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Elizabeth Man Sentenced to 148 Years for "Reign of Terror"

August 16, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - An Elizabeth man was sentenced to a total of 148 years in state prison after being convicted for 60 crimes, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas Jr. announced Thursday.

Rasheed Powell, 43, was sentenced by state Superior Court Judge Robert Kirsch, who described Powell’s crimes as collectively constituting an “incomprehensible ...

Linden Police Department Alerts Drivers to New Traffic Pattern

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department urges drivers to be mindful of new traffic pattern on Elizabeth Avenue and Wood Avenue southbound.

The left turn arrow was causing confusion among drivers, and it was determined that the arrow should be temporarily removed while we work on a more permanent solution, authorities said.

It is asked that drivers remain patient during this ...

Man Dies in Motor Vehicle Accident in Linden

LINDEN, NJ - A motor vehicle accident in Linden claimed the life of a Roselle man late Sunday evening.

At approximately 11:56 p.m. Linden Police units responded to the scene of a serious auto-pedestrian crash on the 400 block of Raritan Rd.

Initial reports indicate that a 2003 Chrysler Minivan was traveling east when it fatally collided with a man in the roadway.

Eric Mathis, 56, ...

Linden to Celebrate National Night Out on August 7

LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Police Department is gearing up for yet another National Night Out event at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade on August 7.

The evening is packed with free food, drinks, entertainment and giveaways for the whole family.

The event will take place at 400 N. Wood Avenue from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. and if it rains the event will be moved indoors to the Gregorio Center ...

One Car Off Road in Water After Three Car Accident on GSP between Clark and Cranford

CLARK, NJ –One car is off the road and in the river on the northbound Garden State Parkway by Cranford exit 137 as a result of a three car accident just before 5:30 p.m. on Monday.

According to Clark Fire Chief Frank Cerasa there were two men in the car that went into the water.  They were able to get themselves out of the car and swim ashore before emergency responders ...

Linden Municipal Lot Closed on Monday, July 23

LINDEN, NJ - Linden Police Department notifies residents that the Knopf Street municipal parking lot will be closed on Mon, July 23 from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. 

The municipal parking lot on Canal Street will also be closed on Monday, July 23rd from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Elizabeth Man Charged with the Killing of One Woman and Attempted Killing of Another Woman

ELIZABETH, NJ - Arlie Rodriguez, 46, of Elizabeth, has been charged with first-degree murder and first-degree attempted murder of two Elizabeth women in 2013, says acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan.

 At approximately 10:50 p.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2013, Elizabeth Police responded to the 100 block of Madison Avenue in Elizabeth on a report of an assault, said Union County ...

Former Linden Police Chief Jonathan Parham Has Been Sworn in as Union County Undersheriff

ELIZABETH, NJ - Jonathan Parham, the former chief of the Linden Police Department, was sworn in as Union County Undersheriff on Friday.

Parham was a member of the Linden Police Department for nearly 25 years, moving up the ladder from officer to captain to chief. He joins the staff of Union County Sheriff Peter Corvelli and fellow undersheriffs Amilcar Colon and Dennis ...

Linden Firefighters Joined Other Departments in Response to Two-Alarm Rahway Fire

RAHWAY, NJ - Firefighters from Linden joined Rahway, Cranford, Roselle and Elizabeth Fire Departments to converge on a two-alarm fire at 1645 Irving Street in Rahway on Thursday afternoon.

Union County EMS and Union County fire investigators also responded to the call at the two-story building.

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Man Suffers Serious Injuries in Motor Vehicle Crash in Linden

LINDEN, NJ - An Elizabeth man suffered serious injuries in a motor vehicle accident that took place in Linden early Thursday morning.

At approximately 6:20 a.m. on Thursday, July 12, Linden Police and Fire units responded to reports of a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of E. St. George Avenue and N. Park Avenue.

Preliminary reports indicated that a 2013 ...

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