LAW & JUSTICE

Fired Up and Ready to Go: East Brunswick Women Trek to DC Rally

January 21, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - They started to arrive around 5 am on Saturday morning, armed with cases of water, big boxes of granola bars, and dozens of rolls of toilet paper and paper towels.  They were loud; they were proud, and they were ready.  One could almost say "fired up."

106 women and 1 man boarded a bus in the J.C. Penney parking lot at the Brunswick Square Mall to ...

Incarcerated Teens Find Their Voices

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ — It doesn’t look much like the jails of the movies.

In fact, parts of the Middlesex County Juvenile Detention Center resemble a high school more than a place where people serve time.

Only the uniform orange slip-on shoes scattered across the floor distinguish the gym, with its full basketball court and ping-pong table, from that of your typical high school.

BREAKING: Jury Finds New Brunswick Man Guilty of Killing Former RU Student

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A jury this morning found Timothy Puskas guilty of murdering Billy McCaw, a former Rutgers student, on a cold night in February 2014.

The verdict, which found Puskas guilty of four murder and weapons charges, came after five days of tense deliberations. Shortly before 10 a.m., the court was informed that ...

Driving Enforcement Crackdown To Be Conducted Throughout Somerset and Hunterdon Counties

SOMERVILLE, N.J. — Law enforcement officials from Somerset and Hunterdon Counties will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end of year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign.  Between December 9, 2016 and January 1, 2017, local and state law enforcement officials will conduct saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints ...

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AMTRAK SUPERVISOR ADMITS OVERBILLING FRAUD

January 13, 2017

NEWARK, N.J. – An Amtrak supervisor today admitted fraudulently overbilling Amtrak overtime and regular hours that he claimed to be working when he was actually not present at Amtrak work sites, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. 

Donald Harper Sr., 47, of Somerset, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael A. Hammer in Newark federal court to an ...

AMTRAK SUPERVISOR ADMITS OVERBILLING FRAUD

January 13, 2017

NEWARK, N.J. – An Amtrak supervisor today admitted fraudulently overbilling Amtrak overtime and regular hours that he claimed to be working when he was actually not present at Amtrak work sites, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. 

Donald Harper Sr., 47, of Somerset, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael A. Hammer in Newark federal court to an ...