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New Jersey School Bus Aide Caught On Video Cursing, Threatening 10-Year-Old Boy, Officials Say
LINDEN, N.J. (CBS/AP) — A New Jersey school bus aide captured on video using profanities and threatening a 10-year-old boy has been fired, officials say. District spokesperson Gary Miller says the confrontation happened Monday as the bus was dropping off children from Linden Public School No. 2.
10 events to do in Middlesex County this long weekend, Jan. 18-21
Here are 10 ways to get out of your home this weekend (weather permitting) and enjoy what Middlesex County has to offer. North Jersey Orchid Society annual orchid show and sale.
New Jersey lawmakers agree on $15 minimum wage legislation
TRENTON — Legislative Democrats announced Thursday they have reached an agreement to raise New Jersey's minimum wage to $15 an hour. Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin said the legislation would raise the minimum wage over the course of five years, i
Boys Basketball: Big showcase weekend on tap, plus MLK Day
No. 6 Montclair Immaculate vs. No. 8 West Side, 5:45. No. 5 Newark East Side vs. Paterson Eastside, 4:30. Orange vs. West Side (Girls), 11 a.m. Martin Luther King Basketball Scholarship Showcase.
Woodbridge Priest Charged With Sexually Assaulting Teen In '90s
WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A priest who worked for years at a well-known Catholic parish in Iselin was arrested Thursday, Jan. 17 and charged with sexually assaulting a teenage girl in the 1990s.
Woman Killed, Husband Critically Hurt In Rt 9 Freehold Twp. Crash
FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP, NJ — A Lakewood woman was killed and her husband was critically injured during a multi-vehicle crash on Route 9 at Craig Road on Wednesday afternoon, the Monmouth County prosecutor's office said Thursday.
Middlesex County Offers Additional Flu Clinics
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As the mid-way point of the winter season approaches, Middlesex County is offering additional clinics for residents to receive flu vaccinations. “Preventions like vaccines keep us healthy during harsh winter weather, and ensure good health for our families and co-workers," Freeho
NJ town must release list of those blocked from mayor’s Facebook
CARTERET — A judge has ordered a Central Jersey mayor to reveal who he has blocked on Facebook after the borough denied an Open Public Records Act request for the names. Carteret Mayor Daniel Reiman, who was elected to a fifth term in November, banned Steven Wronko from his page after he said the Sp
5 Things to Do in and around SouthCoast
What: This traveling short film festival, brought to you by LUNABar, is a unique film festival that highlights women as leaders in society, illustrated through eight short films by women filmmakers. The films range from animation to fictional drama, and cover topics such as women’s health, body imag
Active Police Investigation At Raritan Center: Edison Police
EDISON, NJ — An active police investigation is underway at Raritan Center, and Edison police are warning residents to avoid the area. Information about the investigation is scarce; police issued the warning to residents just after 2 p.m. The investigation is connected to a chase on the Turnpike, a N
Well-known N.J. priest is first charged by state task force set up to investigate clergy sex abuse
In the first criminal case filed by a state task force set up to investigate allegations of clergy abuse, a well-known Phillipsburg priest has been arrested on sexual assault charges involving a teenager in Middlesex County more than two decades ago.
Dunkin' Donuts employee dances with autistic customer in touching video: 'I love my customers'
A Dunkin’ Donuts employee and his autistic customer danced to a Lady Gaga song in a delightful Facebook video that’s gotten more than 127,000 views. On Friday, Donald Simon, 26, who is autistic and nonverbal and from Staten Island, NY., visited a local Dunkin’ Donuts. He was with his aid, Angela Jas
Spotswood library to show 'Crazy Rich Asians' on Friday
The Spotswood library will show the film “Crazy Rich Asians” on Jan. 18 at 2:30 p.m. The movie is rated PG-13. “Crazy Rich Asians” follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding), to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Exc
Police chase after officer dragged 50 feet following New Jersey dine and dash
CLIFTON, New Jersey (WABC) -- A dine-and-dash case in New Jersey led to a police officer being dragged about 50 feet by a fleeing car, which prompted a chase that involved several accidents.
New Brunswick Residents Face Panhandlers Outside Homes Daily
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It is a nearly daily occurrence for Janelle Williams. She pulls into the parking lot of her Douglas Estates North development off Redman, and a man comes up asking for money before she can get out of the car.
Bound Brook Man Charged With Sharing Child Porn
BOUND BROOK, NJ — A tip led to the arrest of a Bound Brook man who was charged with sharing child pornography, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson announced. Leonel A. Ramirez, 28, of E. High Street in Bound Brook was arrested and charged following a cyber tip from the National Center fo
RED BANK: ‘FLASH FREEZE’ COMING?
Whether the Greater Red Bank Green gets any significant snowfall over the coming weekend, it’s part of a region that may be in for a “flash freeze” Sunday. Regardless of what type of precipitation falls from the sky on Saturday night and Sunday, forecasters say the Garden State could face a dangerou
Mother Nature Readies Her First Winter Punch
EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Weather Update for both storms for our Central NJ area: There is a growing consensus as to the situation for both storms. As far as tonight’s (Thursday night/Friday) storm, it seems very clear that it will best be described as pure slop. Flurries will begin during the middle of
New Jersey’s Best Pizzeria Is Here In Ocean County
Now this is a gig that I wouldn't mind signing up for - finding the best pizzerias in each of New Jersey's 21 counties. Sure, you'll put a couple miles on the car (and a couple inches on your waist), but eating your way through the Garden State's pizza landscape? Sign me up!
Westfield Crash Causes Council to Consider Parking Law Change
WESTFIELD, NJ — A dramatic crash in the 3rd Ward last month has caused the town to consider changing parking regulations on South Euclid Avenue, officials said. Following the Dec. 12 crash, an engineer for Westfield recommended parking be prohibited on the northwest side of South Euclid Avenue for 7