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New Brunswick man killed while attempting to cross Route 18

September 18, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 45-year-old city man was struck and fatally injured while attempting to cross Route 18 in New Brunswick early this morning.

Christoph Freese was attempting to cross Route 18 near Commercial Avenue at 4:52 a.m. when he was struck by a 2006 red Dodge Charger driven by a 32-year-old man from Woodbridge, according to police.

The Dodge Charger was heading northbound on ...

South Plainfield Police Search for Wells Fargo Bank Robber

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -  Authorities are searching for a man wanted in connection with a bank robbery in South Plainfield last week and have released an image of the suspect.

On Thursday, September 13th, at around 1:25 p.m. a man described as a black male approximately 5’7” tall weighing 150 lbs entered the Wells Fargo Bank located at 2325 Plainfield Ave.  He was dressed ...

Money-Laundering Minister Doesn't Have a Prayer; Gets 14 Years

MIDDLESEX COUNTY,  NJ - A local preacher used money he stole from a plumbing company where he worked as a bookkeeper to buy himself a BMW X5 and a Mercedes S550.  He also stole over $700,000.  Now his life is going down the drain.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced that a man from West Orange was sentenced today to serve 14 years in prison for money ...

Man with Assault Rifle, Bullet-Proof Vest Arrested After Leaving Strip Club

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A man armed with an assault rifle and wearing a helmet and bullet-proof vest was arrested Tuesday moments after he left a strip club where he worked on Route 35 in Sayreville, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a statement today.

Kevin Smith, 32, of Keyport, was arrested on Sept. 11, after leaving the Visions Gentlemen's Club on Route 35 in the Melrose ...

New App Helps Residents Report Problems to New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ - Telling city hall about that pothole down the block or the clogged street drain flooding the street just got easier with the municipality now offering an app residents can use, to report, and send a photo, of a problem they see on the street.

ReportIt.com is now available to let New Brunswick officials know about non-emergency problems.

City officials this week said the ...

Peter Barnes II, Assembly Whip, FBI Agent, Director of Security for NJ Devils, Dies at Age 89

EDISON, NJ – Long-serving local and state public servant Peter Barnes II passed away today.  Barnes served his country, state, district and the Township of East Brunswick the past 71 years. 

Middlesex County Democratic Chairman Kevin McCabe today issued the following statement on the passing of former Assemblyman and MCDO Chairman Peter Barnes II:  “It is with a ...

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