NEWARK – The Somerset Patriots defeated the Newark Bears 10-3 on Thursday night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
LAKEWOOD – After scoring just nine runs in their last four games, all losses, the BlueClaws offense finally awakened Thursday night as Lakewood pounded the Charleston RiverDogs 10-1.
LAWRENCEVILLE — Rider University celebrated its 145th Commencement with more than 1,500 undergraduate degrees and graduate degrees awarded.
TRENTON – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced that Maryland insurance broker Francis X. Gartland, two of his companies, and a second broker from Summit, N.J., were indicted today on charges that they conspired to steal more than $2.5 million from the Perth Amboy Board of Education by submitting fraudulent bills.
ELIZABETH — The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the shooting death of a 19-year-old Elizabeth man who was killed earlier this morning, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced this afternoon.
ELIZABETH — A lawyer was charged with stealing more than $65,000 from his attorney trust account earlier today, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced. The trust account funds were from the proceeds of a house sale in Rahway that occurred in 2008.
SUMMIT — Two teenagers have been charged with manslaughter following the death of a 47-year-old Summit man, said Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow and Summit Police Chief Robert C. Lucid.
STATE – After two weeks of steep increases, the federal Department of Labor reported that new unemployment claims filed in New Jersey fell by 10,585 for the week ending July 10. State officials said that the lower figure was the…
TRENTON — Assembly Budget Chairman Lou Greenwald called an Aug. 5 hearing into the projected $10.5 billion New Jersey state budget deficit for next fiscal year.
TRENTON–Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin approved a black bear management policy that authorizes the state’s first black bear hunt since 2005 to deal with an overpopulation of bears and problems they are causing, especially in northern parts of New Jersey.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Almost five years after Hurricane Katrina, a new report reveals that New Jersey meets only one out of four minimum criteria for protecting children in disasters.
PERTH AMBOY – A suspect in a New York City armed robbery was arrested Monday after a Middlesex County Sheriff’s Department officer observed him driving erratically.
EDISON – A case of rabies in a raccoon within Edison Township was confirmed by the New Jersey State Department of Health and Senior Services Laboratory Wednesday.