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Wittpenn Bridge to be closed for weekend construction

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The Wittpenn Bridge, which carries Route 7 over the Hackensack River between Jersey City and Kearny, will be closed over the next three nights for rep...

Jersey City man shot in face by cop was trying to rob him, source says

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The man shot in the face by a Jersey City cop last night was trying to rob the cop at gunpoint, a source told The Jersey Journal this morning. The sou...

Computers confiscated from Jersey City's Zoning office

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Michaelangelo Conte/The Jersey JournalThe Jersey City Police Special Investigations Unit seized four computers from the city's Zoning Enforcement offi...

Winston Trumpet, Jersey City businessman, refocuses a once-blurry life to help others

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Jennifer Brown/The Star-LedgerWinston Trumpet at his Jersey City home. Born in the West Indies, Trumpet spent 4 years in the Army as a paratrooper, we...

Jersey City & Mayor Healy Get Kudos from Hackensack Riverkeeper

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Hackensack Riverkeeper, the environmental organization that works on issues affecting Jersey City’s other river, last week bestowed its 2009 Friend ...

Judge Rules: Lopez Remains on City Council

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Hudson County Superior Court Judge Maurice Gallipoli ruled on Friday that Ward C councilwoman Nidia Rivera Lopez has been a citizen of Jersey City sin...

Suspect in Jersey City fatal shooting refused bail in Brooklyn court

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Michael Ortiz of Jersey City, seen in a recent mugshot, has been charged in the fatal shooting of Adrian Gerena at the Ringside Lounge in Jersey City....

Rape was part of plan for big Jersey City heist

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Jersey City woman who was beaten and sexually assaulted Wednesday in a Gardner Avenue apartment was abused by armed robbers in an attempt to get h...

Bayonne judge orders the two pit bulls that attacked woman be put down today

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Jersey Journal file photoThe two pit bulls that attacked a Jersey City woman in Bayonne on Dec. 4.A Bayonne judge this morning ordered that two pit bu...

Feds say Hudson native is member of crime family

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A reputed mob "capo" who was born and raised in Jersey City's Marion Section has been indicted by federal authorities in New York. Prosecutors say Jos...

Facing Foreclosure? Jersey City Nonprofit is Rolling Out Free Workshops

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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As we have reported, Jersey City — like the rest of the country — has been hit hard by the real estate bubble, and many families are facing forecl...

Judge to rule on Jersey City Councilwoman Nidia Lopez' residency

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey JournalSuperior Court Assignment Judge Maurice Gallipoli said he would rule on Jersey City Councilwoman Nidia Lopez' res...

Boyfriend who cleaned Jersey City 'suicide' scene charged with murder

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Woodrow Miller, 19, of Jersey City has been charged with murder in the death of his 17-year-old girlfriend, which he'd initially reported as a suicide...

'Nyktomorph' Group Show Reveals the Power of Uncertainty

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer The exhibition “Nyktomorph” at Curious Matter is an exploration of what the darkness ...

Wrestlers to aid Jersey City woman with cancer, no health insurance

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Jersey Journal file photoJacqueline Kelly, 61, of Jersey City has no health insurance. A group of wrestlers will participate in a fundraiser for her t...

Details released in trashing of Jersey City elementary school; video shows masked man break in

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Google MapsA masked man entered Primary Prep Elementary School, 41 Tuers Ave., Jersey City, at 11:30 last night, according to security video at the bu...

Jersey City Official Arrested for Sex Chats With Cops Posing as Kids

Joe Territo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
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Jersey City police today arrested the city's assistant comptroller for engaging in "sexually explicit" online chats with undercover cops posing as chi...

Boyfriend of dead Jersey City teen cleaned up scene before calling for help, prosecutor says

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Michaelangelo Conte/The Jersey JournalWoodrow Miller, 19, of Forrest Avenue in Jersey City, cleaned up the scene where his girlfriend was shot last ni...

Michael Manzo pleads guilty in corruption sting, faces 10 to 16 months in prison

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Star-Ledger file photoMichael Manzo is accompanied by federal officials on July 23 when he was arrested in a corruption sting.Michael Manzo, who ran u...

Jersey City 9-year-old Named World's Cutest Vegetarian Boy

Joe Territo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
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The People for Ethical Treatment of Animals named 9-year-old Perry Martijena of Jersey City the World's Cutest Vegetarian Boy. I am not making this up.

Jersey City man thankful that 'monster' accused of killing wife, injuring son has been caught

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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View full sizeReena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey JournalIvan Reyes Sr. clings to a cross as he leaves St. Bridget's Church in Jersey City with friends and ...

Deer spotted in Jersey City swimming to Governors Island

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Google MapsA deer that was spotted in Downtown Jersey City this morning is swimming across the Hudson River toward Governors Island in New York Harbor...

Route 440 southbound in Jersey City to remain closed through rush hour

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Dylan Wilson/The Jersey JournalRoute 440 southbound between Communipaw and Culver avenues in Jersey City will remain closed through the rush hour as c...

Jersey City woman accused of watching TV after break-in has criminal past

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Reena Rose Sibayan/The Jersey JournalCrystal Kelly appears in Central Judicial Processing Court in Jersey City today on charges she broke into a Danfo...

Prosecutor: Arrest 'forthcoming' in stabbing death of Jersey City's Jacqueline Reyes

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Hudson County Prosecutor Edward DeFazio said today an arrest in the stabbing death of Jersey City resident Jacqueline Reyes, 27, may be forthcoming. A...