Middlesex County

Winter Weather advisory in effect

A developing coastal storm will bring a variety of weather hazards to the eastern United States, including New Jersey. The National Weather Service has issued an advisory for a mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain which is in effect…

NJ taxpayers got smoked in tobacco bond deal

Behind New Jersey’s Tobacco Bond Bailout, A Hedge Fund’s $100 Million Payday by Cezary Podkul | ProPublica TRENTON, N.J. — When state Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff briefed lawmakers on New Jersey’s ailing budget in April, he brought good news. His office had just…

Acting chief takes helm

Mayor Wilda Diaz appointed Captain Larry Cattano as acting deputy chief of police in command of all department operations. Police Chief Benjamin Ruiz is off duty pending the result of criminal charges alleging that he robbed taxpayers by having city…

Four Texans charges with home invasions

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey held a news conference to announce that four individuals have been charged with taking part in a series of five home invasions targeting members of the Asian-Indian community. Carey said charges were filed against…

Woodbridge man shot dead in Elizabeth

Bilal Fullman, 25, of Woodbridge, was identified as the fatal gunshot victim found by police at about 8:50 p.m. on Friday. Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park said officers responding to a call at Oakwood Plaza discovered Fullman, suffering from…