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Vainieri Huttle & Pinkin Bill to Conduct Study of Untested Rape Kits in NJ Clears Assembly Panel

December 4, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – An Assembly panel on Thursday released legislation sponsored by Assembly Members Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Nancy Pinkin to conduct a study of untested sexual assault exam kits in the state to get clarity on the policies and procedures that regulate the testing, and what the state can do differently to empower victims who might be reluctant to report these ...

Man Faces 7-Year Sentence for Fatal Drunk-Driving Crash in Piscataway

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Woodbridge man faces a seven-year prison sentence after he pleaded guilty to causing the death of a passenger in his car when he hit a concrete barrier while driving drunk in Piscataway last May, authorities said today.

Tayib Mahmood, 29, pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of vehicular homicide and driving while intoxicated, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey, ...

New Rules Limit What Local Police May Ask; Cooperation with ICE Also Curtailed

NEW JERSEY — Police officers across the state are now restricted from asking you certain questions because of a directive issued by state Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal.

Grewal’s policy — which applies to all state, county and local law enforcement agencies — also limits the types of voluntary assistance that police may provide to federal civil immigration ...

Ex-Rutgers Football Player Charged in Attempted Murder Plot is Hard Working 'Role Model,' Pastor says

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The pastor of a former Rutgers football player charged with threatening to kill two people described the young athlete as a hard worker and a leader in the church community.

"He is respectful and a role model," Dr. Derrick Dumas said of Izaia Bullock, the former university football player accused of plotting to kill two relatives of an ...

Ex-Rutgers Football Player Faces Additional Charge

NEW BRUNSWICK ,NJ  - A former Rutgers football player accused of plotting to kill two people now faces an additional charge of cyber harassment.

Izaia Bullock, 22, was charged today with fourth-degree cyber harassment, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey and Rutgers Police Chief Kenneth Cop said in a joint statement.

Authorities said the charge was filed against Bullock ...

Ex-Rutgers Football Player was Recorded Plotting Murders, Affidavit Says

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A now-former Rutgers football player charged with plotting two murders appeared in court via video connection from the county jail today with relatives sitting in the court watching the video and comforting one another.

The mother  and step-mother of Izaia Bullock sat in court with a few family friends, and was of the women could be seen weeping, and other ...

Piscataway Man Faces 8-Year Sentence in Motorcycle Crash that Killed Passenger

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Piscataway man pleaded guilty in Superior Court today to charges from a crash in which a female passenger on his motorcycle was killed.

Ruddy Custodio, 30, of Piscataway, pleaded guilty today to vehicular homicide for the crash last July 4 in South Plainfield in which Jessica Montes, 28, of Piscataway, was killed, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a ...

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