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Mom, Kids Arrested In Franklin Drug Dealing Bust

FRANKLIN, NJ - A New Brunswick mother and her two children were arrested following a month-long investigation into drug dealing within Franklin Township and New Brunswick, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson announced. Monique R. Walker, 28; Ronda Walker, 49; and Dymarkis T. Walker, 27,

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:55:11

4 Kilos Of Drugs Found During Paramus Traffic Stop: Prosecutor

PARAMUS, NJ - Authorities found 3 kilograms of heroin and 1 kilogram of cocaine hidden in a vehicle during a traffic stop in the borough Monday, acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo announced. Candido Tomasini, 35, and Maribel Roman, 40, were arrested after they were stopped and authorities f

PATCH - 2018-03-21 15:51:57

Winter Storm Toby Update: Road Closures and Cancellations

WARREN, NJ - Snow is intensifying and accumulating. Hillcrest Road, Warrenville Road, and Washington Avenue north of U S Route 22 are closed due to severe weather conditions, police advised on Wednesday afternoon. At 5 p.m. Watchung Borough announced: Toby is alive and well. Sign Up for E-News This

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-21 22:35:00

Here's How Much You Need To Earn To Live In Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County is one of the priciest places to live in New Jersey, according to the Economic Policy Institute. The organization recently released its 2018 family budget calculator that estimates how costly it is to live in each of America's 3,142 counties and 611 metro areas. The g

PATCH - 2018-03-21 17:27:41

Newark Gets $103K Rebate From PVSC (Here's Why)

NEWARK, NJ - Newark was among several New Jersey towns that received thousands of dollars in rebates from the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission's Municipal Rebate Incentive Program. According to the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC), here's why Newark got its $103,741 payday:"All constructi

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:00:00

Stolen Scotch Plains Car Found In Newark

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - A stolen Scotch Plains car was later found in Newark by township police. On March 13, a resident in the 1500 block of Ramapo Way reported the theft of their 2015 white BMW 435XI. The theft occurred at around 5:30 a.m., Scotch Plains Police report. The vehicle was found by Detecti

PATCH - 2018-03-21 15:01:39

South Plainfield: Expected Nor'Easter Shuts Down Schools, Government

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Bracing for the fourth Nor'easter of March, state, county and local officials are taking precautions and planning for the worst. Upwards of a foot of snow is expected throughout the day Wednesday, accompanied by high winds. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy declared a State of Emerg

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-21 01:22:00

Somerset County: School Bus Driver Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Multiple Children, Police Say

An 84-year-old Montgomery Township man has been charged with two counts of first degree, aggravated sexual assault and two counts of second degree, sexual assault, according to a news release. "On February 12, 2018, two adult victims reported to Montgomery police that they were sexually assaulted r

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-20 21:11:00

A backyard chicken expo is one of many things to do in Morris County this week

ParsippanyThe Friends of the Parsippany Library is accepting prom dress donations through March 31 at the Parsippany Main Library, 449 Halsey Rd. Dresses must be brand new or gently used for high school girls. All proceeds from the sale will go toward library programming for Morris County teens. A p

DAILY RECORD - 2018-03-21 20:33:08

Plainfield Man Admits to Armed Crime Spree of Bank Robberies, Carjackings, and Hostage

NEWARK, N.J. - According to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito, a Plainfield man admitted on Monday to robbing seven banks, and attempting to rob an eighth bank while brandishing a firearm; committing one carjacking and attempting to commit three additional carjackings; and taking a hostage at gunpoint w


Brother, Sister Charged Following Choking Of Plainfield Detective

During the incident, the pair tried to hide a bag with cocaine, marijuana and a loaded .38 caliber semi-automatic handgun: US Attorney. PLAINFIELD, NJ - A brother and sister from Plainfield were indicted following a violent encounter with law enforcement officers, including the choking of a detectiv

PATCH - 2018-03-20 13:50:06

Warren, WHRHS Closed Wednesday Due To Snow

WARREN, NJ - All Warren Township Schools and Watchung Hills Regional High School will be closed Wednesday, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions. All after-school and evening activities are canceled. Raritan Valley Community College is also closed on Wednesday. Due to exceeding the allo

PATCH - 2018-03-21 00:26:08

Police seize $40K worth of cocaine after traffic stop

JERSEY CITY -- Police recovered $40,000 worth of cocaine following a traffic stop on Grant Avenue Sunday. Raisaun White, 23, also had a "large quantity" of marijuana and vape pens, more than $35,000 in cash, and .40 caliber rounds when he was arrested following the stop, city spokeswoman Kimberly W

NJ.COM - 2018-03-21 20:13:58

N.J. weather forecast gets worse: Up to 18 inches of snow, flooding, even thundersnow

A powerful nor'easter set to hit New Jersey on the first full day of spring Wednesday could be even worse than previously anticipated. National Weather Service forecasters now say 12 to 18 inches of snow could fall on for most of New Jersey in the next two days, with all but the coastal areas gettin

NJ.COM - 2018-03-20 11:21:53

15 Cocaine Ring Leaders, Members Arrested In Plainfield: AG

PLAINFIELD, NJ - As part of "Operation Snow Bank," 15 alleged leaders and members of three separate cocaine trafficking networks that operated in Plainfield were indicted on charges, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced. The three drug trafficking rings were allegedly headed by Andres Hernandez-


New Brunswick schools closed for storm; cars ordered off roads

NEW BRUNSWICK - With heavy snow on the way, city school officials ordered schools closed for Wednesday, and city police advised residents to get cars off streets and into parking decks. Four city parking decks will be opened at 8 a.m. Wednesday for people to use to get their vehicles off streets dur

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-20 22:29:00

Drug Dealing in Franklin Leads to Arrest of Three New Brunswick Residents, Police Say

Drugs and loaded firearms were seized following a raid of a Handy Street home in New Brunswick after a month-long investigation into the distribution of narcotics within Franklin Township and New Brunswick, according to a news release. Monique R. Walker, age 28 and Ronda Walker, age 49 were arreste

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-20 20:15:00

Suspect brought fake ID to Newark Airport, had real license in underwear, police charge

A fallen soccer player remembered, gun violence marches in Morristown and Paterson and Happy Saint Joseph's Day - all in "7 things to know in New Jersey this week." John C. Ensslin A man accused of trying to deceive people at Newark Airport could not hide the truth - not even in his underwear. Arm


Phil Murphy Outlines Plans for Proposed NJ Transit Funding

Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday that New Jersey Transit would be able to hire more than a hundred new workers, improve bus and rail service and hold the line on fares under his proposed state budget. Murphy outlined how the beleaguered agency would spend extra state funding included in his $37.4 billi

OBSERVER - 2018-03-20 17:56:51

Westfield 'Ready' for Winter Storm Expected to Start Wednesday Morning

WESTFIELD, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Union County in effect from 6 a.m. Wednesday until 8 a.m. Thursday, according to a Nixle alert sent by the police department on behalf of the town Tuesday. Heavy snow is expected, with accumulations of 11 to 15 inches

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-20 21:16:00