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“Hidden in Plain Sight” - A Presentation Centered Around a Teen’s Bedroom 

February 12, 2018

ROSELLE, NJ - Elizabeth Parents, grandparents, caregivers, when it comes to your children and drugs, do you know where to look? Do you know what you are looking for? You may be surprised at what is "Hidden in Plain Sight."

The Roselle Everett Hatcher Prevention Coalition and Prevention Links invite all parents, grandparents, caregivers, teachers and other adults from the city of ...

Elizabeth Man Convicted of Fatal Stabbing in Night Club Parking Lot

ELIZABETH, NJ - A Union County jury has returned guilty verdicts on all charges against Rosendo Salomon Gomez-Serpas, 25, from Elizabeth for  stabbing a man to death in a nightclub parking lot in 2016, according to acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan

Gomez-Serpas, was convicted of murder and two related weapons offenses following a three-week trial before Superior Court ...

Elizabeth Man Admits to DWI of Fatal Hit and Run of Newark Man In Linden

ELIZABETH, NJ - Eduardo Perez, 33, from Elizabeth pleaded guilty on Monday to charges including second-degree vehicular homicide and driving while intoxicated in connection with the death of 23-year-old Mujahid Henry of Newark. 

Perez admitted to driving drunk on the night he struck and killed Henery in Linden last year before fleeing the scene of the crime, authorities said. 

At ...

Salermo Jewelers Robbers Receive Combined Sentence of 25 Years

Essex County, NJ - Tyrone Shoulars, 23, and James Richardson, 28, both from Newark, have been sentenced to a combined total of 25 years in state prison for the 2014 daytime armed robbery of Salermo Jewelers in Elizabeth. 

On Nov. 24 Elizabeth police units responded to Salermo Jewelers on Elizabeth Avenue near U.S. Routes 1and 9 to find that the store had been held up at gunpoint, ...

Elizabeth Man Convicted of Distributing Child Pornography on Internet

ELIZABETH, NJ - Jerrel D. Harris, 32, from Elizabeth, has been found guilty by a Union County jury of second-degree distribution of child pornography, second-degree offering child pornography (storing or maintaining child pornography using a file-sharing program), and third-degree possession of child pornography.

Harris was one of 28 defendants charged in the 2014 Operation Predator Alert, a ...

Four Men from Middlesex County Charged in Connection with Elizabeth Homicide

ELIZABETH, NJ - Union County Prosecutor Ann M. Luvera says four Middlesex County relatives have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of an East Brunswick man outside an Elizabeth restaurant last weekend.

Tyquan Fuqua, 26, and Almalik Fuqua, 27, both of New Brunswick, and Allan Blackburn, 29, and Derek Fuqua, 40, both of Milltown, were all charged with murder, conspiracy to commit ...

Man Sentenced for 2015 Death at Elizabeth Marine Terminal

ELIZABETH, NJ - Victor M. Belo, 50, of North Arlington, has been sentenced to three years in state prison for the drunk-driving incident that caused the death 49-year-old Judy Jones of Newark, a female co-worker at an Elizabeth marine terminal in 2015. 

On the afternoon of Friday, August 7, 2015, emergency medical personnel and members of the Port Authority Police Department responded to ...

Make the Road New Jersey Joins Union County Freeholder Chairman to Condemn End of Protected Status for Nearly 200,000 Salvadorans

ELIZABETH, NJ--On Tuesday the Trump administration announced the end of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Salvadorans. Effective Sept. 9, 2019, nearly 200,000 people who have been living and working legally in the U.S. for almost two decades, who have American families, homes, and businesses, will be subject to deportation. 10,000 Salvadoran TPS holders currently reside in New ...

Ann Luvera Sworn in as Acting Union County Prosecutor

TRENTON -- Attorney General Christopher Porrino announced today the appointment of Ann M. Luvera as Acting Union County Prosecutor.

Luvera was sworn into office on Sunday, December 31, 2017. She replaces Thomas Isenhour, who served as Acting County Prosecutor since September 2017 and left office Sunday upon his retirement after more than three decades of service.

“Ann Luvera has ...

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Mintz & Geftic Secures Class Certification for Drivers in Wage and Hour Case

February 16, 2018

Is your employer failing to pay you time and a half for working more than 40 hours/week?

Is your employer misclassifying you as an independent contractor rather than an employee to avoid paying overtime premium pay?

These are some of the allegations being made by the plaintiffs and their attorney Bryan Mintz, of Mintz & Geftic LLC, against Big City Automotive and its ...