Law & Justice Top Stories

July 11, 2020

MILLTOWN, NJ - Around Middlesex County, the "Greatest Little Town in the Land" is known as 'Milktown' for its deep-seated roots of systemic racism. Protesters took to the streets on Saturday to try to bring about change in the borough, one step at a time. Today's march began in Crabiel Park and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Yolanda Ciccone, a graduate of Douglass College at Rutgers University, was sworn in Tuesday as prosecutor of Middlesex County during a brief ceremony officiated by retired judge and former prosecutor Alan Rockoff. The Metuchen resident and former Assignment Judge of Somerset ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Yolanda Ciccone, of Metuchen, the former Assignment Judge of Somerset County, was sworn in today as Prosecutor of Middlesex County during a brief ceremony officiated by retired Judge and former Prosecutor Alan A. Rockoff.  In June 2020, Governor Phil Murphy nominated ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The borough joined the ranks of surrounding Middlesex County towns like Milltown, Monroe, South River and East Brunswick that have hosted Black Lives Matter demonstrations in the wake of the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota. Beyond Justice held a protest on Friday at Spotswood ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The We Are One Rally held in Borough Park on Juneteenth is a first for Milltown, which is not a community known for its diversity. Juneteenth is a state holiday celebrated on June 19. It dates back to 1865 when Union Army General Gordon Granger made the announcement to free all ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Two men were charged with vehicular homicide in the death of 19-year-old Felicity Eden of Jamesburg, who died of injuries sustained in a three-car crash outside Wal-Mart on Route 1 South in North Brunswick on May 24, 2020. Eden was hit by two cars which were both driven by ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  This week, the New Jersey Supreme Court released information concerning the New Jersey Courts Post-Pandemic Plan. According to a press release issued by Chief Justice Stuart Rabner and the Supreme Court, the courts will not be starting any new criminal jury trials just yet.

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough will host a peaceful Black Lives Matter demonstration on Friday, June 19 in Borough Park from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Masks and social distancing is required by the organizers. Snacks and signs are suggested. An open microphone will be on hand for demonstrators wishing to speak.

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - More than 1,000 protestors marched down Main Street and back Sunday, closing out a busy weekend of Black Lives Matter demonstrations that saw crowds gather four times in three days on the lawn of the Historic Somerset County Courthouse. On Sunday, there was a morning gathering, ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday said he intends to nominate Fabiana Pierre-Louis to the New Jersey Supreme Court — a historic move removing New Jersey from the list of 33 states without a black woman on their top courts.  “Justice cannot be blind if those who sit on our highest and most ...

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Hundreds of protestors – both in cars and on foot – gathered on Woodbridge Avenue in Highland Park to peacefully protest the killing of George Floyd. The protest, titled “Take Charge and Charge Them”, was organized by Ashton Burrell, the Chairman of the Highland Park Human Relations Commission, ...

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SOMERSET, NJ – Hundreds took to the streets today to protest the killing of George Floyd, a black man, by a white Minneapolis police officer. The killing sparked protests across the country, some of which turned violent. Despite tensions elsewhere, it was a peaceful day in Franklin.  The ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK. N.J. - Some 300 people gathered at location of the 2011 shooting of a black man by a New Brunswick police officer to protest the death of George Floyd. Floyd died on May 25 after Minneapolis, Minnesota,  police officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on his neck for more than 8 ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - As part of its ongoing series to connect and inform residents of the township, The East Brunswick Human Relations Council will host a "Town Hall" meeting with Police Chief Frank LoSacco and Mayor Brad Cohen on Facebook Live on Tuesday, June 2 from 7:30 to 8:30 pm. The topic ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -  While working as an electrician for a company in the Iselin section of Woodbridge, a Point Pleasant man allegedly stole several cases of hospital-grade respirator masks.  According to ta police report, the masks were earmarked for a corporate donation. Kevin Brady, 49, of ...

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