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18-Year-Old Woman Shot and Killed in Somerset, Suspect Fled to NB

SOMERSET, NJ—An 18-year-old man from Park Street shot and killed Chamari Webb, an 18-year-old woman on Battle Place in the Somerset section of the Township on August 9, according to authorities.

The tragic killing took place on the block where the young woman resided shortly before 8am on a Wednesday morning.  Webb was hospitalized and pronounced dead by 8:29am.

According to authorities, the suspect and victim encountered one another at a Millstone Road deli shortly before the fatal shooting.

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J&J Ordered to Hand Over $417 Million in Significant Talc Verdict

LOS ANGELES, CA–On August 21, a 63-year-old woman with terminal ovarian cancer won her lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) over claims its talc-based bath products caused her disease.

Eva Echeverria, like many other women currently suing J&J, used common personal hygiene products that contained talc like Johnson’s baby powder and Shower to Shower.

Echeverria was diagnosed with cancer in 2007. Now, a decade later, a jury awarded her $70 million in compensatory damages and $347 million in punitive damages.

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Naturalist Speaks About Plants and Animals at NB Public Library

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Over the past 25 years, Kathy Easton has been holding lectures and field trips to teach children and adults alike how important plants and animals are to us, and how they benefit our environment in so many ways.

Originally from Trenton, Easton lives in Cranbury and is the Founder and Director of About Birds, LLC, where she gives presentations about birds, their natural history, native plants, gardening for wildlife and more.

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Police Still Looking Man Who Snatched Purse in Downtown

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Police announced they are seeking the public's help in identifying a man who robbed a female's purse near Starbucks back on July 24.

According to the New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD) press release published three weeks after the incident, the robbery began when the thief followed the woman up Church Street after she exited the George Street Starbucks at around 8 am.

Before and after the thief took off running with the victim's purse, his image was apparently captured on multiple surveillance cameras.

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