NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–New Brunswick police announced yesterday that they are investigating a shooting that occurred early on Saturday, September 6 near the intersection of Handy Street and Jersey Avenue.

Officers responded to a disturbance call phoned in by a passerby around 2:30 am and shortly afterward, police radio transmissions indicate that shots had been fired.

A 45-year-old New Brunswick resident named Enrique Perez suffered a gunshot wound to his buttock, according to a press statement issued by police.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Governor Chris Christie will be traveling to Mexico today and spending a total of three days south of the border this week, according to his public schedule.

Christie and his delegation of New Jersey leaders will meet with Mexican business leaders with the goal of promoting “increased trade, economic growth, job creation and higher education in both New Jersey and Mexico.”

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—Thousands of local residents along with a plethora of community organizations turned out Saturday for the second "Ciclovia" of 2014, which blocked off 3.2 miles of city streets to vehicular traffic.

The practice, originating in Bogota, Columbia, temporarily closes down streets to automobiles and opens the roads for residents to walk, bike, skate, or participate in other healthy activities.  Yesterday's event marked the third Ciclovia held in the Hub City.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–On Saturday, June 14, the American Conference on Diversity's annual Diversity Stride Walk-a-thon was held in Buccleuch Park.

The organization sought to raise money towards their education and awareness programs while spreading their organization's message of togetherness.

“This day is dedicated to promoting community unity,” says the American Conference on Diversity President and CEO Elizabeth Williams-Riley.

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