News for Franklin, NJ. The township of Franklin is the most populous municipality in Somerset County and the 22nd most populous in New Jersey with more than 62,300 residents. The mayor in 2021 is Phillip Kramer.
Suspect is on the run after missing NJ man's body found in NY
Andrew Mumby and Daniel Matthews are accused of killing Artis Young and moving his body from NJ to NY.
NJ man, 28, accused of keeping over 1,000 child pornography files
Albert J. Ketrow, of Somerset, was arrested and charged in December. Authorities announced the details over a month later.
Separate NJ Thanksgiving fires leave one dead, firefighters hurt
10 firefighters were hurt, including 2 seriously, while battling a West New York fire. In Somerset County, a body was recovered after a fire at a residence in Franklin Township.
School bus aide rejects plea deal after girl, 6, is strangled
Michael Policastro, the attorney for Amanda Davila, 27, told CBS New York that others are to blame in the incident on July 17 on board a school bus that killed 6-year-old Fajr Williams.
Franklin police: 2 used handguns to rob a vape pen
An 18-year-old and a juvenile have been arrested in connection with an alleged robbery earlier this month.
NJ official mourns 4 generations of his family killed in Gaza
A Franklin (Somerset) school official says four generations of his Palestinian relatives were killed and tenth victim is suffering from white phosphorous burns.
Bedbugs crash newlyweds' first night at NJ hotel, lawsuit says
A couple was met with bedbugs when they tried to celebrate their first night together as a married couple at the Somerset Marriott hotel, according to a lawsuit.
2 killed in crash: Edison, NJ police officer charged
Amitoj Oberoi, of Somerset, is charged with first-degree vehicular homicide, stemming from the deaths of two passengers Sunday in Somerset. Oberoi was off-duty as an Edison police officer.
Four killed in two major Somerset County, NJ crashes
Four people including a Manville woman, 75, an East Newark man, 52, and two men in the 20s are dead after two crashes in Franklin (Somerset) and Manville.
Divers pull father from river in Somerset County, NJ — update
A father lost his balance and fell back into the Millstone River after getting his three children out of the water when they became distressed.