ELIZABETH — The United States Marshals Service arrested an Elizabeth man in Houston, Texas on Wednesday afternoon who is accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
TRENTON – State Sen. Robert Singer (R-Ocean) introduced legislation this week that would reinstate the death penalty for those who murder a child, kill a police officer in the line of duty or commit a terrorist attack that results in fatalities.
TRENTON – Legislation to prohibit public transportation operators from using a wireless telephone or electronic communication device while their vehicles are moving has been signed into law.
Jan. 20 at 2:57 p.m. – Members of the police department’s Narcotics Bureau arrested Linden resident Jamarl Ratishe Anderson, 29, during a raid of a house on the 900 block of McCandless Street.
STATE — Results from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) for New Jersey in science education indicate a 32-point achievement gap between low-income and wealthier grade four students and a 31 point achievement gap between low-income and wealthier eighth grade students.
NEWARK – A retired federal employee was sentenced to 23 months in prison for cheating a government insurance program by making fake claims over an eight-year period, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE — Friday, Feb. 4, marks the eighth annual National Wear Red Day for Women, a public awareness day urging women (and men), businesses, towns, schools, buildings and landmarks to make it their mission to beat heart disease and stroke in women by “going red” or “glowing red.”
TRENTON – A bill to require some public employees to sign up to receive Amber Alert text messages has been signed into law.
UNION — The Concert Artist Program of Kean University will present Duos for Violin and Cello on Thursday, March 3, at 8 p.m. in Kean Hall. Violinist Sharon Roffman and cellist Julie Albers return from their international performances to play duos by Kodály and Handel-Halveson.