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Police & Fire Top Stories

January 27, 2022

NEW JERSEY - The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch through Saturday evening for the entire Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions for the impending major storm that will impact our area. The storm is expected to reach this area in the early evening on Friday.  There are many ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The active storm pattern that has been in place for the past week continues through the weekend, as a storm coming up from the Ohio Valley will couple with an oncoming Alberta Clipper overnight on Wednesday night/Thursday morning.   Expect rain to start late this evening, ...

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NEW JERSEY – All of the models have confirmed what had been developing throughout the weekend. The impending storm will be a major event, but for all but the most northern and western portions of New Jersey and counties immediately north of New York City, it will be almost entirely a rain ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  – The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office has identified the victim and police officer involved in a fatal shooting Jan. 9 inside the apartment of the dead man. The victim has been identified as Joshua Mathis 19, of Hillsborough, N.J. The officer who discharged his weapon ...

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NEW JERSEY – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for all of New Jersey, and a Winter Storm Warning for Central and Southern New Jersey.  The alerts commence at 10PM tonight, and currently extend until 10AM Friday morning. As highlighted in yesterday’s update, a ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A stolen car crashed into the front of a home on Taylor Avenue Friday night, coming to rest in the living room and garage. The 27-year-old driver, Pawel Zawadka, was charged with drunken driving and other motor vehicle offenses, as well as possession of a stolen vehicle. He ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - For the second time in three weeks, the creche depicting the birth of Jesus, with mother Mary and father Joseph alongside the infant has been vandalized. The damage was discovered early Thursday morning outside the rectory at Mary, Mother of God Church. Township Police were ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater police are searching for a 15-year-old girl, missing since Sunday, according to Capt. John Mitzak. Mackenzie Wilson has been missing from Bridgewater since Dec. 12, according to a flyer put out by the police department. Wilson is 15 years old, 5' 6" and 135 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - An eight-year-old girl died in a house fire that fully-engulfed the two-story residence on Eastern Avenue early Friday morning, according to the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office. An investigation is under way as officials work to pinpoint the origin and cause of the two-alarm ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ - Expect delays on 78 due to an overturned vehicle on I-78 eastbound at mile marker 32.8 as reported by Breaking News Network Monday evening at 5:36 p.m. Fire Department and EMS are on the scene. TAPinto will update when more information becomes available.

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson confirmed early Friday that two young children found dead in a car alongside Mountainview Road earlier this week were choked to death, according to the autopsy findings. The victims have been identified as Samantha Ross, 7 and ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Township Police responding to a 911 call reporting a disabled car on Mountainview Road Tuesday morning discovered the bodies of two young children bound and restrained in their car seats. The mother, identified by police as Yuhwei Chou, 36, a resident of Skillman in Montgomery ...

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  NEWARK, NJ - AlTerek Patterson of the Bedminster Police Department, who died of COVID-19, was honored at the 28th Annual Blue Mass on Thursday, November 4, at 10 a.m. in Newark’s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. Sergeant Patterson died on April 12, 2020. The Archdiocese of Newark ...

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