Breaking News from Somerset NJ

Find the latest Somerset NJ News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

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

Top 10 Weekend travel Ideas in Somerset County - March 23 - 25 - Plus Easter Egg Hunts

Top Ten Things to do in Somerset County: Weekend Top 10: 3.23 to 3.25 1. 5k Race to Wellness, Duke Island Park Sign Up for E-News 2. A Virtual Tour of the Moon, Duke Farms 3. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, The Bernards Inn 4. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? - Opening Weekend, Villagers Theatre 5. M

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-23 01:53:00

New Brunswick cop charged with criminal mischief

Photo by Google Maps | Paul Pappas, an Edison police officer, was arrested on Hiram Square in New Brunswick on charges of criminal mischief. Pappas has been stripped of both his gun and badge. An Edison police officer has been charged with criminal mischief and stripped of both gun and badge followi

DAILY TARGUM - 2018-03-23 17:06:01

Man sentenced for alcohol-fueled fatal hit-and-run in Linden

Subscribed, but don't have a login? An Elizabeth man who was driving drunk on the night he struck and killed a pedestrian in Linden last year before fleeing the scene has been sentenced to eight years in state prison, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Friday. Eduardo Perez,

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2018-03-23 20:34:02

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

Police charge 3 with heroin, loaded gun

Acting on a tip, Jersey City police arrested three people on drug charges on Grant Avenue and recovered a loaded gun on Monday, authorities said. William Blankley, Luis M. Gomez-Ovalle, both 24, and Teshawn Rogers, 20, of Jersey City, were arrested and a fourth person is being sought. All three were

NJ.COM - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Warren Township Republican Municipal Committee Endorses Mayor Victor Sordillo and Deputy Mayor Gary DiNardo as Republican Candidates for Warren Township Committee

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Republican Municipal Committee unanimously supported and endorsed Mayor Victor Sordillo and Deputy Mayor Gary DiNardo as Republican Candidates for Warren Township Committee, it was announced earlier this week. When asked about his decision to continue to serve Warren

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-23 14:45:00

Linden Police Investigates Fatal Fall of Local Man

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department is investigating the accidental death of a local man Friday morning. Approximately 7:15 a.m. police responded to the 10 block of Gesner Street after a man was found lying on the ground outside his home. The victim, identified as a 75-year-old Linden resident, w

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-23 16:45:00

Former 'Melrose Place' actress to be re-sentenced -- again -- in fatal drunken crash

Former "Melrose Place" actress Amy Locane who was convicted of killing a 60-year-old woman in a drunken 2010 crash will be re-sentenced -- for the second time. An appellate court ruling issued Friday lambasts the judge's lenient three-year sentence for Locane, calling it "striking." "We expect our c

NJ.COM - 2018-03-23 20:27:33

On-duty Edison cop drove unmarked police car to slash ex's car tire

Just after clocking in Monday evening, an Edison cop drove his unmarked car to New Brunswick and slashed a tire on his ex-girlfriend's car, according to three sources with knowledge of the incident. The 15-year veteran, Paul Pappas, has since been charged with criminal mischief and stripped of his g

NJ.COM - 2018-03-22 15:30:13

Giants trade Jason Pierre-Paul, 2018 fourth-round pick to Buccaneers for 2018 third-round pick, fourth-round pick  

Giants trade DE Jason Pierre-Paul to Buccaneers The Giants have traded Jason Pierre-Paul to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Daily News has confirmed that new Giants GM Dave Gettleman shipped JPP and the Giants' 2018 fourth-round pick (102nd overall, second of fourth round) to the Bucs in a major Thu

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 14:28:27

Freeholders Want Armed Officers At All Somerset County Schools

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A second armed school resource officer will be placed at Somerset County's Vocational & Technical High School following the horrific school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Somerset County Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione and Freeholder Mark Caliguire announced that the freehold

PATCH - 2018-03-23 15:42:24

Weekend Ideas in Somerset County, Plus Easter Egg Hunts

Ready for an egg hunt? Check out some of the hunts happening in Somerset County: Easter Egg Hunt Mar, 24 at 10 am at Green Brook Middle School...Bring Your Own Basket! Ready for an egg hunt? Check out some of the hunts happening in Somerset County: Easter Egg Hunt Mar, 24 at 10 am at Green Brook Mid

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-23 15:20:00

Edison Looks To Add More Snow Days To Next Year's Calendar

EDISON, NJ - As Edison kids trudged back to school late Thursday morning following their fifth snow day of the year, parents want to know: why was only one school day built into the calendar for the 2018-2019 school year, and how can we change it? Edison Board of Education president Jerri Shi says h

PATCH - 2018-03-23 12:42:34

New Providence Police Blotter for March 22 Includes Arrests for Outstanding Warrants and DWI Charges

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Police reported making a number of arrests for outstanding warrants, most during motor vehicle stops, plus two DWI arrests during March. Police filed the following report: 2/28- Patrolman Christian Cely arrested Robert J. Moakler, 22, of New Providence on an outstanding warrant

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-22 21:02:00

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


#BREAKING NYC Firefighter killed in Harlem fire

A firefighter died while battling a five alarm fire in Harlem late last night. The fire broke out in the basement of a building on St. Nicholas Avenue just before 11 p.m. As flames spread, a firefighter became trapped. He was rushed to Harlem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Three other firef

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-03-23 06:28:02

Freeholders Endorse Armed Security in all Somerset County Schools

Somerset County Freeholder Director Patrick ScaglioneCredits: Rod Hirsch/Tapinto file photo Somerset County Freeholder Mark Caliguire Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. RobertsonCredits: Rod Hirsch/Tapinto file photo SOMERVILLE, NJ - Following the Park

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-23 01:09:00

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,


Old Bridge 7-Eleven On Rt. 9 Sells Winning Lottery Ticket

OLD BRIDGE, NJ - Two third-tier prizewinning tickets sold for the Tuesday, March 20 drawing matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball, winning the $10,000 prize - and one of those tickets was sold in Old Bridge Township. Those tickets were purchased at the following locations:Camde

PATCH - 2018-03-22 13:57:14