PLAINFIELD — Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a father and son in connection with the Jan. 17 stabbing death of a Plainfield man, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
ELIZABETH — A Middlesex County man was convicted yesterday of sexual assault against a minor, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
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.”