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Three children were struck and injured by a vehicle driven by the city fire director in New Brunswick, N.J. on Tuesday, May 6. (Credit: CBS 2)

New Brunswick Fire Director Who Struck Kids Has Been In 19 Car Accidents Since 2002

A spokeswoman for the city said Robert Rawls received summonses for careless driving and failure to stop for a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

05/09/2014

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Police: Teen ‘Glow Parties’ Can Be Dangerous Or Even Deadly

“Glow parties” are popular among teenagers. But police said music and dancing is not all that is going on, and they have issued a warning to parents.

04/11/2014

William McCaw (credit: Handout)

Reward Offered In Murder Of Kean College Student Near Rutgers Campus

Middlesex County, N.J. Crime Stoppers announced Saturday that they are offering cash rewards in the case of a 22-year-old Kean University student who was beaten to death last month in New Brunswick.

03/01/2014

Jorge Borrero (file/credit: Middlesex Prosecutor’s Office)

Carteret Man Sentenced To 18 Years In Prison For 2011 Fatal Shooting

Acting Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey says Jorge Borrero of Carteret must serve about 16 years before he becomes eligible for parole. He also will have to serve five years of supervised release once he’s freed from prison.

01/22/2014

Perth Amboy Police Shooting

Fatal Perth Amboy Police-Involved Shooting Under Investigation

Dixon Rodriguez died Tuesday afternoon just steps from his Hall Avenue home. Police shot and killed the 32-year-old man after he allegedly tried to attack them.

12/05/2013

Srijan Saha (credit: CBS 2)

Edison Teen’s Apparent Suicide-Homicide Crash Leaves Fellow Students ‘Shocked’

The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office and Edison police said the specific cause of the crash remained under investigation, but that it has been classified as a “suicide-homicide.”

10/17/2013

Ali Behzad and Mohammad Zia were killed in a crash that reportedly involved an underage driver in Edison, N.J. (Credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Teen Driver Sought To Kill Himself In Edison Crash

Prosecutors in Middlesex County, N.J., have determined that the 15-year-old boy who killed himself and three others when he crashed head-on into another vehicle had sought to commit suicide.

10/16/2013

Jaclyn P. Melillo has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting two male students, authorities announced Oct. 11, 2013. (credit: Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office)

Sayreville Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting 2 Students

According to police, Jaclyn P. Melillo, 25, has been charged with two counts of sexual assault and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

10/11/2013

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Authorities Search For Vehicle, Driver In Fatal New Brunswick Hit-And-Run

The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office says 52-year-old Silvia Reyes-Ramos was hit by a Ford Edge while she was crossing Somerset Street at the intersection of Alexander Street in New Brunswick around 7 p.m. Friday.

04/02/2012

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New Details Released In Woodbridge Center Mall Shooting

The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office and Woodbridge police said the suspect, 45-year-old Andres Garcia of Paterson, was killed by a single gunshot to the head after Woodbridge Officer Edward Barrett Jr. repeatedly ordered him to drop his weapon.

03/10/2012

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Dharun Ravi’s Police Interrogation Played For Jurors In Court

Ravi talked to police the day after his Rutgers roommate, Tyler Clementi, committed suicide by jumping off the George Washington Bridge.

03/07/2012

Dharun Ravi in court on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Detective: Tyler Clementi Saved Dharun Ravi’s Tweets

A detective testified Tuesday that a Rutgers University student saved screenshots of his roommate’s Twitter postings that said he was seen on a video chat “making out with a dude” and “daring” others to watch.

03/06/2012

Five people were killed and four others injured in a house fire in South Plainfield, NJ on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

4 Children, Grandmother Killed In South Plainfield House Fire

Killed in the fire were 62-year-old Ann Jefferson and four of her grandchildren: 2-year-old Elijah, 3-year-old Christopher, 12-year-old Alize and 7-year-old Tyler.

02/23/2012