Tag: jersey city

Man indicted for Jersey City murder, sexual assault and kidnapping (after being deported twice)

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – 33-year old Jorge Rios allegedly kidnapped, sexually assaulted and murdered 45-year-old Carolina Cano before discarding the victim in a Lincoln Park (Jersey City) lake. On Wednesday, Rios was indicted on murder, aggravated sexual assault and kidnapping Read More

Authorities say Honduran illegal immigrant killed N.J. nanny, dumped her body in a lake

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – A nanny’s body was discovered in Jersey City’s Lincoln Park last week. On Sunday? Authorities arrested their suspect: an alleged illegal immigrant from the country of Honduras.  _ Jorge Rios (age 33) stands accused of murdering Read More

Fulop: “I used to smoke tons of weed”

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Phil Murphy wants to legalize marijuana in the Garden State, but he gave a non-answer on Wednesday when questioned by reporters as to whether he’d ever smoked pot. The Democrat Governor’s lack of forthrightness seemed to Read More

Naked Trump statue to be auctioned off in Jersey City

A statue of a naked Donald Trump is going on the auction block. … with others in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Cleveland in the weeks before the Republican was elected president. The auction will take place on Read More

Jersey City made its own property tax problems; this legislation would prevent future, similar disasters.

By Matt Rooney _ The chickens are coming home to roost in Jersey City, folks. It was predictable. After many years of “payment in lieu to taxes” abuse — the policy which allowed the populous North Jersey urban center to Read More