May 11 at 9:41 a.m. – In the vicinity of the Garden State Parkway Circle, Sgt. Patrick Grady arrested Edison resident Timothy Ricks, 43, on outstanding warrants from Bloomfield, Orange and Union for contempt of court. He was subsequently released after posting bail.
May 9 at 4:45 a.m. – Officers Daniel Dalbero, Luis Ataca, William DiGangi and Christopher O’Brien investigated a burglary at New Brunswick Avenue.
PLAINFIELD – Authorities have identified the homicide victim found at a West Front Street home on Sunday.
MOUNTAINSIDE – The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to take a few minutes to check their withholding to make sure what is being taken out of their paychecks matches their projected taxes.
STATE – Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is worth $97 million, or $50.6 million if the winner opts for a lump sum cash payout.
RAHWAY — Monte Irvin, a famed Negro League player and Baseball Hall of Famer, recently visited Grover Cleveland’s fifth grade. He shared his experiences of playing on segregated teams and with the New York Giants.
CLARK — The American Cancer Society is planning a “Relay Blitz Weekend” to inform the community about their upcoming event, Relay For Life of Clark, a fun and unique way to join in the battle against cancer.
NEWARK – A public hearing will be held Monday, July 11, as a necessary step to make New Jersey’s ban on designer drugs labeled as “bath salts” permanent, according to Thomas R. Calcagni, acting director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.
SPRINGFIELD–The Spring International Film Festival concludes at the Springfield Free Public Library on Thursday, May 19. The library will screen The Secret in Their Eyes (2009) at noon and 6:45 p.m.