Acting chief takes helm

Mayor Wilda Diaz appointed  Captain Larry Cattano as acting Deputy Chief of Police in command of all department operations. Police Chief Benjamin Ruiz is off duty pending the result of criminal charges alleging that he robbed taxpayers by having city…

Progressive movement loses a leader

Heather McGhee, shared some sad news with friends of Demos, Common Cause and Citizen Action groups across the nation. “It is with a heavy heart that I share the news that our former colleague Donna Parson passed away unexpectedly yesterday after…

Four Texans charges with home invasions

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey held a news conference to announce that four individuals have been charged with taking part in a series of five home invasions targeting members of the Asian-Indian community. Carey said charges were filed against…

Woodbridge man shot dead in Elizabeth

Bilal Fullman, 25, of Woodbridge, was identified as the fatal gunshot victim found by police at about 8:50 p.m. on Friday. Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park said officers responding to a call at Oakwood Plaza discovered Fullman, suffering from…