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Bayonne Man Arrested for 2022 Hit-and-Run of Jersey City Cyclist

A 33-year-old man from Bayonne has been arrested in connection with a 2022 hit-and-run crash that sent a Jersey City man to the hospital with serious injuries. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, Joseph Emmons was arrested yesterday by members of the Hudson County Regional Collision Investigation Unit and charged with Endangering an Injured […]

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Former JCPD Captain Fired for Racist, Sexist and Homophobic Remarks

A former Jersey City police captain has been fired by the Florida police department where he has worked since 2021. According to reporting by The Daytona Beach News-Journal, the DeLand Florida police department terminated former JCPD captain, Francisco “Frank” Williams, after he allegedly made racist, sexist, and homophobic statements to colleagues. An internal affairs report […]

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Affordable Housing in Journal Square and Beyond Dominates Council Caucus

Affordable housing took up the lion’s share of time during yesterday’s municipal council caucus. Following through on a pledge to narrow the socio-economic shelter gap confronting many residents, Ward C Councilman Richard Boggiano is pushing for a more equitable share of affordable housing in the Journal Square area. To facilitate that goal, Boggiano is seeking […]

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Man Sentenced to 90 Months for Stabbing Rival Gang Member

A 23-year-old Jersey City man has been sentenced to federal prison for stabbing a rival gang member during a retaliatory gang-related assault. According to U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger, District Judge Kevin McNulty sentenced Sheldon Mays, aka “Thottie,” yesterday in Newark federal court to 90 months of incarceration. Mays had previously pleaded guilty to one […]

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Letter: Council Should Act After Washington Death, Apportion Bayfront Pilot Fairly

Dear Jersey City Municipal Council, Our city is facing immense challenges today. A resident, Andrew Jerome Washington was killed by our police earlier this month during a mental health crisis.  Based on the information released to date, it is unfathomable to believe that the situation could not have had a better outcome with Mr. Washington not being killed.  […]