An accident on 14th Street and Marin Boulevard in Jersey City, in which a pedestrian was injured, caused some westbound delays in the Holland Tunnel, police said. A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle near the Holland Tunnel in Jersey City today and caused significant westbound delays, Port Authority police spokesman Joe Pentangelo said.
JERSEY CITY -- While the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office has not released any information surrounding this morning's fatal shooting, a resident said the man was shot while sitting in a car with a woman and baby. Tina Nalls, who lives in the neighborhood in which a man was gunned down last night, said she heard multiple gunshots in the area, but didn't initially think much of it.
JERSEY CITY -- More than 24 hours after a woman was found stabbed to death inside a Lexington Avenue home, a "do not enter" sign from the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office hung on the inside of the gated front door while a small memorial has been set up outside the home. According to a radio transmission, Cardenas-Viejo was found laying on the ground with "knives all around her."
JERSEY CITY -- A 30-year-old Jersey City man pleaded guilty this morning to murdering his wife by strangulation and stabbing following an argument on Aug. 9, 2013 and he will face 30 years in prison with no chance of parole. "I want to see him rot in prison," said Beverly Reid, the mother of Crystal Reid, 28, who was murdered by Jermaine McFadden around 11:30 p.m. in an apartment belonging to a relative of the victim on Bergen Avenue near Bidwell Avenue, officials said.
The National Junior Honor Society at School 27 in Jersey City is doing its part to raise money and spread awareness of CHARGE syndrome, a pattern of birth defects that occurs in about one in every 9-10,000 births worldwide. The school's National Junior Honor Society is leading a coin drive during the month of February to benefit the CHARGE Syndrome Foundation.