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Gunshot victim found dead in Hamilton near Assunpink Creek

Hamilton Police and Trenton firefighters respond to Assunpink Boulevard in Hamilton after a male gunshot victim was found dead near the creek. (SULAIMAN ABDUR-RAHMAN - The Trentonian) HAMILTON >> A gunshot victim was found dead inside his vehicle Saturday afternoon near the Assunpink Creek, prompt

TRENTONIAN - 2018-03-24 04:00:00

Tapes captured a New Jersey police chief making racist remarks. Now he's headed to trial on hate crime charges

I cover news and people in New Jersey, focusing on cannabis issues, court rulings that have an impact on everyday life, profiles of unusual folks and the disappearance of open spaces in the Garden State. When a hotel manager called 9-1-1 to report that a disorderly guest was refusing to leave the p

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2018-03-23 11:25:00

Man shot after armed standoff in Panera was a 'loner' with PTSD

Scott L. Mielentz used to be a hardworking IT guy who was engaged with his family and liked to go to the beach. But after PTSD from his Army Ranger days and physical injuries caught up with him, the father of two became a self-described "loner" who suffered from hallucinations, anxiety and depressio

NJ.COM - 2018-03-23 16:10:45

DA: Eagles DE Michael Bennett pushed 66-year-old paraplegic woman

The Philadelphia Eagles' newly acquired defensive end, Michael Bennett, has been indicted by a grand jury in Texas for allegedly pushing a 66-year-old paraplegic woman following Super Bowl LI in February 2017. According to the Harris County district attorney's office, Bennett - who was a member of t

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-23 18:22:34

Princeton Gunman Update / Threat To NJ Judge / Man Lost Dog, Dies

Check out the top news that made headlines this week across the Patch network in New Jersey:Update On Princeton Panera Gunman Standoff Here is what we know about the man who had a 5-hour standoff with police, and what sparked the incident in the first place.>>>Read more here. A man was arrested afte

PATCH - 2018-03-24 16:13:59

Panera Standoff/March: Princeton Patch Week In Review

PRINCETON, NJ - You've got a lot going on in your life, and you don't always have time to log on. You might have missed something over the past few days, but Patch is here to get you caught up. Just click the headline to read the full story. PRINCETON, NJ - The March For Our Lives event in Princeton

PATCH - 2018-03-24 13:00:00

Warren County authorities seek Christopher Upshur - fugitive of the week

Christopher Upshur, 37, is wanted on a charge of aggravated assault under a warrant dated Nov. 23. 2017, according to the Warren County Prosecutor's Office. Upshur, whose last known address is in the 100 block of West Minster Place in Flemington, is described as 5 feet 10 inches tall and 165 pounds

NJ.COM - 2018-03-24 13:59:23

Aberdeen Police Blotter, March 14 - March 20

ABERDEEN, NJ - Released by Aberdeen Township Police and unedited by Patch, police made the following arrests March 14, 2018 through March 20, 2018:P.O. Mohamed Mahmoud arrested a 24-year-old Township man on a contempt warrant out of Newark municipal court on March 15. P.O. Jessica McDougall arrested

PATCH - 2018-03-23 19:54:31

New Location Announced For Princeton March For Our Lives Event

PRINCETON, NJ - The March For Our Lives event in Princeton scheduled for Saturday has a new location, according to event spokeswoman Reba Holley. The event will now take place at Hinds Plaza, adjacent to the Princeton Public Library, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. It had been scheduled to take place at Palmer Squ

PATCH - 2018-03-23 17:20:49

Townsquare Announces Acquisition Of Trenton, NJ Radio Stations

Adds Leading CHR brand WPST-FM to Townsquare's Powerful 11 Station Portfolio in New Jersey Townsquare Media Inc. announced recently that it has entered into an agreement to acquire three radio stations in Trenton, NJ from Connoisseur Media, LLC, for approximately $17 million. The acquisition will in

MARTECHSERIES.COM - 2018-03-23 16:34:18

Authorities: No foul play in death of St. Joe's student in Bermuda

Authorities in Bermuda say there is no foul play in the death of a St. Joseph's University student. Mark Dombroski, 19, died after a fall, the medical examiner has ruled. His death was described as a "tragic accident." Dombroski's body was found at the base of a colonial-era fort in a park on the is


East Brunswick Easter Egg Hunt Rescheduled To March 31

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The snow means the fields at Warnsdorfer School are still wet, and the East Brunswick PBA Local #145 announced they were forced to cancel their annual Easter egg hunt this weekend. The Easter egg hunt was supposed to take place this Sunday, March 25, and was open to all East Br

PATCH - 2018-03-23 17:01:04

N.J.'s newest Shake Shack opens Thursday with more locations on the way

Shake Shack is bringing its signature shakes, crinkle-cut fries and juicy burgers to South Jersey for the first time starting on Thursday with the opening its new location at Marlton Commons on Route 70. The new spot is one of four new Shake Shacks coming to New Jersey - with plans in the works for


NJ Attorney General's office identifies man killed in standoff at Panera in Princeton

Authorities have identified the man who killed by police after an armed standoff at the Panera on Nassau Street in downtown Princeton. Scott Mielentz, 56, recently lived in Lawrenceville but previously was a resident of Newtown, Pa and was a graduate of East Brunswick High School. Mielentz entered t


Murphy: Person thought dead in accident is in intensive care

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says a person reported to have died in an accident during the snow storm is actually in the intensive care unit. Murphy said at a news conference in Woodbridge Thursday that initial reports indicated an accident on Interstate 78 resulted in a fatality


Travels Alert - New Jersey State Police Issues Commercial Travel Ban

WEST TRENTON, NJ - A commercial vehicle travel ban due to the anticipated severity of the impending nor'easter was announced by Colonel Patrick J. Callahan. The travel ban has been in effect since Tuesday, March 20, at 8 p.m.,and includes a commercial vehicle travel ban for the entire length of foll


Fourth, and hopefully the last, Nor'easter of the season dumps more than a foot of snow in some parts of Bucks County

BUCKS COUNTY >> So you may be wondering who got the most snow in Bucks County or where the sweet spot was this time around. If you guessed Upper Bucks County, you'd be right. According to unofficial observations, the most snow fell in Quakertown, West Rockhill and Perkasie, each recording 14 inches


US: Gunman shot dead after standoff with police in Princeton

A gunman was killed in a police-involved shooting, in Princeton, New Jersey, on Tuesday, after being engaged in an hours-long standoff inside a Panera Bread restaurant. According to officials, police received a call, reporting about an armed man inside the restaurant, around 10:00 local time [14:00


Manville Schools Have 2-Hour Delayed Opening

MANVILLE, NJ - The Manville School District will have a two-hour delayed opening on Thursday. Parents should refer to each school's bell schedule for exact times. (Image via Shutterstock) Have a news tip? Email alexis.tarrazi@patch.com. Get Patch breaking news alerts sent right to your phone with o


Authorities ID man killed by police in Princeton standoff

Julio Cortez / APA hole is seen on the glass panel, far left, as New Jersey State Police officials walk out of a Panera Bread restaurant in Princeton, N.J., where an armed man was holed up across the street from Princeton University on Tuesday. Authorities on Wednesday identified the man who allege