Jury selection began yesterday morning in the murder trial of a Jersey City resident charged with killing a Georgia man who was gunned down on a sidewalk in 2012. DaQuan Keaton, 27, of Parnell Place, was arrested on June 20, 2013, and charged with murder, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose and aggravated assault, Hudson County Assistant Prosecutor Gene Rubino said at the time.
A Clifton woman seriously injured in a motorcycle crash in Downtown Jersey City last week was in stable condition yesterday at Jersey City Medical Center-Barnabas Health, a hospital spokeswoman said. The 22-year-old woman suffered a fractured skull and bleeding on the brain when the motorcycle she was a passenger on collided with a four-door Honda at 9:23 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Christopher Columbus Drive and Monmouth Street, an accident report said.
Join the statewide celebration of this prize Jersey crop on Sunday, Aug. 2, at the Riverview Farmers Market, which will take part in the statewide Perfect Peach Pie Contest organized by the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council. All participants must be New Jersey residents, must be amateur bakers, and must use New Jersey peaches.
JERSEY CITY - A number of upset parents and community members say they weren't made aware that a new prisoner re-entry resource center will open inside the old priory of Sacred Heart Church. "No one is ever notified, they just come," said Cathlyn Washington, a Ward F resident who was one of about 25 people at a meeting at the Bethune Center Thursday night.
JERSEY CITY -- A 47-year-old Jersey City felon with a criminal history of drug offenses made his first court appearance today on several new charges related to suspected heroin. Reginal Freeman of Bostwick Avenue appeared in Central Judicial Processing court in Jersey City this afternoon via video link from Hudson County jail in Kearny.
Patrolman Jeremy Ruchlin, of the Rowan University Police Department, attaches his body camera in this April 2015 file photo. , one of the bills sponsors, told NJ Advance Media.