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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,

PATCH - 2018-03-21 12:55:11

Somerset County: School Bus Driver Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Multiple Children, Police Say

An 84-year-old Montgomery Township man has been charged with two counts of first degree, aggravated sexual assault and two counts of second degree, sexual assault, according to a news release. "On February 12, 2018, two adult victims reported to Montgomery police that they were sexually assaulted r

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-20 21:11:00

Warren, WHRHS Closed Wednesday Due To Snow

WARREN, NJ - All Warren Township Schools and Watchung Hills Regional High School will be closed Wednesday, due to inclement weather and poor road conditions. All after-school and evening activities are canceled. Raritan Valley Community College is also closed on Wednesday. Due to exceeding the allo

PATCH - 2018-03-21 00:26:08

Here's How Much You Need To Earn To Live In Somerset County

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Somerset County is one of the priciest places to live in New Jersey, according to the Economic Policy Institute. The organization recently released its 2018 family budget calculator that estimates how costly it is to live in each of America's 3,142 counties and 611 metro areas.

PATCH - 2018-03-21 17:29:35

Part of Princeton University Evacuated as Police Surround Armed Man in Restaurant

Police are responding to a report of a man with a gun inside at a chain eatery by Princeton University, forcing the evacuation of two campus buildings. State police say they're among the agencies responding to a standoff inside Panera sandwich shop across the street from campus. A person inside th

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-03-20 16:13:02

3 Wanted For Stealing Infant Car Seats From Bridgewater Store

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Theft, driving while intoxicated, disorderly conduct were reported in the township, according to the Bridgewater Police Blotter. Bridgewater Police Blotter: On Feb. 24: Dinay Hernandez-Lopez, 22, of Piscataway was arrested for DWI after she was stopped for a motor vehicle violation

PATCH - 2018-03-21 13:50:24

Somerville: Expected Nor'Easter Shuts Down Schools, Government

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Bracing for the fourth Nor'easter of March, state, county and local officials are taking precautions and planning for the worst. Upwards of a foot of snow is expected throughout the day Wednesday, accompanied by high winds. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy declared a State of Emergency a

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-03-21 15:25:00

'I have gun, will shoot to kill,' 7-time bank robber's note said

A man who pleaded guilty to robbing seven banks, attempting to rob another and attempting multiple carjackings carried a note with him, federal prosecutors said Monday. The note, which Plainfield man Marlon Peek handed to a teller at the TD Bank in Edison on March 17, 2015, read in part: "I have gun

NJ.COM - 2018-03-20 14:24:54

Gunfire erupted on a busy N.J. highway, leaving a man in critical condition

A shooting erupted along a busy stretch of an Elizabeth highway early Saturday morning leaving one man in critical condition, authorities said. The 28-year-old, from Elizabeth, has not been identified. Gunfire began after 5 a.m. Saturday along U.S. routes 1 & 9, acting Union County Prosecutor Micha


Correction Officer Beaten and Burned by Inmate at Rikers: Union

A correction officer at Rikers Island was badly burned and beaten by an inmate, a union that represents such officers said as it demanded city officials do more to protect them. The inmate threw scalding water on the officer and punched him repeatedly at an enhanced supervision housing unit at the O


Essex County 911: Fatal Shooting|Underwear Assault|Rapper Arrest

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Find out why those sirens were wailing. Check out these recent police, fire and EMS stories in Essex County (click headline to read). Bloomfield Fatal Shooting Is 2nd In As Many Months Joggers Find Woman's Body In Newark Lake (Do You Know Her?) Man In Underwear Assaults Livingston


Troubled pasts, a 'scary' number of guns and 3 men dead in 19 hours

The first shots rang out Monday afternoon. In less than 19 hours, three people in Newark were dead. The first victim was fatally shot just after lunchtime in the Lower Clinton Hill neighborhood. The next fell to an assault weapon on Martin Luther King Boulevard shortly before sunset. The third died


1 injured in New Jersey highway shooting, officials say

ELIZABETH, N.J. - Authorities are investigating a highway shooting that injured one person in New Jersey Saturday morning, the Union County Prosecutor's Office announced Sunday. Between 5:15 a.m. and 5:45 a.m., gunfire came from a dark-colored SUV or pickup truck and struck the occupant of a white B


Police seek public's help for weekend shootings and crashes in NJ

BOUND BROOK - A shooting in Elizabeth and a hit and run crash in Bound Brook have law enforcement across the state taking to social media in hopes the public can help provide answers for these cases. The Bound Brook crash happened on Sunday morning sometime between 4 a.m. and 8 a.m., according to po


Man Dies in South Orange House Fire on Sunday

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - A man has died from a house fire on Warwick Avenue in South Orange on Sunday afternoon, stated Thomas Fennelly, Essex County Chief Assistant Prosecutor. The fire, which began about 2 p.m. was contained by about 5 p.m., and required mutual aid from fire departments in neighboring t


Man who led cops on chase that ended in fiery crash gets 5 years

JERSEY CITY -- A Jersey City man who led police on a high-speed chase that ended in a fiery crash and severe injuries for an innocent bystander was sentenced Friday to five years in prison. Leo Pinkston, 49, sentenced for eluding police and aggravated assault in connection to the June 4, 2017 pursui


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


School administrator busted for threatening 4-year-olds with a knife

Adetokunbo O. AkinnasoOffice of the Union County Prosecutor An administrator at a New Jersey pre-school was busted this week for threatening two 4-year-old students with a knife as a form of punishment, according to prosecutors and a local report. Adetokunbo O. Akinnaso who served as an administrat


Bridgewater Man Is Somerset County's Fugitive Of The Week

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bridgewater local has been named Somerset County Prosecutor's Office Fugitive of the Week. James E. Jordan, whose last known address is 770 Route 202, Bridgewater, is wanted on a warrant issued on Jan. 27, 2017. The warrant is for a violation of probation for the original charge


4 fatally shot, including child, in Brownsville, Brooklyn apartment

Four people were found fatally shot in an apartment in Brownsville, Brooklyn Wednesday morning. The victims were found in an apartment on Thatford Avenue just after 5 a.m. One of the victims is said to be a child. Police are preliminarily investigating the deaths as a triple murder suicide. Four peo