Police say a 16-year-old girl was found dead in Bridgewater. Investigators launched a search in the wooded area near Chimney Rock Park over the weekend.

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Police say a 16-year-old girl was found dead in Bridgewater. Investigators launched a search in the wooded area near Chimney Rock Park over the weekend.
Police are investigating a woman’s death after her body was found in damaged car early Saturday. Authorities were called around 3 a.m. about a one-car crash at Newark Avenue and 7th Street in Jersey City.
Investigators say some burning candles apparently sparked a deadly fire at an apartment complex in Princeton last month.
Two people are in the hospital after being hit by a car in Toms River. Police say the driver hit the couple in their 50s that was walking along Fischer Boulevard around 9 p.m. Friday.
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office has arrested one of the teens accused in a crash that killed a deaf Jersey City man. Authorities say that a 19-year-old man was arrested Thursday afternoon. The prosecutor’s office did not provide the suspect’s name or details about him, but say that he is the suspected driver.
A 33-year-old Atlantic City man has been identified as the person killed in a Thursday morning shooting in Pleasantville, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner said.
A Newark man is facing charges after he allegedly ordered his dog to attack when three police officers approached him for questioning in a road rage incident, authorities said. Newark police said officers located Melvin Woodson, 46, of Newark, Wednesday night sitting in his car in a parking lot on Irvington Avenue, where a road rage incident was reported earlier in the evening.
Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting in Pleasantville. The shooting happened at about 2 a.m. Thursday in the 600 block of Lafayette Avenue. Crime scene tape surrounded the home
A Passaic High School teacher is facing charges after he was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with two students. The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office says that Jose Maria, 39, engaged in sexually inappropriate conversations and behavior with the victims between 2010 and 2012. The victims were students at the school at the time.
Two vehicles are being sought in a fatal hit-and-run investigation in Bergen County, officials said. The hit-and-run happened around 5:45 a.m. on Jan. 5 on Route 46 East in Moonachie. Police said Brian Rossi was found dead on the road near Industrial Avenue
Crews battled a three-alarm fire early Wednesday morning at an apartment complex in Edison, officials said. Residents were evacuated from the complex as the flames tore through the structure on Woodedge Avenue around 6 a.m., fire officials said.
Two men are being sought for their involvement in a deadly crash following a police pursuit in Jersey City, Hudson County authorities said Tuesday. The county prosecutor’s office said a man in his 30s, who has not yet been identified, was struck and killed by the driver of a stolen SUV while standing at a bus stop near Communipaw Avenue and Kennedy Boulevard around 4 a.m. Tuesday.
New Jersey prosecutors say a New York City taxi driver was arrested after officials say they found approximately $800,000 in crystal meth in his vehicle
Authorities say a driver who fell asleep at the wheel rear-ended a state police cruiser at a highway construction site, slightly injuring a trooper who was sitting in the cruiser. The accident occurred around 9:30 a.m. Monday on routes 9 and 35 in South Amboy.
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle early Tuesday morning in Jersey City, shutting down several intersections, the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office said. The incident was reported around 6 a.m. on Kennedy Boulevard. The victim’s identity was not immediately known, nor was it clear whether the driver remained at the scene.
Smoke and flames damaged a house in Cumberland County, New Jersey. The fire broke out on the unit block of Park Avenue in Bridgeton just before 2 a.m. Monday.
A head-on crash in southern New Jersey has left two people dead and a man seriously injured. Harrison Township police say the crash occurred shortly before 5 p.m. Sunday on Mullica Hill Road.
State police say a hit-and-run crash involving a tractor-trailer on an interstate highway in New Jersey has left a man dead. The accident in the northbound lanes of Interstate 295 in Westampton Township was reported shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday.
Firefighters in Seaside Heights are rallying around one of their own. Firefighter Ray Powanda and his family lost their Hancock Avenue home Friday night when it went up in flames. Officials say three people were home at the time.
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Police say they rescued a 79-year-old woman after her vehicle crashed through a fence and plunged into the icy Passaic River. Nutley Township police say the woman was driving in a CVS Pharmacy parking lot Thursday afternoon when she suffered a medical problem and crashed into a parked car. The two cars then crashed through a fence and plunged about 12 feet into the water.
A person was struck by a driver on the Admiral Wilson Boulevard in Camden Thursday morning. It happened near Baird Boulevard around midnight. Police say the victim was near the pedestrian walkway
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A New Jersey man whose car plunged into the icy Delaware River Sunday is accused of leaving his girlfriend to die after he escaped from the submerged vehicle and fled the scene, authorities said.
Authorities say a woman has severe leg injuries after she was hit by a car driven by an 81-year-old woman crashed into the hair salon in New Jersey. Fairfield Township police say the crash took place just before 10 a.m. Monday at Hair Core Salon on Fairfield Road. Authorities say the victim was leaving the salon when the vehicle hit her, pinning her between the vehicle and the building.
A driver has been charged after a crash left one person dead when their car ended up in the Delaware River in Burlington County
A Union woman who was reported missing Friday after she failed to show up to work has been found, police said.
The Burlington City Police Department is investigating after a crash leaves one person dead and the driver in custody when their car ends up in the Delaware River. It happened about 1 p.m Sunday at Riverbank Road near Wood Street in the city of Burlington.
Firefighters says a three-alarm fire in Hoboken sent a police officer to the hospital Sunday morning. Crews say the fire broke out just after 6 a.m. at a building on Washington Street.
A man who had one of the largest collections of child pornography ever seized by law enforcement in New Jersey has been sentenced to seven years in state prison. John DeFay Jr. also must register as a sex offender under the sentence imposed Friday.
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