ELIZABETH – According to data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Report, 1,288 incidents of violent crime were reported in Elizabeth last year. That was a 14.6 percent increase from the 1,124 incidents reported in 2008, and a 56.5 percent increase from the 823 incidents in 2005.
NEWARK – A 21-year-old suspect admitted pulling the trigger to kill three Newark teens in a 2007 schoolyard shooting that received national attention.
TRENTON- An alarming resurgence in bed bugs is causing many New Jersey residents to seek quick and deadly means to eradicate the pesky and persistent creatures.
RAHWAY – An upgrade to the railway signal system near Rahway Station will have a major impact on weekend rail commuters.
NEWARK – The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) approved the extension (phase III) of the federally funded appliance rebate program at its most recent board meeting.
NEW BRUNSWICK — Obesity in adolescents and teenagers is a serious disease that can be controlled through common sense and realistic goal setting, according to physicians at Saint Peter’s University Hospital.
ROSELAND – Where can you turn if you need to borrow money for your small business?
PERTH AMBOY — A substitute science teacher has been charged with sexually assaulting a male student, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and E.J. McDonald, acting chief of the Perth Amboy Police Department, announced today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fifty-three percent of urban roads in the New York City / Newark urban area are in poor condition, costing area drivers $640 each year in additional vehicle operating costs, according to a newly-released report
STATE – After Gov. Chris Christie stalled the project over cost concerns, a local lawmaker is suggesting a $2 surcharge on commuter fares to raise funds for a new underground rail tunnel that would traverse the Hudson River.