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Prosecutor: Driver Used Marijuana before Accident that Killed RU student

October 22, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Franklin Township man faces a vehicular homicide charge for allegedly driving after using marijuana last month when he struck and killed a 19-year-old Rutgers University student in downtown New Brunswick.

David Stewart, 36, of the Somerset section of Franklin, was under the influence of marijuana on Sept. 28 when his car struck, Cory Aufiero of Colts Neck, on George ...

New Brunswick Approves New Fraternity House on Tiny Lot

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - It is a narrow lot, barely 25 feet wide, created through a subdivision more than 150 years ago, and now it will be the long-sought home to a Rutgers University fraternity.

City zoning board members Tuesday approved plans for Phi Sigma Kappa to build its new three-story house on the lot at 27 Stone St., a block from the university's College Avenue campus.

Once ...

Rutgers Opens Autism Research Center

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University has opened research center to study the treatment and service needs for people with autism spectrum disorders that will allow an advisory board of parents and advocates of the disability community to identify unmet needs.

Based in New Brunswick, the New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence is funded through the Governor's Council for ...

Rutgers Police Issue Alert About Assault Victim Taken to Hospital

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  A Rutgers University student was taken to the hospital early Sunday after he was beaten by two men on Easton Avenue, police said in a statement.

The assault occurred about 2:15 a.m. when the victim, who was on Easton Avenue between Bristol and Courtland streets, was in a verbal argument with one of the men, and was struck and knocked to the ground. The victim was then ...

Rutgers Police Issue Alert About Assault Victim Taken to Hospital

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  A Rutgers University student was taken to the hospital early Sunday after he was beaten by two men on Easton Avenue, police said in a statement.

The assault occurred about 2:15 a.m. when the victim, who was on Easton Avenue between Bristol and Courtland streets, was in a verbal argument with one of the men, and was struck and knocked to the ground. The victim was then ...

Gloria Steinem, Activist Naomi Klein Speak Out at Rutgers Ceremony

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - The accusation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a professor when they were teenagers should be investigated by the FBI, Gloria Steinem said during a discussion celebrating Rutgers University's creation of an academic chair in honor of the activist.

Speaking on campus Friday at ceremonies for the establishment of the ...

Rutgers Installs Security Cams on New Brunswick Streets

NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University has installed security cameras at 12 sites in the city's fifth and sixth wards, areas around the school where students often frequent and live in off-campus housing.

This effort to deter crime is the result of a partnership involving university police, the university's chancellor for New Brunswick, the university Student Assembly and the city, Rutgers ...

R U Wrestler Arrested for Off-Campus Assault of Rutgers Students

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A member of the Rutgers University wrestling team was arrested and charged with beating two Rutgers students in an off-campus incident on Sept. 4, police announced today.

Brett Donner, 21, of Wall, was arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated assault, Rutgers police said in a statement.

The Rutgers wreslting team roster list's Donner as a red-shirt sophomore ...

Rutgers raises record amount of donations

NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University funding-raising efforts brought in $223.4 million for the 2017-18 academic year, more than $10 million above what was raised the previous year and the largest amount ever collected in a single year, university officials said.

The donations were 6.8 percent above the $209.1 million donated in 2016-2017, which was 11 percent more than in ...

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