NEW BRUNSWICK– A grand jury handed up a 14-count indictment today, charging a New Brunswick man and his cousin for their roles in a Jan. 31, shooting on Seaman Street near Remsen Avenue, the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office announced.
STATE – As expected, President Barack Obama carried New Jersey on Election Day. What was in doubt was whether the president could overcome the fractured political climate and defeat Republican challenger Mitt Romney in the nationwide race.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Shamsiddin Abdur-Raheem was sentenced to life in state prison today for throwing his infant daughter from a bridge on the Garden State Parkway into the Raritan River in February 2010, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced. The baby’s body was found on the bank of the river two months later.
TRENTON — The Port Authority strongly advises air travelers to check with their carriers before going to the airport today due to a significant number of flight cancellations by the airlines in the wake of the approaching coastal storm.
UNION COUNTY – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminded residents to be aware that the nor’easter predicted for today and Thursday will bring high winds, rain, coastal flooding and possibly snow to the region, creating the potential for new power outages and other hazards.
CRANFORD — Union County College’s Cranford Campus will re-open tomorrow, Wednesday Nov. 7, school officials announced. Full power has been restored to all campuses.
UNION COUNTY – Utility companies are still working to restore power to customers affected by Hurricane Sandy.