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South Plainfield man charged with fatally hitting Plainfield man
Lavar Jones, 37, of South Plainfield, allegedly struck and killed Sergio Cuxun-Tista, a 39-year-old Plainfield man who had just exited a taxi, the Union County Prosecutor's Office announced Friday.
Explosion In Cranford Leads To Arrest Of Linden Man
Through a surveillance video and eyewitness accounts police were able to locate and arrest Michael Kossup, 26, at his Linden home.
Helicopter Lands On Parkway In Woodbridge After Serious Crash
WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A medevac helicopter just landed on the Garden State Parkway northbound near exit 131 in the Woodbridge Township/MetroPark area, a Fios reporter just tweeted. There is a serious crash just before Exit 131 A. One lane is blocked.
June 22 Concert Moved Indoors Due to Weather Forecast
Due to the weather forecast, tonight's concert originally located at Echo Lake Park is now MOVED INDOORS to the Main Stage of the Union County Performing Arts Center, at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway.Come an enjoy an evening with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra at this beautifully restored 1920's e
Plainfield woman pleads guilty to animal cruelty over dead puppies
Suzie Bourdouvales, 59, entered the plea earlier this week before Union County Superior Court Judge Joseph P. Donohue, according to the Union County Prosecutor's Office and the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Union County July 4th Fireworks and More: 2018 Guide
SCOTCH PLAINS: Scotch Plains will host its 3rd Independence Day Fireworks at the Scotch Hills Golf Course on Saturday, June 30 (rain date July 1). This year's celebration will feature a performance by The Scotch Plainsmen. Come out early and set down chairs and blankets to take in the show. The fire
Elizabeth Resident, Newark Native Releases Debut Single
ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth resident, Gail Campbell has released a highly anticipated debut single, "BLOODY WATERS."This first single for Campbell, has a Rock-N-Roll and soulful vibe and is currently available onApple Music, Spotify, Deezer, Google Play, Tidal and all streaming services.The music, pai
Nun the wiser: Woman dressed as nun admits to crime spree, including Pa. bank robbery
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman has admitted her role in a monthlong crime spree across two states, including an attempted bank robbery in Pennsylvania where she and another woman dressed as nuns.
Newark Cop Convicted For Fatally Shooting Man Outside Union Bar
UNION, NJ — The off-duty Newark Police Officer whofatally shot a Piscataway man outside of a Union County bar in May2016 has been convicted of reckless manslaughter, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced.
Animal-Free Circus Comes To Carteret This Weekend
CARTERET, NJ — This Saturday, June 23, the Kelly Miller Circus comes to Civic Center Park in Carteret with shows at 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. The Kelly Miller Circus, which is celebrating its 80th year, is exotic-animal free and features acrobats, clowns, jugglers, and various additional circus perfor
Newark Assault Suspect Leaps Out Window Trying To Escape Cops
NEWARK, NJ — A leap out a third-floor apartment window ended a man's bold-but-unsuccessful escape attempt from police late Thursday night in Newark, authorities said.
Man arrested after jumping from third floor window in attempt to flee cops
Louis Amaro, 35, was arrested for assault and possession of CDS heroin after jumping out of a window
Irvington HS athletes and coaches honored for 2017-18 year - Essex News Daily
IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School Athletic Awards Ceremony took place June 13, honoring the best IHS student-athletes for the 2017-18 school year.
3 National Grid workers hurt in gas line explosion
WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn (WABC) --A gas explosion injured three National Grid workers in Brooklyn.The workers were in the process of investigating a gas leak in Williamsburg when something sparked.The injuries are considered non-life threatening, but still three workers who were burned on their arms a
Rahway Resident Among Arrested During Drug Bust; Guns Confiscated
NEWARK, NJ - Rahway residentParris Russ and Darryl Dancy of Hillside were apprehended on Tuesday when the Essex County Narcotics Task Force made arrests related to drug and weapons offenses, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino.
Edison Student Hit By Car While In Crosswalk Thursday
"There was a medical emergency this morning involving one of our students who attends Edison Intermediate School," Mary Ann McGann, a spokeswoman with the school told Patch. "The student appeared to be doing well after the incident and is being seen by a doctor. We appreciate the quick action taken
40 dogs found living in inhumane conditions in Roselle home
Evelio J. Calderon, of Thompson Avenue, will face multiple criminal offenses, according to the Union County Prosecutor's Office and the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Cranford July 4th Fireworks and More: 2018 Guide
CRANFORD, NJ — Cranford's Fourth of July Celebration will be held on Wednesday, July 4 including a variety of family oriented events mark the day.
$50K Powerball tickets sold in Montclair, Perth Amboy and Pompton Plains
As psychologist wrote, "Some of us have our thermostat set to happy. Some are set to depressed...Winning the lottery or becoming paralyzed, our thermostat may temporarily swing up or down."Wochit
County’s Free Summer Concert Series Launches June 22 with NJ Symphony Performance
MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - When the first two concerts of the outdoor series feature The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) and a Led Zeppelin tribute band, concertgoers know that they are in for an eclectic summer of live music.