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Union High School Principal Files Lawsuit Claiming Racially Motivated Discrimination

November 19, 2018

UNION, NJ – A second lawsuit in as many weeks involving Union schools has been filed by an employee of the school district.

Corey Lowery, currently on administrative leave as principal of Union High School, has filed a lawsuit against Vito Nufrio in his capacity as the Board of Education President, the Union Township Board of Education, and other unnamed individuals, ...

Somerset County Grand Jury Indicts 6 Suspects in Murder

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A Somerset County Grand Jury has indicted five men and one women for the murder of Nelson Noe Garcia-Lopez, 24 of North Plainfield, according to:Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The indictments for murder and related crimes were returned on Nov. 13 against:

- Oscar Ivan Baquendo-Martinez, 23, West 4th Street, Plainfield;

- Patricio M.

Religious Freedom Act Made Law - 25 Years Ago

Washington, DC -- 25 years ago today the Religious Freedom Restoration Act was approved by Congress with overwhelming bipartisan support. The RFRA passed the House of Representatives unanimously and was approved 97 to 3 by the Senate.  The RFRA was signed into law by President William J. Clinton, 42nd president of the United States of America.

“Today marks the 25th anniversary of ...

Man Connected with New Brunswick Murder Found in Georgia

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  An Edison man, wanted in connection to the fatal shooting of a New Brunswick man, has been apprehended, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced Saturday.

Christopher “C-Dub” Thompson, 26, of Edison, was arrested Friday at a home in Lithonia, Georgia by members of the U.S. Marshals Service. He is charged with murder, attempted ...

Man Connected with New Brunswick Murder Found in Georgia

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  An Edison man, wanted in connection to the fatal shooting of a New Brunswick man, has been apprehended, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced Saturday.

Christopher “C-Dub” Thompson, 26, of Edison, was arrested Friday at a home in Lithonia, Georgia by members of the U.S. Marshals Service. He is charged with murder, attempted ...

Man Connected with New Brunswick Murder Found in Georgia, Cops Say

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  An Edison man, wanted in connection to the fatal shooting of a New Brunswick man, has been apprehended, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced Saturday.

Christopher “C-Dub” Thompson, 26, of Edison, was arrested Thursday at a home in Lithonia, Georgia by members of the U.S. Marshals Service. He is charged with murder, attempted ...

Youth Minister Gulity of Sexual Contact with Girl

NEW BRUNSWICK - A youth minister at a Franklin Township church was convicted Friday of having sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl in his Hillsborough home.

A Superior Court jury found Shawn Butler, 52, guilty of third-degree endangering the welfare of a child and fourth-degree criminal sexual contact, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said, in a statement.

During a trial ...

Somerset County Grand Jury Indicts Six Suspects in Murder

 

 

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A Somerset County Grand Jury has indicted five men and one women for the murder of Nelson Noe Garcia-Lopez, 24 of North Plainfield, according to:Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The indictments for murder and related crimes were returned on Nov. 13 against:

- Oscar Ivan Baquendo-Martinez, 23, West 4th Street, Plainfield;

- ...

New Program Allows Morris County K-9's to Receive Same Services as Human Responders

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County has developed a first-of-its-kind program to offer medical support and care for police dogs working with the county Sheriff’s Office in critical situations.    

The dogs will receive treatment from a specialized group of tactical medics who make up the Office of Emergency Management’s Special Operations Group.

“We have our ...

New Program Allows Morris County K-9's to Receive Same Services as Human Responders

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Law Enforcement dogs will now be offered the same services as human responders thanks to a new program unveiled today. This first-of-its-kind program offers medical support and care for the county’s front-line law enforcement K-9’s that work alongside the Sheriff’s Office response teams in critical situations.

“We have our dogs going up against the ...

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Senator Cory Booker Supports Comprehensive Criminal Justice Reform Compromise Introduced Today in Senate

November 19, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, announced his support of the bipartisan criminal justice reform package introduced in the Senate today.

Other cosponsors include Sens. Chuck Grassley (D-IA), Richard Durbin (D-IL), Mike Lee (R-UT), Lindsay Graham (R-SC), and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI).

Booker was instrumental in ...