March 29 at 10:13 a.m. – Officers Christopher O’Brien and Kenneth Rengifo investigated a burglary at St. Georges Avenue. The case remains open.
UNION – Freshman Greg Baruka (Florham Park) tossed a complete-game shutout to lead #12/19 Kean University past the College of Staten Island, 8-0, Tuesday afternoon at Jim Hynes Stadium.
UNION – The Kean University men’s lacrosse team used a balanced scoring attack as they defeated visiting Castleton State College, 18-1, Tuesday afternoon at Kean Alumni Stadium.
UNION – The Kean University softball team dropped two games to #8 The College of New Jersey in New Jersey Athletic Conference action on Tuesday afternoon. The Lions (17-3, 4-0 NJAC) won 10-2 and 3-1 over the Cougars (11-7, 1-3 NJAC) to remain undefeated in the conference.
NEWARK – The former president and owner of Spinal Care & Rehabilitation Center, a chiropractic clinic in Rahway, pleaded guilty today in connection with his scheme to stage automobile accidents in order to send the participants in the accidents to his clinic for purported treatment, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
LINDEN—Sanitation workers found garbage bags containing two dismembered human bodies on Monday, about one week after Councilman Derek Armstead said that crime rates would be lower if more police lived in town.
FORT MONMOUTH – Residents of 12 New Jersey counties who suffered damages as a result of the severe storms and flooding that began on March 12 are urged to register for disaster assistance as soon as possible.
March 30 at 9:54 a.m. – Officer Pat Grady investigated a report of a stolen purse from a patron of Marshall’s Department Store at 45 Central Avenue.
MOUNTAINSIDE—The death and near extinction of countless species of frogs and other amphibians may all stem from a pregnancy test developed in South Africa, a research biologist working in Honduras told an audience recently at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center.
LINDEN – A Linden man was arrested for disorderly conduct and various weapons charges after he allegedly shot a pit bull that had reportedly attacked his pet pug dog, police said.