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Arrest made in Elizabeth homicide

An Elizabeth resident has been arrested and charged with fatally shooting a neighbor early Monday morning, according to Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park. Park said Jimmy Kearney, 18, is charged with first-degree felony murder, first-degree murder, first-degree robbery, and…

Gas tax hike begins today

New Jersey leaps close to the top of a list of states with the highest-in-the-nation gasoline taxes 150-percent increase in the state tax kicks in today. The federal gasoline excise tax rate is 18.4 cents per gallon. States then add their own…

Alleged killer captured in Guatemala

The FBI says Welder Dario Morente Dubon has been captured after managing to hide for more than nine years since Joseph ‘Joey’ Tremarco of Millington, was viciously murdered with no chance to fight back in Plainfield. The 5 ft 2 in suspect with a crooked right eye was captured in Guatemala of…

AT&T spying on Americans for profit

One of the nation’s largest telecommunications companies is snooping on customers and making money off taxpayers by selling that information to law enforcement agencies, according to a report in the Daily Beast. While telecommunications companies are legally obligated to hand…

Rahway Heroes and Cool Kids

Pictured here (from left to right) Rahway High School Junior, ??Kimberly Tuerdak,, along with Franklin School 6th graders, Alan Vasquez-Lopez, Joshua Tilton, Rodeline Phillipe, Sarahy Luna and Rahway High School Junior, Mathieu Houck.

On Friday, October 28, students from Franklin Elementary School’s 6th grade were visited by Rahway High Schoolers enrolled in a program entitled “Heroes and Cool Kids,” which is designed to lead younger students down the right path in life. Throughout…