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Former EMT and Firefighter Admits Enticing Child to Produce Sexually Explicit Images

January 17, 2018

TRENTON, N.J. – Zachary Motta, 23, of Iselin, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson to an information charging him with one count of online enticement of a minor to engage in criminal sexual activity.

Motta, a former South Plainfield Volunteer EMT and Iselin Volunteer Fireman, admitted enticing a child to produce sexually explicit images, U.S. Attorney ...

Rutgers ​Plans New Chapter for New Brunswick's Riverfront

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For decades, the remaking of New Brunswick's riverfront has been a tug of war between historical and environmental conservationist​s​ on the one hand, and developers and city officials on the other.

The 2030 physical master plan for Rutgers University has ignited a potentially new chapter for the city's relationship with ​its ​river, in the​ ...

Rutgers Men's Basketball Coach Approved for $8M Raise, 3 Year Contract Extension

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University officials have signed off on a three-year extension for head men’s basketball coach Steve Pikiell, now set to run through the 2023-2024 season.

The move came at a specially-called Board of Governors meeting on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 10.

Pikiell’s initial contract was signed in March 2016 and set to run five years, of which he’d be ...

Former Rutgers Football Player Pleads Guilty in 2015 Home Invasions

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A former Rutgers University varsity football player admitted his role in a series of armed robberies and home invasions, authorities announced on Jan. 8.

Tejay Johnson, 26, of Egg Harbor, will spend 15 years behind bars as part of a plea agreement, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey said in a statement.

He ple​ade​d guilty to an array of robbery and burglary ...

BREAKING NEWS: South Brunswick Police Seek Route 27 Wells Fargo Bank Robber

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are actively seeking a suspect of a morning bank robbery on Route 27 and New Road.

According to police, a six-foot tall black male described as being in his late 20s, wearing a black and blue vinyl jacket and a black scarf covering his face, entered the Wells Fargo Bank at Route 27 and New Road at 9:37 a.m. Monday and demanded money from the teller.

He ...

South Plainfield Mourns Loss of Councilman and County Clerk Dennis Little

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Dennis Little, a fixture of South Plainfield Republican politics and County Government, passed away early Saturday morning after a long illness. Little’s passing was announced by South Plainfield Mayor Matthew P. Anesh during his annual Borough address to somber groans to those in attendance.

“Former South Plainfield Councilman and County Clerk Dennis ...

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