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Helmetta man accused of 60 New Jersey car burglaries
SOUTH BRUNSWICK - A Helmetta man has been arrested in connection with more than 60 car burglaries during the past month, due to the efforts of police in South Brunswick, East Brunswick, Jamesburg and Monroe.
Jamesburg brothers arrested after heroin found in home, cops say
NEW BRUNSWICK - Two Jamesburg brothers are facing drug charges after more than 2,000 individual doses of heroin, nearly $1,000 in cash and drug paraphernalia were found following a search warrant executed at their home, police said.
Man Killed In Hamilton Township Shooting Overnight: Police
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ — A Trenton man was shot while driving in Hamilton Township Tuesday night, according to authorities. Police found 28-year-old Matthew J. Dukes in his car after he had apparently been shot in the chest while driving in the Society Hill housing complex.
NJ Transit: Three trains canceled on Northeast Corridor for positive train control
People walk along the railway platform as they arrive at Hoboken Terminal, Monday, July 10, 2017, in Hoboken.(Photo: Associated Press)
Resident escapes fire that destroyed his Rahway apartment
No one was hurt in an early-morning fire that destroyed an apartment in Rahway, officials said.The fire broke out on the second-floor of a two-story mixed use building on the 1500 block of Rahway Avenue around 4:12 a.m. and was brought under control by 5 a.m., a fire official said.North Jersey fire
Warren TD Bank robbery suspect sought by police
Around 2:15 p.m., a robbery was reported at the TD Bank on Mountain Boulevard here, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson and Warren Township Police Chief William Keane.
Why is flooding always so bad in North Jersey? The area used to be a prehistoric lake
The Passaic River Basin was a massive lake that formed 25,000 years ago after a glacier that covered a large portion of of North Jersey retreated leaving debris that blocked gaps in the Watchung Mountains, according to federal and state reports.
Water Main Break Closes Part Of Rt. 35 In Woodbridge
WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A water main break closed one lane of Rt. 35 northbound in Woodbridge Twp. Wednesday afternoon.Rt. 35 north was down to one lane at Green Street this afternoon, according to511nj.org, which aggregates real-time traffic incidents across the state. The water main broke at about 1:30 t
Thief Burglarized 60 Cars, Sold Goods for Heroin: Police
What to KnowA thief who helped burglarize more than 60 cars in New Jersey sold some of the items he stole and used the money for heroin, police saidChris Brown Jr., 26, of Helmetta, was arrested and charged with several counts of burglary, theft and receiving stolen propertyBrown was arrested after
South Amboy Police Blotter, Aug. 10 - Aug. 15
SOUTH AMBOY, NJ — Released by South Amboy police and unedited by Patch: The South Amboy police department police blotter from August 10, 2018 through August 15, 2018:
Franklin Township: Firefighters Called to 'Smoke Condition' at Stop & Shop
SOMERSET, NJ - Multiple Firefighters responded to a smoke condition at the Stop & Shop on Easton Avenue at approximately 7 pm, according to an alert from the Breaking News Network.
North Brunswick man pleads guilty to bank fraud, identity theft
TRENTON - A 31-year-old North Brunswick man admitted to bank fraud and aggravated identity theft for his role in hijacking others' credit card accounts to purchase between $250,000 and $550,000 in high-end products.
Veteran police officer moves up the ranks in Old Bridge
OLD BRIDGE — A veteran police officer, who received a department and a state award for saving a life in 2006, has moved up the ranks.James Ford, who was sworn in as an Old Bridge police officer in 1997, was promoted to the rank of sergeant at a Township Council meeting on Aug. 6.
Two brothers beat a man to death and buried him in their backyard. Now, they're both convicted
Courtesy of Lumberton PoliceBryan Costello (left) and his brother, Christopher Costello, Lumberton residents who were convicted in the baseball beating death of Justin Dubois
Gabriel Does it Again: North Brunswick resident grows 13-foot tomato plants
Gabriel Chiappetta, an 87-year-old resident of North Brunswick, received San Marzano tomato seeds from his cousin, Antonio Chiappetta, who lives in Canada, which have grown into six 13-foot tall vines. Chiappetta had to build an extension on his existing garden, since the vines outgrew the enclosure
Driver sought in fatal Woodbridge hit-and-run
WOODBRIDGE – Authorities are actively searching for the driver who fled after striking and killing a 31-year-old pedestrian on Route 1 south, just south of the Route 35 exit, on Aug. 13.The deceased pedestrian was identified as John Kukuch Jr., 31, of Woodbridge. He was pronounced dead at the scene
Prosecutors push for 25-year sentence for man who admitted he killed his neighbor
A 24-year-old Linden man admitted toshooting his neighbordays before Christmas last year, according to Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas Jr.Scene of the the homicide shortly after 1 p.m. on December 20, 2017.Taylor Tiamoyo Harris | NJ Advance MediaShansey Abernathy pleaded guil
60+ Car Break-Ins In South Brunswick/East Brunswick: Man Charged
SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ — A Helmetta man was arrested Tuesday and charged in connection with more than 60 car burglaries that occurred over the past month in central New Jersey, including break-ins in Old Bridge, East Brunswick, Jamesburg, Monroe and South Brunswick.
Measles Outbreak In 21 States, Including New Jersey: CDC
Nationwide, at least 107 cases have been identified, according to the CDC. New Jersey has had three confirmed measles cases in 2018, according to the state Department of Health.
N.J. superintendent accused of defecating on school track gets $100K separation deal
In this June 12, 2018 file photo, Thomas Tramaglini, right, the Kenilworth Schools superintendent accused of defecating on the track at Holmdel High School, makes his initial appearance in Holmdel Municipal Court in Holmdel, N.J.