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Two Car Crash on Garden State Parkway

December 15, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ- Injuries are reported following a two-car crash on the Garden State Parkway near exit 137, according to Trooper Gene Hong of the New Jersey State Police.

The accident occurred at 1:35 p.m.

According to the Breaking News Network, the vehicles went into the woods after colliding, with two passengers pinned in one of the cars.

“Injuries are reported but they are not life ...

Clark Target Evacuated Thursday

CLARK, NJ –  Holiday shoppers heading to Target on Central Avenue in Clark today arrived to find the store closed to the public as emergency responders and utility employees worked inside. 

The store was evacuated for a short time around noon on Thursday  to check for carbon monoxide.  According to Police Chief Pedro Matos a couple of employees working in the ...

Clark and Cranford Police Chase Suspect Through Multiple Towns Before Capture in Linden

CLARK, NJ – Residents of Clark took to Facebook Sunday after noticing multiple Clark police vehicles along with those of other police agencies racing through town.    Clark Police have released a statement outlining the incident that preceded the pursuit.

According to the release, at around 4:00 p.m. on December 10, Clark police officers Pedro Oliveira and Sergeant Kevin ...

NJ Transit Service To Resume After Friday's Derailment in Union

UNION, NJ – New Jersey Transit reports the Raritan Valley Line trains will resume regular weekday service between Cranford and Newark and High Bridge and Raritan on Monday.  Train service was suspended over the weekend after the freight train derailment in Union on Friday afternoon.  

According to their website, NJ Transit says customers may experience possible ...

Clark Police Investigating Armed Robbery of Second Westfield Avenue Business

CLARK, NJ - Clark Police Chief Pedro Matos has confirmed there was an armed robbery at the Quick Chek on Westfield Avenue at approximately 3:00 a.m. on Sunday morning.  This is the second armed robbery of a Westfield Avenue business in less than a month.  Police suspect a connection in the two incidents.  

According to Matos, a black male dressed in black with a ...

FOUND: Missing Person Billy Hannam Is Safe

PLAINFIELD, NJ -- Janet Dillon, who has led efforts to find Billy Hannam, a 2008 graduate of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School, reports that he has been found. 

Hannam had been missing since Friday, Dec.1. Dillon, with whom Hannam lives in Plainfield, posted on Facebook today.

Billy has been found and he is safe. That is all the info I can share at this ...

ConRail Working on Track Clean Up Following Friday's Derailment in Union; Train Service Still Suspended

UNION, NJ – No hazardous material was involved in the freight train derailment Friday afternoon in Union.

“There’s severe damage to the tracks,” said Union Fire Chief Mike Scanio at a press conference Friday evening.  “There’s multiple piles of cars at different locations up and down the span of the tracks from the Roselle Park line all the way through ...

Commuter Headaches After Freight Train Derailment in Union

UNION, NJ - A freight train derailed in Union at about 2:15 p.m. this afternoon.

Preliminary details indicate that the train derailed past the Union Train Station.  According to Township of Union Business Administrator, the freight train contained 141 cars.  Eight were involved in the derailment.  Information on the contents of the freight cars is not yet ...

Busy Weekend for the Clark Fire Department Ends at Molly Maguire’s

CLARK, NJ – The Clark Fire Department responded to over seven calls this weekend.  The most recent, was a call to Molly Maguire’s Irish Pub and Restaurant on Central Avenue just before 1:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon.

According to Fire Chief Frank Cerasa, there was heavy black smoke coming from the back of the establishment when he arrived.  After entering, he found a grill ...

Former Westfield Gymnastics Instructor Charged with Sexual Assault of Child

This story was updated at 4:10 p.m. with new information.

ELIZABETH, NJ — A former instructor is accused of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old student at Surgent’s Elite School of Gymnastics in Westfield over the course of more than six months, acting Union County Prosecutor Thomas K. Isenhour announced Wednesday.

Jorge Rodriguez, 34, formerly of Elizabeth and ...

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