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South Brunswick Police Trying to Locate Older Man who is Unable to Identify Himself

July 5, 2022

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are trying to locate and identify an older confused man who was walking in a local park earlier today along Route 27. According to the South Brunswick Police, the man is "confused" and "unable to give his name."

He is 5'10, in his late 50s or early 60s, wearing jeans, sneakers, a grey T-shirt, and a straw hat. Police provided this photograph ...

Police: Man Robbed by Two Men with a Gun on Neilson Street in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place on Neilson Street on Tuesday, June 28.

The incident happened at about 10 p.m. between Liberty and Bayard streets, according to a safety alert from the Rutgers University Police Department.

Police said two men with a gun approached a third man, who is unaffiliated with Rutgers, and “removed items ...

Police: New Brunswick Man Facing Murder Charge in Connection with Stabbing Death

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A New Brunswick man has been charged with murder in connection with last week’s stabbing death of another city man.

Osman Ruiz-Castro, 31, has been charged with one count of first-degree murder, one count of first-degree robbery, one count of second-degree conspiracy to commit robbery and one count of third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, ...

Franklin Township: Truck Crash on Cedar Grove Lane

SOMERSET, NJ - The northbound lane of Cedar Grove Lane from Pierce Street to Easton Ave was closed overnight for a few hours due to clean-up from a crash. 

The alert from the township was sent out at 5:39 am. Local residents reported temporary power outages and multiple first responders on the scene. No injuries have been reported. 

Editor's note: If/when more information ...

(UPDATE) Franklin Township: Dog Saved in Hamilton Street Fire

Update: Police issued news release saying the apartment was deemed uninhabitable due to smoke and fire and the resident relocated with family in the area.

SOMERSET, NJ - Volunteer firefighters responded to an apartment fire Monday evening on Hamilton Street.

According to a social media post from the East Franklin Fire Department, responding firefighters had to ...

New Brunswick Police Investigating After Man was Stabbed on Liberty Street

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are investigating an incident where a man said he was stabbed Sunday, June 19.

According to a safety alert by the Rutgers University Police Department, the man was stabbed at about 10:25 p.m. on Liberty Street between George and Nielsen streets.

The man, who was not identified by police, was treated at a local hospital for injuries that were not life ...

Franklin Traffic Alert: Bennets Lane Road Closure

SOMERSET, NJ - Motorists should avoid the area of Bennetts Lane at the interssion of Route 27 and Clyde Road due to a traffic accident, according to a township alert. The road is expected to be closed until 8 pm. The township reported the crash caused a power outage at approximately 11:48 am. 

Editor's note: This alert will be updated if/when more information becomes ...

Police Investigating Stabbing Death in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are investigating the stabbing death of a New Brunswick man.

Sanddi Cruz, 31, died after sustaining multiple stab wounds to his chest, according to a press release from Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Anthony A. Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department.

Police discovered Cruz after responding to a call of a stabbing at about ...

Franklin Township: Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Canal Road

SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin Township Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred on Canal Road near Elm Street on Monday night, according to a news release. 

Luis Ruiz, 43, of Bridgewater, was traveling northbound on a 2014 Harley-Davidson when it collided with a 2019 Ford F250, operated by Octaviano Chavez, 56, of Princeton, according to ...

Franklin Township: Police Searching for 'Missing Endangered' Resident (UPDATE)

UPDATE: Shekinah D. Dover has been found according to police. 

SOMERSET, NJ - Shekinah D. Dover, 29, of Franklin was last seen walking on Grove Street towards Main Street in Somerville on May 29 around 2:45 pm, according to a news release. 

Authorities say Dover is a "missing endangered" resident and described as being 5’ 8" ...

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Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

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Kendall Park Woman Sues Township and Neighbors for Constructing Swimming Pool Too Close to her Property

June 27, 2022

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Kendall Park woman is suing the township, the zoning board, and her neighbors for constructing an in-ground pool that violates certain property ordinances. The woman claims that the new construction was too close to her property and failed to meet the standards set by the municipality, despite getting approval from the zoning board earlier this year.

Last November, a ...

Kendall Park Woman Sues Township and Neighbors for Constructing Swimming Pool Too Close to her Property

June 27, 2022

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Kendall Park woman is suing the township, the zoning board, and her neighbors for constructing an in-ground pool that violates certain property ordinances. The woman claims that the new construction was too close to her property and failed to meet the standards set by the municipality, despite getting approval from the zoning board earlier this year.

Last November, a ...

Bridgewater Working on Foreclosures of Delinquent Properties

June 30, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township officials are working to deal with delinquent properties in the municipality.

The town council passed a resolution June 9 that will allow the township attorney to foreclose on certain delinquent properties located in Bridgewater. The measure was unanimously approved by the five council members that evening.

Township administrator Michael Pappas said ...

Somerset County Park Commission to Celebrate July 4th with Free, Fun, Food, Fireworks, and ‘The Fabulous Greaseband’

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Celebrate Independence Day while watching fireworks, listening to great music, enjoying food, and seeing a Revolutionary War reenactment. The festivities will occur on Monday, July 4, at the Somerset County Park Commission’s North Branch Park on Milltown Road in Bridgewater. Gates to the park will open at 6 p.m. The rain date is Tuesday, July 5. Admission is ...

Bridgewater Working on Foreclosures of Delinquent Properties

June 30, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township officials are working to deal with delinquent properties in the municipality.

The town council passed a resolution June 9 that will allow the township attorney to foreclose on certain delinquent properties located in Bridgewater. The measure was unanimously approved by the five council members that evening.

Township administrator Michael Pappas said ...

Somerset County Park Commission to Celebrate July 4th with Free, Fun, Food, Fireworks, and ‘The Fabulous Greaseband’

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Celebrate Independence Day while watching fireworks, listening to great music, enjoying food, and seeing a Revolutionary War reenactment. The festivities will occur on Monday, July 4, at the Somerset County Park Commission’s North Branch Park on Milltown Road in Bridgewater. Gates to the park will open at 6 p.m. The rain date is Tuesday, July 5. Admission is ...