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Plainfield Woman Hoards Dozens Of Sick Puppies, Some Die: Police
PLAINFIELD, NJ — A Plainfield woman was charged with animal cruelty after she admitted responsibility for neglect that resulted in the deaths of multiple puppies, the Union County Prosecutor's Office and the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) jointly announced.
Prosecutor: Suspect grabs gun from NJ officer, kills self
HILLSIDE, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities say a suspect in an attempted carjacking grabbed a gun from an officer and killed himself in a New Jersey police station.The Union County prosecutor's office says 41-year-old Jermaine Covington of Baltimore left the scene of a 1 p.m. Friday traffic accident and a b
Driver Critically Hurt After Crashing Into Trees In Plainfield, N.J.
PLAINFIELD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) –A driver has been hospitalized after losing control of his car and crashing Friday in New Jersey.Police said the vehicle was heading north on Hillside Avenue in Plainfield around 4 p.m. at a high rate of speed.It struck two trees and rolled over before coming to a stop
South Plainfield man charged with fatally hitting Plainfield man
Lavar Jones, 37, of South Plainfield, allegedly struck and killed Sergio Cuxun-Tista, a 39-year-old Plainfield man who had just exited a taxi, the Union County Prosecutor's Office announced Friday.
Police: Woman killed by subway train may have slipped
UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) --Authorities believe a 33-year-old woman who was fatally struck by a subway train slipped and fell onto the tracks.The incident was reported Saturday around 10:30 a.m. on the northbound platform at Broadway and West 72nd Street.Police say the woman fell into the pa
NJ cop got drunk and shot man dead in bar fight — Guilty by jury
UNION TOWNSHIP (Union) — A Newark police officer is facing five to 10 years in prison after being convicted of shooting and killing a Piscataway man in a bar fight two years ago.Joseph Macchia, 37, was found guilty of reckless manslaughter by a Union County jury this week. He went to trial after bei
Plainfield Senior's whirlwind effort lands him at top University in New Jersey to study Music
Eddy Veliz and Dr. Johanna Amaro, ESL/Language Arts TeacherCredits: Gloria Montealegre, PPSD
18-year-old boy fatally shot in Brooklyn, gunman sought
Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).
Explosion In Cranford Leads To Arrest Of Linden Man
Through a surveillance video and eyewitness accounts police were able to locate and arrest Michael Kossup, 26, at his Linden home.
Union County July 4th Fireworks and More: 2018 Guide
SCOTCH PLAINS: Scotch Plains will host its 3rd Independence Day Fireworks at the Scotch Hills Golf Course on Saturday, June 30 (rain date July 1). This year's celebration will feature a performance by The Scotch Plainsmen. Come out early and set down chairs and blankets to take in the show. The fire
Who is ranked No. 1 in the Home News Tribune baseball final Top 10?
Defeated Middlesex 6-2 in lone regular-season meeting between the schools with Anthony Feltham and Brody Donovan on the moundDefeated Perth Amboy 2-1 to win first GMC tournament title in school history after the Panthers knocked Middlesex out of the conference tournament with a 6-5 victory over the
Jersey man gets 15-year prison sentence in for role ‘Gravy Train’ drug sting
CANTON — A New Jersey man, who faced up to eight consecutive life sentences on charges in the drug sting known as “Operation Gravy Train,” was sentenced to 15 years in prison Thursday in St. Lawrence County Court.
Plainfield woman pleads guilty to animal cruelty over dead puppies
Suzie Bourdouvales, 59, entered the plea earlier this week before Union County Superior Court Judge Joseph P. Donohue, according to the Union County Prosecutor's Office and the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Middlesex County man charged with death of Plainfield resident by auto
Lavar B. Jones, 37, of South Plainfield is charged in connection with the death of Sergio D. Cuxun-Tista, 39, of Plainfield, who had just exited a taxi when he was struck and killed.
Gov. Livingston Graduates Class of 2018, Highest Achieving Class in School History
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Pride and tradition stood tall up on "The Hill" as 278 members of the Gov. Livingston class of 2018 filed onto Frey Field for the 58th annual commencement ceremony Tuesday evening.The class of 2018 had a beautiful, but hot, evening for graduation. As family and friends filled
Helicopter Lands On Parkway In Woodbridge After Serious Crash
WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A medevac helicopter just landed on the Garden State Parkway northbound near exit 131 in the Woodbridge Township/MetroPark area, a Fios reporter just tweeted. There is a serious crash just before Exit 131 A. One lane is blocked.
Registration Open for Summer Youth Courses Offered at Union County College
Classes offered include:Introduction to Musical Theater, Algebra Review, Better Thinker-Better Writer-Better Grades, Middle School Math Review, Design Your Own Comic Book, The Artist Within: Drawing and SketchingandThe Writer Within: Creative Writing.
Newark Cop Convicted For Fatally Shooting Man Outside Union Bar
UNION, NJ — The off-duty Newark Police Officer whofatally shot a Piscataway man outside of a Union County bar in May2016 has been convicted of reckless manslaughter, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced.
Girl, 13, Missing From New Brunswick June 21
The New Brunswick Police Department seeks your help in locating a missing child: Payton Tomesell, 13 years old, female, white, 5'9," 120 lbs.
Warren woman charged with shoplifting in Watchung
WATCHUNG –A Warren woman was arrested and charged with shoplifting from DSW Shoe Warehouse on Route 22 on Monday, June 11.The woman, Camryn MacDonald, 18, was charged with shoplifting two pairs of women’s dress shoes valued at $104.98,policesaid.She was released with a Watchung Municipal Court date.