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Motel Owner Faces Fraud Charges

The owner of a Toms River Motel is among those charged with allegedly filing fraudulent applications for federal relief funds following Superstorm Sandy. Sandipkumar Patal of Edison obtained more than 81-thousand dollars from FEMA, money the government says he was not entitled to. Patel and his wife own the American Motel on Route 166 in…

Several People Escape Sayreville Fire

(Sayreville, NJ)  --  Several people, including two young girls and a baby, are lucky to be alive after jumping or being tossed from a second floor window in Sayreville.  They landed right in the arms of Police Officer Brian Gay yesterday afternoon when their home became engulfed in flames. The children's mother tossed her one-month-old…

NJ Woman Hit In Face On Six Flags Ride

A New Jersey woman is recovering after being hit in the face by a flying object while on a 19-story roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson. Sabreen Nassar says she was smacked in the face while on the El Toro ride on Friday by something that felt like a bat to her…

Major NJ Child Porn Bust Nets Suspects From Every County

We're learning more about that major New Jersey child porn bust that's netted 40 suspects from all 21 counties.  It's called, "Operation Statewide." The state attorney general says the men range in age from 20 to 72 and include a former teacher, accountant, school janitor and food service workers. Police went door-to-door making arrests and…

One Dead, 18 Hurt In NJT Bus Crash In Newark

A bus driver is dead and 18 other people are hurt, some critically, following an NJT bus crash this morning in downtown Newark.   It happened just after 6 a.m. at Raymond Boulevard and Broad Street when an empty Number 59 bus T-boned a Number 13 bus from Irvington to Clifton, ripping it nearly in half.…

House Fire In Little Ferry Claims Two Lives

The house fire that broke out in Little Ferry this week has now claimed the life of a five-year-old girl and her grandmother.  The fire broke out at a three-story home on Washington Avenue late Tuesday night and many of the victims were trapped by the flames, making it hard for firefighters to reach them.…

NJ Governor Orders State To Free Up Money For Road Projects

Governor Christie is ordering the state treasurer to redirect funding from any department to pay for essential road projects, now that New Jersey's Transportation Trust Fund is running on empty.  The transportation fund technically ran out of cash at the end of June.  Since then, lawmakers can't agree on how to refill it.  The Governor…