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  1. Deadly Paramus bus crash video: Driver turned left in front of dump truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The video confirms what Department of Transportation employees had told New Jersey 101.5 and what Morris County prosecutors had charged: that the 77-year-old school bus driver, who had missed a Route 206 turn for a field trip to Waterloo Village, cut perpendicularly across several lanes of traffic on Route 80, seemingly to take an emergency exit across the grassy median dividing the highway. The video, taken with a Department of Transportation camera perched on an overpass, was released after the Gannett newspaper chain in New Jersey sued the state for access under the state's Open Public Records Act.


  2. 'Big Santa' returns after 30 years to Garden State Plaza mallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    As lots of businesses and Christmas lovers are rushing into the holiday season, there's some iconic holiday decor making its return to Bergen County. has announced that the mall's "Big Santa" display is being brought back for the first time in three decades.


  3. Murphy: I'm still proud we hired official who took bribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says a municipal official who resigned from a $70,000-a-year state job after it came to light he admitted taking bribes from undercover FBI agents deserves a second chance. The Democrat says he was taken aback by harsh reaction to news that state law required Jackson be disqualified from public office.


  4. 29 of the best things to do this weekend in NJ - Sept. 28-30Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Looking for fall fun this weekend? We've got you covered. Check out our complete list of great events and fun things do right here in the great Garden State! Come join the excitement! The Festival will feature an Italian Market offering a spectacular variety of wares and food.


  5. Two early morning crashes continue deadly weekend on NJ roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A pedestrian was fatally struck on Route 3 early Sunday morning, the second highway death in New Jersey of the weekend. EMS and police arriving at the crash near Passaic Avenue in Clifton just after midnight found a person lying in the westbound lanes, There are a number of restaurants in the area and a movie theater.


  6. Autumn walks raise money for NJ Alzheimer's programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The last time we checked in on Alzheimer's New Jersey's "Walk to Fight Alzheimer's" series , the organization had four fall events spread throughout the state. This year, there are five, beginning in Point Pleasant Beach on Saturday, Sept.


  7. This Paramus coyote warning will make you laughRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    They could have played it straight. Instead they shared something from their fellow men in blue up in Monroe County, New York.


  8. How safe is your child's school bus? Here's how you can find outRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Next week is back to school for most New Jersey children. But are the school buses they're riding safe? Sue Fulton, chief administrator at the state Motor Vehicle Commission, says the 23,400 school buses in the state undergo scheduled inspections twice a year, plus surprise inspections.


  9. Bill to retest elderly school bus drivers should cover allRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Because of the horrific fatal Paramus school bus disaster on Route 80 in May, legislation is moving swiftly in Trenton. One part of the legislative package that's long overdue is having a physical and cognitive medical review once school bus drivers reach a certain age.


  10. NJ woman blows red light and kills 91-year-old in 5-car crash, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A 73-year-old Manahawkin crashed into four cars and killed her 91-year-old passenger Friday morning after blowing through a red light at an intersection, township police said. Barbara Angeline was traveling west on Route 72 about 9:50 a.m. when went through the red light at Marsha Drive, police said.


  11. NJ lawmakers look to re-test older school bus driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Following the fatal Paramus school bus crash that killed a middle school student and a teacher on Route 80 in May, efforts are being fast-tracked to ramp up school bus safety in the Garden State. The state Senate Transportation Committee gave the green light to a legislative package that aims to make school buses safer, including by having monitors travel on all buses to watch students, increasing the flow of information about a bus driver's safety record and requiring drivers to be certified more frequently.


  12. After deadly crash, Paramus buys buses with shoulder beltsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    This Bergen County borough's school district is buying six buses equipped with three-point seat belts, part of its efforts to improve safety following a crash in May that killed a student and a teacher. The Paramus Board of Education will pay $621,906 for the 54-passenger buses, with the seat belts costing an additional $5,300 per bus.


  13. Releasing deadly Rt. 80 school bus crash video would be 'cruel,' lawyer saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    State Police are rejecting public records requests for video that shows the violent school bus crash on Route 80 that killed a student and teacher in May. In so doing, they join the state Department of Transportation, Mount Olive Police and Morris County Prosecutor's Office in turning down requests for the video - which officials speaking on the condition of anonymity say shows a driver cutting across multiple lanes before the deadly collision with a truck . The DOT acknowledged Monday it's the subject of a lawsuit seeking release of the video, but it didn't say by whom or release further details.


  14. School bus safety: Better seat belts? Tests for older drivers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Lawmakers and the Murphy administration are looking at ways to improve school bus safety, following a crash last month that killed a student and teacher from Paramus. An 11-year-old who survived the accident, East Brook Middle School fifth grader Peter Caminiti, was among the speakers at a Statehouse hearing Monday.


  15. Injured Paramus student's family sues dump truck company in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Even though the driver has not been accused of wrongdoing by authorities, the owners of the dump truck involved in the fatal crash of a school bus on Route 80 on May 17 are being hit with a lawsuit by the family of a student who suffered "severe, grievous, permanent and painful" injuries. That is the wording used by Asher Amir Majeed's family in the lawsuit brought against Mendez Trucking of Belleville on Wednesday, reported .


  16. Pizza bouquets are here, thanks to this NJ based restaurant chainRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    There's bound to be no "blues" for the bride who wants and wins a custom pizza bouquet, as unveiled by an Italian restaurant chain that's run out of New Jersey. Morristown-based Villa Restaurant Group has come up with the giveaway that lends new meaning to 'getting cheesy' at a wedding reception.


  17. Paramus superintendent knew about driver's suspensions, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Despite her comments to the contrary, Paramus superintendent of schools Dr. Michele Robinson was likely aware of the most recent suspension of driver Hudy Muldrow's license. Robinson, in a statement last week, said that "nothing that was provided to the district by the state reflected that the driver had any moving violations."


  18. Route 80 school bus driver freed from jail pending homicide trialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The 77-year-old bus driver charged with two counts of death by auto in a Route 80 crash with a dump truck has been released from jail pending his trial. Hudy Muldrow Sr. was released Wednesday morning from the Morris County Jail by a Superior Court judge after hearing prosecutors arguing that he remain behind bars.


  19. After school bus crash, NJ lawmaker demands national seat-belt lawRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Less than two weeks after a school bus crash killed two residents of his congressional district, U.S. Rep. Josh Gottheimer has introduced a bill requiring three-point seat belts on large school buses. Gottheimer said New Jersey's current laws only support lap belts and he'd like to see lap-and-shoulder belts become the national standard.


  20. NY Giants send message to boy recovering from Paramus bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    As the driver of the school bus slammed by a dump truck spends the weekend in jail, one of the severely injured boys got words of encouragement from one of his favorite teams. Eli Manning and Landon Collins of the New York Giants sent words of encouragement via video to Brendan O'Callaghan.


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