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Edison Police: Bomb Threats Made To Two Edison Banks

Edison, NJ – Edison Police stated that two TD bank branches in Edison and a third one in Metuchen received bomb threats by phone from anonymous callers on Saturday within a span of 15 minutes,. The calls took place between noon and 12:15 p.m. according to law enforcement.


Somerset County Prosecutor's Office Undergoes Evaluation

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The public is invited to critique or applaud the performance of the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office as part of an assessment by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police.


BREAKING NEWARK NJ: Three Shot, One Dead After Gunfire Erupts in Downtown Newark

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is headed to the scene of a shooting that has three people wounded with one of the victims dead at this time in downtown Newark. Details are swiftly developing but according to preliminary reports, multiple rounds of gunfire rang out near Lincoln Park at approxim


Police believe man fatally stabbed both parents in New Jersey home; Family car found at ShopRite

ENGLEWOOD, New Jersey (WABC) -- A man was taken into custody Saturday after police believe he fatally stabbed both of his parents in their Bergen County, New Jersey home. Officials say the couple, identified as Edward Boduch, 71, and Miroslawa Potocka, 72, was stabbed to death by one of their sons i


Judge opens a Pandora’s Box in filing NJ local government vacancies

A ruling by Superior Court judge Katherine Regan Dupuis that refused to immediately order the seating of a Linden councilman-elect could have a ripple effect throughout the state, especially in a municipality where a majority party decides to simple not fill a vacant seat held by the minority party.


Somerville (69) at Bound Brook (73), 2019 Somerset County Tournament, Second Round - Boys Basketball

Jassiem Moore made nine 3-pointers on the way to 36 points, four rebounds, five assists and four steals to lead seventh-seeded Bound Brook over 10-seed Somerville, 73-69, in the second round of the Somerset County Tournament in Bound Brook.


Officials Investigating After 7-Year-Old Girl Dies At New Jersey Motel

CARNEY’S POINT TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — An investigation is underway in Salem County after a child died at a motel. The 7-year-old girl suffered a cardiac arrest at the Friendship Motor Inn in Carney’s Point Township Friday night.


Hillsborough (32) at Franklin (51), 2019 Somerset County Tournament, First round - Boys Basketball

Joshua Kuroda-Grauer's 11 points paced fifth-seeded Franklin in a 51-32 victory over 13th-seeded Hillsborough in the second round of the Somerset County Tournament in Somerset.


Police investigate apparent double murder in Englewood, New Jersey

ENGLEWOOD, New Jersey (WABC) -- Police are on the scene of an apparent double murder in Bergen County, New Jersey, officials said. It happened on Lafayette Place near Englewood Avenue in Englewood Saturday.


Owner of NJ home construction company charged with perjury

NEWARK, NJ – A Somerset County man was charged Thursday after he allegedly lied during proceedings before the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.


Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $70,950 Jackpot in Somerset County

One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $70,950 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Thursday, Feb. 14th drawing. The winning numbers were: 07, 10, 24, 36 and 43 and the XTRA number was: 02. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is News Corner, 400 Commons Way, Bridgewater in


Pope Expels Top NJ Priest Days After Child Sex Abuse List Release

Pope Francis expelled a top New Jersey Catholic church leader from the ministry on Saturday, just three days after a list was released showing nearly 200 priests who were credibly accused of child sex abuse.


Residents Report Home Burglaries in early February, According to Bridgewater Police Report

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Two local residents reported burglaries to their homes Feb. 8, according to this week's Bridgewater Township Police Blotter. A resident of Schaal Street reported a burglary to their residence. According to the report, jewelry was taken.


Pingry (33) at Ridge (47), 2019 Somerset County Tournament, Second Round - Girls Basketball

Taylor Smith scored 16 points to lead fifth-seeded Ridge to a 47-33 victory over 13-seeded Pingry in the second round of the Somerset County Tournament in Basking Ridge. Sophie Beneventine added 12 points for Ridge (17-7).


All 24 New Jersey Payless ShoeSource stores to close

Payless ShoeSource is shuttering all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico – including all 24 stores in New Jersey. The Topeka, Kansas-based chain said Friday it will hold liquidation sales starting Sunday and wind down its e-commerce operations. All stores will remain open until


Commissioner O'Neill: Second suspect arrested in connection with robbery that led to death of NYPD detective

RICHMOND HILL, Queens (WABC) -- A second suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with the the robbery of a T-Mobile store that led to the friendly-fire death of NYPD detective Brian Simonsen, Police Commissioner James O'Neill confirmed Saturday.


Hey New Jersey, enjoy your weekend because we may see snow Sunday night

Forecasters are seeing snow in New Jersey’s future. Don’t panic yet: It’s not supposed to be much. Forecasters from the National Weather Service don’t expect the Sunday snow to leave any area of the state with more than two inches of snow, and most the the Garden State will see less than an inch.


Study Finds New Jersey Among Worst States For Retirees

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Jersey Shore may be a favorite spot to vacation, but New Jersey is not a state people prefer to flock to for retirement. In fact, a new study says New Jersey is one of the worst states to retire in, while Pennsylvania and Delaware are among the best.


Former New Jersey officer indicted on sexually assaulting 2 children

NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) -- A Burlington Township man, who used to be a cop in New Jersey, has been indicted on accusations he sexually assaulted two children. There were a total of 46 counts in the indictment against 37-year-old William Sanchez-Monllor -- who was an officer with the Trenton Polic


UPDATE | Maryland man turns himself in for connection with New Jersey man found shot at bottom of staircase, downstate on Valentine's Day

The Delaware State Police's Homicide investigation unit determined, after further investigation, that a second victim of the incident was found to be Devon Emfinger, 25, of Aberdeen, Maryland, who was upstairs when Donte Demunguia, 24, Absecon, New Jersey entered the apartment and was eventually sho