UNION COUNTY – Former U.S. Rep. Robert D. Franks died Friday after a battle with cancer. He was 58.
TRENTON – Former New Jersey Assemblyman Neil M. Cohen pleaded guilty today to a charge of distributing child pornography, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
OLD BRIDGE — A Perth Amboy man has been arrested and charged with giving false information to police during an investigation into the death of an Old Bridge woman who was found in her home on April 8, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Old Bridge Police Chief Thomas H. Collow announced.
CRANFORD — Two juveniles were charged Friday in connection with a making a vague threat at Cranford High School that led to a police investigation, said Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH — A Union County Grand Jury recently handed up a second indictment against a former Salvation Army pastor, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
TRENTON – An Elizabeth man and his girlfriend have been indicted for their roles in a scheme to steal other people’s identities and engage in credit card fraud, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
ONEONTA, N.Y. – Senior right-hander Cassie Shotwell tossed a three-hitter and was 2-of-3 at the plate, as the Kean University softball team earned a split with Oneonta State with a 3-0 win in the nightcap. The Red Dragons (11-10) took the opener, 5-0, in the non-conference twinbill over the Cougars (14-8).
YONKERS, N.Y. – The Kean men’s lacrosse team sprinted out to an 8-1 lead after the first quarter on their way to defeating host College of Mt. St. Vincent, 20-6, Saturday afternoon in Skyline action.
NEWARK, Del. – Sophomore Stephanie Cozzolongo broke her own school record in the javelin throw to headline the Kean University men’s and women’s track and field teams at the Delaware Open I at University of Delaware.
NEWARK – The Kean University baseball team dropped both games of a doubleheader to Rutgers-Newark by the finals of 5-4 and 11-6, Saturday afternoon in NJAC action from Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The Lakewood BlueClaws battled back time and time again in their Sunday afternoon bout with the Asheville Tourists, but at the end of the day came up just 90 feet short.
According to the Drunk driving laws of New Jersey, any person found with a Blood Alcohol Content of 0.08% or more is eligible to be arrested for DUI and is considered to be driving under the influence, a common yet serious crime in the country.
TRENTON – Citing dramatic cuts proposed for municipal aid, school aid and vital social services, 18th District Legislators – Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono, Assemblyman Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr, and Assemblyman Peter J. Barnes III – will hold a local budget hearing to gauge the impact these cuts would have on Middlesex County residents and help formulate more equitable alternatives to deal with the looming budget gap.