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Man Sentenced In New Brunswick For Aggravated Assault, Shooting At Police

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A man from Perth Amboy has been sentenced to serve 21 years in a state prison for the aggravated assault of a Perth Amboy man and the attempted murder of police officers, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced Monday.


Warning issued about potential measles exposure at restaurant in New Jersey

ENGLISHTOWN, New Jersey (WABC) -- Health officials have issued a warning about potential measles exposure at a restaurant in New Jersey. The state Department of Health warned residents of a highly suspect case of measles in a Middlesex County resident.


Man dead in New Jersey hit and run, police searching for driver

NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey (WABC) -- A man was killed after being struck by a vehicle in New Jersey over the weekend, and authorities are searching for the driver. Police received a report regarding a man found in the roadway just after midnight Saturday.


Prosecutor: Men Used 2x4s in New Brunswick Homicide

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Lucas Reyes-Cardona, whose body was found in an abandoned building on Welton Street, was apparently beaten with 2x4s and left in the basement - which served as a bathroom for those who take up residence there.


New Brunswick Municipal Budget Calls For $110 Increase For Average Homeowner

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – The municipal budget introduced at the April 17 city council meeting will result in an annual increase of about $110 for the average city homeowner. The proposed $94.52 million budget with a levy of $35.52 million was passed on the first reading and includes several capital imp


7 Heartbreaking Incidents On Easter Weekend: NJ Highway Closure

At least seven people were killed in a series of tragic incidents that happened in New Jersey on Easter weekend. Several of the incidents involved fatal car accidents that shut down portions of state highways.


South Plainfield Police Need Help to ID Burglary Suspect

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a man the believed burglarized a residence on Cherry Street. The burglary occured on Monday, April 15th at approximately 10:30 AM.


Wildwood mayor: I won’t stop playing Kate Smith on the boardwalk

A New Jersey Shore town is sticking by the late singer Kate Smith, even as the Flyers and the New York Yankees have distanced themselves from her over questions about racist lyrics from more than 80 years ago.


New Jersey burglary suspect arrested wearing only a sock and underwear

It was brief crime spree for a 21-year-old New Jersey man, who tried to “violently” break down the door of a house while wearing just his underwear and a single sock. Police picked up scantily clad Joseph Derissio of Wayne, N.J., shortly after responding to a 3:30 a.m. call that he was trying to bre


NYC Mayor's Green New Deal to Ban New Glass Skyscrapers

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to introduce a bill banning new construction of glass skyscrapers as part of his efforts to reduce citywide greenhouse emissions by 30 percent.


Man arrested for smuggling heroin from New Jersey into Beaufort County

WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) - A man has been arrested after investigators said he was smuggling heroin from New Jersey into Beaufort County. Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested Kiante Izquierdo, 22, of Washingon, on April 19.


Elderly woman coming home from Easter Mass on Staten Island killed in hit and run

MEIERS CORNERS, Staten Island (WABC) -- Police are investigating a hit and run crash on Staten Island that killed an elderly woman coming home from Easter mass. The accident happened on the corner of Bradley and Purdy Avenues Saturday night in Meiers Corners.


Roselle Man Wanted For Child Porn Nabbed On Flight Back To NJ

ROSELLE, NJ — A Union County man wanted for possession of child pornography, who fled to South America, was arrested on a flight back to New Jersey this weekend, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Monday.


Branchburg, South Bound Brook School Districts May Be Eliminated

BRANCHBURG, NJ — The Branchburg and South Bound Brook school districts could be among 274 school districts statewide to be eliminated and merged with others under a new "Path to Progress" plan.


Route 22 East Closed In Hillside Because Of Very Serious NJ Crash

A New Jersey highway's eastbound lanes were closed because of a horrible crash early Monday, officials said. Pictures of the crash showed the car underneath the rear of a tractor trailer.


New Jersey really needs to rethink its legal weed tax

A while back, I wrote that New Jersey’s proposed tax on marijuana sales — at $42 an ounce — was too high and I predicted that would result in people buying cheaper black-market pot.


Woman Leaps to Her Death at IKEA Shopping Complex in New Jersey: Police

A 58-year-old woman leaped to her death from an IKEA parking garage in New Jersey overnight, authorities say. The Garfield woman, whose name wasn't released, was found dead at the foot of the IKEA garage, on the Route 17 side of the building, shortly before 5 a.m. Monday, authorities say. A parking


Dr. Ronald Bolandi Leaves Plainfield School District

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Board of Education issued a statement on Monday, noting that for personal reasons, Dr. Ronald E. Bolandi has resigned from the district. He had first met the public at a meeting in January 2018.


Arrest made in connection with vandalism in Washington Township, New Jersey

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (WPVI) -- Detectives have arrested 18-year-old Anthony Cram in connection with recent vandalism in South Jersey. Police in Washington Township say Cram spray-painted graffiti on a police SUV last week, along with street signs and a bridge.


Drunken ShopRite worker groped us at N.J. grocery store, teen and woman say in lawsuit

A woman and a 16-year-old girl have filed a lawsuit against ShopRite after they said they were groped by a drunken employee while shopping at the company’s grocery store in Toms River in March.