Edison Driver Charged With Aggravated Manslaughter

February 28, 2018

EDISON, NJ - Additional charges have been filed against an Edison woman after a fatal crash in Highland Park earlier this month.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Chief Stephen Rizco of the Highland Park Police Department said 20-year-old Edison resident Ashley Gergits has been charged with aggravated manslaughter and possession of a fraudulent document.

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Millburn H.S. Volleyball Coach, an Edison Resident, Charged With Sexual Contact With a Minor

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An Edison resident who coaches volleyball at Millburn High School has been charged with sexual contact and endangerment.

Peter Nguyen, 50, of Edison, the head coach of the Millburn High School volleyball team, was charged with two second-degree counts of endangering the welfare of a child; one count for sexual contact with the 14-year-old female and also ...

Newark Man Gets Life Sentence For 2015 Murder of Edison Man

NEWARK, NJ - A Newark man on Friday was hit with a life sentence for the 2015 murder of an Edison man who was a clerk in a Newark liquor store.

Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino announced that Rick King, 34, of Newark was sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole for killing Edison resident Amit Patel, a Newark store clerk.

An Essex County jury convicted ...

Edison Man Taking Sanctuary in Highland Park Church to Return Home

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - Three Indonesian Christians taking sanctuary in a Highland Park church, including a man from Edison, will be able to return home, after a federal judge issued an order halting their deportation.

Late Friday night, U.S. district judge Esther Salas issued a temporary restraining order to Immigrations and Custom Enforcement (ICE) agents, preventing them from moving forward ...

Local Residents Rally for Edison Man Seeking Sanctuary in Highland Park Church

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - If you hadn’t been following the news of the past week, Sunday morning at the Reformed Church of Highland Park almost looked like normal weekend business.

Between two and three dozen congregants ​prayed in the pews on either side of the main aisle, while different church leaders led them through the 75​-​minute​-​long service.

The atmosphere switched ...

Edison Home of Indonesians Ransacked While Taking Refuge in Highland Park Church

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - Police are investigating the vandalism and ransacking of two homes of Indonesian immigrants seeking sanctuary in the Reformed Church of Highland Park, Rev. Seth Kaper-Dale confirmed Saturday.

Harry Pangemanan, who’s been using the church as a sanctuary since Thursday, said that he and his family found out Friday evening that their​ house was ransacked.

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