Category: Local

Prison pop drop, says BOP

A decline in the number of federal prosecutions and in the severity of sentences for drug-related crime in recent years has resulted in a significant drop in the federal prison population, according to statistics from the Judiciary, the U.S. Sentencing…

Another homicide in Plainfield

The victim of a fatal shooting in Plainfield has been identified as 27-year-old Anthony Henry, a city resident, according to Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park. Plainfield Police Division patrol units responding to the 1000 block of East Second Street at…

Rios to be honored at State Theatre Gala

State Theatre New Jersey will honor Freeholder Ronald G. Rios and the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders at a benefit gala on Saturday, May 13, 2017 featuring six-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald. The nine elected freeholders invest in 18 parks; more…