Middlesex County

Sex slavery kingpin pleads guilty

STATE – An Edison man who used violence and threats of violence to enslave women in a high-priced prostitution ring based in New Jersey pleaded guilty today to a human trafficking charge. The guilty plea – one of the first…

Rose Society’s February meeting

STATE – Jersey Shore Rose Society’s February meeting provides information on growing roses at in the Community Room of Kensington Court Assisted Living, 864 Shrewsbury Ave., in Tinton Falls. Whether you know nothing or a lot about roses, all are welcome…

Anti-Abortion Groups Boycott Girl Scout Cookies

NATIONAL – Girl Scouts are fighting back against claims by conservatives who say that they advocate abortion and female politicians who support reproductive freedom. Anti-abortion groups launched a boycott on Girl Scout cookies in what is being called “CookieCott 2014,” a…

Storm forecast for New Jersey

STATE – One winter storm dumped eight inches of snow on streets the day after the Super Bowl kicked off in a dry and balmy 50 degrees, but another tempest that is expected to lay down additional layers of snow and ice…