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    Nota del editor: Este artículo contiene una imagen gráfica de una víctima lesionada.

    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Los residentes estuvieron en alerta máxima después de que un cuerpo sin vida fue descubierto en un sitio de construcción en Remsen Avenue, la tarde del 14 de mayo.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ- La Organización de Mujeres Contra el Acoso (WOAH por sus siglas en inglés) de Rutgers University organizaron una protesta el miércoles, 19 de Abril, que empezó con una manifestación en College Hall de Douglas Campus a las 7 p.m.

    La marcha dio inicio a las 8 p.m., afuera de College Hall, ubicado en la calle 125 George Street, y recorrió las calles de New Brunswick hasta Voorhees Hall, ubicado en la esquina de Hamilton Street y College Avenue.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ- Los actos delictivos pueden ocurrir a cualquier hora del día y todos pueden ser víctimas de ellos.

    Normalmente, las personas instalan un sistema de seguridad para el hogar después que un crimen ha sido cometido en su propiedad o cerca de ella, ya sea un robo de paquetes o una invasión de propiedad, pero podemos tomar medidas para prevenir que esto suceda.

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    MONROE, NJ—Las autoridades anunciaron el 5 de enero que un hombre fue arrestado después de presuntamente asesinar a su padrastro de 46 años.

    Joao C. Torres, de 26 años, está acusado de matar a su padrastro, Christopher Ernst Sr., un hombre de 46 años que era propietario de una casa junto con la madre de Torres.

    Presuntamente, Torres dejó el cuerpo de Ernst en el garage de la casa que compartían en 5 Garvey Drive en Monroe Township, donde la policía encontró el cadáver.

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    EDISON, NJ — Un hombre fue detenido tras presuntamente atacar y robar el auto de una mujer en el estacionamiento de un centro comercial en Edison, esto ocurrió mientras se hacía pasar por un oficial de policía.

    John Spina, un hombre de 44 años de Sayreville, entonces condujo hasta su ciudad natal a los verdaderos policías que persiguieron el vehículo robado. En el trayecto, Spina se estrelló tres veces y se lesionó.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ- Una mujer que fue declarada culpable por un jurado de matar a su hijo, Timothy Wiltsey en 1991, ha sido condenada a cumplir 30 años en la prisión estatal.

    La noticia de la desaparición del niño ese otoño, capturó la atención de la nación, ya que su foto e información fue compartida en todas las plataformas de noticias y a lo largo de la comunidad.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—El Departamento de Policía de New Brunswick (NBPD) confirmó que una persona fue arrestada temprano en la mañana del 7 de enero, después de haber intentado robar Dany's deli y supermercado en Somerset Street.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK NJ—Un adolescente se enceuntra en serias condiciones después de ser atropellado por un vehículo en el paso peatonal cerca de su escuela el miércoles, 30 de noviembre del 2016 a las 2:45 p.m. aproximadamente.

    Según un testigo en la escena, "la gente se emepezó a reunir en las calles 4ta y 5ta a medida que llegaban los servicios de emergencia", cerca de Greater Brunsiwck Charter School (GBCS).

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    TOMS RIVER, NJ-- La policía dijo que el 29 de noviembre de 2016 arrestaron a un hombre que quemó intencionadamente a un niño de 6 años bajo su cuidado con un encendedor en una residencia en Toms River.

    Kareen Hayes, un hombre de 36 años de New Brunswick se encuentra tras las rejas en la cárcel de Ocean County en Toms River, de acuerdo con una publicación realizada en la página de Facebook del Departamento de Policía de Toms River.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK NJ—La Junta de Educación de New Brunswick (BOE) no tuvo comentarios después de que otra pelea estalló en una de sus escuelas en la mañana del 15 de noviembre.

    En este reciente incidente, un chico de 14 años fue arrestado y acusado de "delitos menores relacionados con una agresión a un miembro del facultad de la escuela," seguún el Capitán J.T Miller Del Departamento de Policía de New Brunswick (NBPD).

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    DUNELLEN, NJ-- El Presidente de la Junta Educativa de Dunellen, Phillip C. Heiney, de 67 años de edad, fue arrestado temprano en la mañana del 23 de Agosto por pornografia infantil, según las autoridades.

    Heiney, que también representa al distrito educativo de Dunellen en la Junta de la Comisión de Servicios Educativos de NJ, enfrenta cargos por presunta distribución de pornofrafía infantil en una red de intercambio.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—El supermercado Key Food ubicado en la calle Kirkpatrick, en el centro de la ciudad, repentinamente dejó de hacer entregas a ocho días después de que uno de sus vehículos se vio involucrado en un accidente de tránsito e intento de fuga.

    Key Food, como la mayoría de los supermercados en New Brunswick, ofrecía transporte hasta la casa a aquellos clientes que gastaban al menos $50 en compras de productos.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJEl año académico en las Escuelas Públicas de New Brunswick empezó el 6 de septiembre. De acuerdo con el calendario escolar publicado, el año escolar consiste de 183 días, si el clima lo permite.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ-- No cientos sino miles de estudiantes de las Escuelas Públicas New Brunswick han sido dejados sin transporte este año, después de un sorprendente cambio en la política.

    Se espera que a la próxima reunión de la Junta de Educación asistirán padres de familia molestos quienes están buscando una solución, así como también miembros de organizaciones comunitarias locales.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ-- En alguna parte de la Avenida Remsen la Policía de la ciudad estuvo investigando un ataque de violencia doméstica que involucró un “arma blanca” que empezó a las 11:50 am del día domingo, 7 de agosto.

    Pero eso fue todo lo que estuvieron dispuestos a decir sobre el incidente, confirmando también que un sospechoso no identificado fue aprehendido y que la víctima no identificada “sufrió heridas que no fueron graves como para poner su vida en peligro.”

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    BORDENTOWN, NJ—El cuerpo del hoy occiso residente de Somerset de 29 años de edad fue descubierto y removido del Río Delaware después de las 11 a.m del 27 Julio. 

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ--Un hombre fue atropellado por un vehículo deportivo utilario en frente de un edeficio de apartamentos localisado en la calle Suydam serca de la Avenida Railroad justo después de medianoche el domingo, Junio 26.

    El conductor permanesio en la hecena, pero solo despues que testigos tomaron las llaves, y le dijieron que se quedara ayi despues que intento irse, esto conforme a un residente que precencio el choque.

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    CRANBURY, NJAuthorities are offering a cash reward to anyone with information that leads to the arrest of a driver involved in a hit-and-run that injured a 13-year-old and killed her dog, "Panda."

    The crash occurred on Monday, May 10, shortly before 6:20 pm at the intersection of South Main Street and Evans Drive.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Residents were on high alert after a dead body was discovered in a construction site on Remsen Avenue, on the afternoon of May 14.

    Though police did not believe any crimes occurred in connection with that death, the incident came amid of a string of violent robberies that left three men injured in another neighborhood a few blocks away.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Crimes can occur at any time of the day, and everyone could be a victim.

    Usually, people install home security systems after a crime has been committed on or near their property, such as a package theft or a home invasion, we can although take steps to prevent this from happening.

    Many homes nationwide have a home security alarm but those alarms only go off after someone already entered the property leaving damaged and items stolen.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The school district's top official confirmed what an anonymous source told New Brunswick Today about an incident where students at New Brunswick Middle School were made to run outdoors in cold weather.

    Superintendent of Schools Aubrey Johnson said on January 18 that he was aware of the controversial December 23 incident, which rubbed some in the school community the wrong way.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Police say they have apprehended three men responsible for the death of 29-year-old Enrique Perez Galindo, who died after being robbed near his home on Hamilton Street.

    The victim was apparently "stabbed and robbed of cash outside his apartment" at about 2:30 a.m. on February 25, according to statement from the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office (MCPO).

    Perez Galindo "managed to return to his apartment," according to the statement, but he was pronounced dead at 2:39 a.m.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On January 31, agents with the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency arrested 37-year-old Javier Atlixqueno-Vaquero, a fugitive on their "most wanted" list, in New Brunswick.

    Atlixqueno-Vaquero was reportedly on the #2 spot on the dubious list of undocumented immigrants with serious criminal convictions that the government hopes to remove from the country.

    The Mexican citizen had reportedly been convicted of multiple felony charges, including sexually assaulting a minor.

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    EDISON, NJ—A man was arrested after allegedly attacking and carjacking a woman in the parking lot of an Edison strip mall, all while posing as a police officer.

    John Spina, a 44-year-old man from Sayreville, then led actual police all the way to his hometown as they chased the stolen vehicle, before Spina crashed three times and injured himself.

    The dramatic scene began to unfold on January 10 in the parking lot of the Wick Plaza shopping mall on Route 1, less than a mile from New Brunswick.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A woman who was convicted by a jury of killing her son, Timothy Wiltsey, in 1991 has been sentenced to serve 30 years in state prison.

    The nation's attention was captured by the news of his disappearance that fall, with his picture and information shared all over news platforms and throughout the community.

    Wiltsey's mother, Michele Lodzinski, kept changing her story about how or if the boy had disappeared, or if he had been abducted.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD) confirmed that one person was arrested early morning on January 7, after attempting rob Dani’s Deli And Grocery Store on Somerset Street. 

    Charles Bivens, a 32-year-old from Highland Park, was later released on January 10 under New Jersey's new pre-trial detention policies.

    Bivens was arrested and charged with Robbery and Tampering with Evidence, according to the NBPD spokesperson.

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    HELMETTA, NJ—A volunteer firefighter has been arrested on charges of possessing and distributing child pornography, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey.

    Daniel Leal, a 24-year-old man from Helmetta was arrested at his home on January 5, following an investigation done by the Helmetta Police Department and the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office (MCPO).

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    MONROE, NJ—Authorities announced on January 5 that a man was arrested after allegedly killing his 46-year-old stepfather.

    Joao C. Torres, age 26, is accused of killing his stepfather, Christopher Ernst Sr., the 46-year-old man who owned a home along with Torres' mother.

    Torres' allegedly left Ernst's body in the garage of the home they shared at 5 Garvey Drive in Monroe Township, where police found Ernst's body. 

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The city's police and fire departments were busy on the first day of 2017, dealing with a slew of bad car crashes that thankfully left no one fatally injured.

    Authorities had to respond to at least four crashes in the Hub City before sunrise on January 1, including one that knocked out power to a nursing home and the Raritan Gardens neighborhood.

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    TOMS RIVER, NJ--Police say they arrested a man on November 29 that intentionally burned a 6-year-old kid under his care with a cigarette lighter at a residence in Toms River.

    Kareem Hayes, a 36-year-old man from New Brunswick, is behind bars at the Ocean County Jail in Toms River, according to a post on the Toms River Police Department Facebook page.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK NJ—A teenager is in serious condition after being struck by a vehicle in a crosswalk near his school on Wednesday, November 30 at around 2:45PM.

    According to a witness at the scene, “people were gathering at 4th and 5th street as emergency services were arriving,” near the Greater Brunswick Charter School (GBCS).

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    NEW BRUNSWICK NJ—The New Brunswick Board of Education (BOE) had no comment after another fight broke out in one of their schools on the morning of November 15.

    In this latest incident, a 14-year-old boy was arrested and charged with "juvenile offenses consistent with an assault on a school faculty member," according to New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD) Captain JT Miller.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD) is searching for a man who stabbed another person, and fired a gun at him, during a street fight.

    The incident occurred shortly before 2 am on November 6 at the intersection of Suydam Street and Railroad Avenue.

    Police identified the person stabbed as 38-year-old Manuel Amaya, a resident from New Brunswick.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD) is investigating a hit and run crash that injured two young pedestrians on Halloween night.

    On October 31, shortly after 6:30pm, a mother and her three children were crossing Livingston Avenue at the intersection of Wellington Place and Lawrence Street when a Toyota Camry struck two of the persons,

    The victims were identified as a 14-month-old female toddler that was in her stroller and a 8-year-old girl that was walking with her. 

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On Wednesday, October 12, just after 7am, a city family was visited by some unknown law enforcement agents who threatened them with future harassment and arrests if they are seen in public.

    According to the family, who lives on Seaman Street, the officers were looking for a man who no longer lives there.

    An officer showed papers to one of the home's residents, after being asked if they had legal authority to enter the home.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Police are investigating an attack that happened shortly before midnight on Thursday, October 6 on Suydam Street near French Street.

    According to Captain J.T. Miller of the New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD), two New Brunswick residents ages 22 and 25 were “assaulted, and received non-life threatening lacerations to the abdomen.”

    Witnesses said they heard a commotion and minutes later the area was stormed by police and ambulances.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A 38-year-old Franklin Township business owner was arrested and charged with "sex crimes" in Edison and in New Brunswick, as well as for "computer theft," according to a press release issued on September 16.

    Thomas Canales was arrested at his South Lawrence Avenue home in the Somerset section of Franklin Township on September 1.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Hundreds if not thousands of New Brunswick Public School students have been left without transportation this year, after a surprising change in policy.

    The upcoming Board Of Education meeting is expected to be attended by upset parents that are looking for a resolution, and members of local community organizations.

    The meeting is set for Tuesday, September 20 at 7PM at the New Brunswick High School Auditorium, located at 1000 Somerset Street.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJThe new academic year at New Brunswick Public Schools began on Tuesday, September 6.  According to the published school calendar, the school year will consist of 183 days weather permiting.

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    FRANKLIN, NJ—A 13-year-old resident from Somerset is dead after being struck while riding his bike.

    Andrew C. Russoniello attempted to turn left from Amwell Road onto Elizabeth bike in Franklin Township on August 29 when he was struck by a 2013 Nissan Versa, Franklin Township Police Department Sgt. Philip Rizzo said.  

    The driver of that vehicle, 23-year-old Red Bank resident Robert Terracciano, remained on the scence and was not injured.

    As authorities investigated the crash, Amwell Road was closed for a few hours.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ--The city has been hosting many events through out this summer, and the weekend of August 27 is no exception.

    On August 27, downtown New Brunswick will host its First Annual Caribbean Festival.

    The event will bring Caribbean cultural music, dance and food. from 1pm-6pm on Livingston Avenue in between George Street and New Street.

    It's free and open to the public, although there will be vendors selling their merchandice for those who wish to purchase.

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    DUNELLEN, NJ--The president of the Dunellen Board of Education, 67-year-old Phillip C. Heiney, was arrested early on the morning of August 23 for child pornography, according to authorities.

    Heiney, who also represents Dunellen's school district on the board of the Educational Services Commission of NJ, faces charges for allegedly destributing child pornography on a peer-to-peer sharing network.

    Heiney was charged with second-degree distribution of child pornography and third-degree of possesion of child pornography.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The Key Food supermarket on Kirkpatrick Street in downtown abruptly stopped doing deliveries just eight days after a hit-and-run crash involving one of their vehicles.

    Key Food--like most supermarkets in New Brunswick--had offered to drive customers home if they spent at least $50 on groceries.

    As NBToday reported in February, the store was using two vans to make over 200 such "deliveries" per week.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ--Boyd Park will be home to the city's First Annual Indo-American Festival on August 13 between 12 pm and 6 pm.

    "Offering mouthwatering treats, music and theatre performances inspired by the rich tradition and culture of India," reads the event description on the New Brunswick Cultural Center website.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ--On August, 6, the Hub City Theatre Festival began with many people smiling and dancing, until one of the teenage musicians fell off a stage in downtown.

    This free event was part of the Hub City Sounds summer concert series, which kicked off in July.

    The first-annual theatre festival featured the jazz band from the New Brunswick Middle School and High School, acoustic singers, fire breathers, actors, and lots of food. 

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Recreation Park, located between Pine and Sandford Streets, and Nichol and Reservoir Avenues, hosted its grand opening on July 28, and is now open daily from sunrise to sunset.

    The opening of the park celebrates a long process of planning to refurbish the park, instigated by the Civic League of Greater New Brunswick, which began in 2013.

    At the ribbon-cutting event, Mayor Jim Cahill and Civic League President C. Roy Epps spoke to residents and summer camp program members.

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    BORDENTOWN, NJ—The body of a 29-year-old Somerset resident was discovered and removed from the Delaware River shortly after 11 a.m. on July 27.

    NJ State Police spokesperson Captain Stephen Jones confirmed that the man found at mouth of Crosswicks Creek under the I-295 overpass was Juan Alberto, also known as Juan Henry Ulloa Alberto.

    Alberto had been missing since he reportedly went for a swim in the river during a fishing trip on July 24.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ—Two people died when a vehicle that may have been racing on Route 18 lost control, and crashed into the Raritan River near the Northeast Corridor railroad viaduct on July 25.

    The crash happened at about 12:56am, just across the highway from the worldwide headquarters of Johnson & Johnson.

    Shortly thereafter, ambulances and firefighters were looking for the vehicle in the woods between the highway and the river, according to emergency radio transmissions.

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    FRANKLIN, NJ—A Franklin Township man is wanted by local police and the Somerset County Prosecutor’s office on charges of sexually assaulting two children.

    Daniel Serrano-Urbina, a resident of Somerset Street in the Somerset section of Franklin, is facing multiple charges including two counts of 1st-degree Aggravated Sexual Assault, two counts of 2nd-degree Sexual Assault, and two counts of 3rd-degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Two civilian vehicles were left with minor damage after crashes involving city police cars on June 25, according to police reports posted to the city website.

    At about 1:55am, a marked New Brunswick Police (NBPD) car driven by officer Richard Reed III struck a parked vehicle while responding to a "street fight" at the intersection of French Street and Harvey Street.

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A man was struck by a sport utility vehicle in front of an apartment building located on Suydam Street near Railroad Avenue  just after midnight on Sunday, June 26.

    The driver remained on the scene, but only after witnesses took his keys away from him, and told him to stay there after he attempted to leave, according to a nearby resident who witnessed the crash.

    The driver of the SUV was then let go after undergoing a field sobriety test administered by city police officers.