CARTERET — A Carteret man has been sentenced to serve 30 years in a New Jersey state prison for strangling his live-in companion in their home last year, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
STATE – Officials are stepping up efforts to battle the spread of West Nile Virus as the illness claimed the life of an elderly Burlington County man this week, New Jersey’s first WNV death of 2012. There have been 14 other confirmed cases of WNV in New Jersey residents.
TRENTON – A Nigerian man who came to the U.S. in 1989 and assumed the identity of a murder victim to remain in the country illegally today pleaded guilty to using a fraudulent security clearance ID to work as a supervisor for a private firm that provides security services at Newark Liberty International Airport.
PERTH AMBOY – The field of challengers for Mayor Wilda Diaz’s job shrank by one after Jose Cameron’s candidacy was disqualified, according to a report by the Asbury Park Press.
CRANFORD – The lake at Union County’s Nomahegan Park, one of the most popular parks in the Union County Park System, will soon undergo a $1.5 million restoration.