Somerset County

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Judge Raises Bail For N.J. Woman Accused Of Attacking Husband With Cooking Oil, Axe

Mauvette Mattandeen is charged with attempted murder and weapons charges.


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NJ Educator Quits Amid Accusations He Secretely Recorded Teens In Shower

Patrick Lott, 54, was an assistant principal at the Bernardsville Middle School, but he had been placed on an unpaid leave of absence after being arrested last December.


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Donald Trump Considers Building Private Cemetery In New Jersey

Donald Trump is considering spending eternity next to his golf club in northern New Jersey.


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Ruling Stands In Case Of NJ MS Patient Caught With Marijuana

New Jersey medical marijuana advocates are decrying the state Supreme Court’s decision not to hear the appeal of a multiple sclerosis patient who was busted for pot possession.


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Asst. Principal Patrick Lott Arrested For Secretly Videotaping Boys In H.S. Shower

Lott, 54, of Somerville, faces numerous charges, including child endangerment and invasion of privacy.


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Somerset County Effort Designed To Highlight Distracted Driving Dangers

County officials say that instead of writing tickets to drivers breaking the law, police will issue a warning. If violators watch an educational video, the warning will be voided.


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Police Out In Force To Catch Drunk Thanksgiving Drivers

According to federal highway statistics, Thanksgiving is the deadliest holiday weekend on the roads.


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State Police: Sex Assault Suspect Commits Suicide

State police say a northern New Jersey man committed suicide when authorities came to his home this week to arrest him on sex assault charges.


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For Many In New Jersey, Floodwaters From Irene Are Giving Way To Huge Piles Of Trash

At last able to get back to their possessions, many in the Garden State are finding them hopelessly destroyed by the flood.


A bridge is flooded in downtown Paterson on Sep. 1, 2011, NJ days after Irene has passed. (credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

New Jersey Residents Fret About Toxic Floodwaters Left By Irene

Officials are advising people to stay out of the water. They’re concerned not just about oil and raw sewage, but also chemicals.


Rescue workers search for people on August 30, 2011 in Paterson, NJ. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

President Obama To Visit Paterson Sunday As Flooding Woes Continue

Flooding continues to be a major problem in Paterson, where several streets turned into rushing rivers as the water churned over corners and down roads.


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Multiple Sclerosis Patient In New Jersey Appealing Marijuana Conviction

John Wilson, of Franklin Township in Somerset County, said he used the drug to treat his condition. However, he says he wasn’t allowed to tell that to the jury in his 2009 trial.


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Morris County Tops Quality Of Life List In New Jersey Survey

The results are in from a new survey on the quality of life in the counties of New Jersey.


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Raritan River In Central New Jersey Set To Become Hot Fishing Spot

Thanks to a pollution settlement from a lawsuit, the state now has money to rip out three dams in the Raritan River in Somerset County.


NJ Teens Face Megan’s Law Registration For What Lawyers Call ‘Horseplay’

An appeals court agreed the boys, who were 14 years old, engaged in sexual contact when they held down two 12-year-old boys in Somerset County in 2008 and placed their bare buttocks on their faces.