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.
Landing Lane Bridge in Franklin, Piscataway closed for 6 weeks
The bridge is a popular alternative to Route 18 over the Raritan River.
NJ brothers caught dumping body of man they killed, cops say
Pennsylvania State Police found a Subaru and a rented Audi with a "substantial amount of blood" inside the Audi along with a large knife, cellphone and sanitizing wipes on the roof parked along a road.
Former mayor and CPA seeks to fix NJ finances as next governor
Brian Levine, a former Franklin Township mayor and Somerset County freeholder, emphasizes fiscal conservatism in bid for GOP nomination for governor.
First look at Stephen King TV series set in NJ house
Apple TV+ released first-look images from the series that was filmed in Franklin Township.
Middlesex County coach had 'sexual conduct' with minor, cops say
Scott T. Miller recently left the Central Jersey Havoc basketball club until recently, according to police.
Prosecutor says CA man came to NJ to have sex with 14-year-old
The teen was interviewed by Somerset County investigators before the 22-year-old man was arrested on the West Coast.
Police say two-year-old boy killed by truck in NJ driveway
The toddler was run over outside his own home in Somerset County, according to police.
NJ community COVID-19 vaccine clinics launch with Somerset church
Appointments for a handful of "pop up" style clinics are being handled at the local level to best connect with hard hit members of the population, according to the governor's office.
2 charged with gunning down man in Somerset barbershop
Two men have been arrested in the shooting death of a man gunned down inside a Hamilton Street barbershop in last fall, authorities said.
Man was peeping into private residents in New Brunswick, cops say
Police connected Manuel Molina-Noyola to several similar incidents in a neighborhood two blocks from Rutgers University.