The FBI laboratory, the nation's premier facility for the examination of forensic evidence, lost a critical hair sample collected from the charred debris of an arson fire at the home of a high-ranking Edison police official two years ago, documents show. The sample was one of two hairs found among the remains of a makeshift incendiary device set ablaze on Capt.
The Jersey Journal, Sun, Mar 1 2015 @ 08:23 AM
About a month after an Edison Department of Public Works building went up in flames , residents still don't have answers about what caused the costly blaze. "The investigation is active and is continuing, but we cannot comment further at this time," said James O'Neill, a spokesman for the Middlesex County prosecutor's office.
The Jersey Journal, Sat, Feb 28 2015 @ 11:33 AM
A grand jury has handed up an indictment, charging a 20-year-old man with the murder of a 17-year-old New Brunswick boy. Dequan Rogers, of Alcorn Street in Franklin Township , is accused of killing 17-year-old Joell Burton last year in the Somerset section of Franklin, authorities said.
Patch.com, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 09:38 AM
Woodbridge Police Officer Christopher McClay underwent training in the use of Narcan - an antidote to opiate overdoses -- on the afternoon of Jan. 21. Four days later, he used it again, to revive another young man who was found unconscious in a car in the Iselin section of town. And four days after that, another Woodbridge officer, Emil Jagiello, used Narcan to save another young man at a local motel.
Patch.com, Thu, Feb 26 2015 @ 05:51 PM
Snow, sleet and freezing rain are expected in the area Sunday, and that weather could cause isolated power outages and dangerous driving conditions. A winter storm warning is in effect until 4 a.m. Monday for Middlesex County, according to the National Weather Service.
Patch.com, Sun, Mar 1 2015 @ 02:26 PM