NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—It is now much harder for New Jerseyans to obtain public records from their local, county, and state government agencies after an emergency law passed in four days and signed by the Governor. Among the most devastating blows to government transparency in recent memory were Assembly bill A-3849,Continue Reading

UPDATE: The suspect Roberto Lopez surrendered to authorities on the morning of April 29, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office. NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet announced that authorities are “actively searching” for Roberto Lopez, a New Brunswick man who they have charged with killing his own brother.Continue Reading

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ—A tractor trailer crash on Route 1 caused about 150 gallons of diesel fuel to spill into waterways near where the New Brunswick Water Utility draws its drinking water. The city’s Water Treatment Plant typically treats water sucked out of the Westons Mill Pond, but the utility isContinue Reading

EDISON, NJ—Local nursing homes, including a state-run “veterans home,” are among Central New Jersey’s most deeply affected by outbreaks of COVID-19, according to newly-released data on over 400 facilities. The Menlo Park Veterans Home in Edison was the site of 86 cases of the disease associated with 25 deaths there,Continue Reading