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Man, 67, sold 'toxic' drugs that killed 24-year-old Metuchen man
Sherman Williams, 67, of Old Bridge, provided a combination of heroin and fentanyl to a 24-year-old man, whose name was not released, who was found dead in his home on Sept. 28, according to a release issued Friday by the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office.
Perth Amboy City Council race: Political sparring continues during campaign event
PERTH AMBOY - The two City Council incumbent candidates and their running mate, a Board of Education member, making up the Perth Amboy First slate, received campaign endorsements Wednesday from 10 current and former city officials.
4 more Edison cops indicted in alleged no-show job scandal
A grand jury in Middlesex County handed up the indictments charging each of the officers -- Sgt. Ioannis "John" Mpletsakis, 38, officer James Panagoulakos, 32, both of Edison Township; officer Gregory Makras, 33, of Cranford; and Sgt. Brian Rossmeyer, 41, of Bedminster -- with two counts of theft, t
Things to do in and around Franklin this weekend
SOMERSET, NJ - Do you have plans this weekend?If you don’t, check out our editor’s picks for some of the best things to do in and around Franklin Township.Click on the headlines below for more details:Sign Up for E-NewsFriday, Oct. 19Franklin Park School Wine and Design Breast Cancer Awareness Fundr
Essex County Police: Woman Killed, $5K Reward To Catch Shooter
NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Sheriff's Crime Stoppers Program is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the death of Michelle Newkirk, 26, of Newark.
Help Keansburg cops find missing teen girl
There are more than 88,000 active missing persons reports across the county. Here's what you should do if you know someone who has gone missing. Contributing: Hattiesburg AmericanAndrew Goudsward, Asbury Park Press
PHOTOS: Taste of Perth Amboy showcases best fare of City By the Bay
Fare from the Taste of Perth Amboy, held on Thursday, Oct. 18 on the Cornucopia Cruise Line.
Drag racer accused of killing New Brunswick vice principal to remain in jail
NEW BRUNSWICK - A Piscataway man, accused of the drag racing death of New Brunswick High School vice principal Tyrone Harrison, wiped tears from his face Friday as a judge announced he will remain in jail pending the outcome of his case.
Paterson woman charged in North Brunswick crash that killed East Brunswick man
Gomez also received motor vehicle summonses for driving under the influence of alcohol, reckless driving and failure to observed a red traffic signal, according to the news release.
Rt. 1 South Closed In Edison: Police
EDISON, NJ — Route One southbound is total closed in Edison Friday afternoon, Edison police said.
Vauxhall Man Sought for Aggravated Assault and Harassment
Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose is seeking the public’s help in locating Jevon Bowman, 29 of Vauxhall, and LaTrice Lewis, 30, of Roselle.
Girl, 11, seriously injured in Linden crash
At about 6:45 a.m., police and firefighters responded to reports of an auto pedestrian motor vehicle crash on South Wood Avenue at 16th Street, according a news release from Linden police.
14-year-old faces life in prison for allegedly killing teen at Brooklyn basketball court: DA
BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — A 14-year-old faces life in prison for allegedly shooting a 16-year-old boy dead at a basketball court in Brooklyn, the Kings County District Attorney announced Thursday.
Car Keys Found at Rahway Train Station Thursday Morning
RAHWAY, NJ - If you are a local resident that lost your keys by the Rahway Train Station on Thursday morning, this may help. A TAPinto reader found a key chain with a fob on Broad Street by the Harley Davidson dealer. The keys were left with maintenance personnel on the NYC-bound side of the stat
2 men in white van sought for possible attempted luring of young girl in NJ
Police say the individual who approached the girl was sitting in the front passenger seat in the van and is described to be in his 40s, about 5-feet-5-inches, with a thin build and dark, curly, short hair.
Daylight Bank Robbery At Wells Fargo In Newark, Cops Seek Suspect
According to the Newark Department of Public Safety, at 12:30 p.m., a man walked into the Wells Fargo Bank at 765 Broad Street and handed the teller a note. The man left the bank after the female teller handed him an "undetermined amount of cash."
Home Depot Armed Robbery Leads To Wild Chase Into Swamp, 1 Arrest
Home Depot workers, at the location at 930 Springfield Rd., called Union Police on Tuesday at about 5:49 p.m. about a shoplifting incident.
Staten Island woman, 26, dies after found unresponsive in apartment with head injury
A roommate discovered Leayana Lewis unresponsive in a bedroom inside their apartment on Manor Road in Manor Heights shortly before 8 a.m., cops said. (kali9 / Getty Images) A 26-year-old woman died after being found unconscious with a head injury in her Staten Island apartment Tuesday morning, polic
Child Hit By Car, Hospitalized In Linden Crash Thursday
LINDEN, NJ — A child was reportedly hit by a vehicle early Thursday morning in Linden, Linden Police Lt. Christopher Guenther reported.
The Island Today: The top seven events for the coming week - The Island Now
Oscar-winning actress, comedienne, author, and television host of the ABC daytime talk show, “The View,” Whoopi Goldberg will take the stage in Westbury, sharing her humor, stories and insights on the world today.