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Edison Man Leaps From Morris Goodkind Bridge

September 7, 2017

EDISON, NJ – A 21-year-old township man apparently survived a jump from the Morris Goodkind Bridge Wednesday morning, police said.

According to police, the unidentified man parked his car in the area of Fox Road at 10:39 a.m. Wednesday morning, and then walked to the bridge, which spans the Raritan River between Edison and New Brunswick.

Police said the man climbed onto the railing ...

BREAKING: Crash Closes Route 130 Lanes In Both Directions In South Brunswick

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are asking motorists to avoid Route 130 at the Route 32 intersection due to a traffic accident.

According to police, lanes are closed in both directions at this time and motorists should try and find a different route.

We will provide more details when they become available.

Three Edison Firefighters Deployed To Aid Texas Storm Victims

EDISON, NJ – Three township firefighters are heading to Texas to aid storm victims there as part of the state’s Office of Emergency Management’s NJTF-1 Task Force.

According to officials, Capt. Joe Anselmo, Firefighter Allan Yourstone and Firefighter William Doherty are heading to Katy, Texas with other members of the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management’s task ...

Wife Of Convicted Former Edison Cop Dotro Admitted Into Pre-Trial Intervention Program

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The wife of convicted former Edison police officer Michael Dotro will take part in a Pre-Trial Intervention program that could, eventually, dismiss charges against her if she successfully completes the program, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey said in a press release Tuesday.

Alycia Dotro, 42, of Manalapan was indicted this year in two separate cases ...

Former Edison Police Officer Pleads Guilty In Attempted Murder Case

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Former Edison police officer Michael Dotro admitted he tried to kill a township police captain in 2013 by trying to burn down his Monroe home, officials said Monday.

Dotro, 40, of Manalapan, pleaded guilty Monday to a count of attempted murder in the first degree and one count of arson in the second degree when he set fire to his supervisor’s home in Monroe ...

Video: Keep Kids Safe on Snap Chat with Help from Union County Sheriff's Office 

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Parents and kids all over are using the app “Snap Chat,” but are you sure it’s safe? Did you know that there are features in the app that allow someone to follow you or your kids? It’s called “Snap Map” and it allows users friends to see their exact location. 

Snap Chat can be fun when used with caution, according to experts, ...

South Brunswick: Woman Suffers Only Minor Injuries After Car Goes Into The Water (WITH VIDEO)

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – A Somerset woman suffered only minor injuries after escaping her car, which was submerged under about eight feet of water Friday morning, police said.

According to police, Stephanie Trent, 42, of Somerset, was driving her 2013 Honda Accord south on Route 1 by the Islamic Society of Central New Jersey mosque at 8:30 a.m. when she swerved to the right to avoid a ...

Former Edison Police Officer Facing More Charges

EDISON, NJ – Former police officer Michael Dotro is facing even more charges after allegedly tampering with a witness in one of the criminal cases pending against him, prosecutors said Thursday.

In a press release from the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, officials said Dotro, 40, of Manalapan, is now charged with witness tampering and conspiracy to commit witness tampering ...

Succasunna Woman Tried Poisoning Grandmother with Anti-Freeze, say Police

ROXBURY, NJ - A Succasunna woman attempted to kill her grandmother last month by poisoning her with anti-freeze, said authorities.

The woman, Elise Conroy, 26, was charged Saturday with first-degree attempted murder, said Morris County Prosecutor' Frederic Knapp and Roxbury Police Chief Marc Palachi in a statement.

They said Conroy, in late July, "purchased liquid ...

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