Jersey City Man Sentenced To 18 Years In State Prison For Leading Human Trafficking & Prostitution Ring

TRENTON – A Jersey City man was sentenced to state prison today for running a major human trafficking and prostitution ring in which women were induced to use heroin and cocaine and were beaten if they did not turn a daily quota of tricks, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.

Local Singers Inch Closer To Fame

EDISON – Gregory Purrell of Plainfield (left), Breana McDaniel of Plainfield (center) and Noelle Staudt of Union, were recently declared the first round winners in the Simon & WPLJ Sing-to-Win contest at Simon’s Menlo Park Mall in Edison, each belting out one song a cappella for top-known music industry representatives that served as judges of the singing competition.