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School Bus Driver Charged in Fatal New Jersey Crash
What to KnowThe driver of the school bus that crashed last week New Jersey, killing a student and teacher, has been charged with causing their deathsThe driver, 77-year-old Harry Muldrow Sr., faces two counts of death by auto in the May 17 crashThe driver had his license suspended 14 times, includin
Do You Know This Man? North Plainfield Police Seek Help Identifying Cadillac Theft Suspect
NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The North Plainfield Police Department is requesting assistance from the public in the identification of an auto theft suspect from North Plainfield Nissan.The theft of a 2016 Cadillac Escalade occurred on May 20, at 3:30am. police said. The suspect entered the Nissan dealers
2 Linden men charged in Rahway shooting
According to police, Abdulaziz Muhammad, 19, and Traivon Hodge, 18, were arrested after an investigation indicated their alleged involvement in the shooting.
Somerville High School prom 2018 (PHOTOS)
Somerville High School held its prom at the Sheraton Parsippany Hotel on Wednesday.was there to capture images of some of the students as they arrived for the celebration.Check back atnj.com/somersetfor other local high school prom coverage. And be sure to check out our complete prom coverage atnj.c
Moe's Southwest Grill Opens Thursday In Hillsborough
The southwest franchise restaurant offers burritos, bowls, quesadillas, tacos, salads, chips and salsas and more.
Parents call for graphic novel removed from Watchung Hills curriculum
WARREN TWP.- Two Watchung Hills Regional High School parents want a graphic novel removed from the 12th grade English curriculum.Steve DiSturco and Mark Bisci, both of Warren, spoke out against the "sexually explicit nature" of"Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic"by Alison Bechdel at a Tuesday, May 22, me
5 Arrested For Shoplifting In Clark Stores
CLARK, NJ — Clark Police report making a total of eight arrests for shoplifting, driving under the influence and outstanding warrants last week.
3 Union County McDonald's Hit With Child Labor Violation Fines
S&P Enterprises Inc., a New York company that owns McDonald's franchises across northern New Jersey, paid a fine of $8,829 after 14- and 15-year-old employees worked too many hours and too late at night during school days. According to the Department of Labor, the teens worked past 7 p.m. on school
Suspect Charged in Hit-and-Run Killing Plainfield Man Flees Country
NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A 36-year old suspect charged in the hit-and-run death of a Plainfield pedestrian on May 15 has fled the country, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.Charges have been filed against Mario Infante of New Street in Plainfield following an investigation b
2 NYPD officers die in crash on officer's wedding night
Michael Colangelo, 31, of Huntington Station and Martinez, 39, of Hauppauge, were pronounced dead at the scene.
Monroe man pleads guilty in stepfather’s murder
A Monroe man pleaded guilty to killing his stepfather, disturbing human remains and using the victim’s credit cards.Joao C. Torres, 27, pleaded guilty on May 11 to the murder of Christopher Ernst Sr., 46, who was found dead on Jan. 4, 2017, in a garage room of a home they shared on Garvey Drive in M
Body found behind dumpster behind fried chicken spot in Paterson
At around 6 a.m., Victoria Oquendo, who lives around the corner, noticed police lights flashing and saw the body lying behind the dumpster, in a back lot strewn with garbage. Oquendo was not surprised, calling the neighborhood a "valley of death."
Here's who will help the new mayor of N.J.'s third-largest city
Sayegh, whodefeated five other candidatesin the May 8 election, announced about three dozen members of his team and said it is being chaired by Vaughn McCoy.
Twelve Must Plant Pollinator-Friendly Flowers
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Fill your garden with colorful annuals you and the pollinators can enjoy all season long. Look for outstanding varieties chosen by All-America Selections (AAS), a non-profit plant trialing organization, to brighten your garden, attract pollinators and outperform other varietie
Bridgewater Memorial Day Festivities, Parade 2018
BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Bridgewater Memorial Day festivities are scheduled for Monday.VFW Post 6588 will host a Memorial Day observance at Chimney Rock Park at 10:30 a.m.American Legion Post #327 will also be hosting the annual Memorial Day Parade and Services in Bradley Gardens on Monday.Marching units,
$150K Lotto Ticket Sold In Edison
EDISON, NJ — A $150,000 Powerball lottery ticket was sold in Edison last week, lottery officials said.
Belle Mead Man, 19, Dies After Crashing Into Tree
Chase M. Coram, 19 was driving a 2015 Toyota Scion at 5:44 a.m. south on Willow Road just south of Kilmer Drive, Hillsborough Police report.
Winning $315M Powerball lottery ticket sold at N.J. ShopRite
Two winning tickets for $150,000 prizes and four for $50,000 prizes also were sold in the state, the lottery said. A total of 43,427 players in the Garden State won smaller prizes that range from $4 to $200.
Former Perth Amboy top cop gets July trial date
Piscataway Police Office Todd Ritter, who was charged with assaulting a suspect, seen in a dash cam video provided by the Middlesex County Prosecutor's. This video has been edited to remove profanity.Nick Muscavage/Staff Video
Arrest made after man stabbed to death in front of a cop
Authorities identified the victim, who was pronounced dead at the scene at 4 a.m., as Justin Parker, 35, of Paterson.