NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On July 13, Detectives arrested a registered nurse from Perth Amboy who worked at both of the New Brunswick's hospitals on charges of sexual assault.

Wilber Hernandez, a 29-year-old who previously worked at three different hospitals in Northern New Jersey, is accused of inappropriate sexual contact with two different patients since he started working at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital on July 25, 2016.

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CAMP HILL, PA—Rite Aid Corporation announced on June 29 that it will sell 2,186 stores to larger competitor Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA), for $5.175 billion in cash in a wide-ranging deal.

Walgreens said it expects the initial closing of the transaction within six months, after which it will begin buying the Rite Aid stores and switch them to Walgreens stores.

The drugstore chain also said it would terminate the merger agreement announced in 2015, which failed to win antitrust approval. 

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Middlesex County Youth Conservation Corps is accepting applications until August 18 from individuals ages 16 and up.

The Conservation Corps is recruiting young people to work Saturdays during the fall, from September 30 through November 18. Crew members will earn $10.00 per hour.

The group works to protect and preserve over 8,000 acres of open space owned and maintained by Middlesex County – primarily in Old Bridge, Monroe Township, and South Brunswick.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—New Brunswick's police department continues to fight accusations of corruption and racism from a number of litigants, including some of its own police officers.

Taxpayers have already paid over $341,000 for private attorneys to defend seven-term Mayor James Cahill and two other officials in two explosive cases filed more than five years ago.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—On April 6, the Rutgers University Board of Governors quietly passed a new policy that makes any student activity that disrupts "University activity, class lecture, adminstrative function, or official University business" an offense under the school's "Student Code of Conduct."

The new policy is a revision to a so-called "disruption policy" that has existed since 1974, according to President Bob Barchi.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Throughout the 1990’s and 2000’s, young kids were enamored with radio-controlled (RC) vehicles.

Some found it even more exciting if those vehicles could fly, like RC planes and helicopters.

These primitive radio remote-controlled contraptions proved to be precursors to devices that are now classified officially as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s), which are sometimes referred to as drones.

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