NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Funnyman and star of MTV2's "Guy Code," Damien Lemon will be bringing the laughs to downtown New Brunswick this weekend.

The comedian is set to perform five shows at the Stress Factory on Church Street.  The shows are open to anyone 16 or older and tickets are $20.

There is an opportunity to save $2.00 if you share the event with your Facebook friends at checkout.

Lemon will be performing at the Stress Factory at the following show times:

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ— Aggravated assaults, and those involving dangerous weapons, were up 47% during the first eleven months of 2014 in New Brunswick, compared to the same period in 2013, according to New Jersey State Police crime statistics.

From January through November 2014, the New Brunswick Police Department investigated at least 160 assaults that either involved a dangerous weapon or were categorized as "aggravated assaults," including a 65% increase in assaults involving a gun over the previous year's stats.

NEW BRUNSWICKPorfirio Nunez-Mosquea, a 27-year old resident of North Brunswick, was sentenced to serve up to 39 years in prison for the kidnapping and attempted sexual assault of a 20-year old woman.

As we have previously reported, Nunez-Mosquea grabbed a woman who was walking on Rutgers Street, near Livingston Avenue, and forced her into a van at gunpoint.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Rutgers Business School student Maneesha Singh passed away on December 30, according to an email sent by Rutgers-New Brunswick Chancellor Richard Edwards.

After transferring from Santa Rosa Junior College in California in 2011, Singh attended Rutgers to pursue an accounting degree in the Business School.

"She was the most vibrant person I had ever come across in my life. She had this care-free attitude and never let anything bring her down. She passed this quality on to me," says her best friend, Ritu Mishra.

TRENTON, NJ—Twenty-two-year-old Rutgers student Billy Roy Ouch was killed after being struck by a 2006 Mazda on Route 129 in his hometown of Trenton.

The incident occurred on Monday, December 22 at approximately 9:15pm, where Ouch appears to have been crossing Route 129 at Lalor Street against the light, according to an article written by Keith Brown of Times of Trenton.

Ouch was pronounced dead at 9:50pm.  There is no information on the driver available at this time.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The New Brunswick Police Department is looking for the three masked men they say are responsible for a robbery that occurred on Sunday, December 21, at approximately 9:10 PM.

The incident occurred at the Campus Deli convenience store located on 82 Senior Street in New Brunswick.

Three masked perpetrators robbed Campus Deli at gun-point before fleeing the scene. Their location is still unknown at this time.

Fortunately, the victim of this crime was not physically injured. 

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—City police are investigating a robbery that occurred on Saturday, December 20, at approximately 10:24pm in the parking lot of Hamilton Garden Apartments at 300 Hamilton Street.

The victim reported that during a prearranged meeting he was approached by two male perpetrators that demanded his property then struck him in the face with a firearm.

The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and was treated by Emergency Medical Services. 

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ—Authorities say that a group of Texas-based robbers responsible for the string of home invasions against Asian-Indian families in Middlesex County made it all the way back to Houston, Texas before being captured by police last week.

The alleged robbers, identified as Chaka Castro, 39, Juan Olaya, 34, Octavius Scott, 22, and Johnisha Williams, 19, will be extradited to New Jersey where they will each be held on $1.25 million bail.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Michael J. Murray, a Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences student, passed away this weekend, according to Richard L. Edwards, Chancellor of the Rutgers-New Brunswick campus.

"The Rutgers community is saddened by this tragic news, and we offer our thoughts and prayers to Michael’s family and to all his friends," Edwards states in the email.

Michael Murray, a resident of Califon Borough in Hunterdon County, transferred to Rutgers in 2013 from the County College of Morris.