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Police Seek Suspects In Fatal Plainfield Shooting

Authorities are looking for several suspects in a shootout in Plainfield that left a 20-year-old man dead and three others injured.

08/17/2014

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1 Dead, Several Rushed To Hospital Following Plainfield Shooting

Police say one person opened fire on W. 3rd Street and Monroe Avenue.

08/16/2014

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Ex-Plainfield Officer Gets 6 Years For Official Misconduct, Criminal Sexual Contact

A jury found the 12-year veteran guilty in December, 2012 of falsely accusing a woman of crimes and threatening her with jail unless she performed a sexual act.

04/09/2014

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2 Plainfield Men Sentenced In Fatal Shooting Of Bystander In 2011

According to Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park, 46-year-old Nelson Santos Betance had just bought a phone card in a store at the corner West Third Street and Monroe Avenue on March 21, 2011 and was sitting in his car when gunshots were fired from a nearby vehicle.

02/21/2014

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Former Plainfield Cop Convicted Of Misconduct

Samuel Woody, 43, faces up to 10 years in prison when he’s sentenced for official misconduct and criminal sexual contact.

12/12/2013

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NJ Lawmakers Want Loophole Closed In Cases Involving Failure To Disclose HIV Infection

A retired Plainfield police captain was on trial in July for having sex with women and not telling them he’s HIV positive, but was acquitted after prosecutors were barred from obtaining medical records.

09/18/2013

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Arrest Made In 2005 Plainfield Murder Case

Dorian Gillon, 49, was arrested Monday and charged with murder in connection with the beating and strangulation of a 39-year-old Plainfield woman in 2005.

09/10/2013

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Fire At Plainfield Warehouse Temporarily Disrupts NJ TRANSIT Service

The blaze reached three alarms, according to the Plainfield FD. There’s no word of injuries as yet.

07/11/2013

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Report: One Killed, Three Wounded In Early Morning Paterson Shooting

One woman was killed and three people were wounded when two gunmen opened fire on a northern New Jersey street.

06/22/2013

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N.J. Father Facing Murder Charges After Badly Beaten 3-Month-Old Dies

34-year-old Michael Bell of Plainfield was arrested late Saturday night near Penn Station in Newark. Bell fled after allegedly assaulting his 3-month-old son.

05/14/2013

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NJ Man Accused Of Beating Infant Son Caught By Police

Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow says 34-year-old Michael Bell of Plainfield was arrested late Saturday night near Penn Station in Newark, where he was planning to take a bus to an undisclosed site.

05/12/2013

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Police Search For Father Who Allegedly Beat Infant In Plainfield, N.J.

Police in Plainfield, N.J., on Saturday were looking for a father who beat and gravely injured 3-month-old infant on Friday night.

05/11/2013

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NJ Twin Babies Recovering After Being Found In Apartment With Dead Mother

Police said they found the body of 39-year-old Alice M. Jackson dead on her bed in her Plainfield apartment. Her 3-month-old twins were found responsive but dehydrated.

04/04/2013

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NJ Child Sex Assault Suspect Arrested In Texas

Authorities believe Romero had been in Honduras since fleeing the country in June 2012 after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl, prosecutors said.

04/03/2013

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Man Charged With Killing Mother In Plainfield, N.J.

A Plainfield, N.J., man was arrested early Monday and charged with the death of his mother – in the first homicide in Union County this year.

02/25/2013

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