PLAINFIELD — A 14-year-old Plainfield resident was charged earlier today with the murder of a city man that occurred on Tuesday evening, Union County First Assistant Prosecutor Albert Cernadas, Jr. announced.
NEWARK – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, and the New Jersey Department of the Treasury today are warning consumers about fake checks, which are highly detailed and realistic, and purport to be cashier’s checks for $3,800, issued by the New Jersey State Treasury.
PERTH AMBOY — Mayor Wilda Diaz for the first time will host the 2012 National Days of Remembrance in the City Hall Council Chambers on Thursday, April 19 at 4:30 p.m., to follow the flag raising held by the local Jewish Community at 4 p.m. at the City Hall Circle.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A grand jury sitting in Middlesex County has indicted two corrections officers on charges of falsifying departmental records, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
The American Legislative Exchange Council — facing heavy pressure for backing voter ID and ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws — has announced it is eliminating the task force that deals with such issues, and will focus instead on economic matters. The group’s controversial stands on voting rights and self-defense have been the subject of recent stories by the Center for Public Integrity.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Crime Stoppers of Middlesex County Inc. is offering cash rewards for anyone who anonymously provides information that leads to the arrest of a suspect in the fatal shooting of a New Brunswick man on April 16, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Anthony A. Caputo, director of the New Brunswick Police Department, announced today.
NEWARK – On Tax Day, two weeks after the New York Times tallied Chris Christie’s corporate welfare awards at $1.5 billion, the Republican Governor is taking some heat from the Better Choices for New Jersey coalition over his plan to give Prudential $250 million in public funds to move a few blocks down the street.