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Edison Man Leaps From Morris Goodkind Bridge

September 7, 2017

EDISON, NJ – A 21-year-old township man apparently survived a jump from the Morris Goodkind Bridge Wednesday morning, police said.

According to police, the unidentified man parked his car in the area of Fox Road at 10:39 a.m. Wednesday morning, and then walked to the bridge, which spans the Raritan River between Edison and New Brunswick.

Police said the man climbed onto the railing ...

Piscataway Police Remind Motorists of Safe Driving Tips as Children Head Back to School

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The new school year starts Wednesday, Sept. 6 and with the added presence of children and school buses on area roadways, the Piscataway Township Police Department remind motorists to be safe during their commutes around town.

In a Tuesday Facebook post, the police asked motorists to “help have an incident free school year” and to:

“Adjust your ...

Teen’s Family Devastated by Hit and Run; Fund Launched for Medical Expenses

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Tiffany Pham, a South Plainfield teen remains in serious condition from injuries she suffered in a hit and run crash.  Family and friends have set up a Go Fund Me page to help tackle mounting medical expenses.

Piscataway police said they are still looking for the driver who struck Tiffany when she was crossing the street at New Brunswick Ave. and Cedarwood Drive ...

Teen Seriously Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash; Piscataway Police Seek Help in Search for Suspect

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Piscataway police ask for the public’s help in identifying the vehicle and driver who struck and seriously injured a 15-year-old girl Monday night, then left the scene. 

The pedestrian was hit at about 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of New Brunswick Ave. and Cedarwood Drive, police said in a news release. “The driver subsequently fled the scene ...

Video: Keep Kids Safe on Snap Chat with Help from Union County Sheriff's Office 

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Parents and kids all over are using the app “Snap Chat,” but are you sure it’s safe? Did you know that there are features in the app that allow someone to follow you or your kids? It’s called “Snap Map” and it allows users friends to see their exact location. 

Snap Chat can be fun when used with caution, according to experts, ...

Piscataway Cops to Target Drunk Drivers

PISCATAWAY, NJ — If you plan to catch a buzz, plan to catch a cab. Otherwise, you could end up in cuffs.

That's especially true from Aug. 18 through Sept. 4 in Piscataway, where city police are taking part in the national 2017 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign, a crackdown on drunk driving around Labor Day.

Cops intend to post sobriety checkpoints and conduct “roving ...

Prosecutor’s Office Investigates Woman’s Death in Middlesex Borough UPDATED

UPDATE: The death of a Middlesex Borough woman has been determined by the Middlesex County Medical Examiner’s Office not to be a homicide, officials announced Tuesday, Aug. 15.

Kathleen Coyle, 67, of Grandview Street in Middlesex Borough was found dead inside her home on Monday, Aug. 14. An investigation surrounding the circumstance of her death was conducted by Detective Sean Flanagan ...

Accident on Possumtown Road Slows Sunday Morning Traffic

PISCATAWAY, NJ — A collision between a flatbed tow truck and a Mercedes sedan blocked the right, northbound lane of Possumtown Road slowing traffic through the area for a period of time Sunday morning. The accident happened around 10 a.m. just past the railroad trestle approaching Birch Run Drive.  

The crash resulted in the tow truck coming to a stop facing oncoming traffic, ...

Bound Brook Man Charged in Shop Rite Robbery

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A Bound Brook man has been charged with the robbery of the West Union Avenue Shop Rite, and faces additional charges for incidents at the Bridgewater Promenade and Bridgewater Commons Mall.

Brian M. Sivetz, 26, of West Main Street, Bound Brook has been charged with two counts of 1st degree, robbery, and one count of 4th degree, shoplifting, according ...

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