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Drug Dealing in Franklin Leads to Arrest of Three New Brunswick Residents, Police Say

Drugs and loaded firearms were seized following a raid of a Handy Street home in New Brunswick after a month-long investigation into the distribution of narcotics within Franklin Township and New Brunswick, according to a news release. Monique R. Walker, age 28 and Ronda Walker, age 49 were arreste

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-20 20:15:00

New Brunswick schools closed for storm; cars ordered off roads

NEW BRUNSWICK - With heavy snow on the way, city school officials ordered schools closed for Wednesday, and city police advised residents to get cars off streets and into parking decks. Four city parking decks will be opened at 8 a.m. Wednesday for people to use to get their vehicles off streets dur

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-20 22:29:00

Somerset County: School Bus Driver Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Multiple Children, Police Say

An 84-year-old Montgomery Township man has been charged with two counts of first degree, aggravated sexual assault and two counts of second degree, sexual assault, according to a news release. "On February 12, 2018, two adult victims reported to Montgomery police that they were sexually assaulted r

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-20 21:11:00

Watchung, WHRHS Schools Closed Wednesday Due To Snow

WATCHUNG/GREEN BROOK, NJ - All Watchung Borough Schools and Watchung Hills Regional High School will be closed Wednesday, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions. All after-school and evening activities are canceled. Raritan Valley Community College is also closed on Wednesday. Due to exc

PATCH - 2018-03-21 00:29:25

N.J. weather forecast gets worse: Up to 18 inches of snow, flooding, even thundersnow

A powerful nor'easter set to hit New Jersey on the first full day of spring Wednesday could be even worse than previously anticipated. National Weather Service forecasters now say 12 to 18 inches of snow could fall on for most of New Jersey in the next two days, with all but the coastal areas gettin

NJ.COM - 2018-03-20 11:21:53

Part of Princeton University Evacuated as Police Surround Armed Man in Restaurant

Police are responding to a report of a man with a gun inside at a chain eatery by Princeton University, forcing the evacuation of two campus buildings. State police say they're among the agencies responding to a standoff inside Panera sandwich shop across the street from campus. A person inside th

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-03-20 16:13:02

South Plainfield: Expected Nor'Easter Shuts Down Schools, Government

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Bracing for the fourth Nor'easter of March, state, county and local officials are taking precautions and planning for the worst. Upwards of a foot of snow is expected throughout the day Wednesday, accompanied by high winds. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy declared a State of Emerg

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-21 01:22:00

Eight Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week (March 19)

NEW BRUNSWICK - Even though spring break is over for Rutgers students, this week marks the first day of spring, even if the weather still makes it feel like winter. But don't let that stop you from enjoying the many fun events happening in and around Hub City! Monday, March 19Come out and enjoy a fr

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-19 13:42:00

Hillsborough: Suspended HS Athletic Director Charged with Theft

Suspended Hillsborough High School Athletic Director Michael Fanizzi has been arrested and charged with the theft of $10,704 in athletic event receipts over a four-year period from 2013-2017.Credits: Courtesy Somerset County Prosecutor's Office HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Suspended Hillsborough High School

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-20 16:39:00

Get A Sneak Peek At Bridgewater's Whole Foods Opening Friday

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The day is almost finally here! Locals have been clambering for the day when Whole Foods in Bridgewater would open. Here at Patch we got an exclusive VIP tour of the inside of the much anticipated new grocery store that is set to open in the new Chimney Rock Complex at 319 Chimney

PATCH - 2018-03-20 15:21:54

East Brunswick: What You Need to Know About Tomorrow's Storm

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department has provided the following information for residents to maximize safety during tomorrow's winter storm. Right now, surfaces are glazed with a thin sheet of ice. Today A chance of rain, snow, and sleet after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 37. E

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-20 23:53:00

Murphy unveils plans for innovation 'hub' in New Brunswick

Gov. Phil Murphy often talks about the innovation economy. Monday, he took a step in that direction. In a room full of government officials, academics and corporate heads at Rutgers University, Murphy announced plans to turn a hole in the ground, known in New Brunswick as "The Hub," into a large inc

NJTVONLINE.ORG - 2018-03-20 00:00:00

Cynthia Nixon officially announces she will challenge Gov. Cuomo in Democratic primary

ALBANY - Actress Cynthia Nixon on Monday made it official - she is challenging Gov. Cuomo in this year's Democratic primary. "I love New York, and today I'm announcing my candidacy for governor," Nixon said on Twitter. The message was accompanied by a more-than-two-minute video. "Something has t

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-20 00:25:09

Woman, 29, Found Dead After Roaring NYC Fire: Officials

A woman died after a raging fire engulfed her Staten Island home late Monday that also injured four firefighters, officials say. The 29-year-old woman who has not yet been identified was found unconscious and not responding after the massive flames broke out around 11:30 p.m. on Morningstar Road, ne

NBC NEW YORK - 2018-03-20 10:24:29

Package Explodes At FedEx Facility Near San Antonio, Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSNewYork/AP) - Authorities say a package exploded at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Texas, hurting one person. The package exploded shortly after midnight on Tuesday. A FedEx employee apparently suffered a non-life-threatening "percussion-type" injury from the blast. "We ca

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 06:33:25

More Snow on the Way? Winter Storm Watch Issued for Warren and Somerset County

WARREN, NJ - Get the milk, bread and eggs. Get the generator, gas and chainsaw. With the official start of spring just days away, winter does not want to let go of its hold -- another Nor'easter is headed our way. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for the area predicting 5

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-19 22:08:00

15 Cocaine Ring Leaders, Members Arrested In Plainfield: AG

PLAINFIELD, NJ - As part of "Operation Snow Bank," 15 alleged leaders and members of three separate cocaine trafficking networks that operated in Plainfield were indicted on charges, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced. The three drug trafficking rings were allegedly headed by Andres Hernandez-

PATCH - 2018-03-19 17:28:33

Carteret PD Failed To Do Background Checks Issuing Gun Permits

CARTERET, NJ - The Carteret Police Department is being investigated by the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office for the way they issue gun permits. The Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office has learned that numerous permits to purchase firearms and/or Firearms Purchaser identification Cards (FPIC), i

PATCH - 2018-03-20 00:20:01

Saint Peter's plans events to tackle opioid epidemic in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK - Saint Peter's Healthcare System is offering two free community education programs on Easton Avenue, as part of an ongoing multidisciplinary initiative to address the opioid epidemic. The first, "Community Perspectives on the Opioid Epidemic: What You Need to Know," will be held on We

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-19 18:52:00

'Sex in the City' star Cynthia Nixon running for governor

Her announcement sets up a race pitting an openly gay liberal activist against a two-term incumbent with a $30 million war chest and possible presidential ambitions. "We want our government to work again. On health care, ending massive incarceration, fixing our broken subway," Nixon said in a video

MOULTON ADVERTISER - 2018-03-19 20:48:00