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Man Killed In Hamilton Township Shooting Overnight: Police
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ — A Trenton man was shot while driving in Hamilton Township Tuesday night, according to authorities. Police found 28-year-old Matthew J. Dukes in his car after he had apparently been shot in the chest while driving in the Society Hill housing complex.
Helmetta man accused of 60 New Jersey car burglaries
SOUTH BRUNSWICK - A Helmetta man has been arrested in connection with more than 60 car burglaries during the past month, due to the efforts of police in South Brunswick, East Brunswick, Jamesburg and Monroe.
NJ Transit: Three trains canceled on Northeast Corridor for positive train control
People walk along the railway platform as they arrive at Hoboken Terminal, Monday, July 10, 2017, in Hoboken.(Photo: Associated Press)
Jamesburg brothers arrested after heroin found in home, cops say
NEW BRUNSWICK - Two Jamesburg brothers are facing drug charges after more than 2,000 individual doses of heroin, nearly $1,000 in cash and drug paraphernalia were found following a search warrant executed at their home, police said.
Warren TD Bank robbery suspect sought by police
Around 2:15 p.m., a robbery was reported at the TD Bank on Mountain Boulevard here, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson and Warren Township Police Chief William Keane.
Franklin Township: Firefighters Called to 'Smoke Condition' at Stop & Shop
SOMERSET, NJ - Multiple Firefighters responded to a smoke condition at the Stop & Shop on Easton Avenue at approximately 7 pm, according to an alert from the Breaking News Network.
Lesl Harker of New Providence Awarded a Union County HEART Grant
ELIZABETH, NJ – Lesl Harker, of New Providence, will receive a Union County HEART Grant awarded by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders this year.The Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program provides funding for 63 artists, historians and local non-pro
Thief Burglarized 60 Cars, Sold Goods for Heroin: Police
What to KnowA thief who helped burglarize more than 60 cars in New Jersey sold some of the items he stole and used the money for heroin, police saidChris Brown Jr., 26, of Helmetta, was arrested and charged with several counts of burglary, theft and receiving stolen propertyBrown was arrested after
South Amboy Police Blotter, Aug. 10 - Aug. 15
SOUTH AMBOY, NJ — Released by South Amboy police and unedited by Patch: The South Amboy police department police blotter from August 10, 2018 through August 15, 2018:
Two Arts Groups in Berkeley Heights Receive Union County 'HEART' Grants
ELIZABETH, NJ – The Wharton Institute of The Performing Arts and the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra each received one of 63 HEART Grants awarded by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders this year.The Union County HEART (History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands) Grant Program provid
North Brunswick man pleads guilty to bank fraud, identity theft
TRENTON - A 31-year-old North Brunswick man admitted to bank fraud and aggravated identity theft for his role in hijacking others' credit card accounts to purchase between $250,000 and $550,000 in high-end products.
Staten Island sea life: Sea turtle washes up on New Dorp Beach
On Sunday morning, while taking her daily morning stroll, Laurie Sundbye came across a large sea turtle washed up on New Dorp Beach.
Water Main Break Closes Part Of Rt. 35 In Woodbridge
WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A water main break closed one lane of Rt. 35 northbound in Woodbridge Twp. Wednesday afternoon.Rt. 35 north was down to one lane at Green Street this afternoon, according to511nj.org, which aggregates real-time traffic incidents across the state. The water main broke at about 1:30 t
Man Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In Woodbridge
WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A man crossing Rt. 1 was hit and killed by a driver early Monday morning, Aug. 13, Woodbridge police announced,NJ.com reported.
Roxbury Runaways Found OK in New Brunswick
ROXBURY, NJ – Two 15-year-old Roxbury boys with behavioral problems, who ran away from a residential facility last Friday, were found today in New Brunswick after they called relatives.The boys, Jason Stevens and Matthew Canfield, left the Bonnie Brae residential school for boys in Basking Ridge on
NJ Weather: Flash flood warnings issued today again for Central Jersey
CENTRAL JERSEY – The National Weather Service offices in Mount Holly and New York has issued flash flood watches through this evening for Hunterdon, Somerset, Middlesex, Union, Mercer and Monmouth counties. High levels of rain in recent weeks make the threat of flash flooding especially likely.
Bus Returning From Newark Mayor’s Picnic Overturns on NJ Turnpike
Newark, NJ - Thirty-six passengers on a bus returning from an annual mayor’s picnic Saturday were taken to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries after an accident on the New Jersey Turnpike, officials said.Mayor Ras Baraka's fourth annual family reunion picnic event was held at Black Bea
Sayreville Man Met "Boy," 14, At Convenience Store For Sex: AG
Craig M. Dimonda, 37, of Sayreville, was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 8, in Sayreville by members of the New Jersey State Police on a charge of second-degree attempted luring of a child. Dimonda is being held in the Middlesex County Jail pending a detention hearing. Dimonda is pictured above in a photo
Police: Hit-run driver caused turnpike bus crash
EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — State police have confirmed that a hit-and-run driver caused a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that overturned a school bus taking families home from a picnic. Dozens of people were sent to hospitals, but ...
Fox News to White House: Bill Shine is Trump's new image man
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — For years he dutifully carried out Roger Ailes' orders, earning himself the nickname "the Butler" at Fox News.Now, Bill Shine is serving the same role under President Donald Trump.The former news executive, who was formally brought into the White House last month as deputy c