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Search underway for missing Cumberland County woman

Middlesex Township police are asking for help to find a missing 18-year-old woman. Shawnee Strawser was last seen at 8 a.m. Tuesday morning leaving her home on Creekside Lane in Middlesex Township to go to Cumberland Valley High School. Police said Strawser suffers from cognitive disabilities and h

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 23:35:55

Police in Cumberland County looking for armed robbery suspects

Police in Middlesex Township are searching for two suspects accused of robbing a gas station at gunpoint. The robbery occurred at 4:25 a.m. Tuesday at the Gulf Station at 1236 Harrisburg Pike, according to police. Police say two suspects, described as black men wearing black hoodies and jeans, enter

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 12:51:15

Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Wednesday, Jan. 17

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced the launch of the new Office of LGBTQ Services. Established as part of Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados' 2018 Moving Union County Forward initiatives, the new LGBTQ office is the first county government office of its kind in New Jersey. O

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-17 11:54:39

Jealous boyfriend reports false bomb threat to pub in England to ruin girlfriend’s night 

A jealous boyfriend caused a British pub to be evacuated after he made false bomb reports to police. Mo Ahmed, 42, called in the made-up threat because he was angry at his partner for enjoying a night out, the BBC reported. "There is a bomb, there's a bomb, there's a bomb about to explode," Ahmed

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-17 23:08:24

North Plainfield Police and Fire Departments Honored by Channel 11 News WPIX 11

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The North Plainfield Fire and Police Departments were recently honored and featured in a new weekly program series, WPIX11 Honors,paying tribute to the many first responders in the tri-state area. PIX11's Lisa Mateo started the morning with the Fire Department and then did a

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-01-17 23:46:00

Woman auctioning off $1.5M cottage for $14 per ticket

A businesswoman is raffling off her $1.5 million cottage - and the lucky winner will have all fees and stamp duty paid for. Tricia Hamilton, a milliner, is selling the tickets for $14 and will use the proceeds to reinvest in her business. The mother-of-two has lived in the 19th Century cottage in Pi

NEW YORK POST - 2018-01-17 20:32:47

Ex-firefighter, EMT admits receiving nude photos from 12-year-old boy

A former emergency medical technician and volunteer firefighter faces at least a 10-year prison term after admitting he talked a 12-year-old boy into producing sexually-explicit images. Zachary Motta (MIddlesex County Prosecutor's Office) Zachary Motta, 23, of the Iselin section of Woodbridge pleade

NJ.COM - 2018-01-17 13:46:49

Metuchen man charged in Perth Amboy stabbings

PERTH AMBOY - A 25-year-old Metuchen man has been charged in connection with stabbing two other men in Perth Amboy last weekend. According to police, around 9:45 p.m. Jan. 12 Perth Amboy officers responded to a report of a stabbing on the 200 block of Smith Street. When police arrived they found two

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-01-17 22:09:46

Car Stolen At Gunpoint In Oak Park As Victim Cleans Off Snow

OAK PARK, IL - An Oak Park resident's car was stolen at gunpoint early Tuesday while he was outside cleaning snow off the running vehicle for his girlfriend. The armed carjacking took place in the 100 block of Pleasant at approximately 8 a.m., according to police. Police say the armed suspect appro

PATCH - 2018-01-17 23:08:12

Car thieves strike again on same block in River Forest

For the second time in less than a month, a vehicle has been stolen during a garage burglary on Franklin Avenue in River Forest. According to a press release, three offenders stole a vehicle from the garage of a residence in the 900 block of Franklin Avenue at about 9 p.m. on Jan. 15. Police from ot

OAKPARK.COM - 2018-01-18 01:03:00

Attempted Residential Burglaries Reported In Elmhurst: Cops

ELMHURST, IL -Two attempted residential burglaries were reported in Elmhurst on Tuesday evening. Police said the attempts happened between 6:30 and 7:10 p.m. near North and West avenues. The first incident occurred at 6:33 p.m. in the 300 Block of River Glen, according to police. A resident heard a

PATCH - 2018-01-17 17:04:05

Suspected killer arrested trying to flee country

Calling the man accused of killing 42-year-old Maria Ruiz in the parking lot of the North Riverside Park Mall on Jan. 13 a flight risk, Judge Geary Kull ordered Honorio Perez held without bond while awaiting trial. At Perez's bond hearing at the Maybrook courthouse on Jan. 17, Assistant State's Atto


Cops: Car struck by Metra train after man drove onto station platform in Lisle

A man has been charged after he allegedly drove onto a Metra station platform early Wednesday in west suburban Lisle, causing his car to be struck by a freight train. Brian J. Edwards | Lisle police Brian J. Edwards, 47, of Lisle, was charged with driving under the influence of drugs after the incid

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-17 22:08:00

Police seek suspect in suburban break-ins; Ask residents to check footage

ELMHURST, Ill. - Suburban police are searching for a suspect in at least two break-ins. Police in Elmhurst were investigating at a home in the 300 block of River Glen Tuesday evening. Frank, the home owner, was home at the time and just sitting down to dinner. "We thought something just fell or some

WGNTV.COM - 2018-01-17 22:51:50

Jackhammer Stolen During Home Burglary In Oak Park

OAK PARK, IL - Police are looking for a suspect or suspects who climbed in through an unlocked window and burglarized a home in Oak Park. A jackhammer and other tools were stolen during the burglary, which took place in the 100 block of S. Austin sometime between Dec. 25 and Jan. 2, police say. Acc

PATCH - 2018-01-17 19:53:08

Crash Victim Was On Way To Watch Son Play Basketball

PARK RIDGE, IL - A Park Ridge man who was on his way to see his son and nephew play in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day high school basketball tournament in western Illinois on Monday died in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 88, where 'white-out" conditions were reported at the time. Thomas Gardine

PATCH - 2018-01-17 06:01:00

Lowell man misses child's birth while jailed in shooting lawyer says he didn't do

LOWELL -- A 20-year-old Lowell man who was accused of shooting an off-duty employee of the Middlesex Sheriff's Office missed the birth of his first child as he was held without bail in connection with charges that were dropped on Wednesday. And an attorney who represented Tristan Morales, of 752 Me

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2018-01-18 00:15:33

5 Things to do this week around Bedford

Winter Lecture Series on Space Exploration; Sunday, Jan. 21 at 2 p.m. at Bedford Free Public Library, 7 Mudge Way: Bedford Free Public Library's Winter Lecture Series returns again this year with Professor Daniel Breen. 2018's featured topic for this five-part series is "Space Exploration". The firs

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-17 19:12:00

Woman stabbed multiple times by estranged husband, police say

A woman was stabbed multiple times by her estranged husband in her Dracut home early Tuesday morning, according to the Lowell Sun. James O'Neil then allegedly tried to kill himself by crashing his car into a tree. Prosecutors charged O'Neil with a number of counts, including assault with intent to

WCVB - 2018-01-17 11:14:00

Break-in attempted at Arlington Center home: Arlington Police Logs

The following are excerpts from the Arlington police log for Tuesday, Jan. 9 through Sunday, Jan. 14, 2017. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law. Jan. 9 12:22 p.m.: Police responded to a report of a suspicious pers

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-17 14:00:00