News for Plainfield, NJ. The city of Plainfield is the 2nd most populous municipality in Union County and the 35th most populous in New Jersey with more than 49,800 resident. The mayor in 2011 is Adrian Mapp.
Arrest made in fatal Plainfield shooting of delivery driver
Quahif Lane, 26, of Plainfield was taken into custody without incident Thursday and now faces first-degree homicide and second-degree weapons charges.
Delivery driver shot dead in Plainfield, prosecutors say
Jamar S. Harris, 36, of Newark was found dead on the 200 block of Garfield Avenue shortly after 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Plainfield, NJ man accused of shooting, killing Edison woman
Shakir Tyler is charged with murder, following the shooting death of Tayeesha Webb on Saturday, according to prosecutors.
Two NJ licensed professionals disciplined over alleged sex crimes
A nurse from Plainfield and a massage therapist from Paterson have been reprimanded.
Union County to create a park in Plainfield for LGBTQ people
The Union County town of Plainfield is the first to break ground on an LGBTQ inclusive park space set to open this fall.
Midshipman from NJ dies while on leave from Naval Academy
Midshipman Michael Myles James, 22, of Plainfield, was found dead while on leave from U.S. Naval Academy.
Bridgewater hit & run on Rt. 28 kills Plainfield man, 28
A tractor trailer cab slowed but never stopped, instead getting onto a highway after hitting a Union County man headed to work, police said.
Homesick NJ Army trainee holds kids on school bus at gunpoint
Jovan Collazo became frustrated at the kids asking him questions and released them before trying to drive the bus himself.
Man accused of burning Plainfield murder victim's body is caught
Months after a Christmas Eve killing of a 42-year-old man, Oscar Rodriguez was nabbed by federal agents near the Mexican border.