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New Brunswick: Man Wounded in 2nd Shooting Within a Week

November 12, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are investigating the shooting of a man Sunday night in the southern end of the city off Route 27.

Shortly after 9 p.m. police responded to reports of a shooting near Henry Street, and officers located the victim on How Lane in North Brunswick, authorities said.

They said the victim, a 20-year-old man from Woodbury Heights, Gloucester County, suffered from a ...

New Brunswick Man Shot, Wounded Leaving Store

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Monday leaving one man wounded.

Authorities said the 22-year-old victim, a city resident, was shot about 6:40 p.m. on the 100 block of Throop Avenue.

Officers were responding to reports of gunshots at that location when they received information that a man had walked into Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital ...

Hillsborough Police Link 2 of 4 Reports of Man Exposing Himself

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Township police continue their investigation into four separate reports of a naked man exposing himself outside residences throughout the township.

Police confirmed an incident that occurred on Sept. 14 involves the same man as the most recent incident, which occurred Thursday, Nov. 1.

Tuesday ’s incident occurred in the backyard of a residence on Meadowbrook ...

Police Seek Help Finding Missing New Brunswick Woman 'At-Risk'

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are seeking help from the public in finding a missing city woman who is considered "at-risk" and is on medication.

Elnora Douglas, 53, was last seen Oct. 24, 2018, in the area of Neilson Steet.

Police said Douglas has attempted suicide in the past and takes psychiatric medication.

She is described as 5-feet, 5-inches tall and weighing about 200 ...

Police Searching for Missing Man

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police issued an alert seeking help in finding a 24-year-old South Brunswick man, who was reported missing by his family Friday morning.

Authorities said Mahmoud Younes age 24 was last seen Friday morning at a friend's house in North Brunswick.  

Police say Younes is described as 6-feet tall. He was wearing blue jeans, a blue hoody, and work ...

Police Searching for Missing 14-year-old Girl

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police issued an alert seeking help in finding a 14-year-old girl who has been missing more than two weeks.

Authorities said Keisi Reyes Melendez was last seen in New Brunswick on Oct. 8.

She is described as 5-feet, 4-inches tall and weighing 120 pounds.

Police urge anybody with information about the girl to call 911 or call the main police department number ...

Police Investigating Robbery at Peapack-Gladstone Bank in Bridgewater, Seeking Suspect

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson, and the Bridgewater Township Police Department are investigating a bank robbery that occurred at the Peapack-Gladstone Bank, on East Main Street, Oct. 23.

According to Robertson, at about 12:10 p.m. Oct. 23, the police department received a call that a robbery had occurred at the bank. It was reported, he said, that a man entered ...

Celebrating With Dance, Music and Art to Re-open Robeson School

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Parents and other city residents filled the halls of Paul Robeson Community School on Thursday night to celebrate the re-opening of the building after a two-year expansion and renovation.

Students performed dance works and showed off their art for the adults who came to see the school  that was closed in 2016. Work was completed in time for students to return last ...

Charter Advocates Gather in Newark Amid New Reality

Charter school leaders and their advocates are gathering in Newark Thursday morning for their annual conference amid a new reality: the state's top elected official—unlike his predecessor—is not a strong supporter of the alternative public schools that have taken root over the last two decades in cities like Newark, Camden, Paterson and Plainfield.

In his first year ...

Vulgar, Racist and Anti-Semitic Graffiti Spray-Painted onto Scotch Plains Fanwood High School

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Members of the local community are expressing their outrage over racist, anti-Semitic and vulgar graffiti that was spray-painted on the outside of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School sometime before the weekend began. 

Pictures of the offensive messages spread rapidly over social media, and members of the Jewish community were quick to condemn the ...

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