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Two Arrested in Sunday’s Fatal Shooting

October 12, 2017

UNION, NJ - A juvenile and a Union man have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting in Union on Sunday afternoon .  

According to the Union County Prosecutor's Office, a 17-year old has been charged with first-degree murder and weapons offenses in the death of Union man, Jose Diago . Also charged was Willy Rodriguez-Gil, 22.  Rodriguez-Gil has been ...

Department of Justice: ISIS Sympathizer Arrested in New Jersey, Plotting the "Next 9/11" with Two Accomplices

NEW YORK, NY – The Department of Justice released details of a thwarted terror plot to attack New York City during the summer of 2016 on Friday.

Three men, who were arrested in 2016 and 2017, planned to detonate bombs in Times Square and the New York City subway system and shoot civilians at concert venues in support of ISIS, according to the Department of Justice.

The three arrested ...

Ocean County Designated as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (IDTA)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Congressman Tom MacArthur, Republican Chair of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force, has announced that the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) has designated Ocean County as a High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA).

Recently, Congressman Tom MacArthur led a letter to the ONDCP urging the addition of Ocean County to the HIDTA program and has ...

Fatal Collision that Followed PD Vehicle Pursuit into Plainfield Under Investigation

PLAINFIELD, NJ — A fatal motor vehicle collision that followed an Edison Police Department officer’s pursuit of a vehicle into Plainfield early Wednesday morning is under investigation, acting Union County Prosecutor Thomas K. Isenhour announced today.

The victim has been identified as 30-year-old Dem-Quan Royal of Plainfield.

Shortly after midnight on Wednesday, Plainfield ...

Missing Person: Have You Seen 17-year-old Brianna Rice?

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Franklin Township Police Department is seeking the publics help in locating Briana Rice, 17, of Franklin Township. 

According to police, she left her home wearing a black t-shirt, gray sweatpants, and gray New Balance sneakers. Rice is described as a light-skinned black female, with black hair and black eyes, 5'2", approximately 130 pounds, according ...

Body Found in Waters off Long Beach Island Identified as Missing Man

BARNEGAT LIGHT, NJ — Investigators are delving into the circumstances surrounding the death of a 30-year-old Belmar man whose body was recovered on Sept. 25 in the waters off Long Beach Island.

The body of Christopher Lucin, who authorities said was last seen on Sept. 19, was discovered by the crew of a commercial boat at 8:45 a.m. about one mile off the coast of ...

Route 22 Reopens After Tree Falls on Car, Traffic Delays Continue

WESTFIELD, NJ — Route 22 in Mountainside near Lawrence Avenue was briefly shut down during rush hour Tuesday morning after a tree fell on one of the cars, according to police.

As of 9:25 a.m., the road was open but traffic remains heavy.

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Fundraising Site Launched After 16- Year Old Dies During Lacrosse Game at Rutgers

HOLMDEL, NJ - A GoFundMe site was launched Monday by the Holmdel Lacrosse Team to support the family of their friend, classmate and teammate Jack Dowd, who died after collapsing at a lacrosse game at Rutgers University on Sunday. You can find it and assist the family by clicking here:

https://www.gofundme.com/jack-dowd-fundraiser

On Sunday, September ...

Possible Fatality at the Convent Station Train Station; Train Service Suspended in Both Directions

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ-  Line service on the Morris & Essex line has been suspended between Dover and Summit in both directions due to a trespasser strike at the train station in Convent Station, announced the NJ Transit.

Reports from the Breaking News Network (BNN) is reporting that a pedestrian was struck and killed by the train

Additional information has not been released at this ...

Two Towns, Two Schools, Two Teams Unite to Remember, Honor Police Detective Tarentino and His Family

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Joined in a sea of emotions that includes sorrow, grief, love and pride, Summit and Somerville will always now share a more distinctive link because of the late Summit Police Department Detective Matthew Tarentino and his family.

Two big parts of the towns -- Immaculata High School and Summit High School -- came together Friday night to honor and ...

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