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Downed Tree and Wires Close Mountain View Road in Warren

September 19, 2017

WARREN, NJ - Mountain View Road will be closed between Round Top Road and Liberty Corner Road due to a tree and wire down on Tuesday afternoon, police said.

 

Follow detours.

Crash on I-78 in Warren Causes Delays

WARREN, NJ - A crash on I-78 eastbound near  Exit 36 in Warren has caused a few mile back up and heavy traffic on local roads. 

 

The left lane had been closed but has been reopened as of 12:15 p.m. Allow extra time.

Crash on I-78 Into Warren Woods Stops Traffic

WARREN, NJ -  A crash on I-78 in Warren has caused delays on the highway on Thursday near Exit 36 westbound.

Eyewitnesses report a car off the road into the woods and the Northstar helicopter on standby.

Avoid the area if possible.

 

Early Morning Warren Traffic Stop Nets Heroin, Cocaine; 3 Arrested

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Three suspects were arrested after an early morning traffic stop in Warren that netted $3,200 in heroin and cocaine, according to a joint release from Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor and Warren Township Police Chief William Keane.

Facing multiple drug charges are ...

Watchung Remembers 9/11, Unveils Journey of the Heart Memorial

WATCHUNG, NJ - On a blue-skied day much like the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, the Watchung community gathered to remember those lost 16 years ago, including Watchung residents Christopher Ingrassia and Honor Elizabeth Wainio, and unveil "A Journey of the Heart Memorial."

 

 

 

 

 

Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean Jr., ...

Crash May Delay BTS in Warren and Green Brook

WARREN, NJ - A crash on back to school Thursday may cause some delays for both Warren and Green Brook on Thursday morning. 

First responders are on the scene of the crash at Morning Glory Road and Top of the World Way. Avoid the area if possible.

Collision Ties Up Route 22 in Watchung

WATCHUNG, NJ - A collision on Route 22 Wednesday morning is causing traffic delays. 

Eye witnesses reported a head-on collision with injuries in the area of the Terrill Road and Route 22 exchange. Avoid the area.

Tractor Trailer Fire on I-78 East of Warren Causes Miles of Delays

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A tractor trailer fire at exit 45 east near Glenside Avenue in Berkeley Heights has caused miles of delays on Tuesday morning.

The fire has been extinguished and one lane is open in each direction.

Use alternate routes.

Firefighters Combine Forces to Extinguish Tar Truck Fire on Glenside Avenue

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Quick work by firefighters who called in extra tankers to help cool a burning tar truck may have prevented an explosion Monday night.

Deputy Chief Jim Hopkins gave the following account of the incident, the Berkeley Heights Fire Department and Volunteer Rescue Squad were dispatched at 8:13 p.m. to a reported dump truck fire on Glenside Avenue in the ...

Route 22 Down to One Lane After Mail Spill in Green Brook

GREEN BROOK, NJ - Traffic on Route 22 westbound is moving slowly Tuesday after a motor vehicle accident.

Thousands of pieces of mail have been reported on the highway. Although King George Road has reopened at noon Tuesday, only one lane of Route 22 is open

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Warren Township Police Department becomes member of premier program designed to protect Warren’s Children

September 19, 2017

 

From the moment the report of a missing child comes in, to the resolution of the case, every action taken has the potential to make the difference between a successful recovery or a tragic outcome.  

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC)developed the Missing Kids Readiness Project to promote best practices for responding ...