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Man Faces Life in Prison for Bank Robbery Conviction

November 15, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Hillsborough man with a history of arrests and indictments for bank robbery now faces a possible sentence of life in prison after being convicted Wednesday of a robbery at a North Brunswick bank

A jury in Superior Court in New Brunswick continued Quinton Watson, 51, for the Jan. 14, 2014, hold-up at the Garden State Community Bank in North Brunswick, Middlesex County ...

Man Wounded in 2nd Shooting Within a Week

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are investigating the shooting of a man Sunday night in the southern end of the city off Route 27.

Shortly after 9 p.m. police responded to reports of a shooting near Henry Street, and officers located the victim on How Lane in North Brunswick, authorities said.

They said the victim, a 20-year-old man from Woodbury Heights, Gloucester County, suffered from a ...

Former School Security Guard Accused of Sex Assault of Youths

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A former security guard at a Perth Amboy middle school now faces charges of have sex with minors at the guard's home, and sending nude photographs two minors, authorities said today.

Elios Arias-Aguilar, 25, is charged with one count of first-degree aggravated sexual assault, one count of second-degree sexual assault, a single count of third-degree aggravated criminal ...

Pregnant Woman Fatally Stabbed in Perth Amboy, Man Arrested

NEW BRUNSWICK - A 25-year-old Perth Amboy man was arrested today and charged with fatally stabbing a pregnant woman in Perth Amboy Thursday night, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey in a joint statement with Perth Amboy police Chief Roman McKeon.

Benny M. Pichardo was charged with murder for killing Esmeralda Cedeno, 20, who was six months pregnant, Carey said.

He said that ...

Veterans Day Parade on Sunday Honors All Military Members

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - World War I ended on the 11th hour, of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918.

This year, Nov. 11 falls on Sunday, and members of the military will be honored with the Veterans Day Parade that will start in Highland Park and proceed over the bridge into New Brunswick.

"We should come out and thank a veteran for their service," said city council Vice ...

Edison's Open Space Trust Fund Ballot Question Fails

Edison, NJ -  Edison voters appear to have narrowly rejected a ballot initiative to approve the proposed renewal of the Open Space Trust Fund.  According to unofficial results released by the Middlesex County Clerk’s office, the ballot question failed by a vote of 8,374 (51%) to 8,014 (49%).  The results do not reflect provisional ballots that were cast on Tuesday.

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