Director’s Cut”. More>>

Odor Out Of Clifton, NJ Is Angering Residents Video included

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New Jersey is known for a lot of things, including its smells. In Clifton, New Jersey, people have been complaining of a diesel-like smell coming from the smoke stack of a printing press, Kay Printing, owned by KM Media. Some people believe the smell is making them sick. More>>

Cop Killer’s Widow Speaks Of Warning Signs Video included

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Jersey City is still mourning the loss of fallen hero Officer Melvin Santiago after he was killed in a fatal shooting over a week ago. Now more information is coming to light about the man responsible for the rookie cop’s murder, Lawrence Campbell. Campbell’s widow, Angelique Campbell, said there may have been warning signs that her husband was capable of this kind of act and that these signs were actually brought to the attention of the Jersey City Police Department.
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15-foot snake in Lake Hopatcong Video included

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The lake is called Lake Hopatcong but some would call it Lake "Hopat-conda"! Recently, there was a fifteen-foot anaconda spotted in the lake by local resident Tony Colantonio. According to Colantonio, the snake was actually harassing him while he was swimming in the lake so he proceeded to sprint out with no harm done."It was straight across, right where the boat is but a little further back. And I just got out of the water and just took off like a bandit!" He said. More>>

Hundreds Rally In Support Of Israel In NJ Video included

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The crisis in Israel continues to grow as the Israeli’s defend themselves against Hamas terrorist groups. Yesterday a slew of politicians and hundreds of New Jersey residents showed up to a rally in the Garden State to help support Israel as the conflict with Palestinian terror group Hamas gets even worse. Many people at the rally, like Carol Berman, say they’re concerned about the safety of relatives in Israel and that this conflict hits home. More>>

Local Life Lost When Missile Hit Malaysian Airlines Plane Video included

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The bloody conflict between Russia and Ukraine has been going on for months and now an American life has been taken after a missile hit a Malaysian Airlines plane carrying New Jersey born Quinn Schansman. Quinn was born in Fort Lee, New Jersey and only 19 years-old.
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Christie Supports Israel’s Right To Defend Itself Video included

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Governor Christie visited Glory Days Diner in Greenwich, Connecticut on behalf of the Republican’s Governor Association to support GOP candidate for Governor Tom Foley. The evening started as expected, with the two politicians shaking hands and interacting with patrons.  More>>

Prized Horse Shot On Family Farm Video included

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Lisa and Richard Cifrese raise rare, valuable and beautiful Egyptian Arabian horses on their farm west of Flemington, New Jersey called Thomewood Farm. A little over a week ago, one of those horses, a mare named Juno, returned to the barn covered in blood. More>>

Assemblyman Pushes To Reinstate Death Penalty In NJ Video included

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In the wake of the turmoil in Jersey City and the recent murder of Officer Melvin Santiago, New Jersey Assemblyman Ronald Dancer says that the state needs to reconsider reinstating the death penalty. Dancer believes that the death penalty is the full force of justice. More>>

Cop Killer’s Sister Speaks Out Video included

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Shamaniak Nurideen-Walton, the sister of Lawrence Campbell, the man who killed Officer Melvin Santiago in cold blood in Jersey City last week has finally broke her silence. She says that her and her family are seeking a lawyer because they say that some of the details that they are hearing from community members and witnesses just aren’t adding up. More>>

Christie Noticeably Absent During Clinton’s Visit To NJ Video included

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On Thursday, Hillary Clinton made her one and only book stop in Ridgewood, New Jersey promoting her memoir, Hard Choices, which details her life as Secretary of State. This one stop ironically was on the same day that Governor Chris Christie was out of town in Iowa on several fundraising stops. Was his absence a coincidence? More>>

Background Checks Burn Out Long-Time Firefighters in Leonia, NJ Video included

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What if a firefighter with a criminal record comes to your house to save you and your family from a fire? Does that matter? Well a new rule in Leonia, New Jersey says that as a borough employee, volunteer or not, you cannot serve the community if you have a criminal record. More>>

Child Falls Into Septic Tank In Tewksbury Video included

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Four year-old Abbie was playing softball at a her great-aunts house in Tewksbury, New Jersey last week when she went chasing after the ball and ended up falling into a septic tank on the property. Owner of property where the septic tank stands, Stan Parman, said that he and the family are grateful that the little girl is okay, but it could have ended in tragedy. More>>

Funeral Held For Fallen Jersey City Cop Video included

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Last Friday was an extremely emotional day as people paid their final respects to fallen police officer Melvin Santiago, the rookie Jersey City cop who was gunned down in the line of duty. Governor Christie along with thousands of fellow police officers from several different states attended Santiago’s funeral. White Plaines, New York Police Officer John Leon explained the brotherhood that all law enforcement shares. More>>

Potential For Violence In Jersey City Escalates Amid Cop Killing Video included

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The murder of rookie cop Melvin Santiago over the weekend has brought a lot of attention to the escalating violence taking place in Jersey City. Santiago was shot by a fame seeking criminal early Sunday morning in front of a Walgreens on the corner of John F. Kennedy Boulevard and Communipaw Avenue. Controversy ignited when a makeshift memorial was put up by family and friends to honor the cop killer. Mayor Steven Fulop called this display ‘disgusting” and later had the memorial taken down. More>>

Governor Christie’s Movie Trailer Parody Sparks Mixed Reaction Video included

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On Tuesday Governor Christie released a video that was supposed to be a spoof parody of a trailer for an over-the-top summer blockbuster movie. The video featured the legislator, Governor Christie and Dwyane “The Rock” Johnson. The trailer was titled “No Pain, No Gain”, and the video warned New Jersey residents of the seriousness of the pension crisis. More>>

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  • Proposed Borough Symbol Change Angering Local Native Americans

    Proposed Borough Symbol Change Angering Local Native Americans

    Thursday, July 17 2014 10:10 AM EDT2014-07-17 14:10:55 GMT
    The town of Franklin Lakes, New Jersey is considering changing their borough symbol which currently depicts a Native American. The proposed new image will contain the same background, but with the removal of the Indian. Now the Ramapough Lenape Nation is upset over the proposed change of the logo.
    The town of Franklin Lakes, New Jersey is considering changing their borough symbol which currently depicts a Native American. The proposed new image will contain the same background, but with the removal of the Indian. Now the Ramapough Lenape Nation is upset over the proposed change of the logo.
  • Outrage Continues Over Makeshift Memorial For Cop Killer

    Outrage Continues Over Makeshift Memorial For Cop Killer

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-07-16 15:09:40 GMT
    The eruption of violence throughout Jersey City recently has really begun to tear a community apart. Over the weekend Jersey City police officer Melvin Santiago, was tragically killed in the line of duty and now there has been a national reaction to a memorial that was put up outside of the shooters home, a memorial that Jersey City Mayor Fulop calls disgusting.
    The eruption of violence throughout Jersey City recently has really begun to tear a community apart. Over the weekend Jersey City police officer Melvin Santiago, was tragically killed in the line of duty and now there has been a national reaction to a memorial that was put up outside of the shooters home, a memorial that Jersey City Mayor Fulop calls disgusting.
  • Polar Vortex Taking Its Toll On Summer In New Jersey

    Polar Vortex Taking Its Toll On Summer In New Jersey

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-07-16 14:44:13 GMT
    It looks like you may have to trade in your beach blanket for a scarf over the next few days as a polar vortex heads into our area. The severe storms that started Monday night will bring in a chill with powerful winds, and heavy rains. Joe Miketta is in charge of monitoring the radar at the National Weather Service and he warns New Jersey residents to be cautious if they need to leave their homes for any reason.
    It looks like you may have to trade in your beach blanket for a scarf over the next few days as a polar vortex heads into our area. The severe storms that started Monday night will bring in a chill with powerful winds, and heavy rains. Joe Miketta is in charge of monitoring the radar at the National Weather Service and he warns New Jersey residents to be cautious if they need to leave their homes for any reason.
  • Christie’s Movie Trailer Take Aim At Budget & Pension Crisis In NJ

    Christie’s Movie Trailer Take Aim At Budget & Pension Crisis In NJ

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-07-16 14:42:59 GMT
    Governor Christie released an unexpected movie trailer yesterday called “No Pain, No Gain” and he warns New Jerseyans that this is coming to a shore town near you! Christie’s camp says that this trailer is a spoof “created in the spirit and tradition of over-the-top summer blockbusters,” but in the clip, the governor has a serious message.
    Governor Christie released an unexpected movie trailer yesterday called “No Pain, No Gain” and he warns New Jerseyans that this is coming to a shore town near you! Christie’s camp says that this trailer is a spoof “created in the spirit and tradition of over-the-top summer blockbusters,” but in the clip, the governor has a serious message.
  • Second Suspect In Court For Genesis Rincon Murder

    Second Suspect In Court For Genesis Rincon Murder

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-07-16 14:42:01 GMT
    Yesterday, the second individual being charged with first-degree murder in the tragic killing of Genesis Rincon, Jeffery Ellerbee, went before a judge at the Passaic County Courthouse.This hearing was very different than the previous hearing of Jhymiere Moore that took place late last week as previously reported by Chasing New Jersey.
    Yesterday, the second individual being charged with first-degree murder in the tragic killing of Genesis Rincon, Jeffery Ellerbee, went before a judge at the Passaic County Courthouse.This hearing was very different than the previous hearing of Jhymiere Moore that took place late last week as previously reported by Chasing New Jersey.
  • Community Reacts To Latest Shooting In Jersey City

    Community Reacts To Latest Shooting In Jersey City

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-07-16 14:38:43 GMT
    After the murder of Officer Melvin Santiago over the weekend, it seems the tension between the Jersey City police department and people in the community is escalating. Monday night Jersey City police shot a man after he allegedly threw an object at a patrol car. Three officers were injured during this incident, but they are all said to be in stable medical condition.
    After the murder of Officer Melvin Santiago over the weekend, it seems the tension between the Jersey City police department and people in the community is escalating. Monday night Jersey City police shot a man after he allegedly threw an object at a patrol car. Three officers were injured during this incident, but they are all said to be in stable medical condition.
  • Obama Impersonator Wreaks Havoc On Time Square

    Obama Impersonator Wreaks Havoc On Time Square

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-07-16 14:36:56 GMT
    The Model Pranksters came to the Chasing New Jersey studios to share the video of their latest prank that involved a look-a-like Barack Obama! The group of jokesters hit up Time Square with a hired actor who looks just like President Obama, a slew of secret service security actors and a stretch Cadillac limousine that only a President would ride.
    The Model Pranksters came to the Chasing New Jersey studios to share the video of their latest prank that involved a look-a-like Barack Obama! The group of jokesters hit up Time Square with a hired actor who looks just like President Obama, a slew of secret service security actors and a stretch Cadillac limousine that only a President would ride.
  • Rookie JC Cop Killed By Fame Seeking Thug

    Rookie JC Cop Killed By Fame Seeking Thug

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 1:46 PM EDT2014-07-15 17:46:07 GMT
    Rookie Jersey City cop, Melvin Santiago, was gunned down Sunday around 4:00am at a Walgreens in town by a man seeking fame. The criminal went into the store, assaulted an armed security officer and took his gun. He then went outside and said to a witness, ‘make sure you watch the news tonight, I’m going to be famous’.
    Rookie Jersey City cop, Melvin Santiago, was gunned down Sunday around 4:00am at a Walgreens in town by a man seeking fame. The criminal went into the store, assaulted an armed security officer and took his gun. He then went outside and said to a witness, ‘make sure you watch the news tonight, I’m going to be famous’.
  • Religious Group Flies Swastika Banner Over NJ Beaches

    Religious Group Flies Swastika Banner Over NJ Beaches

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:21 AM EDT2014-07-15 15:21:10 GMT
    People on the beach in New Jersey and New York were outraged over the weekend after they saw a plane towing a banner that displayed a swastika, a peace sign, and a heart promoting the website proswastika.org. It turns out the religious group partially based on extraterrestrials called the Raelians use the swastika as part of their symbol.
    People on the beach in New Jersey and New York were outraged over the weekend after they saw a plane towing a banner that displayed a swastika, a peace sign, and a heart promoting the website proswastika.org. It turns out the religious group partially based on extraterrestrials called the Raelians use the swastika as part of their symbol.
  • Homeless Blogger Hopes To Help

    Homeless Blogger Hopes To Help

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-07-15 15:20:32 GMT
    According to Monarch Housing, over 16% of New Jersey residents were homeless last year. Many people think that people are homeless because of Hurricane Sandy and unemployment rates, but the ‘Homeless Blogger’, a man who has lived on the streets for years, says it is due to drugs, alcohol, and mental illness. “I’ve always had a mental illness and basically after 9/11, I kind of snapped because I had no money,” the Homeless Blogger said.
    According to Monarch Housing, over 16% of New Jersey residents were homeless last year. Many people think that people are homeless because of Hurricane Sandy and unemployment rates, but the ‘Homeless Blogger’, a man who has lived on the streets for years, says it is due to drugs, alcohol, and mental illness. “I’ve always had a mental illness and basically after 9/11, I kind of snapped because I had no money,” the Homeless Blogger said.
  • Ex-Diner Manager Pleads Guilty To Murder For Hire

    Ex-Diner Manager Pleads Guilty To Murder For Hire

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 10:44 AM EDT2014-07-15 14:44:14 GMT
    Former manager of the Tick Tock Diner in Clifton, New Jersey, Georgios Spyropoulos, was in Passaic County Court yesterday stemming from an incident where he allegedly hired a hit man to kill his uncle for $20,000. The plan allegedly was to have a hit man torture his uncle for the combination to his safe and then kill him. What Spyropoulos didn’t realize was that he was coordinating the hiring of a hit-man with a state police informant.
    Former manager of the Tick Tock Diner in Clifton, New Jersey, Georgios Spyropoulos, was in Passaic County Court yesterday stemming from an incident where he allegedly hired a hit man to kill his uncle for $20,000. The plan allegedly was to have a hit man torture his uncle for the combination to his safe and then kill him. What Spyropoulos didn’t realize was that he was coordinating the hiring of a hit-man with a state police informant.
  • Are Smart Guns The Smart Choice In Firearms?

    Are Smart Guns The Smart Choice In Firearms?

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-07-15 14:27:39 GMT
    Smart Guns is a technology based firearm that uses anything distinctive to one person, like: fingerprints, hand grip or an eye scan, to prevent unauthorized users from using your personal guns. If the owner of the gun is not using the firearm, Smart Gun will detect a fraud and will not fire.New Jersey Institute of Technology is creating their own version of the gun. Donald Sebastian, President of NJ Innovation Institute, is one of the creators of this technology and he discussed how these gun...
    Smart Guns is a technology based firearm that uses anything distinctive to one person, like: fingerprints, hand grip or an eye scan, to prevent unauthorized users from using your personal guns. If the owner of the gun is not using the firearm, Smart Gun will detect a fraud and will not fire.New Jersey Institute of Technology is creating their own version of the gun. Donald Sebastian, President of NJ Innovation Institute, is one of the creators of this technology and he discussed how these gun...
  • Suspects Charged In Shooting of 12 Year-Old In Paterson

    Suspects Charged In Shooting of 12 Year-Old In Paterson

    Monday, July 14 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-07-14 20:35:17 GMT
    Residents of Paterson, New Jersey have been mourning the tragic death of Genesis Rincon all week. The 12 year-old was shot in the head while riding her scooter around town over the 4th of July weekend. Earlier in the week the Rincon family allowed Genesis’ organs to be donated, saving five other lives.
    Residents of Paterson, New Jersey have been mourning the tragic death of Genesis Rincon all week. The 12 year-old was shot in the head while riding her scooter around town over the 4th of July weekend. Earlier in the week the Rincon family allowed Genesis’ organs to be donated, saving five other lives.
  • Mantoloking's Steel Sea-Wall Construction In Progress

    Mantoloking's Steel Sea-Wall Construction In Progress

    Monday, July 14 2014 11:14 AM EDT2014-07-14 15:14:52 GMT

    Mantoloking, New Jersey's steel wall is underway. These interlocking plates of steel are literally being vibrated down 30 feet into the sand to form a wall against the ravages of the ocean. Mantoloking Emergency Management Coordinator Sgt. Stacy Ferris has high hopes that this wall will be beneficial to the community.

    Mantoloking, New Jersey's steel wall is underway. These interlocking plates of steel are literally being vibrated down 30 feet into the sand to form a wall against the ravages of the ocean. Mantoloking Emergency Management Coordinator Sgt. Stacy Ferris has high hopes that this wall will be beneficial to the community.

  • Algea Invades Belmar's Coastline

    Algea Invades Belmar's Coastline

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-07-14 14:32:53 GMT

    There has been an outbreak of algea blobs off the Jersey Coast and while it's not harmful to swimmers, it's so large that you can actually see it from space! Satellites picked up an outburst of phytoplankton along the shore. However, Belmar, New Jersey fisherman Jesse Thomas doesn’t think the algae invasion is something that people should worry about.

    There has been an outbreak of algea blobs off the Jersey Coast and while it's not harmful to swimmers, it's so large that you can actually see it from space! Satellites picked up an outburst of phytoplankton along the shore. However, Belmar, New Jersey fisherman Jesse Thomas doesn’t think the algae invasion is something that people should worry about.

  • A NJ Author’s Nautical Themed Biography

    A NJ Author’s Nautical Themed Biography

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-07-14 14:31:26 GMT
    New Jersey resident Nicholas Starace is the author of the book, “White Sails Became Me”. This nautical themed biography highlights how his life was shaped by the sea. “The boat is symbolic, it’s symbolic of my passion,” he said. Starace has kept his boat docked at Liberty State Park since the marina opened about 15 years-ago. “I was on this boat when 911 happened,” he said.
    New Jersey resident Nicholas Starace is the author of the book, “White Sails Became Me”. This nautical themed biography highlights how his life was shaped by the sea. “The boat is symbolic, it’s symbolic of my passion,” he said. Starace has kept his boat docked at Liberty State Park since the marina opened about 15 years-ago. “I was on this boat when 911 happened,” he said.
  • Police Search For Massive Snake In Lake Hopatcong

    Police Search For Massive Snake In Lake Hopatcong

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-07-14 14:30:10 GMT
    There’s been a report of a giant, potentially deadly snake swimming in Lake Hopatcong. State police say that they got a call on Wednesday afternoon that someone reported seeing a 17 to 20 foot massive boa constrictor swimming around in those waters. Police Officer Trooper Puhlovsky said that law enforcement searched for nearly two hours, but couldn’t find the reptile.
    There’s been a report of a giant, potentially deadly snake swimming in Lake Hopatcong. State police say that they got a call on Wednesday afternoon that someone reported seeing a 17 to 20 foot massive boa constrictor swimming around in those waters. Police Officer Trooper Puhlovsky said that law enforcement searched for nearly two hours, but couldn’t find the reptile.
  • Honest Gun-Owning Mom Busted In NJ Could Face 3 Years In Prison

    Honest Gun-Owning Mom Busted In NJ Could Face 3 Years In Prison

    Monday, July 14 2014 8:23 AM EDT2014-07-14 12:23:10 GMT
    27 year-old Shaneen Allen from Philadelphia wanted to protect her family. She took a gun safety course, applied for and was granted a concealed carry permit and she purchased a gun.“One of my family members, he thought it was appropriate for me to get one because I’m a single mother and I have two children and I work two jobs and I work late and getting up at that time of night I got robbed twice last year and he felt the need for me to get my license to protect me and my kids,” Allen explain...
    27 year-old Shaneen Allen from Philadelphia wanted to protect her family. She took a gun safety course, applied for and was granted a concealed carry permit and she purchased a gun.“One of my family members, he thought it was appropriate for me to get one because I’m a single mother and I have two children and I work two jobs and I work late and getting up at that time of night I got robbed twice last year and he felt the need for me to get my license to protect me and my kids,” Allen explain...
  • Wanted Man Caught In NJ After Dispute Over A Dog

    Wanted Man Caught In NJ After Dispute Over A Dog

    Friday, July 11 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-07-11 15:06:52 GMT

    32-year-old Corey Pohan had a dispute with another man, Paul Martone and it was all caught on camera. This fight was over the fact that Martone believed Pohan tried stepping over his Chihuahua to get to the curb. The fight started as a verbal argument then Pahon punched Martone in the face, which caused Martone to fall to the ground.

    32-year-old Corey Pohan had a dispute with another man, Paul Martone and it was all caught on camera. This fight was over the fact that Martone believed Pohan tried stepping over his Chihuahua to get to the curb. The fight started as a verbal argument then Pahon punched Martone in the face, which caused Martone to fall to the ground.

  • Who's Reading Your Mail?

    Who's Reading Your Mail?

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:59 AM EDT2014-07-11 14:59:43 GMT

    When you receive emails, do you know if anyone else has read them? Newly released documents from National Security Agency whistleblower, Edward Snowden, revealed a list of email addresses that the government was spying on and among those on the list were Rutgers University Professor, Dr. Hooshang Amirahmadi.

    When you receive emails, do you know if anyone else has read them? Newly released documents from National Security Agency whistleblower, Edward Snowden, revealed a list of email addresses that the government was spying on and among those on the list were Rutgers University Professor, Dr. Hooshang Amirahmadi.

  • Ridgewood Public Works Inspector Sentenced For Stealing Parking Meter Quarters

    Ridgewood Public Works Inspector Sentenced For Stealing Parking Meter Quarters

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-07-11 14:48:22 GMT

    They say a quarter can't buy you anything these days, but they eventually add up! Just ask Thomas Rica, Former Ridgewood, New Jersey Public Works Inspector who according to prosecutors, stole about two-million parking meter quarters from a room in Village Hall. The loot totaled around $460,000 and weighed nearly 23,000 pounds in shiny silver change! He's now been sentenced after pleading guilty.

    They say a quarter can't buy you anything these days, but they eventually add up! Just ask Thomas Rica, Former Ridgewood, New Jersey Public Works Inspector who according to prosecutors, stole about two-million parking meter quarters from a room in Village Hall. The loot totaled around $460,000 and weighed nearly 23,000 pounds in shiny silver change! He's now been sentenced after pleading guilty.

  • Active Release Chiropractic Procedures

    Active Release Chiropractic Procedures

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-07-11 14:34:28 GMT
    Christina Rampone is a three- time Olympic soccer gold medalist and four- time women's World Cup competitor and she says that as an athlete, she relies heavily on good chiropractic care.Rampone credits much of her movement to Dr. Criscuolo who she says is a miracle worker. He uses an active release technique at his chiropractic center in Wall Township, New Jersey and he has really helped Rampone recover from a past injury.“I was doing like three months of rehab and nothing was working and I c...
    Christina Rampone is a three- time Olympic soccer gold medalist and four- time women's World Cup competitor and she says that as an athlete, she relies heavily on good chiropractic care.Rampone credits much of her movement to Dr. Criscuolo who she says is a miracle worker. He uses an active release technique at his chiropractic center in Wall Township, New Jersey and he has really helped Rampone recover from a past injury.“I was doing like three months of rehab and nothing was working and I c...
  • Port Authority Bus Terminal In Desperate Need Of Repair

    Port Authority Bus Terminal In Desperate Need Of Repair

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-07-11 14:31:38 GMT
    The Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City is hot and messy with leaky roofs, late buses and budget problems. Now Senator Loretta Weinberg and Senate President Steve Sweeney say that something must be done. “They need to get a new bus terminal into their capital plan if we’re gonna ever start to talk about how to improve things here,” Weinberg said. The Port Authority is one of the busiest commuter hubs in the United States. 
    The Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City is hot and messy with leaky roofs, late buses and budget problems. Now Senator Loretta Weinberg and Senate President Steve Sweeney say that something must be done. “They need to get a new bus terminal into their capital plan if we’re gonna ever start to talk about how to improve things here,” Weinberg said. The Port Authority is one of the busiest commuter hubs in the United States. 
  • Former Councilman Speaks Out About Backlash & Resignation

    Former Councilman Speaks Out About Backlash & Resignation

    Friday, July 11 2014 10:29 AM EDT2014-07-11 14:29:54 GMT
    Former Franklin Borough Councilman David Fanale has received a lot of attention lately after angering law enforcement, their families and members of the community when he posted images on his personal Facebook page that were strongly anti-police. It all started when Fanale and his fiancé were pulled over in Roxbury, New Jersey in what he calls and “unconstitutional stop”. 
    Former Franklin Borough Councilman David Fanale has received a lot of attention lately after angering law enforcement, their families and members of the community when he posted images on his personal Facebook page that were strongly anti-police. It all started when Fanale and his fiancé were pulled over in Roxbury, New Jersey in what he calls and “unconstitutional stop”. 
  • You Be The Judge: Is This Police Brutality?

    You Be The Judge: Is This Police Brutality?

    Thursday, July 10 2014 11:48 AM EDT2014-07-10 15:48:26 GMT
    Video has recently surface from June 28, 2014, of Steven Betancourt, who happens to be the son of West New York, New Jersey mayoral candidate Carlos “Chucky” Betancourt, allegedly being beaten and tackled to the ground by local police. However, the young Betancourt claims he doesn’t know why he was cuffed in the first place.
    Video has recently surface from June 28, 2014, of Steven Betancourt, who happens to be the son of West New York, New Jersey mayoral candidate Carlos “Chucky” Betancourt, allegedly being beaten and tackled to the ground by local police. However, the young Betancourt claims he doesn’t know why he was cuffed in the first place.
  • Chasing New Jersey’s One-Year Anniversary

    Chasing New Jersey’s One-Year Anniversary

    Thursday, July 10 2014 11:47 AM EDT2014-07-10 15:47:34 GMT
    Chasing New Jersey has officially been delivering the Garden State news for one-year now and in celebration of this important anniversary some of their most popular guests stopped by the studio to talk about their favorite moments on the show. Ringleader Bill Spadea took the time to thank the man behind the magic, Executive Producer Jerry Burke with whom the chasers credit the show’s ongoing success.
    Chasing New Jersey has officially been delivering the Garden State news for one-year now and in celebration of this important anniversary some of their most popular guests stopped by the studio to talk about their favorite moments on the show. Ringleader Bill Spadea took the time to thank the man behind the magic, Executive Producer Jerry Burke with whom the chasers credit the show’s ongoing success.
  • Hundreds Rally In Paterson To Bring Justice For Genesis

    Hundreds Rally In Paterson To Bring Justice For Genesis

    Thursday, July 10 2014 10:31 AM EDT2014-07-10 14:31:37 GMT
    12 year-old Genesis Rincon was shot in the head by a stray bullet while out riding a scooter in Paterson, New Jersey over the holiday weekend. The young girl was pronounced brain dead at the hospital. Her family kept her alive so they could donate her organs and give life to five other individuals. Now an arrest has been made after 19 year-old Jhymiere Moore turned himself into police voluntarily after what many believe to be pressure from the community.
    12 year-old Genesis Rincon was shot in the head by a stray bullet while out riding a scooter in Paterson, New Jersey over the holiday weekend. The young girl was pronounced brain dead at the hospital. Her family kept her alive so they could donate her organs and give life to five other individuals. Now an arrest has been made after 19 year-old Jhymiere Moore turned himself into police voluntarily after what many believe to be pressure from the community.
  • Franklin’s Rogue Councilman Resigns

    Franklin’s Rogue Councilman Resigns

    Thursday, July 10 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-07-10 14:30:33 GMT
    David Fanale resigned his position as a Franklin Councilman yesterday morning. According to the Borough Business Administrator Fanale cited the “excessive stress of recent events” as the reason behind his decision. This clearly refers to the backlash he’s received from his recent Facebook posts which are strongly anti-police.
    David Fanale resigned his position as a Franklin Councilman yesterday morning. According to the Borough Business Administrator Fanale cited the “excessive stress of recent events” as the reason behind his decision. This clearly refers to the backlash he’s received from his recent Facebook posts which are strongly anti-police.
  • Is Casual Carpooling At The GWB Illegal?

    Is Casual Carpooling At The GWB Illegal?

    Thursday, July 10 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-07-10 14:07:54 GMT
    Rush hour traffic going over the George Washington Bridge has always been a headache, and it can really hurt your wallet too. But now strangers are helping each other get around and save money at the same time.Normally, the GWB toll is $13, however, with three people in your car, the toll drops down to $5. People will wait at the last bus stop before the GWB and hop into cars that pull over. It is a mutual understanding, a cheaper bridge toll for a free ride into town.State law says that hitc...
    Rush hour traffic going over the George Washington Bridge has always been a headache, and it can really hurt your wallet too. But now strangers are helping each other get around and save money at the same time.Normally, the GWB toll is $13, however, with three people in your car, the toll drops down to $5. People will wait at the last bus stop before the GWB and hop into cars that pull over. It is a mutual understanding, a cheaper bridge toll for a free ride into town.State law says that hitc...
  • Perth Amboy Water Bill Woes

    Perth Amboy Water Bill Woes

    Thursday, July 10 2014 10:02 AM EDT2014-07-10 14:02:22 GMT
    89 year-old Claire Danielczyk lives in the same Perth Amboy home that her husband built over 60 years ago. She always pays her bills before they are due, so when her water bill jumped from its usual $67 to over $700, she was shocked.Danielczyk’s modest home has one bathroom, so she doesn’t understand how an increase of 65,000 gallons were used this past month.“I called the Middlesex water company, and they said they can’t do anything for me, and to contact the Perth Amboy water office,” Danie...
    89 year-old Claire Danielczyk lives in the same Perth Amboy home that her husband built over 60 years ago. She always pays her bills before they are due, so when her water bill jumped from its usual $67 to over $700, she was shocked.Danielczyk’s modest home has one bathroom, so she doesn’t understand how an increase of 65,000 gallons were used this past month.“I called the Middlesex water company, and they said they can’t do anything for me, and to contact the Perth Amboy water office,” Danie...
  • Is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder From Sandy Real?

    Is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder From Sandy Real?

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 3:36 PM EDT2014-07-09 19:36:28 GMT
    The state of New Jersey has announced that over the next two-years, $4 million will devoted to training primary care doctors to screen patients for post-Sandy mental trauma. Brick, New Jersey resident Debbie Fortier is arguably the most famous face of Superstorm Sandy. She famously told Governor Christie at a town hall meeting five-months ago that all she wanted to do was go home.
    The state of New Jersey has announced that over the next two-years, $4 million will devoted to training primary care doctors to screen patients for post-Sandy mental trauma. Brick, New Jersey resident Debbie Fortier is arguably the most famous face of Superstorm Sandy. She famously told Governor Christie at a town hall meeting five-months ago that all she wanted to do was go home.
  • 4 Year-Old Attacked By Two Pit-Bulls

    4 Year-Old Attacked By Two Pit-Bulls

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-07-09 14:30:25 GMT
    Four-year-old Harmony Halyer is fighting for her life after being brutally attacked by two pit-bulls and her mother, Quadirah Banks, says she feels like the world needs to know that these dogs are dangerous. Banks said that the dogs lived at the home where her children are babysat and that they belonged to her aunt.
    Four-year-old Harmony Halyer is fighting for her life after being brutally attacked by two pit-bulls and her mother, Quadirah Banks, says she feels like the world needs to know that these dogs are dangerous. Banks said that the dogs lived at the home where her children are babysat and that they belonged to her aunt.
  • Are Ringwood’s Recycling Plant Plans Racist?

    Are Ringwood’s Recycling Plant Plans Racist?

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-07-09 14:28:36 GMT
    Many Ringwood residents and members of the Ramapough Lenape Indian Nation are frustrated by the EPA's most recent approved plan to move a recycling plant to a nearby ‘super fund’ site where tons of soil was contaminated with toxic paint sludge from a former Ford Motor Company factory dating back to the 1950's. The new plan would move a recycling plant from where it is on Peter's Mine Road across the street to the contaminated land.
    Many Ringwood residents and members of the Ramapough Lenape Indian Nation are frustrated by the EPA's most recent approved plan to move a recycling plant to a nearby ‘super fund’ site where tons of soil was contaminated with toxic paint sludge from a former Ford Motor Company factory dating back to the 1950's. The new plan would move a recycling plant from where it is on Peter's Mine Road across the street to the contaminated land.
  • The Vanishing House In Ortley Beach

    The Vanishing House In Ortley Beach

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 9:55 AM EDT2014-07-09 13:55:40 GMT
    After Superstorm Sandy, many thriving beach towns, like Ortley Beach, New Jersey became ghost towns. Almost every house in Ortley Beach was completely destroyed and had to be knocked down. However resident Nick Maria was one of the very few who received news that his house actually survived the storm and remained mostly intact.The house remained standing after the storm hit; it was moved a few feet off the foundation and had just a few holes in the roof. Maria had every intention to fix it up...
    After Superstorm Sandy, many thriving beach towns, like Ortley Beach, New Jersey became ghost towns. Almost every house in Ortley Beach was completely destroyed and had to be knocked down. However resident Nick Maria was one of the very few who received news that his house actually survived the storm and remained mostly intact.The house remained standing after the storm hit; it was moved a few feet off the foundation and had just a few holes in the roof. Maria had every intention to fix it up...
  • Baggy Pants Ban Spreading Across NJ?

    Baggy Pants Ban Spreading Across NJ?

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-07-08 14:32:30 GMT
    Point Pleasant Beach Councilman Steven Reed is fed up with seeing young people's underwear. He's so fed up that at a town council meeting he said he's considering joining Wildwood and several other New Jersey towns and introducing a ban on saggy pants. However, the town’s Mayor Vincent Borella feels there are much bigger problems happening in the area and he thinks this idea is misguided.
    Point Pleasant Beach Councilman Steven Reed is fed up with seeing young people's underwear. He's so fed up that at a town council meeting he said he's considering joining Wildwood and several other New Jersey towns and introducing a ban on saggy pants. However, the town’s Mayor Vincent Borella feels there are much bigger problems happening in the area and he thinks this idea is misguided.
  • Bounce Your Way To A NJ Trampoline Park

    Bounce Your Way To A NJ Trampoline Park

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-07-08 14:30:44 GMT

    Everyone growing up has been in or around bouncy-houses, but did you ever think you can still have fun in one as an adult? Well, now a trampoline park is taking bouncy-houses to the next level. Last week, Sky Zone in Pine Brook, New Jersey opened up the ultimate indoor trampoline park. This park is a massive warehouse filled with trampolines where the whole family can enjoy high-flying fun and can literally bounce off the walls!

    Everyone growing up has been in or around bouncy-houses, but did you ever think you can still have fun in one as an adult? Well, now a trampoline park is taking bouncy-houses to the next level. Last week, Sky Zone in Pine Brook, New Jersey opened up the ultimate indoor trampoline park. This park is a massive warehouse filled with trampolines where the whole family can enjoy high-flying fun and can literally bounce off the walls!

  • A Whale Of A Tale

    A Whale Of A Tale

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 10:25 AM EDT2014-07-08 14:25:52 GMT
    So far this summer it hasn’t been that rare to see sharks off the Jersey Coast, but now there have even been sightings of whales as well!Over the weekend, boaters caught a hump-back whale on video off the coast of Keyport, New Jersey swimming in the Raritan Bay. These whales are endangered species but it isn't that unheard of to see them traveling along the Eastern Seaboard.According to Marine Biologists, the whales are following their prey into nearby shore waters. 
    So far this summer it hasn’t been that rare to see sharks off the Jersey Coast, but now there have even been sightings of whales as well!Over the weekend, boaters caught a hump-back whale on video off the coast of Keyport, New Jersey swimming in the Raritan Bay. These whales are endangered species but it isn't that unheard of to see them traveling along the Eastern Seaboard.According to Marine Biologists, the whales are following their prey into nearby shore waters. 
  • A Week Without Answers In Brendan Tevlin’s Murder

    A Week Without Answers In Brendan Tevlin’s Murder

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 10:07 AM EDT2014-07-08 14:07:37 GMT
    It’s been over a week since 19 year-old Brendan Tevlin was murdered in West Orange, New Jersey and police still have not made any arrests. The reward for any information about the murder is now up to $25,000. Tevlin was returning from a party with friends where he had been playing video games. He texted his mom saying that he was on his way home, but never made it.
    It’s been over a week since 19 year-old Brendan Tevlin was murdered in West Orange, New Jersey and police still have not made any arrests. The reward for any information about the murder is now up to $25,000. Tevlin was returning from a party with friends where he had been playing video games. He texted his mom saying that he was on his way home, but never made it.
  • Supreme Court Makes Contraception Exception For Retailer

    Supreme Court Makes Contraception Exception For Retailer

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-07-08 14:03:43 GMT
    Yesterday Governor Christie held an event in Keansburg, New Jersey where he opened the room for press questions. One of the topics discussed was the Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding Hobby Lobby where they will allow the large retailer to exclude birth control coverage from their employees’ health plans.
    Yesterday Governor Christie held an event in Keansburg, New Jersey where he opened the room for press questions. One of the topics discussed was the Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding Hobby Lobby where they will allow the large retailer to exclude birth control coverage from their employees’ health plans.
  • Hangin' With Mr. Bradley Cooper

    Hangin' With Mr. Bradley Cooper

    Monday, July 7 2014 1:33 PM EDT2014-07-07 17:33:07 GMT

    Ever wished you could take a celebrity and bring them everywhere with you? Well according to New Jersey resident Danielle Davies you can! Davies carries around a life-size cardboard cut-out of Bradley Cooper everywhere she goes. This idea stemmed from a play she did with the cut-out of "Bradley Cooper" at her college, Villanova. This has been going on since April and video of her with Mr. Cooper has recently gone viral.

    Ever wished you could take a celebrity and bring them everywhere with you? Well according to New Jersey resident Danielle Davies you can! Davies carries around a life-size cardboard cut-out of Bradley Cooper everywhere she goes. This idea stemmed from a play she did with the cut-out of "Bradley Cooper" at her college, Villanova. This has been going on since April and video of her with Mr. Cooper has recently gone viral.

  • The New Improved Mountain Creek Water-park

    The New Improved Mountain Creek Water-park

    Monday, July 7 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-07-07 16:42:22 GMT

    For Summer 2014, Mountain Creek Park in Vernon, New Jersey has been officially renamed to Action Park. This is mainly because when past visitors hear Mountain Creek they automatically think of the nostalgic, dangerous accounts they experienced in the 80's or 90's.

    For Summer 2014, Mountain Creek Park in Vernon, New Jersey has been officially renamed to Action Park. This is mainly because when past visitors hear Mountain Creek they automatically think of the nostalgic, dangerous accounts they experienced in the 80's or 90's.

  • "Soul Cycle" Your Way to A Healthy Life-Style

    "Soul Cycle" Your Way to A Healthy Life-Style

    Monday, July 7 2014 12:35 PM EDT2014-07-07 16:35:44 GMT

    Exercise classes aren't for everyone but if you come across the right one you might find it to be fulfilling. There is a new trend in the work-out world that doesn't only give you a great cardio work-out but it can make you healthier overall. Soul Cycle is a 45 minute in-door cycling class that doesn't only change your body, it can change your life.

    Exercise classes aren't for everyone but if you come across the right one you might find it to be fulfilling. There is a new trend in the work-out world that doesn't only give you a great cardio work-out but it can make you healthier overall. Soul Cycle is a 45 minute in-door cycling class that doesn't only change your body, it can change your life.

  • Butterfly Decline In The Garden State

    Butterfly Decline In The Garden State

    Monday, July 7 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-07-07 16:24:12 GMT
    Spring time came and went and you may have noticed that so far this summer there has been a decrease in monarch butterflies in the Garden State. Now the Twitter campaign #savethemonarchs has brought even more attention to this potential problem. Flo Rutherford is the head butterfly guide at “World of Wings” in Teaneck, New Jersey. She said that the absence of these beautiful creatures is serious.
    Spring time came and went and you may have noticed that so far this summer there has been a decrease in monarch butterflies in the Garden State. Now the Twitter campaign #savethemonarchs has brought even more attention to this potential problem. Flo Rutherford is the head butterfly guide at “World of Wings” in Teaneck, New Jersey. She said that the absence of these beautiful creatures is serious.
  • Superstorm Sandy Fundraiser In a Bottle

    Superstorm Sandy Fundraiser In a Bottle

    Monday, July 7 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-07-07 16:20:14 GMT

    There is something that everyone has been wanting to say ever since Superstorm Sandy ravaged the Garden State. In fact, New Jersey Micro-brewery, Flying Fish, did exactly that! They created a beer fundraiser called, “F.U. Sandy”. It's not exactly what you think it means! The slogan stands for Forever Unloved Sandy and is on the label of this tasty beer. 

    There is something that everyone has been wanting to say ever since Superstorm Sandy ravaged the Garden State. In fact, New Jersey Micro-brewery, Flying Fish, did exactly that! They created a beer fundraiser called, “F.U. Sandy”. It's not exactly what you think it means! The slogan stands for Forever Unloved Sandy and is on the label of this tasty beer. 

  • High School Graduate Killed Execution Style In Newark

    High School Graduate Killed Execution Style In Newark

    Monday, July 7 2014 11:05 AM EDT2014-07-07 15:05:39 GMT
    Last week, recent high school graduate and cheerleader Cheyanne Bond was found shot in the head execution style in Newark, New Jersey. Bond was described as a beautiful and ambitious teen who was planning to attend nursing school. Police have just released two-surveillance pictures of men walking in Newark by South 17th Street where she was shot.
    Last week, recent high school graduate and cheerleader Cheyanne Bond was found shot in the head execution style in Newark, New Jersey. Bond was described as a beautiful and ambitious teen who was planning to attend nursing school. Police have just released two-surveillance pictures of men walking in Newark by South 17th Street where she was shot.
  • NJ Democrats Push Education For The Dreamers

    NJ Democrats Push Education For The Dreamers

    Monday, July 7 2014 11:04 AM EDT2014-07-07 15:04:46 GMT
    Assembly Democrats are not giving up on the Dreamers and their opportunity to not only get a college education in New Jersey, but also be able to fund it. The Dreamers are a movement of undocumented students who want equal opportunities in higher education and citizenship. On Monday Governor Christie vetoed an item on the budget to make unauthorized immigrants who attended high school in New Jersey eligible for state-funded tuition aid grants.
    Assembly Democrats are not giving up on the Dreamers and their opportunity to not only get a college education in New Jersey, but also be able to fund it. The Dreamers are a movement of undocumented students who want equal opportunities in higher education and citizenship. On Monday Governor Christie vetoed an item on the budget to make unauthorized immigrants who attended high school in New Jersey eligible for state-funded tuition aid grants.
  • Sandy Home Buyout Battle

    Sandy Home Buyout Battle

    Monday, July 7 2014 11:03 AM EDT2014-07-07 15:03:15 GMT
    Bay Point, New Jersey has been a ghost town for over 18 months ever since Superstorm Sandy ravaged the small town on the Jersey Shore. Now residents of this community are trying to figure out if it makes more sense to rebuild, or just pack it in and sell the entire town to the government as has been proposed. This town is one of the first looking into the government offer to purchase the town at pre-sandy home values.
    Bay Point, New Jersey has been a ghost town for over 18 months ever since Superstorm Sandy ravaged the small town on the Jersey Shore. Now residents of this community are trying to figure out if it makes more sense to rebuild, or just pack it in and sell the entire town to the government as has been proposed. This town is one of the first looking into the government offer to purchase the town at pre-sandy home values.
  • Prisoner Re-Entry Program Takes A Shot At Film

    Prisoner Re-Entry Program Takes A Shot At Film

    Monday, July 7 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-07-07 15:02:19 GMT
    New Jersey’s incarceration statistics are extremely alarming. Most of the state’s prisons are filled with young-African-American men and more than half of these young men will end up back in jail after being released. Now, three former inmates, Isa Poole, Shahied Brown, and Dashon McGill are taking part in a prisoner reentry program and doing what they can to get back on their feet while working in film.
    New Jersey’s incarceration statistics are extremely alarming. Most of the state’s prisons are filled with young-African-American men and more than half of these young men will end up back in jail after being released. Now, three former inmates, Isa Poole, Shahied Brown, and Dashon McGill are taking part in a prisoner reentry program and doing what they can to get back on their feet while working in film.
  • Veteran Returns From 70th Anniversary Visit To Normandy

    Veteran Returns From 70th Anniversary Visit To Normandy

    Monday, July 7 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-07-07 15:01:08 GMT
    87 year old, WWII Veteran Alfred John Sippel recently returned from his trip back to Normandy for the 70th Anniversary of D-Day. The First Class Seaman from Denville, New Jersey made the trip back with his son and granddaughter and he said while there, he treated like royalty. The family was part of a grand parade where he rode along in a WWII Jeep with an Italian family.
    87 year old, WWII Veteran Alfred John Sippel recently returned from his trip back to Normandy for the 70th Anniversary of D-Day. The First Class Seaman from Denville, New Jersey made the trip back with his son and granddaughter and he said while there, he treated like royalty. The family was part of a grand parade where he rode along in a WWII Jeep with an Italian family.
  • Possible Threat To Fourth Of July Weekend

    Possible Threat To Fourth Of July Weekend

    Thursday, July 3 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-07-03 14:50:22 GMT
    The Fourth of July is right around the corner, but the holiday may see the potential threat of Tropical Storm Arthur. The storm could bring heavy rain to the area and a lot of wind. It seems like the Jersey Shore just can’t catch a break. 
    The Fourth of July is right around the corner, but the holiday may see the potential threat of Tropical Storm Arthur. The storm could bring heavy rain to the area and a lot of wind. It seems like the Jersey Shore just can’t catch a break. 
  • Line Item Veto to Benefit New Jersey?

    Line Item Veto to Benefit New Jersey?

    Thursday, July 3 2014 10:41 AM EDT2014-07-03 14:41:58 GMT
    Governor Chris Christie has used his line item on the budget he received from the Democratic Legislature and he shared that the new budget may inflict some pain.He vetoed taxes on businesses and on millionaires, and after winning a lawsuit, he decided to drastically limit payments on the pension plan. Seth Hahn, Communications Workers of America spokesman, explained his views on Christie’s new budget.
    Governor Chris Christie has used his line item on the budget he received from the Democratic Legislature and he shared that the new budget may inflict some pain.He vetoed taxes on businesses and on millionaires, and after winning a lawsuit, he decided to drastically limit payments on the pension plan. Seth Hahn, Communications Workers of America spokesman, explained his views on Christie’s new budget.
  • The Wait For Zumanjaro

    The Wait For Zumanjaro

    Thursday, July 3 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-07-03 14:28:05 GMT
    Six Flags Great Adventure’s newest ride, Zumanjaro, is 40 stories high with a 90 mph drop. It was all set to open yesterday, but at the last minute, it didn’t. The problem lies not with the ride itself, but with the state of New Jersey, specifically the Department of Community Affairs Carnival Amusement Ride Safety Unit. 
    Six Flags Great Adventure’s newest ride, Zumanjaro, is 40 stories high with a 90 mph drop. It was all set to open yesterday, but at the last minute, it didn’t. The problem lies not with the ride itself, but with the state of New Jersey, specifically the Department of Community Affairs Carnival Amusement Ride Safety Unit. 
  • Family Desperate To Find Loved One After 1-Month Missing

    Family Desperate To Find Loved One After 1-Month Missing

    Thursday, July 3 2014 10:23 AM EDT2014-07-03 14:23:46 GMT
    It’s now been one-month since 18 year-old Mila Kostadinova disappeared from Dumont, New Jersey. Her Twitter page went silent June 2, 2014, but prior to that it painted a picture of a sad and angry young woman who wanted out of her family home and ultimately left. Since then no one has seen or heard from Kostadinova.
    It’s now been one-month since 18 year-old Mila Kostadinova disappeared from Dumont, New Jersey. Her Twitter page went silent June 2, 2014, but prior to that it painted a picture of a sad and angry young woman who wanted out of her family home and ultimately left. Since then no one has seen or heard from Kostadinova.
  • Debilitated Battle Monument A Sad Sight In Trenton

    Debilitated Battle Monument A Sad Sight In Trenton

    Thursday, July 3 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-07-03 14:22:48 GMT
    During the 4th of July week especially you’d think it would be important to honor the symbol of America, the American flag. However, that isn’t necessarily the case at the Battle Monument in Trenton where the memorial is a complete wreck, so much so that a Kentucky couple volunteering with the Special Olympics complained to the state about the site.
    During the 4th of July week especially you’d think it would be important to honor the symbol of America, the American flag. However, that isn’t necessarily the case at the Battle Monument in Trenton where the memorial is a complete wreck, so much so that a Kentucky couple volunteering with the Special Olympics complained to the state about the site.
  • NJDEP Privacy Laws Violation

    NJDEP Privacy Laws Violation

    Thursday, July 3 2014 10:21 AM EDT2014-07-03 14:21:57 GMT
    On Memorial Day, Chasing New Jersey’s Tamara Laine was enjoying a lovely day in Liberty State Park. When she returned to her vehicle, which was parked in a row of cars, she found a ticket on her windshield and that of the entire row of nearly 20 cars around her. When she got home to get online and pay the ticket she noticed what can only be described as a huge breach in personal identity security.
    On Memorial Day, Chasing New Jersey’s Tamara Laine was enjoying a lovely day in Liberty State Park. When she returned to her vehicle, which was parked in a row of cars, she found a ticket on her windshield and that of the entire row of nearly 20 cars around her. When she got home to get online and pay the ticket she noticed what can only be described as a huge breach in personal identity security.
  • Viral Video Attacker in Custody

    Viral Video Attacker in Custody

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-07-02 14:26:37 GMT
    Latia Harris turned herself in to police custody last night around 7:00 pm. Harris allegedly severely beat-up Catherine Ferreria, she was seen punching her over 20 times in a video that has since gone viral, while the victim’s child watched and screamed in protest. The area in which the attack took place is a very popular walking path located in Salem, New Jersey.
    Latia Harris turned herself in to police custody last night around 7:00 pm. Harris allegedly severely beat-up Catherine Ferreria, she was seen punching her over 20 times in a video that has since gone viral, while the victim’s child watched and screamed in protest. The area in which the attack took place is a very popular walking path located in Salem, New Jersey.
  • Funeral Held For Brendan Tevlin While Investigation Continues

    Funeral Held For Brendan Tevlin While Investigation Continues

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-07-02 14:15:44 GMT
    Yesterday the funeral was held for Brendan Tevlin, the 19 year-old college student who was found shot in his parents SUV in an apartment complex in West Orange, New Jersey. The mass was held at St. Philomena’s church in Livingston, the town where Tevlin grew up. All of Tevlin’s sacraments were made at this church where he also served as a Eucharistic minister.
    Yesterday the funeral was held for Brendan Tevlin, the 19 year-old college student who was found shot in his parents SUV in an apartment complex in West Orange, New Jersey. The mass was held at St. Philomena’s church in Livingston, the town where Tevlin grew up. All of Tevlin’s sacraments were made at this church where he also served as a Eucharistic minister.
  • Image On Social Media Sparks Resignation Of Class President

    Image On Social Media Sparks Resignation Of Class President

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-07-02 14:14:48 GMT
    The former student body president at the $53,000 per-year Lawrenceville School in New Jersey is being called divisive and even racist after posting a picture that she said represents the “typical Lawrenceville boy”. Maya Peterson was told to resign her position as class president or face punishment when she posted a picture wearing a Yale sweatshirt, LL Bean duck boots and holding a hockey stick.
    The former student body president at the $53,000 per-year Lawrenceville School in New Jersey is being called divisive and even racist after posting a picture that she said represents the “typical Lawrenceville boy”. Maya Peterson was told to resign her position as class president or face punishment when she posted a picture wearing a Yale sweatshirt, LL Bean duck boots and holding a hockey stick.
  • Christie is Ready To “Inflict Some Pain”

    Christie is Ready To “Inflict Some Pain”

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-07-02 14:14:47 GMT
    On Monday, Governor Chris Christie used his line-item veto to make changes to the budget that was delivered to him by the democratic legislature.At a town meeting in Caldwell, New Jersey Governor Christie explained why he took some parts of the budget out and said that his proposed changes to the budget and the pension plan going forward are going to inflict some pain.
    On Monday, Governor Chris Christie used his line-item veto to make changes to the budget that was delivered to him by the democratic legislature.At a town meeting in Caldwell, New Jersey Governor Christie explained why he took some parts of the budget out and said that his proposed changes to the budget and the pension plan going forward are going to inflict some pain.
  • Spadea On The Radio

    Spadea On The Radio

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 10:13 AM EDT2014-07-02 14:13:50 GMT
    Chasing New Jersey’s ringleader, Bill Spadea, co-hosted the Dennis Judi Show on New Jersey 101.5 FM radio yesterday and he pulled out all the stops. Spadea spent four-hours on-air and did everything from read the weather to discuss some hot-topics going on in the Garden State and around the country. He even had his own take on the taboo topic of texting while driving.
    Chasing New Jersey’s ringleader, Bill Spadea, co-hosted the Dennis Judi Show on New Jersey 101.5 FM radio yesterday and he pulled out all the stops. Spadea spent four-hours on-air and did everything from read the weather to discuss some hot-topics going on in the Garden State and around the country. He even had his own take on the taboo topic of texting while driving.
  • Tent City’s Construction Turmoil

    Tent City’s Construction Turmoil

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 10:09 AM EDT2014-07-02 14:09:19 GMT
    Getting rid of Lakewood New Jersey’s tent city has been a debate for years. However, now that the last tent has officially been removed and the space is empty, a new controversy is brewing over what construction will take place on the property. There have been rumors that the tight-knit Orthodox Jewish community wanted to build a school on the land.
    Getting rid of Lakewood New Jersey’s tent city has been a debate for years. However, now that the last tent has officially been removed and the space is empty, a new controversy is brewing over what construction will take place on the property. There have been rumors that the tight-knit Orthodox Jewish community wanted to build a school on the land.
  • Surveillance Images Released In West Orange Murder

    Surveillance Images Released In West Orange Murder

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 1:13 PM EDT2014-07-01 17:13:17 GMT
    Sadly, 19 year-old Brendan Tevlin was found shot dead in a car in West Orange, New Jersey last week and police are still searching for the people responsible for this horrific act. Tevlin was an honor student at Seton Hall University. He was an all-star lacrosse player and on his summer break when this tragedy took place. Now, surveillance images of two men running away from the scene have been released.
    Sadly, 19 year-old Brendan Tevlin was found shot dead in a car in West Orange, New Jersey last week and police are still searching for the people responsible for this horrific act. Tevlin was an honor student at Seton Hall University. He was an all-star lacrosse player and on his summer break when this tragedy took place. Now, surveillance images of two men running away from the scene have been released.
  • NJ Councilman Causes Uproar Over Post Aimed At Police

    NJ Councilman Causes Uproar Over Post Aimed At Police

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 10:55 AM EDT2014-07-01 14:55:38 GMT
    An elected official from Franklin Borough in Sussex County, New Jersey has caused a big uproar with his Facebook page. Councilman David Fanale posted a picture of Calvin from classic comic strip Calvin and Hobbes urinating on what’s become a symbol of police sacrifice. Police don’t think this incident is funny at all. Nevin Mattessich, the FOP Lodge 57 President, discussed this latest controversy.
    An elected official from Franklin Borough in Sussex County, New Jersey has caused a big uproar with his Facebook page. Councilman David Fanale posted a picture of Calvin from classic comic strip Calvin and Hobbes urinating on what’s become a symbol of police sacrifice. Police don’t think this incident is funny at all. Nevin Mattessich, the FOP Lodge 57 President, discussed this latest controversy.
  • Shark Sightings Continue Off The Jersey Shore Coast

    Shark Sightings Continue Off The Jersey Shore Coast

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-07-01 14:34:50 GMT

    Summer is in full swing at the Jersey Shore and while everyone wants to have fun in the sun and hit the beach, the ocean can be a dangerous place. Recently there has been several reported shark sightings off the Jersey Shore. Last week, Cape May, New Jersey resident Steve Clark caught a Great White shark on video taking his chum bucket. However, that wasn't the only shark caught close to the Garden State.

    Summer is in full swing at the Jersey Shore and while everyone wants to have fun in the sun and hit the beach, the ocean can be a dangerous place. Recently there has been several reported shark sightings off the Jersey Shore. Last week, Cape May, New Jersey resident Steve Clark caught a Great White shark on video taking his chum bucket. However, that wasn't the only shark caught close to the Garden State.

  • Scared Straight In Bergen County

    Scared Straight In Bergen County

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-07-01 14:33:47 GMT
    The Police Youth Academy in Bergen County, New Jersey offers its own form of a scared-straight program for teenagers. The two-week program is for high school age adolescents to go through a boot camp, very similar to police training. The campers train in a boot camp and also with the canine unit and SWAT unit.
    The Police Youth Academy in Bergen County, New Jersey offers its own form of a scared-straight program for teenagers. The two-week program is for high school age adolescents to go through a boot camp, very similar to police training. The campers train in a boot camp and also with the canine unit and SWAT unit.
  • Ortley Beach Water Tower Ordeal

    Ortley Beach Water Tower Ordeal

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-07-01 14:27:59 GMT
    The town of Ortley Beach, New Jersey is distraught over their newly renovated water tower. The water tower used to be embedded with the town’s name “Ortley Beach” and show two dolphins, one on either side of the logo. However, after Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey American Water only replaced one of the dolphins and put their New Jersey American Water label on the other side instead.
    The town of Ortley Beach, New Jersey is distraught over their newly renovated water tower. The water tower used to be embedded with the town’s name “Ortley Beach” and show two dolphins, one on either side of the logo. However, after Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey American Water only replaced one of the dolphins and put their New Jersey American Water label on the other side instead.
  • Who killed Brendan Tevlin?

    Who killed Brendan Tevlin?

    Monday, June 30 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-06-30 15:18:45 GMT
    Brendan Tevlin’s family says he had no enemies, yet this straight-A student from Livingston who played lacrosse at Seton Hall Preparatory School was gunned down. Tevlin’s body was discovered in an SUV in the parking lot of the Ron Jolyn Apartment Complex in West Orange, just a few miles away from where he grew up. “He was the most outgoing caring kid I ever met,” said a friend of Tevlin’s who did not release his name out of respect for Tevlin’s parents.
    Brendan Tevlin’s family says he had no enemies, yet this straight-A student from Livingston who played lacrosse at Seton Hall Preparatory School was gunned down. Tevlin’s body was discovered in an SUV in the parking lot of the Ron Jolyn Apartment Complex in West Orange, just a few miles away from where he grew up. “He was the most outgoing caring kid I ever met,” said a friend of Tevlin’s who did not release his name out of respect for Tevlin’s parents.
  • Dunegate in Margate

    Dunegate in Margate

    Friday, June 27 2014 3:20 PM EDT2014-06-27 19:20:32 GMT
    A controversy is brewing at the Jersey Shore that we are calling Margate's Dunegate. Margate, home to Lucy The Elephant, is fighting the Christie administration over the statewide dune project that 65 percent of the town voted against. "Rest assured, the statewide project will be constructed, including in Margate," DEP Commissioner Bob Martin said in a statement.
    A controversy is brewing at the Jersey Shore that we are calling Margate's Dunegate. Margate, home to Lucy The Elephant, is fighting the Christie administration over the statewide dune project that 65 percent of the town voted against. "Rest assured, the statewide project will be constructed, including in Margate," DEP Commissioner Bob Martin said in a statement.
  • Stressed out commute leads to lawsuit

    Stressed out commute leads to lawsuit

    Friday, June 27 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-06-27 16:30:46 GMT
    We all spend most of our day chasing stories and fighting traffic throughout New Jersey so we were interested in a lawsuit filed by a Berlin woman who said that traffic caused her so much stress that she needed her employer to change her work schedule so she didn’t have to drive during rush hour. Andrea DeGarolamo went out on disability because of depression. When she returned she asked her employer, Fulton Financial, to allow her to arrive late and leave early so she could avoid traffic. 
    We all spend most of our day chasing stories and fighting traffic throughout New Jersey so we were interested in a lawsuit filed by a Berlin woman who said that traffic caused her so much stress that she needed her employer to change her work schedule so she didn’t have to drive during rush hour. Andrea DeGarolamo went out on disability because of depression. When she returned she asked her employer, Fulton Financial, to allow her to arrive late and leave early so she could avoid traffic. 
  • HS guidance counselor fired for not confiscating drugs

    HS guidance counselor fired for not confiscating drugs

    Thursday, June 26 2014 12:32 PM EDT2014-06-26 16:32:49 GMT
    A guidance counselor at a high school in New Jersey is accused of allowing students to leave her office with marijuana. Loretta Young of Steinert High School in Hamilton, New Jersey was providing confidential counseling for substance abuse to students who came to her complaining about a $10 marijuana sale gone bad. After lecturing them, the 17-year-veteran made them undue the transaction, but allowed them to keep the marijuana.
    A guidance counselor at a high school in New Jersey is accused of allowing students to leave her office with marijuana. Loretta Young of Steinert High School in Hamilton, New Jersey was providing confidential counseling for substance abuse to students who came to her complaining about a $10 marijuana sale gone bad. After lecturing them, the 17-year-veteran made them undue the transaction, but allowed them to keep the marijuana.
  • Fireworks illegal in NJ but legal in PA

    Fireworks illegal in NJ but legal in PA

    Thursday, June 26 2014 8:44 AM EDT2014-06-26 12:44:29 GMT
    July 4th is around the corner which means there will be a lot of fireworks going off, but if you are from New Jersey, it’s going to be a little tough putting on your own show. Fireworks are illegal in New Jersey without a permit, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get them. If you cross the river to Pennsylvania, you can purchase fireworks without a permit. “As far as any out-of-state resident goes, we don’t require them having any permits for the state that they’re residing in,” says Joe Mazak.
    July 4th is around the corner which means there will be a lot of fireworks going off, but if you are from New Jersey, it’s going to be a little tough putting on your own show. Fireworks are illegal in New Jersey without a permit, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get them. If you cross the river to Pennsylvania, you can purchase fireworks without a permit. “As far as any out-of-state resident goes, we don’t require them having any permits for the state that they’re residing in,” says Joe Mazak.
  • Awake Breast Augmentation

    Awake Breast Augmentation

    Wednesday, January 22 2014 12:53 PM EST2014-01-22 17:53:29 GMT
    Dr. Michael Gartner is believed to be the only board certified plastic surgeon who performs awake breast augmentation on the east coast. This surgery takes place with only local anesthesia allowing a patient to stay awake during the entire procedure.
    Dr. Michael Gartner is believed to be the only board certified plastic surgeon who performs awake breast augmentation on the east coast. This surgery takes place with only local anesthesia allowing a patient to stay awake during the entire procedure.
  • Three Stooges Of NJ Disability Pension

    Three Stooges Of NJ Disability Pension

    Thursday, January 2 2014 11:07 AM EST2014-01-02 16:07:18 GMT
    Mark Lagerkvist of New Jersey Watchdogs has been rigorously investigating the double-dipping epidemic that is taking place in the Garden State.  The latest article he put out follows three men who have “questionable disabilities” and who he believes are taking advantage of the system.
    Mark Lagerkvist of New Jersey Watchdogs has been rigorously investigating the double-dipping epidemic that is taking place in the Garden State.  The latest article he put out follows three men who have “questionable disabilities” and who he believes are taking advantage of the system.
  • Funeral Held For Woman Stabbed To Death

    Funeral Held For Woman Stabbed To Death

    Thursday, January 2 2014 11:05 AM EST2014-01-02 16:05:49 GMT
    Earlier this week, friends and family gathered to pay their final respects to Teia Gallo. It’s believed that Gallo was stabbed to death by her younger brother, Travis, the day after Christmas in their Washington Township home.
    Earlier this week, friends and family gathered to pay their final respects to Teia Gallo. It’s believed that Gallo was stabbed to death by her younger brother, Travis, the day after Christmas in their Washington Township home.
  • Brunswick Breaking Bad

    Brunswick Breaking Bad

    Friday, December 27 2013 12:02 PM EST2013-12-27 17:02:44 GMT
    Things are getting out of control in New Brunswick right now. Chief Housing Inspector Michael Mahony was recently caught in a cocaine bust.  Editor of New Brunswick Today, Charlie Kratovil, discussed the details surrounding this long term investigation and the nine individuals who were charged with cocaine possession during this bust.
    Things are getting out of control in New Brunswick right now. Chief Housing Inspector Michael Mahony was recently caught in a cocaine bust.  Editor of New Brunswick Today, Charlie Kratovil, discussed the details surrounding this long term investigation and the nine individuals who were charged with cocaine possession during this bust.
  • Vein Scan Payment System Launched

    Vein Scan Payment System Launched

    Thursday, February 6 2014 2:54 PM EST2014-02-06 19:54:24 GMT
    A New Jersey start-up is using vein scans to confirm a person's identity to secure financial transactions at stores.
    A New Jersey start-up is using vein scans to confirm a person's identity to secure financial transactions at stores.
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  • Funeral for man who died after NYPD choke hold arrest

    Funeral for man who died after NYPD choke hold arrest

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:46:09 GMT
    An overflow crowd packed a church on Wednesday night for the funeral of a man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent choke hold. Eric Garner's relatives stopped in front of his open casket, some weeping and wailing. A preacher opened the service at Brooklyn's Bethel Baptist Church with a mix of solemn prayer and an organ-backed gospel medley.
    An overflow crowd packed a church on Wednesday night for the funeral of a man who died in police custody after an officer placed him in an apparent choke hold. Eric Garner's relatives stopped in front of his open casket, some weeping and wailing. A preacher opened the service at Brooklyn's Bethel Baptist Church with a mix of solemn prayer and an organ-backed gospel medley.
  • Another video shows NYPD cop putting man in choke hold

    Another video shows NYPD cop putting man in choke hold

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 10:08 PM EDT2014-07-24 02:08:13 GMT
    The NYPD is investigating another apparent choke-hold incident during a recent arrest that was captured on video. The video shows a police officer putting a man in a choke hold and then punching him in the face in a subway station in Harlem, police said. A community activist said he received the new video but never had any intention of releasing it to the media.
    The NYPD is investigating another apparent choke-hold incident during a recent arrest that was captured on video. The video shows a police officer putting a man in a choke hold and then punching him in the face in a subway station in Harlem, police said. A community activist said he received the new video but never had any intention of releasing it to the media.
  • New Jersey sues over Florida pizza shop logo

    New Jersey sues over Florida pizza shop logo

    The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to the iconic Garden State Parkway's green and yellow signs.
    The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to the iconic Garden State Parkway's green and yellow signs.
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