Spc. Jonathan Batista, 22, was attacked, along with his unit, by enemy forces with small arms fire, according to the Department of Defense. At the time, he was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
A female passenger on a motorcycle was killed Sunday night when the vehicle she was riding struck a sedan on Route 206 in Mount Olive.
A family of four, including two toddlers, and their dog escaped a house fire on Garvey Road early Friday morning.
Hopatcong Mayor Sylvia Petillo broke a local government ethics law when she spent $2,316.11 of borough funds on a mailing to borough residents urging them to vote "yes" to a referendum last November, the state Department of Community Affairs said.
Hanover Township will be the home of a brand-new branch of the upscale supermarket, according to the Mack-Cali Realty Corp.
A Parsippany school district bus driver has been suspended without pay for leaving two students alone on the bus while running an errand on July 2, according to a PTHSD news release.
District will receive $70,000 to allow special commission to operate institution for middle and high schoolers.
A forest fire burned just less than an acre of woods near the Hopatcong High School football field early Wednesday morning. No one was hurt, police said.
Rayna Safi, mother of three former St. Anthony of Padua School students, is still trying to cope with the announcement last month that the Butler school would be closing.
An 18-year-old Randolph resident has been identified as the pedestrian fatally struck by a furniture store box truck Saturday morning on Route 10 in Randolph that shut down the roadway for about a mile in both directions for several hours, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office said.
About 20 Morris Plains residents were evacuated from their homes Sunday night after a man barricaded himself and threatened to harm himself inside his Burch Drive residence, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office said.
Budd Lake's Nicholas Novaky was speeding and using a cell phone at the time his SUV crashed into a tree in Mt. Olive Township on June 19, killing him and a passenger, according to publishe reports.
Parsippany Councilman Michael dePierro said the Parsippany Police Department needs more rank-and-file officers on the street, not a fourth police captain.
A 50-year-old man has been identified as the person who stood in front of a New Jersey Transit train Friday night in Hackettstown and died, according to organization spokesperson Nancy Snyder.