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Man Robbed Somerset County Wawa At Knife Point: Prosecutor

FRANKLIN, NJ – A Franklin Park man was arrested for robbing a Wawa at knife point in Franklin Township, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson announced.


Trump is having dinner with business leaders, including the Boeing and PepsiCo CEOs. Here's the guest list

President Donald Trump will host a dinner with business leaders on Tuesday in Bedminster, N.J.“This is an opportunity for the President to hear how the economy is doing from their perspective and what their priorities and thoughts are for the year ahead,” the White House said in a statement.


Somerset County: Driver, 17, Charged in Death of Passenger, 14, Following High-Speed Chase

WARREN, NJ – A 14-year old boy was killed and a 17-year old boy is charged with vehicular homicide following a high-speed chase involving a car stolen in Warren.Both juveniles are from Newark.The 17-year old has been charged with 2nd degree Death by Auto, 2nd degree Eluding, 2nd degree Knowingly le


Roselle Man Dies Following Pedestrian Crash In Linden

A 2003 Chrysler Minivan, driven by a 72-year-old Clark man, was going east when it fatally collided with a man in the roadway, police report.


President Trump Acknowledges Trump Tower Meeting Was About Information on Hillary Clinton

— President Donald Trump on Sunday appeared to change his story about a 2016 meeting at Trump Tower that is pivotal to the special counsel’s investigation, tweeting that his son met with a Kremlin-connected lawyer to collect information about his political opponent.“Fake News reporting, a complete f


Lloyd Road in Bernardsville to close for bridge replacement

BERNARDSVILLE- Work to replace a 90-year-old bridge on Lloyd Road is expected to close the route in the borough's mountain section well into the fall.The Somerset County project was scheduled to begin on or about Monday, Aug. 6, and last about three-and-a-half months. That would put the completion d


Kylie Is Bridgewater's Pet Of The Week

Participating in the Pet of the Week happenings is simple: submit your nomination by emailingalexis.tarrazi@patch.comwith subject line "Bridgewater Pet Of The Week." Be sure to include a photograph or two of your pet, a paragraph about what makes him or her so great, and the town you're from.


Heat Advisory In Effect For Bridgewater Monday

The heat index is expected to hit between 100 and 104 due to temperatures in the low to mid 90s, and dewpoints in the lower 70s, according to the National Weather Service.


Government tents at Somerset County 4-H Fair offer free fun, games and prizes

SOMERSET COUNTY – County tents will offer interactive exhibits, games, prizes and free giveaways at the 2018 Somerset County 4-H Fair, running Aug. 8 to 10, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily at North Branch Park, located at 355 Milltown Road.


Trump appears to change story on meeting with Russian lawyer

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump appears to have changed his story about a 2016 meeting at Trump Tower that is pivotal to the special counsel's investigation, tweeting that his son met with a Kremlin-connected lawyer to collect information about his political opponent."Fake News repor


NJ Transit cancels more than a dozen trains Monday morning

Hey@NJTRANSITis there any logic to you screwing over folks heading to the city folks on Monday morning ?#justwondering#njtransitsuckspic.twitter.com/jQUlWjGVBG-- Abhi (@sirabhinav)August 6, 2018


National Night Out 2018 NJ: Piscataway police reach out to youth as part of annual event

Two of the youth Laughlin worked with in township programs have gone on to advanced careers in law enforcement, one as a recently promoted New Jersey State Trooper, and the other as an FBI agent who recently became one of the youngest supervisors on the East Coast.


Trump passes on opportunity to criticize James at Ohio rally

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — President Donald Trump insulted NBA star LeBron James from afar but passed up an opportunity to criticize him on his own turf, sticking to Democrats, the news media and other familiar targets during a campaign rally Saturday night in James’ home state of Ohio.


National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Advisory for Warren and Somerset County, Some Road Closures Reported

According to the NWS, a slow-moving frontal system will bring numerous showers and thunderstorms that have the potential to bring torrential downpours with rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, hig


2 ex-Rutgers players will serve at least a decade in prison for home invasions

Two former Rutgers footballers who broke into homes three years ago and robbed people for drugs and cash, sometimes at gunpoint, are heading to prison for at least a decade.


Somerville Resident Arrested for Soliciting in Bridgewater, According to a Report from Township Police

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Somerville woman was arrested for soliciting July 14 after police were called to 2nd Street on the report of a suspicious solicitor, according to a report from Bridgewater Township Police.


2 Bridgewater Gas Stations Burglarized, Cash Stolen

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Two township gas stations were burglarized with cash and merchandise stolen, according to the Bridgewater Police Blotter.


Have you seen him? Burglary suspect shot at family dog in Morris Township

The bullet is believed to have entered the home, but authorities did not confirm if it was recovered. A resident at home during the incident, and the dog, were not harmed.


Judge weighs impact of $1.7M 'whistleblower' verdict on Morristown

Saying he is troubled by the potential impact on taxpayers, Superior Court Judge Louis Sceusi said he will issue a decision in a week on whether the award will stand. Sceusi said he will also rule whether Hudson's lawyers will be granted the $606,704 they seek in fees.


10 pounds of weed, $65K in cash seized and 8 arrested in drug bust

Eight people were arrested this week on suspicion that they ran a cocaine and heroin trafficking ring, mostly in Middlesex and Monmouth counties, the New Jersey State Police said.