News for Elizabeth, NJ. The city of Elizabeth is the most populous municipality in Union County and the 4th most populous in New Jersey with more than 124,900 residents. The mayor in 2021 is Christian Bollwage.
Elizabeth, NJ landlord will pay $4.5M after sex predator charges
Joseph Centanni already faces over 30 criminal charges, accused of demanding sex acts from women and men in exchange for housing in his buildings.
Box truck, car crash slows NJ Turnpike near Newark Airport
The crash also caused 30 minute delays for NJ Transit buses that travel through that area and from the Goethals Bridge.
9,500 Afghan refugees in NJ: Elizabeth mayor says city can't help
A request to resettle some of the refugees at the Joint Base was met with a plea to look elsewhere after the impact of Ida, as delivered by Elizabeth Mayor Chris Bollwage.
House fire kills beloved dance teacher in Elizabeth
Damarys Vazquez taught dance at Damarys Dance Studio for over 30 years and lost her husband four years.
Elizabeth firefighters left behind flood victims, report says
A pregnant woman who has two children told NJ.com that firefighters told them to keep holding onto trees during the deadly flooding on Sept. 1.
30 dead in NJ after Ida brings catastrophic flooding
FIve people were found dead at the Oakwood Plaza Apartments in Elizabeth in one incident while three people drowned in Hillsborough in separate incidents.
Bakery owners in Elizabeth, NJ ‘almost drowned’ — daughter shares their story, and video
Video offers up-close view of the damage to the bakery on Elmora Ave.
NJ jails barred from deals to detain non-citizens, under new law
Gov. Phil Murphy signed the law on Friday.
2 children orphaned in Old Bridge, NJ 'murder-suicide'
Yajaira Moreno was found dead in her home Tuesday night and Juan Alvarado located nearby with fatal stab wounds.
Elizabeth, NJ man indicted for June 2020 murder of Newark woman
Oliver Tzarax-Lopez, 21, is accused in the beating death of 37-year-old Nohora Agudelo last summer.