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  1. Inside N.J.'s $52K Scotch heist: Fake names, Chilean crime rings and a booze black marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | The Jersey Journal

    It's been a year since four men stole $52,000 in high-end Scotch from a Bergen County liquor store. They made the heist look easy - popping the door of the locked glass display case, plucking out four bottles and walking out the door on a busy Friday evening - but the police investigation into the culprits has been anything but simple.


  2. Ex-Rutgers student gets 7 years in prison for drunk-driving crash that killed her friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 28 | The Jersey Journal

    An Edison woman will have to serve about six years in prison for drunkenly slamming her car into a bridge abutment earlier this year, killing her friend. Ashley Gergits was sentenced to seven years in prison Friday for the February 2018 death of Jenna Adamousky, 21, also of Edison, as well as the injuries suffered by two passengers, the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office announced.


  3. ICE wanted to deport this N.J. man over an old conviction. He fought back -- and wonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | The Jersey Journal

    After months in a detention center, the green card holder and legal resident from Highland Park won his case in immigration court last week and was released, his family said. "Today, is a great day.


  4. Storied H.S. football program cancels varsity season, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 |

    Onetime Middlesex County football power Highland Park has cancelled the remainder of its varsity football season after just one game, according to . The Owls, plagued by low participation numbers in recent years, lost a 41-0 game to Montclair Kimberley last Thursday with a roster that had dipped below 20 after having started preseason with 22. The remaining seven teams on Highland Park's schedule were notified Tuesday that the team would be suspending varsity activity the rest of the year and playing only a jayvee schedule.


  5. Gov. Murphy to scrap 5-cent plastic bag fee proposal with vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Plastic bags ready to be filled at a Stop & Shop grocery store in Highland Park on June 19, 2018.(Photo by Michael Sol Warren Sen. Bob Smith, D-Middlesex, announced the veto during a joint legislative hearing in Toms River to discuss the options to reduce plastic waste including bags, straws and micro-plastics. Parts of the room erupted in cheers at the announcement including academics and environmentalists who favor an outright ban on plastic bags rather than a fee.


  6. New concern for N.J. immigrants: Is ICE targeting some legal residents for deportation?Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2018 |

    The Filipino immigrant, who came to the U.S. legally 30 years ago, was pulled over with an air rifle, the kind that shoots pellets for hunting rabbits and squirrels, and a small amount of drugs in his car, police said. Prosecutors eventually dropped the drug charges.


  7. Shabazz boys, Schalick girls make history with 1st-ever Group 1 track titlesRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2018 |

    Led by three first place finishes from senior Dante Artis , Shabazz claimed its first Group 1 title in program history by scoring 41 points throughout Friday and Saturday. Artis claimed titles in both the 200m and 400m races, and also was a part of his team's victory in the 4x100m relay.


  8. Track & field preview: Stars, picks and more for 2018 Group meetsRead the original story

    May 31, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    The action on the track commences as the group championships kick off and moves further along the path towards the Meet of Champions. The penultimate NJSIAA meet of the 2018 season begins tomorrow with Groups 1, 4 and Non-Public A competing at Franklin Township High School and Groups 2, 3 and Non-Public B taking over Central Regional High School.


  9. Middlesex, South Brunswick win CJ1 & CJ4, Roselle's Benoit sweeps sprintsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 |

    South Brunswick won the Central Jersey, Group 4 title, Middlesex won the Central Jersey, Group 1 championship and Roselle 's Chealse Benoit completed the sprint sweep as the sectional weekend came to a close in Howell. "In the beginning, I thought I couldn't do it because I would always get tired in practice and I would just give up," Benoit said.


  10. Sex offender charged in another sting involving a teen - who was really a copRead the original story

    May 22, 2018 |

    Fourteen years ago, Harold L. Gordner II admitted sending child porn to someone he thought was a child living in New Hampshire. Turned out the teen was actually a cop and Gordner was sentenced to jail time in Pennsylvania and ordered to register as a sex offender.


  11. Woman pleads guilty to driving drunk in crash that killed friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 |

    A woman accused of driving drunk and causing a crash that killed her passenger in Highland Park has pleaded guilty. Ashley Gergits, 20, of Edison, pleaded guilty to second-degree vehicular homicide, two counts of fourth-degree assault by auto, and driving while intoxicated in the February 16 crash, the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office said Tuesday.


  12. Newborn found dead in vacant building; 3rd infant abandoned this month in N.J.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | The Times of Trenton

    Police found a newborn baby girl dead inside a vacant building on South Broad Street in Trenton Monday evening, authorities said. The infant appeared to be a day or two old, police said.


  13. Mom faces charges after her teen daughter accused in death of newborn boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 |

    The mother of a 14-year-old girl, who allegedly caused the death of her newborn son, was charged Thursday with not seeking medical care for the teen, authorities said. The Highland Park woman endangered the welfare of a child for neglecting to seek medical attention for her daughter on two occasions and that she also tampered with evidence where a crime was committed, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office.


  14. 2 newborns abandoned in 2 days as N.J. readied new push for awarenessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 |

    The babies were found in three different settings: next to a set of busy train tracks in Jersey City, at a suburban home in Highland Park and on the porch of a duplex in Trenton. In Highland Park and Trenton , they were newborns, apparently abandoned in public.


  15. Newborn dies after being found abandoned outside homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 |

    The infant was alive when it was found on the side of the home Monday afternoon but was pronounced dead after it was taken to Robert Wood University Hospital in New Brunswick, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office. The cause of death has not been announced, but an autopsy by the Middlesex County Medical Examiner has been scheduled.


  16. Infant rushed to hospital after found near death on side of houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    An injured baby boy found abandoned on the side of a home in Highland Park on Monday afternoon was rushed to the hospital, according to authorities and a news station. The infant was alive while being transported to the hospital, according to a spokeswoman for the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office.


  17. A new play asks: What is justice? Is this justice?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    "Life, Death, Life Again: Children Sentenced to Die in Prison," Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg's documentary play, isn't meant to moralize or judge, she says. What she hopes is that people to re-examine their own beliefs after hearing the true stories of perpetrators of violent crimes.


  18. 'Undocumented and unafraid' immigrants march on ICE headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Nearly 200 protesters chanting "No papers, no fear!" marched through the streets of Newark to the offices of federal immigration officials Monday to call for an extension of the DACA program for unauthorized immigrants. The protesters, who included both immigrants living in the country illegally and their supporters, shouted "Shame, shame" outside the windows of the federal building on Broad Street that houses the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, or ICE.


  19. Woman charged with causing friend's death in DWI crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    A woman already charged with drunken driving in a crash that killed her passenger friend has been additionally charged with aggravated manslaughter, the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office announced Wednesday. Ashley Gergits, 20, was driving south on Route 27 just before midnight on Feb. 16 n Highland Park when she struck a bridge abutment at River Road.


  20. Courthouse lookouts a new line of defense against immigration arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 |

    And in the last year, U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agents have also increased their presence at courthouses , according to multiple reports. The New York Times reported that 87 people were arrested at courthouses in New York City in 2017, and that 13 people have been taken into custody so far this year.


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