Middlesex County

L-R: Chaka Castro, Octavius Scott, Johnisha Williams, Juan Fernando Olaya. (credit: Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office)

4 Texans Charged In String Of New Jersey Home Invasions

The robberies began late in October and have occurred in Edison, South Plainfield and Old Bridge.

12/15/2014

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N.J. Child Care Worker Charged In Death Of 2-Month-Old

A central New Jersey day care worker faces a criminal charge stemming from the death of a two-month-old boy.

12/06/2014

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Police Probe 5th Home Invasion Targeting South Asian And Indian Residents In NJ

Police in Old Bridge said a group of men entered a home there, restrained family members and stole cash and jewelry on Saturday night.

11/30/2014

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Police: New Brunswick Man Restrained By Family Becomes Ill, Dies

Authorities say an emotionally disturbed man who apparently was trying to hurt himself became ill while being restrained by family members and later died.

11/22/2014

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NJ Animal Shelter Quarantined After Inspection Finds Animals In Critical Condition

A central New Jersey animal shelter has been quarantined following an inspection by Middlesex County health officials and the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

11/15/2014

Police are investigating a possible home invasion in Edison, NJ on Oct. 31, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Police Probe Edison Home Invasion That May Be Linked To Others In Middlesex County

Police are investigating a home invasion in Edison that may be connected to a series of violent break-ins in Middlesex County.

10/31/2014

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Indictment Alleges 4 Edison Officers Planned Retaliation Against Cop

Among other individual counts, the officers — Michael Dotro, Victor Aravena, William Gesell and Brian Favretto — all face conspiracy and official misconduct charges.

10/26/2014

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Board Of Education Continues Suspension Of Sayreville High School Football Coaches

The Board of Education has continued the suspensions of the Sayreville War Memorial High School football coach and his staff, CBS 2’s Lou Young reported Tuesday night.

10/21/2014

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Middlesex Prosecutor Weighs Whether To Bump Up Sayreville Charges To Adult Court

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey’s office has charged seven Sayreville varsity football players with sexually assaulting four younger teammates during several hazing rituals in the locker room. He talked exclusively to CBS 2 on Monday.

10/20/2014

Michelle Lodzinski appears in court in New Brunswick, N.J., on Sept. 16, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Michelle Lodzinski Pleads Not Guilty In Son’s 1991 NJ Murder

Michelle Lodzinski is charged with killing Timothy Wiltsey in 1991, but her attorney has said she “adamantly denies” the charges.

09/16/2014

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Mother Charged In Son’s Death To Return To NJ

Michelle Lodzinski waived extradition when she appeared in court in Martin County, Florida, on Thursday.

09/04/2014

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Florida Mom Charged In New Jersey Cold Case Death Appears In Court

Michelle Lodzinski is charged in the death of her 5-year-old son who was reported missing from a carnival in New Jersey in 1991.

08/07/2014

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Police In 2 NJ Counties Being Trained In Use Of Heroin Anti-Overdose Drug As Part Of Pilot Program

Police in all 32 Ocean County municipalities are now being trained to administer nasal shots of Narcan. Gov. Chris Christie announced a pilot program Wednesday.

04/02/2014

The scene of a fatal car crash in Edison, NJ on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigating After Teen Driver, 2 Men Killed In Edison Crash

Middlesex County authorities say the crash occurred around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday on Route 27 in Edison Township. All three victims were township residents.

10/15/2013

Weapons collected at a gun buyback in Keansburg, N.J. - March 9, 2013 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Nearly 16,000 Guns Netted In Recent N.J. Buyback Events

Gun buyback events held in Middlesex County, N.J. last weekend netted more than 1,800 weapons, state officials announced Wednesday.

10/02/2013

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