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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
40 dogs found living in inhumane conditions in Roselle home
Evelio J. Calderon, of Thompson Avenue, will face multiple criminal offenses, according to the Union County Prosecutor's Office and the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Woman Dies, Fire Truck Ignites in Out-of-Control Fire in NJ
What to KnowA woman died in an out-of-control fire at the corner of 36th Street and Broadway in Bayonne, New Jersey, firefighters sayAt least four buildings and home were engulfed by the inferno that broke out around 1:30 Wednesday morningThe cause of the fire is under investigation
Edison Teen Missing Since May 3 Might Be In Newark
EDISON, NJ — Edison Police have been searching for Jalaysia Staplar-Evans since May 3, and are looking to speak to anyone with information on her whereabouts.
Woman killed after fire rips through 3 buildings in Bayonne
BAYONNE, N.J. — One woman is dead after a fire ripped through three buildings in New Jersey early Wednesday.At least one person is dead after a fire broke out at Bayonne buildings June 20, 2018.At least 50 firefighters are on scene battling the blaze that erupted at a mixed-use building on 795 Broad
Newark man apprehended following South Brunswick-North Brunswick police chase
Police said the driver, later identified as Tajuhn B. Derricote, fled but was located by North Brunswick patrol units in the area of Nino's Plaza, Route 130 South and Wood Avenue.
Rahway Resident Among Arrested During Drug Bust; Guns Confiscated
NEWARK, NJ - Rahway residentParris Russ and Darryl Dancy of Hillside were apprehended on Tuesday when the Essex County Narcotics Task Force made arrests related to drug and weapons offenses, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino.
Holmdel State Trooper Pulls Man From Burning Car: Watch
HOLMDEL, NJ — A state trooper from the Holmdel barracks rescued an unconscious man from a burning car last month, and part of the rescue was captured on the trooper's dashboard camera in his patrol car.
Edison Council to focus on off-duty police jobs
EDISON — With the recent news of charges against five Edison police officers who were paid for extra-duty jobs they allegedly were not present for, municipal officials are seeking a third party to provide oversight for extra-duty jobs.On June 13, members of the Township Council approved a resolution
Pair Robbed Wayne Jewelry Store, Tried To Jet Away
WAYNE, NJ — A man and a woman robbed a township jewelry store with a shotgun Tuesday and one of them was later caught waiting to board a plane to Florida, police said.
Fire leaves Phillips Road home temporarily uninhabitable
EDISON — The cause of a three-alarm fire at a split-level ranch on Phillips Road that left the home temporarily uninhabitable due to damage from flames, smoke and water is still under investigation, fire officials said.
Westfield High School Sophomore Dies, Community Mourns
WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School community is mourning the death of sophomore Carthoris "Carter" Uziel, who died on Sunday.
Two flee on bike after stabbing, cops say
Angelo Jimenez-Vargas is charged with aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, and conspiracy in connection to the June 8 incident, according to a criminal complaint.
Middlesex County July 4th Fireworks, Parades and More: 2018 Guide
WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Want your 4th of July fun to last seven days? Then bring your family and join in Middlesex County's "Revolutionary Celebration" for 2018!
Roselle woman battling life threatening injuries after tree crushes car during storm
A Roselle woman remained in critical condition with life threatening injuries Tuesday, a day after atree fell on the car she was drivingduring a thunderstorm in Morristown, police said.
7-Eleven proposed in Middlesex Borough at Lincoln Boulevard intersection
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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.
Free Electronics Recycling For Union County Residents, June 30
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Union County is offering a free electronics recycling event on Saturday, June 30 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools campus,1776 Raritan Rd. in Scotch Plains.
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
Eighteen Edison postal letter carriers earn Million Mile Awards for safe driving
EDISON — Eighteen Edison postal letter carriers have exemplified the postal service’s policy of “Safety Depends on Me” for more than three decades.And for their years of safety consciousness, the letter carriers received the National Safety Council’s prestigious Million Mile Award for 30-plus years