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

December 10, 2017

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 ...

Route 22 Car Dealership Agrees to Repay $37,500 in Stolen Deposits

WATCHUNG, NJ — Liccardi Ford Lincoln, a car dealer on Route 22 West in Watchung, has agreed to pay $37,500 to six consumers whose cash deposits were allegedly stolen by a sales representative who has since been fired.

Liccardi Ford Lincoln and Liccardi Auto Group in Watchung agreed to reimburse the consumers to resolve the Division’s investigation, Attorney ...

Cranford Resident Arrested in Massive Child Trafficking and Pornography Sting

Updated at 1:50 p.m.

TRENTON, NJ – Arrests have been made in a massive operation that targeted sex offenders and persons possessing child pornography. The arrests were announced Friday morning by Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino.

The arrests of 79 alleged child predators and child pornography offenders, who stretched from New Jersey to California, were ...

Hub City Native, Longtime Boxer, Facing Off for Global Title in Atlantic City This Weekend

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — New Brunswick native and legendary boxer Jorge “King” Diaz has certainly had his ups and downs over the years, and in some ways, he’s epitomized the rags to riches story.

Diaz was born in New Brunswick and throughout his youth, moved around to Puerto Rico, Franklin Township and North Brunswick, before finally settling down in Somerset some years ...

Update: Road Closures Continue Following Water Main Break

CRANFORD, NJ - Elizabeth Avenue and NJ-28 are closed in both directions, including Garden State Parkway exit 137.

The roads were closed earlier Sunday morning following a water main break in the area at approximately 7:30 a.m., according to the Breaking News Network.

Drivers are encouraged to find an alternate route. 

Update: At approximately 5:30 p.m., Police Chief Ryan Greco ...

Flemington’s Openly Intersex Election Victor May be Nation’s First

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The way Betsy Driver sees it, her victory in the Borough Council race here yesterday marks a first for a U.S. election.

Driver, a Democrat, won the election along with independent Michael Harris. Both are newcomers who unseated two incumbent candidates. They ran on local issues, each critical of what they saw as a lack of transparency by the existing Borough Council and ...

Students calling for removal of food science professor behind anti-Semitic Facebook posts

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Student activists are pushing for the suspension of a professor ​who has allegedly posted dozens of ​outrageously ​anti-Semitic posts on his Facebook profile.

The petition, started by Rutgers first-year-student Miriam Waghalter, asks that the university take “swift action” against Michael Chikindas, a microbiology professor at the food science department, ...

White supremacist recruitment posters found across Rutgers campus

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Students have reportedly been finding flyers for an alleged white supremacist group, Identity Evropa, across campus since the morning of Monday, October 24, though the flyers have been removed across campus, university officials said.

Rutgers junior Christopher Leet posted two videos detailing a flyer on the ​campus​ EE bus, which read “Black Lives Don’t ...

Where To Find The Great Pumpkin And More This Halloween In The Garden State

NEW JERSEY - If Halloween plans are still up in the air, take heart. There is plenty to do this final weekend before October 31 whether Garden State residents want their pants scared off or want some family-friendly fun.

Haunted River Walk in Milltown - October 27 and October 28 from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for kids and $4 for seniors. Walk begins at the gazebo near ...

Murphy and Guadagno Join “New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief”

NEW BRUNSWICK - In a rare move, the two leading gubernatorial candidates have come together to voice support of a statewide charity designed to raise funds for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico.

“New Jersey for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief” is sponsored and spearheaded by the Puerto Rican Congress of New Jersey and leaders of New Jersey's half-million-strong Puerto Rican ...

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