Tiempo with Joe Torres: A Latina radio pioneer, Hispanic Heritage Month events

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — In this episode of Tiempo, a Latina radio pioneer in New Jersey just retired after 40 years on the air. The legendary D.J. Vicki Solá spent decades hosting her show ‘Que Viva la Musica.’ It focused on Latin jazz, mambo, merengue, and many of the greatest salsa artists, like Tito … Read more

NJ Officer Caught Month-Old Baby Dropped From Balcony, Officials Say – NBC10 Philadelphia

A New Jersey police officer safely caught a one-month-old baby dropped off a second-floor balcony over the weekend, authorities said. The Hudson County prosecutor’s office said Officer Eduardo Matute was among those called to the Jersey City residence Saturday morning after reports that a man was threatening the baby. NorthJersey.com reports that he and several … Read more

6 Rescued From NJ Waters After Boat Crash – NBC10 Philadelphia

Six people were rescued when their boat struck a fixed navigation aid in the waters off the New Jersey coast Sunday morning. The 30-foot vessel crashed around 12:18 a.m., with a good samaritan calling rescuers and telling them he heard a loud crash and several calls for help near Ham Island, the U.S. Coast Guard … Read more

Police save infant thrown from balcony in Jersey City

JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (WABC) — Police in Jersey City saved a one-month-old on Saturday when it was thrown from a balcony. Officer Eduardo Matute caught the infant after someone tossed the infant from the second floor. Matute and others responded to a report of a man dangling the baby. The infant was taken to … Read more

Man drowns, others rescued in rough waters off Jersey Shore beaches

BRICK, New Jersey (WABC) — A man drowned, and others were rescued in rough waters off Jersey Shore beaches on Saturday, officials say. It happened just after 12:30 p.m. off Brick Beach. Two surfers noticed a man in distress and attempted to rescue him, but couldn’t get him onto the shore. The Coast Guard pulled … Read more

Man, 54, Drowns in NJ Rough Waters – NBC10 Philadelphia

A 54-year-old man died Saturday after finding himself trapped in rough waters off Brick Beach, in New Jersey, Saturday evening. According to Brick Township Police Department, the man was swimming at Brick Beach I when police received a call around 12:32 p.m. about a swimmer in distress. Two surfers noticed him and were able to … Read more

COVID Outbreak At Robbinsville High School Cancels In-Person Classes For A Week – CBS Philly

MERCER COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) — A COVID outbreak at Robbinsville High School has forced the Mercer County school to close the building from September 20 to 24, according to a letter from the district superintendent. On Saturday, the Robbinsville School District addressed a district-wide outbreak in a letter to parents. The letter, which was posted … Read more

Gas Prices Tick Up In New Jersey, Increase Around Nation At Large – CBS Philly

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gas prices ticked up again in New Jersey and also increased around the nation as a whole as Gulf Coast refineries remain shuttered following recent storms. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey on Friday was $3.22, up a penny from a week … Read more

Springsteen memorabilia to be featured in Grammy museum in North Jersey

Some of Bruce Springsteen’s iconic artifacts will be on display in the traveling Grammy Museum, including his favorite Fender guitar, handwritten setlists and plenty of denim stage outfits. The Bruce Springsteen Live! exhibit was curated by the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles and will debut on Oct. 1 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New … Read more

NJ Judge Who Said Men Are ‘in Control’ Suspended 1 Month – NBC10 Philadelphia

A New Jersey judge who suggested to a domestic violence suspect that men are “in control” has been suspended without pay two years after he made the comments. The state Supreme Court announced Friday it adopted the recommendation of a panel on judicial conduct to suspend Municipal Court Judge Steven Brister for one month, beginning … Read more