Lifelong Union Resident Shares His Experiences as Police Officer in a New Book

February 14, 2018

UNION, NJ – Law and justice is in Jim Ford’s blood.

A lifelong Union resident, Ford, 65, retired as a Chatham Township police officer after 26-years of service.  He began his career as a Junior Police Officer in Union when he was a junior at Union High School.  

Ford just published his memoir, “The Other Side of the Line”, about his career as a police ...

Passaic Man Admits to String of Bank Robberies, Including the Union Wells Fargo Bank

NEWARK, N.J. – A Passaic man admitted Tuesday to robbing a Union Wells Fargo bank and five other banks in Hudson, Union, and Passaic counties in June and July of 2016, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Quentin Morales, a/k/a “Quinton Morales,” 27, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Peter G. Sheridan in Trenton federal court to an information charging him with ...

Union Man Admits to Fatal Stabbing of Father Last Year

UNION COUNTY, NJ - A Union man has admitted to stabbing his father to death last year, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Tuesday.

Jeffrey Adams, 21, pleaded guilty Monday before state Superior Court Judge William Daniel to a single count of first-degree aggravated manslaughter in connection with the death of 59-year-old Michael Adams.  

At approximately 11:45 ...

Defendant Admits to Causing 2016 Alcohol-Fueled Wreck in Union That Left 1 Dead, 2 Injured

UNION COUNTY, NJ – An Essex County man has admitted to driving drunk and causing the 2016 two-vehicle crash in Union that left one Irvington woman dead and two others seriously injured, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Tuesday.

Patrick Colombo, 29, of Irvington pleaded guilty Monday before state Superior Court Judge William Daniel to charges including ...

BREAKING: Charges against Senator Menendez to be dropped

According to numerous news reports, corruption and bribery charges against U.S. Senator Bob Menendez are being dropped by the Justice Department. Senator Menendez released the following statement through his Communications Director, Tricia Enright:

“From the very beginning, I never wavered in my innocence and my belief that justice would prevail. I am grateful that the Department of ...

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Giving Back: Learn How to Help Victims of Sexual Violence

February 23, 2018

Every year since 1984, trained volunteers with the Union County Rape Crisis Center have helped victims of sexual violence through the emotional, medical and legal aftermath of trauma. New volunteers are welcome to join the next series of training classes beginning on Thursday, March 22.

No previous experience in crisis counseling is necessary.

“Over the years our Rape Crisis Center ...