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Piscataway man charged with murder




A Piscataway man was arrested Tuesday and charged with the murder of a 31-year-old woman who was found dead outside his home, the victim of apparent head injuries. Christopher Koller, 39, was charged with the murder of Beth Bezek, 31, of…

Arrest made in Elizabeth homicide




An Elizabeth resident has been arrested and charged with fatally shooting a neighbor early Monday morning, according to Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park. Park said Jimmy Kearney, 18, is charged with first-degree felony murder, first-degree murder, first-degree robbery, and…

Gas tax hike begins today




New Jersey leaps close to the top of a list of states with the highest-in-the-nation gasoline taxes 150-percent increase in the state tax kicks in today. The federal gasoline excise tax rate is 18.4 cents per gallon. States then add their own…

Why Socialism?




by Albert Einstein Is it advisable for one who is not an expert on economic and social issues to express views on the subject of socialism? I believe for a number of reasons that it is. Let us first consider…

Alleged killer captured in Guatemala




The FBI says Welder Dario Morente Dubon has been captured after managing to hide for more than nine years since Joseph ‘Joey’ Tremarco of Millington, was viciously murdered with no chance to fight back in Plainfield. The 5 ft 2 in suspect with a crooked right eye was captured in Guatemala of…