Union County

Armed robber sentenced to 19 years in prison

NEWARK, N.J. – A man was sentenced today To 225 months in prison for committing 17 armed robberies — two of them in Linden — of commercial establishments all within a six-month period, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Bobby…

Clark Police blotter details recent arrests

Clark Police arrested Wade Moore, age 23, single, unemployed of 60 East 93rd Street, Apt. B605 in Brooklyn, New York for possession and use of fraudulent credit cards, possession of CDS and Obstruction at 45 Central Avenue on September 30.…

Springfield car dealer settles consumer fraud action

NEWARK – The state Division of Consumer Affairs settled a lawsuit against 21st Century Auto Group, Inc., a dealership that sells high-end used luxury cars such as Lamborghinis and BMWs, in exchange for $130,000, a promise to satisfy dozens of…

Lesniak protecting wild elephant population

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Raymond Lesniak, who authored the first state law in the country banning the importation and sale of ivory products, will lead a rally in the nation’s capitol on Saturday calling for a national ban on the commercial…

Awareness of life-saving techniques has increased

As New Jerseyans become more health conscious, they also have gained an appreciation for the importance of learning to perform two potentially life-saving techniques, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the Heimlich maneuver. The latest Rutgers-Eagleton Health Series poll finds that since…

Volatile crude oil arriving in Linden

The owner of the state’s largest refinery is investing heavily in rail transportation to haul oil across the country to its Linden plant, ensuring that more trains carrying millions of gallons of volatile Bakken crude will be traveling through New…

Cyber security czar appointed

TRENTON – New Jersey Homeland Security Director Chris Rodriguez today announced the appointment of David Weinstein as New Jersey’s first Cyber-Security Advisor based in the Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness. Weinstein brings unique cyber-security experiences to the position. Weinstein…