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Lawsuits Over Westfield’s ‘Watcher’ House Dismissed, Report Says

October 19, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — A Superior Court Judge dismissed the civil lawsuit against the former owners of 657 Boulevard, now infamously known as “the Watcher” house, on Wednesday, according to a report on NJ.com. According to that story, the judge said she dismissed three counts of fraud because there was no evidence the former owners intentionally hid a letter from “the ...

Westfield Police Arrest 9 Involved in Car Thefts Sunday

WESTFIELD, NJ —  Nine people involved in car thefts were arrested in Westfield Sunday, according to Westfield Police Chief David Wayman. Four were involved in crash on Central Avenue Sunday morning and five were arrested after fleeing a stolen car on Prospect Street Sunday night.

On Sunday night at 11:43 p.m., Westfield Police saw a vehicle speeding North-bound on Prospect Street, ...

Cops Arrest 4 After Stolen Car Crashes Through Fence in Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — UPDATED AT 12:15 p.m.

Around 7 a.m. Sunday morning, a stolen car left the roadway and crashed on the 1200 block of Central Avenue, according to Westfield Police Chief David Wayman. Four males exited the vehicle and fled on foot, he said.

Photos taken by the home's owner show that the car crashed through a fence and into the bushes.

The car was not being ...

Rock & Roll Grandma, 90, Shares Stage with Springsteen Guitarist Little Steven Van Zandt

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Bea Slater has lived for 65 years in the same Springfield house. In that house, she and her late husband raised three children, helped found Temple Sha'arey Shalom and made many friends. Now 90 years old, Slater remains very active and still goes out almost every day to do daily chores and catch up with friends and family. 

A few weeks ago, ...

Department of Justice: ISIS Sympathizer Arrested in Cranford, Plotting the "Next 9/11" with Two Accomplices

NEW YORK, NY – The Department of Justice released details of a thwarted terror plot to attack New York City during the summer of 2016 on Friday.

Three men, who were arrested in 2016 and 2017, planned to detonate bombs in Times Square and the New York City subway system and shoot civilians at concert venues in support of ISIS, according to the Department of Justice.

The three arrested ...

Suspect Charged with Criminal Mischief at Trump National Golf Course

                                                                                   

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – A resident of Hawaii has been charged with criminal mischief in connection ...

Hillsborough: Children's Singer/Songwriter Faces Child Pornography Charge

 

NEWARK, NJ – Eric. S. Komar a township resident, music teacher and singer/songwriter who performs for children at synagogues, Jewish community centers, camps and conventions nationwide was arrested at his home Tuesday and charged with receiving and distributing images of child sexual abuse, according to Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick.

 Komar, 46, was arrested ...

Kenilworth Student Approached by Stranger asking to Give Her a Ride Home, Police Say

KENILWORTH, NJ – A David Brearley High School student was approached by an unknown man who asked if she wanted a ride home while she was walking home from school this week.

According to Kenilworth police, the driver was a white male with gray hair who was between 30 and 40-years-old. The man approached the student near the Boulevard and Coolidge Drive at approximately 4:30 p.m. on ...

Three Arrested Following Drug Bust at Westfield Home, Police Say

WESTFIELD, NJ — Three people were arrested in Westfield Aug. 31 following a two-month investigation into illegal distribution of narcotics, Westfield Police Chief David Wayman announced Wednesday.

On Friday Aug. 31, about 2:45 p.m. the Westfield Community Response Tactical Unit executed a Superior Court Search Warrant at 11 Stoneleigh Park after a two-month long investigation into the ...

Two Busted in Westfield for Intent to Distribute Heroin and Crack Cocaine, According to Police

WESTFIELD, NJ — Two people were arrested after Westfield police who pulled over a car for speeding Saturday evening found 187 folds of heroin and 23 bags of crack cocaine inside, according to Police Chief David Wayman.

The incident took place at about 5:18 p.m. on Sept. 2 when cops pulled over a White Mitsubishi SUV for speeding in the area of Lawrence Avenue and East Dudley Avenue, ...

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