Local News near SoHo, New York
A Lincoln Park man who was arrested as part of a statewide investigation admitted Thursday to distributing child pornography online, authorities said. Lincoln Park man admits to child porn distribution A Lincoln Park man who was arrested as part of a statewide investigation admitted Thursday to distributing child pornography online, authorities said.September 06
The party goods retailer Party City is getting into the toy business and opening pop-up shops in Rockaway, Paramus and Clifton. A new player enters the toy business: Toy City opens in Rockaway, two other stores planned The party goods retailer Party City is getting into the toy business and opening pop-up shops in Rockaway, Paramus and Clifton.
Full Story: nj1015August 30
Today's message from police: No branch of the U.S. government wants to be paid in Google Play cards. Township police issued a warning about a new scam that cost a township woman $16,000 after she received a call from someone who claimed to be from "Homeland Security" and informed her of a warrant being out for her arrest on drug traffic and money laundering charges.August 30
When the fall semester begins at Stockton University next week, a couple dozen students will settle into class to start studying for a minor in medical marijuana. As the marijuana industry in the state continues to grow -- a medical marijuana expansion is underway and lawmakers are working for full legalization -- the south Jersey institution has launched a program to train students interested in working in that field.
Full Story: .phillyAugust 24
A Philadelphia man who was on his way to rob what he believed was a drug stash house in New York but was arrested at a New Jersey Turnpike service plaza after his SUV broke down was sentenced Friday to five years in prison, prosecutors said. Luis Almonte, 37, and Jorge Oviedo-Difo, 30, also of Philadelphia, were found guilty by a Middlesex County jury in June on charges of illegal possession of a handgun, a large capacity ammunition magazine, and bullets that can penetrate body armor.August 23
Richard Kuklinski, known as the Iceman, is one of the most prolific hired gunmen in New Jersey's history. Everyday folks turn to hired guns to solve all sorts of troubles, including marital spats, business disputes and even to get rid of unsavory guys dating their daughters.