# Essex county nj
Fairfield, NJ: Assault by Auto and DUI for "Roselle Disposal" Driver Who Overturned Garbage Truck on Rt. 46 Overpass
“It appears that the garbage truck, which is owned by Roselle Disposal of Fairfield, had just exited onto the Gately Overpass from Route 46 West, when Thompson lost control and the vehicle flipped on its side into the oncoming lane. Thankfully, no vehicles were coming in the opposite lane as I am relatively sure it would have resulted in a fatality”
Snow Advisory: Four Inches in Essex County by Friday Morning
"Snowfall rates could range between one half inch and one inch per hour in heavy snowbands. Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute. Slow down and use caution while traveling." ~ National Weather Service.
Essex County, NJ: Updated: Three Inches Snow by Friday Morning
The National Weather Service weather station located at Essex County Airport in Fairfield has issued the following hazardous weather information which forecasts 3 inches of snow Thursday overnight into Friday morning.
Roseland, NJ: Serious 3-Car Crash Causes Injuries, Entrapment, and Car Fire on Eagle Rock Avenue
“It was horrible. I couldn’t believe there weren’t more serious injuries. The accident itself was at the intersection of Eagle Rock Avenue and Rall Court and the collision was extremely loud. It sounded like it was in my front yard about 500 feet away.” ~ Al Place, Roseland resident.
Essex County, NJ: Two Inches Snow Forecast for Thursday Evening into Friday Morning
The National Weather Service weather station located at Essex County Airport in Fairfield has issued the following hazardous weather information which forecasts 2 inches of snow Thursday overnight into Friday morning.
New Jersey CALI Report Returns to Red, Very High, as Essex County Cases Soar Upwards
Late today, NJ released their latest Covid-19 Activity Level Report (CALI) showing for the first time since Apr. 25, 2020, that the majority of the state is Red Level: Very High.
West Orange, NJ: After Police Officer Shooting, Shaahid Forshee, of East Orange, Charged with Attempted Murder
“Yesterday at approximately 3pm a 27-year-old West Orange police officer entered a convenience store on South Valley Road and observed an altercation between two men. One of the men, Forshee, was allegedly armed with a handgun. The officer intervened. It is alleged that during the struggle, the suspect struck the officer with the gun and fired the weapon striking the officer in the head. “ ~ Theodore N. Stephens, II, Acting Essex County Prosecutor.
West Orange, NJ: Officer Shot During Krauszers' Robbery; Male in Custody, Female Still at Large
“This afternoon an off-duty West Orange Police Officer sustained a non-life threatening injury in attempting to intervene in a robbery in progress at Krauszers on 12. S. Valley Rd. The suspect firearm discharged one time before fleeing the scene. Potential suspect and vehicle being detained by Newark PD. The officer has been transported to a local hospital and is currently being treated. The scene is secure and there is no threat to public safety. There currently is an active ongoing investigation and updates will follow.” ~ West Orange Police.
VIDEO: Roseland Boxer Vito Mielnicki, Jr. wins in Technical Knockout during Prudential Center Christmas Fight
"It was a beautiful right hand that hurt him. He was a tough guy and he made me work all night. At 19-years-old going 10-rounds, I felt great and my wind was great. I want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas. I'm blessed to be in this position and we definitely can't wait to be back in 2022.” ~ Vito Mielnicki, Jr.
Video: Infant Boy Saved by Newark Airport Security Officer Cecilia Morales, of Newark
"A young mother picked up her two-month old son from his car carrier seat to carry him through the security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport, but when the mom lifted him up, she saw that the boy wasn’t breathing. She immediately sought help from her co-travelers and shouted for help when she realized her attempts at rousing her son were unsuccessful. Morales heard people screaming for help, she knew if she didn’t act quickly, the outcome was going to be grim." ~ Lisa Farbstein, TSA Spokesperson.
Essex County, NJ: US Congressional District Changes Announced
Today, the New Jersey Redistricting Commission announced their changes based on New Jersey's 2020 census which entitles the state to 12 seats in the House of Representatives. These changes will be in place through 2031.