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Always on the scene covering live, breaking news in and around New Brunswick, NJ | Comprometido A Traer Las Noticias Más Actualizadas A La Comunidad De New Brunswick, NJ

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Teenage Musician Falls Off Stage During Hub City Theatre Festival

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–On August, 6, the Hub City Theatre Festival began with many people smiling and dancing, until one of the teenage musicians fell off a stage in downtown.

This free event was part of the Hub City Sounds summer concert series, which kicked off in July.

The first-annual theatre festival featured the jazz band from the New Brunswick Middle School and High School, acoustic singers, fire breathers, actors, and lots of food. 

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Missing Somerset Man Found Dead in Delaware River

BORDENTOWN, NJ—The body of a 29-year-old Somerset resident was discovered and removed from the Delaware River shortly after 11 a.m. on July 27.

NJ State Police spokesperson Captain Stephen Jones confirmed that the man found at mouth of Crosswicks Creek under the I-295 overpass was Juan Alberto, also known as Juan Henry Ulloa Alberto.

Alberto had been missing since he reportedly went for a swim in the river during a fishing trip on July 24.

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Two Former NBHS Students Die as Vehicle Crashes Into Raritan

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ—Two people died when a vehicle that may have been racing on Route 18 lost control, and crashed into the Raritan River near the Northeast Corridor railroad viaduct on July 25.

The crash happened at about 12:56am, just across the highway from the worldwide headquarters of Johnson & Johnson.

Shortly thereafter, ambulances and firefighters were looking for the vehicle in the woods between the highway and the river, according to emergency radio transmissions.

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Fugitive From Franklin Faces Charges of Sexual Assaults on Two Children

FRANKLIN, NJ—A Franklin Township man is wanted by local police and the Somerset County Prosecutor’s office on charges of sexually assaulting two children.

Daniel Serrano-Urbina, a resident of Somerset Street in the Somerset section of Franklin, is facing multiple charges including two counts of 1st-degree Aggravated Sexual Assault, two counts of 2nd-degree Sexual Assault, and two counts of 3rd-degree Endangering the Welfare of a Child.

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No Charges After Pedestrian Struck on Suydam Street

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—A man was struck by a sport utility vehicle in front of an apartment building located on Suydam Street near Railroad Avenue  just after midnight on Sunday, June 26.

The driver remained on the scene, but only after witnesses took his keys away from him, and told him to stay there after he attempted to leave, according to a nearby resident who witnessed the crash.

The driver of the SUV was then let go after undergoing a field sobriety test administered by city police officers.