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2 hrs ago | Courier News
The Somerset County Prosecutor's Office has released a composite sketch of a suspect wanted in a township home invasion this month.
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6 hrs ago | NJ.com
The number of county residents over the age of 62 has grown by 28 percent since 2000, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
10 hrs ago | NJ.com
A Bound Brook man has been on trial in Somerville in the alleged sexual assault and endangerment of a 6-year-old girl.
12 hrs ago | Courier News
The Somerset County Park Commission has announced that Gift Certificates for golf and related golf items at any of the Somerset County Park Commission facilities are now available online at www.somersetcountyparks.org .
16 hrs ago | NJ.com
The Division of Corrections in the county Department of Public Safety and Health Services recognizes an outstanding staff member each year, after officers are nominated by their peers.
18 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
The Somerset Patriots presented a check in the amount of $3,800 for the purchase of 98 copies of 'Natural Beauty: Somerset County Parks' by Clifford W. Zink to be distributed to every school and library in Somerset County.
Snow is already impacting the morning commute today, and will continue to fall steadily into the late morning and early afternoon, according to the National Weather Service .
Gerard Richardson walks down the hallway with his attorney Vanessa Potkin and his sister Yvette Green after Superior Court Judge Julie Marino cleared him of the murder charges in the 1994 killing of an Elizabeth woman in Somerset County.
Breana Cox, a junior in the Cosmetology and TOPS alternative program, has been selected as Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School's Student of the Month for December 2013.
A judge in New Jersey on Tuesday is expected to fully exonerate a man who served 19 years for a murder he says he did not commit.
The next "Buy One, Bring One" collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need will be held Friday, Dec. 20. "During the holiday season, the demand at the Food Bank Network of Somerset County is greater than ever," said Freeholder Patricia Walsh, who spearheaded the BOBO Fridays program.
Superior Court Judge Robert Reed, pictured in this file photo, agreed today to release a Hillsborough woman who admitted to the fraudulent use of her father's credit card, but warned her to remain "clean and sober."
Due to a forecast of snowy weather and slick road conditions during the early morning rush hour on Tuesday, all branches of the Somerset County Library System will have a delayed opening at 12 noon, Tuesday, December 14. Please call the local branch and visit the library's website at http://www.sclsnj.org for additional information.
SOMERVILLE - A convicted sex offender was indicted last week for allegedly having sexual contact with and attempting to sexually assault a 14-year-old girl over a nearly two-year period at locations in Somerset County and Newark, court documents state.
The following senior centers operated by the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 17, due to anticipated inclement weather: Raritan, Quail Brook, Warrenbrook, Hillsborough, Manville, Montgomery and the Senior Wellness Center in Bernards.
The largest business meeting in the history of Somerset County honored three growing companies, one longtime community activist, and sought to build on a mission to make the county the place to work, live and play in 2014.
It was a special delivery that sent a 25-year-old woman to jail. Latoya Drew was arrested Thursday morning after the U.S. Postal Service delivered a package containing about 18 pounds of marijuana to her home, Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey D. Soriano said Monday.