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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.
NJ Transit: Three trains canceled because of equipment availability
Additionally, the NJ Transit 7th Avenue Concourse at Penn Station suffered "substantial damage to the ceiling and entrance to the concourse" during this past weekend's flash flooding in New York City. The area is closed while the damage is being repaired. The platform entrance to the escalator for t
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
Court upholds Plainfield drug dealer's murder conviction
Jeremy Watson, 32, lost the fourth appeal of his conviction of murdering Michael Gregory, 41, in the park on March 24, 2006. Watson, who was also found guilty of shooting Gregory's girlfriend, Candice Baker, is serving a 77-year-sentence in New Jersey State Prison.
Hit-and-run driver kills pedestrian crossing Route 1
The man was struck in the right lane on the southbound side of the highway near Value City Furniture, just past the exit for Route 35, Woodbridge police said. The driver of the vehicle fled without stopping.
Cops need your help finding this bearded bank robber
Police are trying to identify a man they say robbed a TD Bank Saturday afternoon, the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office announced Tuesday.The man, who can be seen on security footage handing a piece of paper to a bank teller, walked into a TD Bank in Warren Township around 2:15 p.m. and demanded c
CorMedix Inc. : Reports Second Quarter Financial Results and Provides Business Update | MarketScreener
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ / ACCESSWIRE / August 14, 2018 /CorMedix Inc. (NYSE American: CRMD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing therapeutic products for the prevention and treatment of infectious and inflammatory disease, today announced financial results for the seco
Truck Crash Closes Broadway Road In South Brunswick
The crash occurred at 1:50 p.m. on Broadway Road. Broadway Road is closed from Friendship Road to Miller Road for the next five hours Tuesday as a result of the crash, at least through 7 p.m. tonight, police said.
$7M settlement for man injured in fall in icy bank parking lot
Chetan Vaidya, of Plainsboro, hit the unsalted ground while trying to step on a sidewalk to use the ATM at a Bank of America branch in Rocky Hill on Feb. 9, 2015.
Bus Returning From Newark Mayor’s Picnic Overturns on NJ Turnpike
Newark, NJ - Thirty-six passengers on a bus returning from an annual mayor’s picnic Saturday were taken to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries after an accident on the New Jersey Turnpike, officials said.Mayor Ras Baraka's fourth annual family reunion picnic event was held at Black Bea
Roxbury Runaways Found OK in New Brunswick
ROXBURY, NJ – Two 15-year-old Roxbury boys with behavioral problems, who ran away from a residential facility last Friday, were found today in New Brunswick after they called relatives.The boys, Jason Stevens and Matthew Canfield, left the Bonnie Brae residential school for boys in Basking Ridge on
NJ Weather: Flash flood warnings issued today again for Central Jersey
CENTRAL JERSEY – The National Weather Service offices in Mount Holly and New York has issued flash flood watches through this evening for Hunterdon, Somerset, Middlesex, Union, Mercer and Monmouth counties. High levels of rain in recent weeks make the threat of flash flooding especially likely.
School Bus With 20 Kids Onboard Flips on NJ Turnpike: Source
A school bus with approximately 20 children onboard flipped onto its side on the NJ Turnpike in East Brunswick, but there were no fatalities or serious injuries, police said.
Sayreville Man Met "Boy," 14, At Convenience Store For Sex: AG
Craig M. Dimonda, 37, of Sayreville, was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 8, in Sayreville by members of the New Jersey State Police on a charge of second-degree attempted luring of a child. Dimonda is being held in the Middlesex County Jail pending a detention hearing. Dimonda is pictured above in a photo
Fox News to White House: Bill Shine is Trump's new image man
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — For years he dutifully carried out Roger Ailes' orders, earning himself the nickname "the Butler" at Fox News.Now, Bill Shine is serving the same role under President Donald Trump.The former news executive, who was formally brought into the White House last month as deputy c
Police: Hit-run driver caused turnpike bus crash
EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — State police have confirmed that a hit-and-run driver caused a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that overturned a school bus taking families home from a picnic. Dozens of people were sent to hospitals, but ...
Man accused of killing, eating dead ex-girlfriend deemed competent for trial
An Indiana man accused of raping, killing and eating parts of his ex-girlfriend’s dead body is now mentally competent to stand trial, a state psychiatrist said Thursday.
Somerset County 4-H Fair Returned to Bridgewater (Photo Gallery)
BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County 4-H Fair came to North Branch Park last week, as thousands visited the grounds to see all the 4-H has to offer.
From Ailes to Trump: Meet Bill Shine, Trump's new image man
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) - For years, he dutifully carried out Roger Ailes' orders, earning himself the nickname "the Butler" at Fox News.