NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The family of a victim killed earlier this year, just a few steps from his Hamilton Street apartment will soon be served justice.

According to the June 26 press release from the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office (MCPO), the three men accused of taking the life of 29-year-old Enrique Perez Galindo, a father of four kids who was killed during a random robbery, have pled guilty to manslaughter.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The summer of 1967 saw racial tensions flare into violence and civil unrest in Detroit, Newark, and more than 100 other cities across the country.

The volatile year saw 159 riots nationwide, and informed the country of black frustration and agitations for civil rights.

While New Brunswick was not immune from the unrest, no one was killed here and many view it as a key turning point in the city's history.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–The Rutgers University 4-H Summer Science program took place on July 10-14 on the university's Cook Campus.

The program is designed to enrich young people’s interest and competency in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), as well as develop "ambassadors," who share their experience and knowledge of STEM topics and campus life with other students in their hometown.

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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ—Award-winning local hip hop artist Jason Fraticelli, better known by his stage name "Silent Knight," will be hosting a fundraiser on Friday, July 27 to raise awareness on the serious issue of human trafficking.

The event, starting at 7pm, is to take place at Pino's Gift Basket Shoppe and Wine Cellar. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $10. 

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ—Police continue to investigate a fatal shooting at the Loop Inn Motel in Woodbridge that claimed the life of 21-year-old Bronx resident Andrew Torres.

The shooting took place at the couples-themed motel, located on Rodgers Street in the Avenel section of the township, just before 5 a.m. on June 21.

Torres was pronounced dead later that day, while another victim, a 24-year-old Bronx man, was critically injured.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Summer time means movie time in New Brunswick as the the State Theater presents free movie screenings at 15 Livingston Avenue.

There are still three films left to be screened in the series of six this summer.  Each film is shown twice, once in the morning and once in the evening to accomodate families.

Coming up on Tuesday, July 25, the historic theatre will be showing Zootopia, a comedy/adventure animation.

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