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.
Prosecutors: Murderous Gang members terrorized NJ towns
Seven men are accused of several murders and shootings, heroin distribution, and fraud schemes in New Brunswick and Franklin as part of the Bounty Hunter Bloods gang.
Philadelphia man arrested for Somerset County homicide in 2020
The victim's body was found in a wooded area near his residence.
Death of Franklin, NJ child left in hot car sparks investigation
Somerset County prosecutors are still looking into the death of a 2-year-old girl in Franklin who was left unattended in a hot car for several hours Tuesday.
Franklin, NJ child dead: Left alone in car for hours, reports say
Somerset County authorities were investigating the death of a young child in Franklin Township on Tuesday. Several news reports said the toddler had been left in a car, alone, for several hours.
Cops: Man in all black robbed bank on Rt. 27 in Somerset County
The incident occurred at around 2 p.m. on Monday.
Cops: Woman, kids held at gunpoint in Somerset County hotel room
Police say the woman was shot when she tried to escape.
String of armed robberies under investigation in Franklin, NJ
Somerset County investigators are looking into three armed robberies between Aug. 6 and Aug. 10 in Franklin at a hotel, convenience store, and gas station.
Franklin, NJ man charged with attempted murder in stabbing
Matthew Hall, of Franklin, is charged with attempted murder for stabbing a man after a verbal dispute at a gas station, Somerset County prosecutors say.
Teen charged with terrorizing bullied NJ student's funeral
An online memorial service for Emily Murillo, of South Brunswick, was disrupted by someone who made threats and shouted insults.