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February 14, 2024

TRENTON, N.J. – A South Amboy man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly inducing a minor to send him sexually explicit pictures and videos and engaging in sexually explicit conduct over an online chat platform, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced. Jeremy Greenwald, 45, is charged by ...

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BORDENTOWN, NJ -- Three corrections officers at the Juvenile Medium Security Facility in Bordentown sustained injuries recently after being assaulted by residents on several occasions, according to their union and confirmed by the Attorney General's Office. The New Jersey Policeman's Benevolents ...

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BROWNS MILLS, NJ — A Burlington County woman is now facing a dozen criminal counts after being arrested for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old female student while she was working as a substitute teacher, according to Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Gloucester Township Police Chief ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The judgment in a settlement between the Husain family and Bridgewater Township regarding the incident at the Bridgewater Commons Mall in February 2022 was decided at the end of January, but the decision has been made confidential. Bridgewater Township officials did not respond ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Friends and members of the community are invited to pay their respects to 27-year-old Maryrose Fealey of Somerville at the Bridgewater Funeral Home, 177 E. Main St. on Tuesday, Feb. 6 from 4-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 11 a.m. at St. John's ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Prosecutor's Office has charged a 27-year-old Somerville man with the murder of Maryrose Fealey who was found stabbed to death outside her family's residence on North Bridge Street Tuesday, Jan. 30, according to Somerset County John P. McDonald. David C.

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TRENTON, NJ — United States Attorney General Phillip Sellinger announced on Tuesday that criminal charges have been filed against a Mount Laurel man in connection with a July traffic stop.  According to the U.S. Attorney General, Jeremy Giliberti, 52, of Mount Laurel, has been charged with one ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way. On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Demolition of the iconic Snuffy's building in Scotch Plains has begun with plans for German-owned supermarket Lidl to be built in its place. This redevelopment plan was unanimously approved by the Scotch Plains Planning Board back in June 2023. Related: Lidl Supermarket Site ...

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The public should soon know the full taxpayer cost anticipated for the planned redevelopment of a dilapidated and historic school building in New Jersey’s largest city following a state Superior Court judge’s decision in a New Jersey Open Public Records Act case filed by TAPinto Newark. The ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance has opened the books for bands to sign up to perform as a part of the popular Summer Stage Concert Series lineup on the Division Street pedestrian mall for the 2024 season. The series runs every Saturday evening, weather permitting, from 6-9 p.m.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Comedian/Ventriloquist and Magician Johnny Lombardi says it's time to back up the truck and load up the laughs. The versatile performer, a longtime fixture at Atlantic City's casinos and other high-profile venues, has engaged as well over the years with local community groups, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — A Plainfield Firefighter was tragically killed in a Friday morning fire at 332 Emerson Avenue in the city. The fire broke out in a 2-story, 2-family home in the city's East End, across the street from Emerson Elementary School. Central Jersey Fire Buffs reported that there was a ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 32-year-old Rahway man has been arrested and charged with theft by deception after two buyers paid $200,000 for luxury vehicles between July and October of 2022 that were never delivered, according to Somerset County Prosecutor John P. McDonald. McDonald provided the following ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — The Union Catholic High School student who brought a handgun to school on Monday, Jan. 22, prompting Westfield and Scotch Plains-Fanwood schools to shelter in place, was arrested around 8 p.m. that night, Scotch Plains Police said. The student was charged with Unlawful ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield and Scotch Plains-Fanwood public schools were under a shelter-in-place early Monday afternoon after a gun was found at Union Catholic High School, Scotch Plains police said. The shelter-in-place was lifted before the end of the school day. Scotch Plains ...

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TRENTON, NJ — A state grand jury has voted to file criminal charges against a suspect who was allegedly operating a human trafficking network in New Jersey and Pennsylvania after a teenage girl escaped from a Bordentown Township hotel last year, where she had allegedly been held captive and sex ...

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UNION, NJ - Four members of a Union family found deceased Wednesday morning in a murder/suicide have been identified, Union Police Director Christopher Donnelly and Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel said. At approximately 10:30 Wednesday morning, members of the Union County Sheriff’s ...

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UNION, NJ - A mother, father and two children were found dead in their Lincrest home Wednesday morning in an apparent murder/suicide, according to Union Business Administrator Don Travisano. At approximately 10 a.m. this morning, Union County Sheriff's officers arrived at the home on Lincrest ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ — On Friday, January 12, 2024, two Plainfield men were each given a lengthy sentence in state prison for the shooting of two individuals in Plainfield in 2021, which resulted in the death of one of the victims, Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel and Plainfield Police Director ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: TAPinto reported last month that in a special ceremony, America's newest submarine will be unveiled this April at U.S. Naval Weapons Station Earle in Middletown.  And now, last week it was announced that a drawing created by a local teenager, young leader Russell Karshmer was chosen ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A local law that lowers the voting age to 16 for school board elections got the City Council’s approval on Wednesday, Jan. 10, making Newark the first municipality in New Jersey to extend such a right to young people. The council’s decision to expand the voting age for school board ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Community members on Saturday, Jan. 6, buried a spiritual leader and family man who was slain outside his mosque earlier this week. Thousands of people turned out for the funeral of Imam Hassan Sharif. The 52-year-old resident imam of Masjid Muhammad-Newark was shot dead around the ...

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MARLBORO, NJ — The Newark office of the FBI is asking for the public’s help in the investigation of an American man from Marlboro, NJ, who has been missing since 2019. FBI agents are assisting the Marlboro Police Department searching for Liam Biran, (dob: 01/26/1987) who was last seen hiking in ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A physician from Colonia, and the manager of his Perth Amboy medical office, are now charged with conspiracy to defraud a patient’s insurance company, reportedly to conceal the doctor’s other alleged crimes. Dr. Gurvindra Sinh Johal, 56, affiliated with Amboy Urgent Care in ...

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NEWARK, NJ — An imam shot outside his mosque in the West Ward on Wednesday morning, Jan. 3, has died, authorities said. Imam Hassan Sharif, of Masjid Muhammad-Newark, was shot at South Orange Avenue and Camden Street around 6:16 a.m. and was taken to University Hospital, where he later died, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A Montclair resident was arrested on charges of murder and weapons possession following a New Year's Eve slaying inside an office building in Bergen County, police officials announced. Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the apprehension of Luis A. Suarez, 41, a ...

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UNION, NJ – Union police are investigating a shooting that took place Tuesday night on Route 22. Police were called to the 1700 block of Route 22, near the Vauxhall Road overpass, shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday night after receiving a report of a gunshot wound victim. Union police say officers ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - While the 2023 SantaCon bar crawl in Hoboken was seemingly less chaotic than in years past, the day-long drinking fest brought with it two arrests and 34 summonses issued for violations including drinking and urinating in public.   Additionally, one of the giant ornaments dotted ...

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STAFFORD, NJ - On Thursday, December 14 around 4 p.m., Stafford Police was called to respond to an altercation that resulted in a student being stabbed.  Police determined that prior to the call to Stafford Police, a fight had occurred between three male juveniles on Mermaid Drive in the Ocean ...

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