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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Teen Arrested In Shooting That Wounded 5-Year-Old Boy In New Jersey

Attempted murder charges were filed Saturday against an 18-year-old man from North Plainfield, N.J., who allegedly opened fire on a Plainfield street and shot a 5-year-old boy in the face this week.


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5-Year-Old New Jersey Boy Struck In The Face By Stray Bullet

Police are searching for a suspect who opened fire on a Plainfield street on Thursday afternoon.


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Plainfield Woman Severely Burned After Refrigerator Explodes In Home

Martiza Matea suffered burns on about 60 percent of her body after the unit’s compressor apparently exploded around 7 p.m. Tuesday, authorities said.


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14-Year-Old Plainfield Boy Charged In Deadly Stabbing

The teen was arrested several hours after the stabbing around 7 p.m. Tuesday on Watchung Avenue.