Church Viewing Scheduled for 1-Year-Old Raritan Boy Killed in July 7 Crash

July 16, 2018

RARITAN, NJ - A viewing for the 1-year-old Raritan boy killed on Anderson Street July 7 will be held this week at St. Ann Church, 45 Anderson St.

Matias Ortega-Rosales was killed on the evening of his first birthday when a vehicle hit two cars and then his family as he was being pushed in a stroller by his mother, Domitila Rosales. Rosales and her 5-year-old son, Daniel Ortega, who was ...

Somerset Sheriff Swears in Officers; Recognition Awards Presented



SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano presided at a swearing-in ceremony of newly-hired and promoted officers last month while Superior Court Judge Michael J. Rogers administered the oaths in the county’s historic courthouse on East Main Street.

Provenzano welcomed the Rev. Joseph Lugo as chaplain of the Somerset County Sheriff’s ...

Fire Spreads, Damages 3 Houses in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK - Residents of three city houses were left temporarily homeless today after a fire spread from the rear of one home to the other two. It was a blaze that firefighters discovered after taking a detour down a city street.

An engine was heading to the New Brunswick Hub Teen Center about 1 p.m. to spray down children in a summer program, but firefighters discovered a road was ...

Woman Struck by Car in Bridgewater Mall Parking Lot Dies

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bedminster woman has died from injuries sustained when she was struck by a car in the parking lot of the Bridgewater Commons Mall Monday.

Marion Kelley, 62, was struck by a vehicle while walking in lot four near the Macy's merchandise pick up area at around 3:20 p.m., according to police.

The 2017 Mazda was driven by Chinmayi Parikh, 33, of Piscataway, police ...

Suspect Faces Multiple Charges in Burglary of Green Brook Residence


GREEN BROOK, NJ – A Plainfield man faces multiple charges in connection with the burglary of a Green Brook residence on July 6th.

Khiry Moody, 28, of Sumner Avenue, Plainfield, has been charged with 2nd degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, 2nd degree Possession of a Firearm by Certain Persons, 3rd degree Burglary, Degree, 3rd degree Theft, and 4th degree Criminal Mischief, ...

Hillsborough Cops Take a Break for Coffee and Conversation with Residents

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The baristas at Starbucks got some help Tuesday right after the lunch crowd crush, with more than a dozen Hillsborough police officers in uniform helping to serve coffee, frappuccinos, shakes,  cappuccinos and pastries – mixed in with some earnest conversations.

Led by Police Chief Darren Powell, who spoke with customers and PBA President Chris Giraldi, who worked ...

Two Suspects Face Weapons Charges After Manville Fight

MANVILLE, NJ – Two suspects face weapons charges in the wake of a large fight and shooting on June 23 in the vicinity of Foxtails Lounge on South Street.

Rashir Abner, 31, of Hamilton Street, Bound Brook and  Najee McCoy, 30 of West 5th Street, Plainfield, have each been charged with 2nd Degree Unlawful Possession of a Handgun and 2nd degree Certain Persons Not to Possess a Handgun.

GoFundMe Page Set Up for Family of 1-Year-Old Boy Killed in Crash Saturday in Raritan

RARITAN, NJ - A GoFundMe page has been set up to raise funds for the family of the 1-year-old boy killed when he, his mother and brother were hit by a car on Anderson Street in Raritan Saturday.

Matías Ortega was killed on the evening of his first birthday when a vehicle hit two cars and then his family as he was being pushed in a stroller by his mother, Domitila Rosales. Rosales is ...

Truck Strikes Mother, 2 Children; Boy, 1, Dies; Driver Faces Multiple Charges

RARITAN, NJ - A Raritan man has been charged with vehicular homicide after police say his truck struck a mother and her two children on the sidewalk after he lost control of his vehicle,  careening off other vehicles parked on Anderson Street.

A one-year-old boy was killed, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The Prosecutor's Office provided the following ...

Franklin Suspect Charged with Murder of New Brunswick Man

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 26-year-old Franklin man was in custodyFriday on charges of fatally shooting another man in New Brunswick on June 30 and then dumping the body in a wooded area in Franklin Township.

Abubakaar “Diddy” King was arrested Thursday and charged with murder in the death of Darren Fordham Jr., who was also 26, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a ...

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