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Hillsborough man killed in Bridgewater accident
John Hart, 77, of Hillsborough, died after his vehicle ran off the roadway and struck a tree, according to Lt. Michael Maxwell.
Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in North Plainfield
The Mega Millions jackpot has rolled to $654 million, the second-highest Mega Millions jackpot ever, and the fourth-highest jackpot in North American history, according to a release from the lottery commission.
Hackettstown police searching for missing 12-year-old
Pharo is described as 4 feet 11 inches tall and 64 pounds with brown eyes and brown hair, and was wearing a dark grey sweatshirt, dark blue jeans and sneakers. He may have gone to a park, library or QuickChek convenience store, police said.
Deadly gang next door: MS-13 brings violence, drugs to your NJ suburb
Living a couple blocks from the Long Branch train station, Miguel Angel Corea Diaz – also known as “Reaper” – was accused of trafficking heroin and ordering a murder in his role as the MS-13 “regional director for the east coast,” according to a New York court document.
Manville High School Increases Security After School Threat
"The rumored threat was not deemed credible by both agencies. Nevertheless, there will be an increased law enforcement presence at our school," Superintendent Robert Beers said in a letter to parents.
3 Bridgewater Locals Arrested For Drugs In Bedminster
BEDMINSTER, NJ — Three Bridgewater locals were arrested for drug possession in Bedminster, according to the police blotter.
24-year-old killed in crash while riding stolen dirt bike ID'd by police
Shawn D. Murkey, 24, of Plainfield wasn't wearing a helmet when he slammed into a telephone pole on the 100 block of Stelle Avenue around 2 a.m. Thursday, city police said in a statement.
Man Arrested Twice In Same Day For Drugs In Basking Ridge
BASKING RIDGE, NJ — A Stewartsville man was arrested twice in the same day on drug charges in Basking Ridge, according to the police blotter.
West Orange Man's Body Found On Sandy Hook Shoreline: Report
WEST ORANGE, NJ — A West Orange man has been identified as the deceased person who was found on a Sandy Hook shoreline last week, a report says.
Madison museum opens 'Narrative Threads: New Jersey Quilts and Textiles'
MADISON– TheMuseum of Early Trades and Craftshas opened its newest major exhibit, “Narrative Threads: New Jersey Quilts and Textiles,” at the museum at 9 Main St. at Green Village Road in downtown Madison.The exhibit is installed in the museum’s Main Gallery and highlights historic textiles from the
$50,000 Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Watchung
WATCHUNG, NJ — Two New Jersey Lottery tickets sold, including one in Watchung, matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Saturday, Oct. 13 drawing winning the $50,000 third-tier prize.
Somerville Mayor Says He'll Drink Sam Adams If Geoff Diehl Wins
Curtatone on Monday proposed a challenge to Senate hopeful Geoff Diehl: if Diehl wins, Curtatone will film himself drinking a Sam Adams beer and congratulating him on the win, but if Warren wins, Diehl has to post a video of himself drinking a Somerville Brewing Company beer and praising sanctuary c
Perth Amboy man dies in Edison warehouse accident
EDISON, NJ - A 44-year-old Perth Amboy man died after accidentally falling 35 feet onto a concrete floor Monday morning inside a Raritan Center warehouse where he was employed, according to the Edison Township Police Department. The victim, Jose R. Caba, apparently fell off a cargo lift at 7:30 a
Police Say Dirt Bike Involved in Fatal Accident in Plainfield was Stolen
PLAINFIELD, NJ - According to the Plainfield Police Division, the life of 24-year old Shawn D. Murkey was tragically cut short when he rode a stolen dirt bike without a helmet or lights, and careened into a telephone pole on Oct. 11. The bike had been reported stolen on Aug. 22 by a city resident.T
VIDEO Schuylkill man hit, killed by car on Route 61 had fallen onto road
A Schuylkill County man was killed in a pedestrian crash on Route 61 in Port Clinton. State police said the man had apparently fallen onto the road as he exited his vehicle.NextVIDEO Life Lessons: The Finley Project: Hope through lossDISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments ar
Man fell out of car, killed when struck by oncoming vehicle: police
Michael W. Andrews, 57, of Port Clinton, was pronounced dead at the scene of theSunday-night crash in Port Clinton, Schuylkill County.
Local Reporter Killed While Walking on Route 10 in Randolph
RANDOLPH, NJ - Lindsay Ireland, a reporter who worked for several TAPinto.net sites and the Daily Record, died early Oct. 14 after being struck by a vehicle in Randolph, police said.
Raritan Twp. fire under investigation, prosecutor says
Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, Chief of Detectives Frank Crisologo and Raritan Township Police Chief Al Payne announced Saturday that fire investigators were investigating a blaze that took place at a commercial building with multiple offices located on Minneakoning Road in Rari
Teacher Sent Nude Pics To Student, Home Burglaries: Top News
SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — A lot happened during the second week of October and we know you're busy. Between work and family, you have a lot going on. Here is a look back at the top Somerset County stories from the past week.
Woman struck, killed on Route 10 in Randolph
Pink ribbons tied to trees along Campus Drive make easy work of finding the brand new Susan G. Komen North Jersey headquarters in Parsippany. Oct. 11, 2018William Westhoven, @WWesthoven