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Wednesday | via Town Topics
INSIDE STUFF: Princeton University men's basketball player Hans Brase goes up for a dunk last Sunday against visiting Rowan University. Comment?
Wednesday | via The Jersey Journal
The stone monument unveiled Sunday in front of the Princeton municipal building at 400 Witherspoon St. is a fitting tribute to Harris, who served with the Princeton Borough Police Department between 1943 and 1946. While heading to his sift on Feb. 2, 1946, Harris, only the second African-American patrolman in the department, heard gunfire at the Witherspoon Social Club near his home on John Street and responded to investigate. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 27 | via The Jersey Journal
WEST WINDSOR - A Medford woman who was being taken by ambulance to a psychiatric facility assaulted an EMT and escaped the ambulance before being captured at a Wawa after a search, police said Tuesday. The 32-year-old woman was being transferred from one psychiatric facility to another on Jan. 20 when she became uncooperative and unbuckled herself from the ambulance's stretcher, Sgt. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 21 | via The Raw Story
On August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri, 18-year-old unarmed African-American Michael Brown was shot and killed by officer Darren Wilson after an altercation with Wilson as he sat in his police cruiser. Witness accounts vary, but what is known is that before encountering Wilson, Brown reportedly stole some cigarillos from a local store, As Brown and a friend walked down the middle of the street towards home, they were told to get on the sidewalk by Wilson which eventually led to a scuffle in which Brown was shot once by Wilson, Brown then began quickly walking away. Comment?
Monday Jan 19 | via WHDH
Today is Thursday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2015. There are 343 days left in the year. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 14 | via Town Topics
Julian Edgren, 20, appeared in Princeton Municipal Court Monday following his arrest last week on drugs related offenses. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 13 | via The Jersey Journal
Trenton resident Jedidiah Neverson is accused of assaulting a man in Princeton, leaving his victim with a broken nose, jaw. PRINCETON - A Trenton man has been charged breaking a man's jaw and nose during an attempted robbery in November outside the Nassau Inn in Princeton, authorities said Tuesday. Comment?
Monday Jan 12 | via The Jersey Journal
Officer Walter B. Harris served with what was then the Princeton Borough Police Department between 1943 and 1946. He was the second African American patrolman within the department. Comment?
Thursday Jan 8 | via The Daily Princetonian
A gang of young thieves, who call themselves "The Bling Ring of Princeton," has allegedly been taking petty items from the Princeton University Store, the Princeton Police Department reported in a press release. Items stolen include a banana, the lid of a can of ramen, a grape, the cap of a pen, a granola bar and various other sundry non-valuables. Comment?
Dec 27, 2014 | via New Jersey Herald
A high school basketball tournament on the Northern California coast has become the latest flashpoint in the nationwide protests over police killings of unarmed black men. A high school basketball tournament on the Northern California coast has become the latest flashpoint in the ongoing protests over police killings of unarmed black men after a school was disinvited because of concerns its... New Jersey police say two officers were on foot in Cliffside Park when they were hit by a car in the suburban New York City borough. Comment?
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