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Teen dies in West Windsor crash - Planet Princeton

At about 8 a.m., police were dispatched to to Princeton-Hightstown Road, also knowns as CR 571, between McGetrick Lane and Glenngarry Way after receiving reports of a serious motor vehicle crash. A 2006 Toyota Scion had been traveling westbound on CR 571 and was approaching a curved section of the

PLANETPRINCETON.COM - 2018-05-20 18:17:18

Winning $315 Million Lottery Ticket Sold At New Jersey Shoprite

Acting Executive Director John White said officials encourage the winner to sign the back of the winning ticket, make a copy of both sides and put it in a safe place, and then contact lottery headquarters.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-05-20 14:48:13

Lottery prize of over $315M won in New Jersey

In this Powerball drawing, New Jersey also sold two $150,000 and four $50,000 winning tickets, so players are urged to check their tickets. Winners have one year from the date of the drawing to file a claim.

FOX29.COM - 2018-05-20 18:22:00

5 things to know about Lil Thai Pin, Princeton's new Thai restaurant - Planet Princeton

Lil Thai Pin, located on Nassau Street in downtown Princeton, has been open for about a month now. The casual Thai restaurant is located in the space formerly occupied by Hobin Chicken, the restaurant that served fried chicken, Korean and Japanese food. Naked Pizza and Porta Via were also located at

PLANETPRINCETON.COM - 2018-05-20 22:55:36

Franklin-Area Man Is Somerset County's Fugitive Of The Week

Irule Allah, also known as Antoine Simpkins, has a last known address of the Franklin / New Brunswick area.

PATCH - 2018-05-19 16:00:00

Serious Accident In West Windsor Sunday Morning: Police

WEST WINDSOR TOWNSHIP, NJ — Police are investigating a serious accident in West Windsor Sunday morning. Route 571 is expected to be closed in both directions between Rabbit Hill and Southfield for at least two hours, West Windsor police said in an alert. No further information on the accident was im

PATCH - 2018-05-20 12:56:16

Tate leads Trenton to 9-4 win over Bowie

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Dillon Tate allowed just one run over six innings, leading the Trenton Thunder over the Bowie Baysox in a 9-4 win on Saturday.Tate (2-2) picked up the win after he struck out three while allowing six hits.

SWIOWANEWSSOURCE.COM - 2018-05-20 02:15:04

Drug busts and a cop biter; Trentonian Police blotter for May 18

Drug conviction: City drug dealer Marcus Covington was convicted by a jury of selling a half-pound of coke, authorities said. The state Attorney General’s Office put up evidence that Covington – who authorities labeled a “felon with multiple prior drug convictions” – was involved in 10 cocaine deals

TRENTONIAN - 2018-05-19 01:51:07

U.S. Marshals issue '10 Most Wanted Murder Fugitives' list in Philadelphia

“The Marshal Service takes great pride in partnering with our state and local partners to locate and apprehend dangerous fugitives," saidU.S. Marshals Task Force Supervisor Robert Clark in a news release. "Together, we will use every resource possible to bring these 10 murder suspects to justice.”


10 cocaine sales gets man possible 10-year prison sentence

Marcus Covington, 37, was found guilty of first-degree distribution of cocaine, and other lesser charges related to dealing, including distributing within 500 feet of public housing and within 1,000 feet of a school, the state Attorney General's office announced Friday.


Suspect identified in deadly shooting of 25-year-old woman in North Philadelphia

On Wednesday, around 5:13 p.m. officers responded to the 1500 block of Oakdale Street and found Amber Therese Jackson, 25, on the second floor of the home suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. She was pronounced dead a short time later.


Annual Gentleman’s Ball honors black Mercer County youth with style

As chairperson of the 2018 Gentleman’s Ball, an annual event hosted by the Urban League Guild of Union County Trenton Chapter, Baxter is working with 18 African-American high school seniors who will be highlighted at the formal ceremony on Sunday, June 3, on the outskirts of Princeton.

TRENTONIAN - 2018-05-19 23:40:32

Police and FBI activity swarms 206 in Bordentown

A massive police presence is hindering traffic on Route 206 at Maple Ave in Bordentown.Witnesses say that police have been on the scene for hours and move authorities are arriving as of 2:30.FBI and several local agencies are on the scene, with SWAT gear and at least 30 cars.Officials have not relea


Meghan Markle walks the aisle in stunning Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy wedding dress

Meghan Markle stepped out of her car in front of St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on Saturday in an exquisite gown. The simple, bonded silk cady gown featuring three-quarter sleeves hugged Markle's slender waist. The pure white creation got its volume from an underskirt made of triple silk orga

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2018-05-19 12:11:00

Man masturbates in Hamilton and Hightstown libraries near children, gets 5 years

Mitchell B. “Mitch” Richtman, 27, of East Windsor, admitted to fondling himself in the presence of young girls and must pay nearly $2,700 in fees and penalties in addition to serving his time at the big house.

TRENTONIAN - 2018-05-18 23:57:20

Hamilton couple, a West Freehold teacher and retired state worker, claim $1M Powerball prize sold at Risoldi’s

Maureen Odas, a West Freehold elementary school teacher, and her husband, Bill Odas, who live in Hamilton, claimed the big payout, the New Jersey Lottery announced Friday in a press release.


Trenton mayoral candidate Paul Perez went to jail for DWI in 2002, police say

Former Army criminal investigator Paul Perez, who has repeatedly touted himself as a “proven executive” and the best candidate in this year’s mayoral race, acknowledged in an interview with The Trentonian on Thursday he got popped for driving under the influence while living in Virginia in 2002.


Police, FBI involved in standoff in Bordentown

Cops said on an online alert system the man had been taken into custody shortly before 5 p.m. without injuries. Police didn’t not release the name of the man or provide additional details of the standoff, but witnesses reported police had been on the scene for hours and more authorities had arrived


Valor awards bestowed on 3 Trenton officers for heroism (VIDEO)

Officer William Mulryne entered a fatal gun battle and pulled a wounded man to a safer position.Sgt. Charles Lamin confronted armed men on his dinner break and ended up in a shootout.And Officer Freddy Jiminez saved a distraught man from certain death by single-handedly pulling him back inside his e


Disabled Truck Blocking State Road In Princeton: Police

PRINCETON, NJ — A disabled tractor trailer is blocking State Road and Jefferson Road, Princeton police said Friday afternoon. It is expected to take about 45 minutes to move the truck. Drivers should use Mount Lucas Road as an alternate route.