Category: Union County

Gang member sentenced to life

A member of the New Jersey branch of the international street gang “La Mara Salvatrucha,” or “MS-13,” was sentenced to life in prison this week for his role in the brutal murder of an associate of MS-13 in May 2011. Cruz…

Linden library blood drive

The Linden Public Library will host a blood drive on Monday, December 19th, 2016, from 12:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in the Columbia Bank Room.  The library is located at 31 E. Henry Street, Linden, NJ 07036. For questions about…

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…