In a stunning and unprecedented ruling, the New Jersey Supreme Court overturned its own decision, throwing out a murder conviction against a mother accused of killing her young son more than thirty years ago.
Law & Public Safety
Public safety in New Brunswick and around Middlesex County, plus the judicial system and state law enforcement
After Longtime Chief’s Retirement, Old Bridge PD Still Without Permanent Leader
Nearly eight months after the retirement of longtime Police Chief William Volkert, a process to select the new chief of the Old Bridge Police Department is still incomplete.
Rutgers Football Players Arrested on Charges They Shot People With Paintballs
The Rutgers University Police Department arrested two athletes on the school’s football team after they allegedly shot three people with paintballs while driving around Rutgers’ Livingston campus on the night of September 20.
Monroe Community Garden Keeps Growing Strong Despite Pandemic
The Garden State offers community gardens with free or low cost access for the public to enjoy the outdoor scenery and practice their green thumbs, including many right here in Middlesex County.
Nearly 75 Displaced, Some With Injuries, in Carteret Apartment Complex Fire
One of the six buildings in Carteret’s Bristol Station apartment complex was destroyed in a fire that began at approximately 2 p.m. on July 23, leaving dozens of people homeless and causing an unknown number of injuries.
Monroe Man Charged with Manslaughter After Another Fatal Crash in Old Bridge
A 40-year-old man from Monroe was charged with Aggravated Manslaughter, Vehicular Homicide, and three counts of Assault by Auto after being involved in a fatal crash that resulted in the death of Ciara Gee, a 20-year-old woman from Raleigh, North Carolina.
NJ Transit to Use Condemnation Case to Acquire Storage Facility Locations
New Jersey Transit began pursuing a condemnation case attempting to acquire some of the land located at 120 Jersey Avenue as part of a $184,493,910 federal project to build a facility that will store and protect train cars.