HIGHLAND PARK, NJ—Middlesex County taxpayers spent hundreds of thousands of dollars for artificial athletic fields made by FieldTurf, a company that knew they were faulty and defective, according to an investigative report by NJ.com.

According to a series of articles by Christopher Baxter and Matthew Stanmyre, the company knew for years that the fields they were selling were defective and deteriorating years ahead of when promised, yet continued to go ahead with the sales campaign.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The NJ Attorney General's Office isn't done with New Brunswick's embattled water utility just yet.

This time last year, the AG's Office was announcing that the city's former treatment plant operator pled guilty to public corruption, admitting that he covered up problems with the water supplied to customers in New Brunswick, Milltown, and parts of Franklin Township.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—City police are investigating a report of gunshots fired in broad daylight near Douglass campus of Rutgers University.

The incident occurred around noon on December 2 at the intersection of  Jones Avenue and Seaman Street, one block from the Jameson dormitories in the Second Ward of the city.

Though New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD) is investigating the alleged crime, it was Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD) that notified the public about the incident.

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