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Correction officer saves driver from burning car in NJ

It happened in South Brunswick, New Jersey.SOUTH BRUNSWICK, New Jersey (WABC) --A New Jersey correction officer pulled a driver from a fiery crash in South Brunswick.Police tweeted out a picture showing the car engulfed in flames at Cranbury South River Road and Forsgate Drive.Police say the quick a

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-06-18 11:02:44

Teacher caught shoplifting can't get her $95K job back

The Superior Court Appellate DivisionruledFriday in an 11-page decision that the Woodbridge Board of Education, a state arbitrator and a Middlesex Superior Court judge were justified in firing and upholding the firing of Michele Schawb, a tenured teacher with 16 years experience who worked at Robert

NJ.COM - 2018-06-18 12:38:00

12 Year Old Boy To Raise Awareness For Depression After Father's Suicide - New Brunswick, NJ Patch

In a heartwarming effort to reduce the shame and stigma associated with suicide, 12 year old Shane Boylan will hold his 3rd annual “Depression Doesn’t Ride” fundraising bike ride TONIGHT June 18, the Monday after Father’s Day. Shane lost his father to suicide as a result of depression and alcoholis

PATCH - 2018-06-18 16:26:41

South River house fire leaves family homeless, kills pets; fund created

SOUTH RIVER - A Union Avenue family lost nearly all their belongings, including a dog, cat and bunny, in an early-morning Father's Day fire that left the two-family home uninhabitable.

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-06-18 19:04:00

Dad of 4 killed on Father's Day by suspected drunk driver

Bloomer was struck with such force, he was thrown fifty feet. As he lay dying, witnesses say several bystanders chased the car down and held the driver for police.

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-06-18 21:04:54

Manville Local Slashed Man With Sword Over Parking Spot: Police

MANVILLE, NJ — A Manville man is in custody after slashing another borough resident with a sword several times over a parking spot, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 17:56:37

Child playing with lighter sparked Staten Island blaze that hurt 20 firefighters

NEW SPRINGVILLE, Staten Island — A child playing with a lighter sparked a weekend fire that injured 20 firefighters and damaged five homes in Staten Island, FDNY fire marshals said Monday.

PIX11.COM - 2018-06-18 16:21:47

Video Shows Wild Crowds, Fights At Jersey Shore Beach: Patch PM

"At this time, we cannot confirm that shots were fired," the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office said.

PATCH - 2018-06-18 20:09:39

14 Shot In Fatal Gunfire At Trenton Art Celebration: Prosecutor

"When we got here around 2:30, it didn't look like we were coming to Art All Night," city resident Franco Roberts toldThe Trentonian. "It looked like we were outside of a Philadelphia club after the bar closes and people who don't want to leave are standing around their cars smoking and drinking."


20 Firefighters Hurt Battling Staten Island Blaze

Several firefighters were injured battling a five-alarm blaze Saturday on Staten Island. The flames broke out shortly after 7 p.m. at a fire marshal’s house on Steinway Avenue in the New Springville section. CBS2's Reena Roy has the latest.


42-year-old man dead after crashing into median on highway

The driver, who police identified as Robert Jeans, died on the scene. Three other people in the vehicle were treated for minor injuries and transported to local hospitals.


Teen Arrested At Rally, Car Fire, ICE Sweep:Top News Of The Week

UNION COUNTY, NJ — It's been a busy week and staying on top of all the local news can be tough. No worries, we have put together the top stories of the week for Union County.

PATCH - 2018-06-17 19:00:00

Welcome to South Orange, drive 25! - Essex News Daily

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — With very few exceptions, the speed limit throughout South Orange Village is 25 miles per hour, reminds a village press release.

ESSEXNEWSDAILY.COM - 2018-06-17 14:21:01

Pedestrian Struck on Route 22 in North Plainfield, Road Closed

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Residents reported to police dozens of vehicles were entered overnight Wednesday, and Thursday, June 13 and 14, on various streets in the borough.


Massive fire sends smoke billowing into sky over Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND — A massive fire in Staten Island sent smoke billowing into the sky that could be seen from Brooklyn and Lower Manhattan Saturday evening.The blaze quickly spread through several buildings around 7 p.m.Firefighters are on the scene.This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


Man Tries to Lure NJ Boy Into Car Near Middle School: Police

They are advising that the students don’t talk to strangers, walk in groups, wait at the school for rides and to tell someone if a stranger approaches them.


Motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run crash ID'd by police

Rafal Nowak, 41,lost control of his motorcycle on the State Street exit ramp and was thrown from the bikebefore being struck by a car that didn't stop, authorities said.


Man charged for supplying drugs in fatal overdose

Eric Laster, 21, was arrested Thursday and charged with a single count of “strict lability for drug induced death,” Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey in a statement he released jointly with North Brunswick police director Kenneth McCormick.


Fight breaks out at Bridgewater Commons

Nearly two weeks ago,several fights broke out in the Hamilton Mallin South Jersey, leading to disorderly conduct charges filed against seven teens and two adults.


2 Manville Locals Arrested For DWI, Marijuana Possession

On April 29:Nicole Diaz Morales, 28, of Manville was arrested for possession of marijuana after being stopped in her vehicle on Route 206. She was issued additional summonses for having controlled dangerous substance(CDS) in a motor vehicle and failing to maintain vehicle lamps. She was processed an