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9 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Linden man charged in sexual assault of girl, 13, who he met online, authorities say

Authorities say a Linden man is being held on $100,000 bail on charges he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl that he met online.

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Related Topix: Linden, NJ

15 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

After threatening discrimination suit, Rutgers police chief retired with $136K settlement

Michael Lattimore, the former police chief at Rutgers-New Brunswick and Rutgers-Newark, retired this year after receiving a settlement equal to one year's salary.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Criminal Defense Law, Law

19 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Sidewalk showdown: Small N.J. town and residents battling over crackdown on unsafe walkways

Spray-painted X's mark the spots on the Highland Park sidewalks where the borough is requiring homeowners to replace the concrete walkways.

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Related Topix: Highland Park, NJ, New Brunswick, NJ

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Courier News

New Raritan River book ties together boroughs, familiesNew Raritan...

New Raritan River book ties together boroughs, families Historian authors new unique book, "Along the Raritan River: South Amboy to New Brunswick" Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/VFzVb1 The river that flows through more than 15 boroughs in New Jersey and was labeled the "Queen of rivers" by an 1800s poet has gone through ... (more)

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Related Topix: New Brunswick, NJ, South Amboy, NJ

Courier News

Weekly Jewish self-help group serves Central JerseyWeekly Jewish...

Residents confronted with addiction and recovery issues are able to seek help in a safe space while tying in faith, thanks to the JRecovery self-help group sponsored by the Jewish Family Services of Middlesex County.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

NJ.com

New Brunswick fire director who hit kids at crosswalk pleads guilty

New Brunswick Fire Director Robert Rawls has plead guilty to a charge of careless driving following an accident that injured three children.

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Related Topix: New Brunswick, NJ, Family, Kids

Courier News

Union County says immigration lockups violate rightsUnion County says ...

Union County says immigration lockups violate rights Another county stops honoring ICE detention requests Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1oOKrd8 Union County has joined a growing list of jurisdictions that have chosen to limit their cooperation with federal immigration officials.

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Related Topix: US News, Third Circuit Court of Appeals

Courier News

Route 18 bridges over Route 1 to be replacedRoute 18 bridges over...

New Jersey Department of Transportation officials announced the start of a project to replace and widen the Route 18 bridges over Route 1 in New Brunswick, Middlesex County.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, New Jersey, Trenton, NJ, New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University

TheAlternativePress.com

Edison Mayor Accepts "Ice Bucket Challenge" for ALS

EDISION, NJ Mayor Thomas Lankey has accepted two separate challenges to join the fight against ALS from Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac and state Sen. Peter J. Barnes III.

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Related Topix: Edison, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Easter Seals New Jersey Prepares Youths With Disabilities For The 21st Century Workforce

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ If you live in Central New Jersey and you listen to radio, it's possible you've heard something Brian helped produce.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, East Brunswick, NJ, North Brunswick, NJ, Education Etc., Piscataway, NJ

The Jersey Journal

N.J. man who sexually assaulted and photographed child gets 34 years in prison

Melvin Calix-Antunez was sentenced to 34 years in prison for sexually assaulting and photographing a child.

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Related Topix: New Brunswick, NJ

Mon Aug 18, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Plainfield Man Pleads Guilty to Drug and Weapons Offenses

ELIZABETH, N.J. A Plainfield man that pled guilty to drug and weapons charges on Monday is expected to be sentenced to 11 years in state prison, according to acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park.

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Related Topix: Elizabeth, NJ, Plainfield, NJ, State Prisons, Prison, Union County, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Police chase in Metuchen ends in arrest of South Plainfield man

A South Plainfield man is in the Middlesex County jail after he led police through the borough and onto Route 1 before he pulled over, but not before he caused an accident.

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Related Topix: South Plainfield, NJ, Metuchen, NJ, Plainfield, NJ

The Jersey Journal

1 Plainfield shooting victim still in critical condition

Authorities said one person remains in critical condition following Saturday's shooting in Plainfield in which another man was killed.

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Related Topix: Plainfield, NJ, New Brunswick, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Gas prices in N.J. fall to their lowest levels since February

The average price for a gallon of gas in New Jersey is now $3.27, as demand has weakened and production continues to increase.

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Related Topix: Union County, NJ

The Jersey Journal

N.J. woman who slipped in Piscataway hotel parking lot awarded $1.35M

The Extended Stay America hotel in Piscataway. A woman who slipped there four years ago was awarded $1.35 million by a jury earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Piscataway, NJ

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Jersey Journal

A link to Middlesex County's past on display at the county courthouse in New Brunswick

The lintel that stood over the door of the original 1797 Middlesex County Jail, is now on display at the county courthouse in New Brunswick.

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Related Topix: New Brunswick, NJ, East Brunswick, NJ, Highland Park, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Learn to be a Great Cook at Middlesex County College

This fall, you can learn how to be a great amateur chef. "Today's Table" will be held in Crabiel Hall's culinary lab on the Edison campus.

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Related Topix: Dining, Life, Food, Recipes, Edison, NJ, Baked Goods, Bread

The Jersey Journal

Princeton chamber asks freeholders to invest in local tourism with branding study, smartphone app

TRENTON - The region's tourism industry has bounced back from the recession, according to Princeton Regional Chamber of Commerce officials who are looking to build on that growth.

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Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, Mercer County, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Somerset County, NJ

Sat Aug 16, 2014

NJ.com

Highlands Act backers need to show us the money: Mulshine

Preserving farmland like this is a wonderful idea but the farmers need to be compensated for their lost land value.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Tom Cruise, Warren County, NJ, Opinion

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