Police & Fire
The latest on local crime and public safety.
The two men killed in Saturday night's car crash on Route 22 in Scotch Plains have been identified.
Three Plainfield men were arrested last week after police found large quantities of heroin and cocaine in the suspects apartments.
the Scotch Plains father who killed his 11-year-old son before killing himself also tried to set their home on fire.
A Roselle Teen has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a Linden shooting that happened in May of this year.
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Police revealed the 48-year-old Scotch Plains man and his 11-year-old son found dead on Saturday were both killed by gunshot wounds.
The deaths of a 48-year-old father and his 11-year-old son are being investigated in Scotch Plains due to “suspicious circumstances.”
A 40-year-old man was abducted and robbed Wednesday evening in Plainfield by who he said were two men brandishing a gun.
A fatal car crash along the southbound side of the Garden State Parkway closed the right lane near exit 131.
A Union County police officer was assaulted by the suspect he pulled over after he spotted an ammunition magazine on the car seat.
At least five to six stores were damaged by a four-alarm fire in a Westfield strip mall on Labor Day.
A 28-year-old Plainfield man was arrested for the alleged shooting of a second Plainfield man after an argument over dice.
He is described as a 5”11’ hispanic male with brown eyes and black hair.
A 27-year old man crashed his motorcycle on Routes 1 and 9 at Woodlawn Avenue after a white Nissan SUV allegedly cut him off on Wednesday.
After two separate drunk driving incidents in three years, a New Jersey State Trooper Sgt. is has his pension reduced by 12 percent.
Maria Fernandes may have been napping between one of the four jobs she held when she died in her car on Monday.
The body of an unidentified woman was found in a white SUV parked behind a Union County AutoZone yesterday afternoon.
A 20-year-old Plainfield man was arrested last week for the attempted murder of another Plainfield resident on Aug. 17.
A $5,000 reward is offered to anyone with information leading to the arrest of suspects involved in a Saturday night shooting in Plainfield.
A 21-year-old Union County man was arrested on Thursday for the alleged sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl he met over the internet.