Driver Sought After Fatally Striking Pedestrian on Route 1

August 13, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - Police on Monday are searching for a driver who fatally struck a 31-year-old pedestrian on Route 1 in Woodbridge and fled the scene, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a statement.

John Kukuch, of Woodbridge was struck and fatally injured about 1:23 a.m. on Route 1 south, just south of the exit for Route 35, Carey said in a joint statement with Woodbridge ...

Dozens Join National Night Out Effort for Community and Police Relations

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - On a hot and muggy summer night, city residents gathered in parks and housing developments across New Brunswick on Tuesday in a display of community spirit for the annual National Night Out.

Held in municipalities through out the state and across the nation, the festive events that have been held for decades are designed as a way to bring neighborhoods and police ...

Obituary for Christine A. McConnachie, Somerville Accident Victim


CLINTON, NJ - Christine A. McConnachie, age 52 years, of Clinton Township, NJ, died Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Somerville, NJ.

Born in Philadelphia, daughter of Ralph and Elizabeth Houseknecht Adamson, of Moorestown, NJ, she had resided in the Flemington and Clinton areas since 1993.

Christine was a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College and received her PhD. In Chemistry ...

Somerville Councilman: Pedestrian Mall Should Replace Deadly Main Street Intersection

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The intersection of East Main Street and Grove Street where a fatal accident occurred early Tuesday morning  in front of the Somerset Hotel should be closed to traffic and transformed into a pedestrian mall, according to Councilman Dennis Sullivan.

Christine McConnachie, a 52-year-old resident of Clinton Township in Hunterdon County, was crossing Grove Street ...

"Operation Punch Out" Yields Eight Arrests and 24 Charges for Drugs

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Following an extensive, months-long investigation involving multiple law enforcement agencies, a drug distribution and money-laundering network in Middlesex and Monmouth counties has been broken up, says a report issued by the New Jersey State Police today.

The New Jersey State Police have arrested eight people of being part of an alleged drug trafficking ring ...

Cops Seek Armed Bandits in Early-Morning Robbery

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City and university police are looking for a group of armed men who spilled out of two cars on Dix Street early Tuesday morning, demanding items of value from two victims.

According to Rutgers University Police Chief Kenneth Cop, the victims were walking at 2 a.m. on July 31 on Dix Street, between Hamilton Street and Central Avenue. 

That is when ...

Child Found Not Breathing at Crystal Springs

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - At approximately 3:35 pm on Monday, patrol units responded to Crystal Springs Family Aquatic Center on Dunham's Corner Road for a report of a child not breathing, according to a report issued by the East Brunswick Police Department today.. 

Officers, along with facility personnel and EMS, performed CPR on the child, who was transported to Robert Wood ...

Prosecutor Busts Retail Theft Ring; Six Suspects Arrested

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – A seven-month investigation by the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office has resulted in the arrests of six suspects, all charged with operating an organized retail theft ring and knowingly purchasing stolen merchandise for resale at a Hamilton Street storefront and on the Internet, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Those arrested ...

Patriots Join 911 TV Show to Honor First Responders

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots and 9-1-1 On FOX are asking for Hero First Responder nominations from the community.

Anyone can nominate a first responder to be recognized on the field during the pre-game ceremony and throw out a ceremonial first pitch at the Saturday, Aug. 4th Patriots game against the New Britain Bees at TD Bank Ballpark.

Three first responders will be chosen from ...

South Brunswick Police Need Your Help

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick Police have received video of the ATM heist from the gas station on Route 1. 

Officer Brooke Goetz and Jamal Benbow worked with gas station management to review surveillance video of the station. Officers observed two suspects break into the lobby at 2:38am Saturday morning and load the ATM machine into a van. The ATM may have contained $500 in ...

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