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Man, 67, sold 'toxic' drugs that killed 24-year-old Metuchen man

Sherman Williams, 67, of Old Bridge, provided a combination of heroin and fentanyl to a 24-year-old man, whose name was not released, who was found dead in his home on Sept. 28, according to a release issued Friday by the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office.

NJ.COM - 2018-10-19 19:40:00

VIDEO UPDATE: Car Flips on North Ave. and Westfield Road Intersection, Crashes in Fanwood

The vehicle went into the left hand lane (eastbound lane), hit a curb, took out a street sign on North Ave. and flipped over. It skidded across Westfield Road and took down a stop sign in the process.

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-10-18 15:14:00

4 more Edison cops indicted in alleged no-show job scandal

A grand jury in Middlesex County handed up the indictments charging each of the officers -- Sgt. Ioannis "John" Mpletsakis, 38, officer James Panagoulakos, 32, both of Edison Township; officer Gregory Makras, 33, of Cranford; and Sgt. Brian Rossmeyer, 41, of Bedminster -- with two counts of theft, t

NJ.COM - 2018-10-19 16:26:00

Things to do Oct. 25

EVENTSRoseland Farmers Marketwill be held at the corner of Roseland and Harrison avenues noon to 6 p.m. every Friday to Oct. 26.Eighth Annual Menorah Lighting Ceremony,sponsored by Roseland Recreation, will be held at 140 Eagle Rock Ave. on Tuesday, Dec. 2. Festivities including blessings, remarks

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2018-10-19 19:27:00

Family-Friendly Haunted House In Cranford This Weekend

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PATCH - 2018-10-19 14:00:00

Warren County authorities seek Brad Billger - fugitive of the week

Brad B. Billger, 28, is wanted on a narcotics charge under a warrant dated May 11, 2018, according to the Warren County Prosecutor's Office.

NJ.COM - 2018-10-19 15:30:00

Weather Observers Wanted in Westfield: Become a Citizen-Scientist

The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in Westfield. CoCoRaHS, a nationwide volunteer precipitation-observing network, with over 15,000 active observers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, the Bahamas and the US Virgin Island

TAPINTO.NET - 2018-10-19 16:18:00

Can We See Significant Insider Ownership On The Ocean Grown Abalone Limited (ASX:OGA) Share Register?

The big shareholder groups in Ocean Grown Abalone Limited (ASX:OGA) have power over the company. Institutions will often hold stock in bigger companies, and we expect to see insiders owning a noticeable percentage of the smaller ones. Warren Buffett said that he likes ‘a business with enduring compe

SIMPLYWALL.ST - 2018-10-19 14:49:02

$50,000 Lottery Ticket Sold In Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — No one may have claimed the Mega Million Jackpot, which rolls to $868 million, but a $50,000 winning ticket was sold in Union County for the Tuesday, Oct. 16 drawing.


Dead Toddler Found In Suitcase In NJ Had Cocaine In System: HCPO

The father, Travis Plummer, 37, has been charged with dumping the body of his daughter on train tracks and keeping the girl's body for months before bringing it from Virginia to New Jersey.


Route 22 Reopens after Crash in Watchung, Delays Remain

WATCHUNG, NJ - U.S. Route 22 and Terrill Road have reopened following a motor vehicle accident involving a box truck, police advised. Expect delays in the area.


Thornwood: Explosion at Con Ed substation closes Commerce Street

An explosion was reported there around 1 p.m., Mount Pleasant police said. No injuries were reported, they said.


Sayreville Woman Charged In Overdose Death: Prosecutor

SAYREVILLE, NJ — A Sayreville woman has been charged in the overdose death of a fellow borough woman after allegedly providing the drugs, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey said.


Former All-Star Dykstra indicted in Linden incident - Union News Daily

The 55-year-old former outfielder, who played from 1985 to 1996 with the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies, was indicted Oct. 9 on two drug counts, one for cocaine and another for methamphetamine, and another of threatening an Uber driver, identified only as B.L. in the indictment, a copy of w


Just Listed In Cranford: $419K Ranch Home

Address:480 Brookside Pl, Cranford, New JerseyPrice: $419,900Square Feet:Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 2 Full and 1 Half BathsBuilt: 1960Features: Ranch in good condition. Refinished hardwood floors thruout. Fireplace in living room. 3 season room. Finished basement w/family rm, office and laundry. Central


In Hudson County, a prosecutor under fire

Today, Suarez is on the ropes, facing questions about her office's decision not to prosecute a2017 sexual assault allegationbrought by Jersey City resident Katie Brennan against Al Alvarez, a Wood-Ridge man who oversaw Latino outreach for Phil Murphy's gubernatorial campaign.


Off-duty police officer killed in Linden crash with tractor-trailer

LINDEN, New Jersey —Hillside Police Officer Giovanni Esposito, 30, was killed while off-duty in an overnight car accident that happened in Linden, say officials. Esposito was in a white Acura SUV just after 2 a.m. when it struck the back of a tractor-trailer that was stopped at a red light on the no


$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.


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.


Construction Closing Chestnut Street In Cranford Tuesday

CRANFORD, NJ - Construction will be closing Chestnut Street in Cranford for the majority of Tuesday, according to the Cranford Police Department. The road is expected to be out of commission from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., police said.