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Middlesex County Man Sentenced for Distributing Explicit Images of Minors

Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a man who was arrested last year in the multi-agency child protection initiative “Operation Safety Net” was sentenced to state prison today for distributing explicit images of minors on the internet.


$19.2M settlement for family that lost 3 in deadly natural gas explosion

The family that lost three members in a 2015 natural gas explosion that leveled a multi-family home in Elizabeth has been awarded $19.2 million in damages as part of a settlement.


$50K Powerball Ticket Sold in Middlesex County

There was one New Jersey Lottery ticket sold that matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Wednesday, Feb. 13th drawing winning the $50,000 third-tier prize. If that ticket had been purchased with the Power Play Multiplier option, it would have been worth $100,000.


How New Jersey’s Proposed “Rain Tax” Will Affect Citizens of Clark, According to Mayor Bonaccorso

CLARK, NJ – A new tax proposed by the New Jersey state legislature does not sit well with Clark Mayor Sal Bonaccorso. The “Clean Stormwater and Flood Reduction Act,” informally known as the “Rain Tax,” has already moved through both houses in the state legislature, passing both the Senate and Assemb


Church: 1 Past Cranford Priest Among Clergy Accused of Sex Abuse

CRANFORD - The Newark Archdiocese on Wednesday released a list of 63 priests “credibly accused” of sexual abuse. Among those listed on the website for the Archdiocese of Newark is one priest who previously served in Cranford.


Woman charged with stabbing ex's wife, Staten Island Mall attack top week's crime, court headlines

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A Staten Island woman attacked her ex-boyfriend’s wife with a knife in her Annadale home Monday night, authorities said. Jessica Romacho, 40, grabbed a silver knife and stabbed the woman in the back of the neck after the couple came to the suspect’s Jefferson Boulevard home to


Come To Middlesex County 4H Crafting Fundraisers In March

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — The Middlesex County 4-H program is holding a total of four weekend "Craft-Til-You-Drop" fundraisers starting March 1, and you're invited to make new friends, sharpen your crafting skills and raise money for a good cause!


2019 District 29 wrestling tournament seeds

Teams: Barnegat, Buena, Deptford, Highland, Holy Spirit, Pinelands, Pitman, Southern, Timber Creek.


Suspects Sought in Attempted Armed Robbery at Linden Gentleman’s Club

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department are seeking individuals involved in an attempted armed robbery that took place Wednesday evening. Just after 9:00 p.m. Linden Police officers responded to Taboo Gentlemen's Club on the corner of E Linden Ave & S Park Ave on a report of an attempted armed robbery


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.


Pregnant NJ Transit bus driver attacked, robbed. Union County man now facing charges.

Police have arrested a Union County man accused in an attack and robbery of a pregnant New Jersey Transit bus driver last month that led to the woman to be hospitalized, authorities said Friday .


5 people dead, 5 officers wounded in Aurora, Illinois shooting; gunman also killed

AURORA, Ill. — Five people were killed and five police officers were wounded when a shooter opened fire at an industrial park in Aurora, Illinois, city police Chief Kristen Ziman told reporters Friday night.


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


Police Investigate Overnight Robbery Reported Near Linden Bar

Police officials in Linden are investigating a robbery that was reported near a bar during the overnight hours. Officials have not released official information regarding the incident as of 6 a.m., but according to preliminary reports, police were called to the Cheeque's bar at 1230 Linden Avenue to


Free prom dresses for those in need

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Where to Turn Dress Store, which provides dresses for all occasions for anyone in need, opens on Saturday, Feb. 16. The Charleston based store, open from 10 a.m until 2 p.m., offers an array of dresses and gowns for free. Dresses can be donated at any of the four Applebee’s lo


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


BREAKING NEWARK NJ: Female Struck by Gunfire in Newark's South Ward

There are two crime scene established in Newark's South Ward as police investigate a shooting that has a female injured at this time. According to preliminary reports, gunfire rang out in the vicinity of Bergen and West Runyon streets just before 6 p.m. where officers raced to the scene and found ev


Several injured, shooter apprehended at Aurora, Ill., manufacturing plant

Multiple people have been injured at a manufacturing plant in Aurora, Illinois, on Friday and a shooter has been apprehended, authorities said. Officers responded to reports of an active shooter at the Henry Pratt Company, the city announced just after 2 p.m. CST.


Thieves target owners warming up car in the morning

ELIZABETH, N.J. -- Every driver hates the feeling of that cold car in the morning this time of year— and now police say car thieves are taking advantage of that fact. Elizabeth police are warning residents about a recent rash of early morning auto theft. Detectives said in a one hour time-span early


CHS Girls Swimming Win Sectional Title

The Chatham High School Girls Swim Team defeated Scotch Plains-Fanwood 98-72 to win the NJSIAA North Jersey 2, Group B sectional title on Friday, February 15th at the Raritan Bay YMCA in Perth Amboy. Chatham won 9 of 11 events in the meet, and they reclaimed the title they won two years ago. Chatham