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Police Probe Fatal Stabbing In North Plainfield

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — Authorities are investigating the fatal stabbing of a North Plainfield man following a fight on borough streets early Sunday morning, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson announced.

PATCH - 2018-08-20 17:37:27

Local Dentist Charged with Touching Female Employees

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Though the charges were of the third and fourth degrees, the atmosphere in the office of a local dentist was first degree uncomfortable for the female employees.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-08-20 16:04:00

Uber Driver Assaulted After Declining Ride In North Plainfield

At 9:02 p.m. the Uber driver reported he was in the area of 550 Rockview Ave. when two black men assaulted him when he would not take them to Bronx, New York, according to the North Plainfield Police report.

PATCH - 2018-08-21 13:06:55

NJ Transit: Two trains have been canceled because of PTC

People walk along the railway platform as they arrive at Hoboken Terminal, Monday, July 10, 2017, in Hoboken.(Photo: Associated Press)

DAILY RECORD - 2018-08-21 10:44:00

Authorities ID 24-Year-Old Man Stabbed, Killed in North Plainfield

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and North Plainfield Chief of Police William Parenti announced that a death investigation is underway into the fatal stabbing of a 24-year old North Plainfield man.Prosecutor Robertson stated that on Aug. 19th

RLSMEDIA.COM - 2018-08-20 17:25:31

Union County’s First Sensory Friendly Trail at Watchung Reservation is Officially Open

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ — The ribbon is cut, opening The Watchung Reservation Sensory Trail, the first of its kind in the county, and the most extensive such trail in the nation.The sensory trail is a 0.3 mile loop with a central gazebo. Interpretive signage on the trail includes two talking kiosks highli

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-08-20 16:26:00

South Plainfield Borough Welcomes Four HS Summer Interns 

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – This summer, the Borough of South Plainfield welcomed four high school students as interns. Residents Julianna Fushetti, Jenny Giannakis, Rjun Patel, and Alexis Russo spent much of July and August working in various departments within the municipality, gaining professional and

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-08-21 00:00:00

3 DWI, 2 Drug Possession Arrests Made In Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Bridgewater Police reported making three driving while intoxicated, two drug possession and two shoplifting arrests recently.

PATCH - 2018-08-20 13:52:50

'Easy' commute greets drivers on first day of Route 495 lane closures | Video | NJTV News

The closures happened Friday, and to the surprise of drivers and others, it wasn’t that bad.

NJTVONLINE.ORG - 2018-08-20 22:00:00

Noblesville couple arrested in New Jersey for plotting woman's murder

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - New Jersey police have arrested a Noblesville couple for conspiracy to commit the murder of a New Jersey woman. After a three-month investigation, 54-year-old Narsan Lingala and 51-year-old Sandya Reddy were arrested Saturday in Woodbridge, New Jersey.

TOPIX - 2018-08-20 18:45:35

Assault in North Plainfield, Police Seek Public’s Assistance

NORTH PLAINFIELD - Police say one person was assaulted on Grove Street early Sunday morning, and anyone who lives in the area and has home surveillance is asked to contact authorities.Anyone with any information regarding an assault that occurred on Grove Street in North Plainfield in the early mor

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-08-19 18:09:00

Woman Invites Dozens Of Unsuspecting Men On Same Tinder Date, Then Asks Them To Compete For Her

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)— What began on Tinder and ended in Union Square became “an epic tale about subterfuge, dating in the 21st century and the fall of human civilization,” according to one Brooklynite.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-20 12:30:22

Woman Died On NJ Turnpike Possibly As Trucker Waited For Help

A trucker was waiting for help after his vehicle struck a woman's car. Then another came, and the woman's car was struck again, police said.

PATCH - 2018-08-20 01:51:55

2 Carbon Monoxide Victims At NJ Store In North Plainfield: Cops

Firefighters found an unresponsive man and a woman, one of whom had chemical burns. Both were hospitalized in critical condition, according to Capt. James DiPaolo.

PATCH - 2018-08-19 15:45:51

Roselle man killed in NJ Turnpike accident in Linden

At 2:45 a.m. Sunday, in the southbound truck lanes at milepost 97.8 in Linden, a Toyota Camry that was stopped in the right lane was struck in the rear by a Canadian tractor trailer, also traveling south, according to police.

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-08-19 23:03:00

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: August 20-26

PLAINFIELD, NJ -TAPintowhat's going on in and around town this week. Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield news and events.MONDAYThere will be a ribbon cutting ceremony at the newWatchung Reservation Sensory Trail, a 0.3 mile loop with a central gazebo. The interpretive signage includes

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

Trump says his White House counsel not a 'RAT' like Nixon's

BRIDGEWATER,N.J.(AP) —PresidentDonald Trumpinsisted Sunday that hisWhite House counselisn't a "RAT" like the Watergate-eraWhite Houseattorney who turned onRichard Nixon, and he blasted the ongoingRussiainvestigation as "McCarthyism."

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-08-20 00:00:00

Help a Plainfield Teacher: Ms. Urquizo, Evergreen Elementary

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Today's teacher being featured in the TAPinto Plainfield spotlight series is Ms. Urquizo of Evergreen Elementary School.The series is focusing on local teachers who need a little help funding classroom projects they've posted on DonorsChoose.org.You first heard about Mrs. Hutchinson

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-08-20 10:26:00

3 vehicle turnpike crash leaves 73-year-old woman dead

Nilda Ortiz, of Roselle, was driving a Toyota Camry southbound around 2:45 a.m. in the truck lanes of the turnpike near Linden. She stopped in the right lane of travel and a tractor-trailer behind her struck the rear of her car.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-19 17:01:00

Gov. Phil Murphy signs bill allowing Plainfield to create more administrative departments

The bill, sponsored by 22nd District Democrats Sen. Nicholas Scutari, Assemblyman Jim Kennedy and Assemblywoman Lisa Carter will allow the city to create more departments in the administration.