Latest Press Releases

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March 23, 2023
Deputy First Assistant Prosecutor, David C. Hummel

March 21, 2023
Union County Prosecutor’s Office Update on Elizabeth Dog Fight

March 15, 2023
Two Elizabeth Men Sentenced in 2019 Beating Death at a Local Bar

March 10, 2023
Perth Amboy Man Sentenced in Execution-Style Shooting

March 7, 2023
Bloomfield Man Sentenced in Violent Clark Carjacking

February 8, 2023
Elizabeth Pair Found Guilty In 2020 Murder

January 30, 2023
Death of Tyre Nichols and the charging of Memphis Police officers

January 26, 2023
New York Man found Guilty in Union Township Sexual Assault

January 25, 2023
West New York man charged for attacking and sexual assaulting woman at Newark Airport