NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ— Motivado por el éxito en la recaudación de $7.000 en 2015, el Departamento de Bomberos de New Brunswick (NBFD) continuará vistiéndose de rosa durante el mes de octubre para recaudar dinero y crear conciencia sobre el cáncer de mama.
CARTERET, NJ–Two men, one from Cartertet and another from Essex County, are headed to state prison for their role in the death of a Maryland man who was visiting relatives in Carteret on April 5, 2013.
Their victim, Deonte Shackleford, was just 26 years old when he was shot and killed in the borough, during his visit from Baltimore.
Both 24-year-old Daniel Gillens, of Newark, and 30-year-old Hakeem Mercer, of Carteret, had pleaded guilty to lesser crimes than the ones they had been charged with in a plea deal with prosecutors.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–Matt Mischler has been a nightmare for the New Brunswick Zebras' soccer team.
Collectively, he has scored seven goals against them in three matches, including a hat-trick to knock them out of the semifinals of the state tournament last season.
The new Red Division champion Monroe Falcons (14-1-1) are 3-0 against the Zebras (11-3-2) within the past year, having beaten them 4-1 in a match earlier on.
JAMESBURG, NJ—Law enforcement officials announced the arrest of a 50-year-old resident of Jamesburg after the man allegedly texted "a lewd photo of himself" to an undercover cop who was pretending to be a 15-year-old girl.
Linus Germe was arrested and charged on the evening of October 5, according to the official statement from the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office (MCPO).
DEERFIELD, IL—Walgreens Boots Alliance, which operates 146 Walgreens stores in New Jersey, reported better than expected quarterly profit, although sales came up light.
The drugstore giant also extended its deadline to acquire Rite Aid, saying the $17 billion merger should close by January 27, 2017, rather than the end of this month, according to a news release.
If approved, the deal would yield the largest drugstore chain in the country.
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office (MCPO) issued a press release on September 30 touting three arrests that resulted in the "recovery" of what they claimed was $20,000 worth of heroin, as well as six handguns and a bulletproof vest.
The official statement claimed the trio was "running a street-level drug sales operation that netted thousands of dollars annually."
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Believe it or not, this game was tied 7-7 at halftime, but ended with a total of 53 points on the scoreboard.
It was a tale of two halves for the New Brunswick Zebras football team, who were clicking on offense in the second half and pulled away from the Edison Eagles on homecoming night to pick up another Red Division win.
It was also a big night for Zebras quarterback Jah'Bree Seawright-Jeffery, one of the team's most gifted and talented athletes.