SOMERSET, NJ—Three years ago, Sally Lewis, purchased a pair of IKEA 6-drawer "MALM" dressers for a guest room in her home, but due to Ikea’s latest recall concerning a tip-over hazard, she says she’ll request a refund from the Netherlands-based company.
EDISON, NJ—Police are searching for a "gunman" wanted in connection with the shooting of a 29-year-old man at about 12:45am on June 21, according to a press release from the Edison Police Department (EPD).
The incident occurred in the parking lot outside the Kilmer Homes Apartments, a new affordable housing complex that opened in South Edison last year.
A spokesperson for the Township confirmed that police were still searching for the gunman as of June 28, one week after the shooting.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On June 25, more than 100 community members marched in solidarity with the people of one of Mexico's poorest states, Oaxaca, following a deadly police crackdown, the latest conflict between the federal government and the state's teachers.
Teresa Vivar, the leader of Lazos America Unida and one of the march's organziers, said she is concerned for the people of Oaxaca, which is her homeland, and that of many other New Brunswickers.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—City police are investigating a double-stabbing that injured one man and a 17-year-old juvenile on June 23.
The incident occurred at about 9pm inside a home on Comstock Street, but cops refuse to identify the victims, who are also suspects because they allegedly stabbed one another.
"The identity of the second individual is being withheld as its release could compromise the identity of the juvenile," said New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD) Captain JT Miller.
PISCATAWAY, NJ–A British sporting goods retailer, and Modell’s Sporting Goods, could, in collaboration, acquire about 200 Sports Authority stores, sources have told the Wall Street Journal.
While Going-out-of-business sales were held ahead of Sports Authority store closings in Piscataway, East Brunswick, and Manalapan, there are still a handful of locations still operating in the Garden State, including Union, West Long Branch, Secaucus, Hazlet, Flemington, Mount Laurel, Ramsey and two in Paramus.
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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The poorly-worded announcement of a police training exercise was cause for brief but severe alarm on the part of the campus community thanks to a frightening text message sent en masse by the university.
"Armed suspect in area of alexander library," the strange message read. "Seek a safe space and shield/secure your location TEST TEST."
It wasn't until almost ten minutes later that the university corrected the record, utilizing two follow-up messages in an attempt to clear up the confusion.