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No One Hurt in Downtown South Plainfield House Fire

November 10, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A house fire at the 100 block of Front Street in South Plainfield has been quickly brought under control by South Plainfield Fire Units. The fire in a single-family home next to Edith’s Hair Salon was fully engulfed when fire units arrived just before 11 a.m. Friday morning. The call was raised to a second alarm.

The entire downtown was closed as businesses ...

Police Announce Arrests in Drug and Firearms Distribution Ring

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Police have announced the arrests of multiple people throughout Middlesex County and Somerset County on charges of drug and firearm distribution. The sting called “Operation Bird Cage” took place back on October 31st. Three locations in South Plainfield were part of the sting. The locations raided were in the downtown on South Plainfield Avenue, New Market ...

Fight at Greek Life party near Rutgers campus escalates to shooting, police say

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An fight  at a party near Rutgers campus turned violent early Saturday morning, when a New Brunswick man at the party was shot in the shoulder, police said in a statement.

At around 1:30 a.m., a group of between eight and 10 African American males attempted to gain entry to a large Greek Life gathering on the 100 block of Hamilton Street, according to a preliminary ...

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