STATE – Delays that snarled the morning commute for thousands of passengers on the Northeast Corridor were blamed on power problems, according to a statement from NJ Transit.
TRENTON – New Jersey did not qualify for federal education funds under the competitive “Race To The Top” education program.
STATE – Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot could be worth as much as $115 million if a single winner elects to take the annuity pay out. The cash option is worth $79.5 million.
Aug. 16 at 8:56 a.m. – Officer Edward O’Donnell investigated a reported theft at Seminary Avenue. The case remains open.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A Highland Park man was sentenced to serve three years in a New Jersey state prison for endangering the welfare of a 9-year-old girl, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced on Friday.
ELIZABETH — Thanks to an intensive investigation by members of the Union County Homicide Task Force, a 29-year-old Irvington man was arrested Friday and charged for his alleged role in a 2008 Elizabeth homicide, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A former investigator in the Prosecutor’s Office entered a guilty plea to obstructing the administration of law by admitting that he had improperly contacted another law enforcement agency for non-investigatory reasons, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Monday.
TRENTON – Legislation to examine the recent changes to New Jersey’s graduated license program – including the teen driver decal requirement – received final legislative approval on Monday.
ELIZABETH — A Union County jury convicted a Newark man on three counts of burglary, theft and resisting arrest last week, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.