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Freezing rain expected Sunday

TRENTON NJ -The National Weather Service in Philadelphia – PA, Issued a winter weather advisory from Sunday 7:00 Am until 1:00 Pm. Freezing rain expected—total ice accumulations of a light glaze. Very slippery sidewalks, roads, and bridges are possible.

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

Police investigating Division St stabbing

Trenton, NJ (Mercer) The Trenton Police department is investigating a stabbing on Sunday night.

The stabbing occurred on Division Street between Kent Street. The person was reportedly stabbed multiple times. Trenton Emergency medical services and Capital health paramedics transported them to Capital Health trauma center, where the condition remains unknown at this time. Trenton Police detectives had a large area taped off with crime scene.

Pennington Ave House Fire leaves six displaced

Trenton, NJ (Mercer) The Trenton Fire department and state fire marshal are investigating a fire on the 1100 block of Pennington Ave between Monroe Street Monday night. Trenton firefighters reported they arrived at the home to heavy fire coming from the 3rd floor. The fire was placed under control a short time later. The home is reported to have four apartments with six people displaced, and the American Red Cross is assisting those residents. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Man seriously injured in hit & run accident in North Trenton

Trenton, NJ (Mercer) Trenton Police are investigating after a man was struck by a vehicle in the 600 block of Martin Luther King Blvd Monday evening.
Trenton firefighters and Trenton Emergency medical services, Capital Health paramedics responded to the scene. They reported that the male was unconscious, called for a trauma alert, and was transported to Capital Health trauma center. The driver did not remain at the scene. Martin Luther King Blvd is closed from East Ingram Ave to Trent Ave.

A neighbor reported that the male struck is approximately a 45-year-old man struck by a light-colored car driven by a female who left the scene.

21 year old killed in Ewing Township shooting

EWING, NJ (Mercer) Ewing Police and the Mercer County prosecutor’s office are investigating a shooting in Ewing township on Clover Ave and Douglas Monday evening. Ewing Emergency medical services and Capital Heath paramedics responded to a male shot in the chest. The male was transported to Capital health trauma center in critical condition. Ewing Police have not released any information due to an ongoing investigation

UPDATE: The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Ewing Police Department are investigating a shooting homicide that occurred in the township Monday afternoon.

At approximately 3:30 p.m. on Monday, November 22, 2021, Ewing police were dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of Douglas Avenue for a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to Capital Health Regional Medical Center and pronounced dead a short time later.

The victim has been identified as Mark Hudson, Jr., 21, of Ewing. No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jennifer Eyster with the Mercer County Homicide Task Force at (609) 989-6406. Tips can also be emailed to mchtftips@mercercounty.org.

Hamilton Ave closed after transformer fire leaves wires down

TRENTON, NJ (MERCER) Hamilton Ave closed from Chambers Street to Revere Ave after Trenton fire was dispatched for a report of a transformer that had caught fire and brought down wires Friday afternoon . St. Francis Medical Center was put on a emergency bypass to incoming emergency patients. PSEG is reported to have been on scene and if working to restore the area.

Coffee With cops and cars Kick off summer events in Trenton

Trenton, NJ (Mercer) The Trenton Starbucks community kicked off the summertime events in Trenton with the monthly Coffee with Cops and Cars fair outside the Trenton police headquarters. The monthly event started in the fall of 2019 and took a break as COVID-19 hit the nation and shut down New Jersey.

The event showcased over a dozen different cars ranging from a Rolls Royce to a Honda Sedan, brought by a Mercer County resident. They even showed off the Police Mobile headquarters, allowing residents of Trenton to walk through and explore the bus.

The event went off without a hitch and the plans are for it to continue through the rest of the year every 3 Wednesday of the month. Community members are invited to bring their antiques, sport, or luxury car to the next show and participate in the fun!

MAN SHOT DEAD EARLY THURSDAY MORNING IN EAST TRENTON ALLEY

Trenton, NJ (Mercer) Trenton Police and the Mercer County Homicide Task force are investigating a homicide after a man was shot multiple times and killed in an alley on Cunningham Alley and Penfield Alley in East Trenton. Trenton Emergency Medical Services and Capital Health paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced the male deceased on scene. Police have not made any arrest in the shooting, one person was transported to Police headquarters for questioning.

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