Watch Live

Law & Public Safety

Cop admits using his job to have sex with woman

EGG HARBOR, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey police officer has admitted using his position to engage in sexual conduct with a woman. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1wmmhGW) reports Steven Hadley, who served on the Egg Harbor City ...

ACLU maps same-sex marriages in New Jersey

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Nearly 4,000 marriage licenses have been issued to same-sex couples in New Jersey since the state Supreme Court cleared the way for gay marriages one year ago. Monmouth County has issued the most same-sex marriage licenses with ...

Homeland Security orders new screening for Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is requiring that anyone coming to the United States from one of three West African countries reporting an Ebola outbreak must enter the country through one of five airports screening passengers ...

2 men face felony murder charge in fatal shooting

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Two northern New Jersey men have been charged with felony murder in the street shooting death of a New York City man killed during a botched robbery last month. Union County prosecutors say 41-year-old Mamuka Chamiashvili of ...

New Jersey charges 11 with mob loansharking scheme

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Eleven reputed members and associates of a major New York-based organized crime family are facing charges in New Jersey. Acting state Attorney General John Hoffman announced details of the arrests Tuesday during a news ...

Princeton prof accused of theft to tutor students

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — The Princeton University professor accused of stealing 21 lawn signs belonging to a computer repair business will tutor students in exchange for the charges being dismissed. John Mulvey must perform 120 hours of community ...

Code officer charged with child endangerment

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors in Bergen County have charged a Paterson code enforcement officer with child endangerment after they say he took a 12-year-old boy to a motel. South Hackensack police stopped and questioned 53-year-old Daniel ...

2 admit smuggling contraband into New Jersey jail

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two Newark men have admitted their roles in a scheme to smuggle marijuana and cellphones into the Essex County Jail. Twenty-nine-year-old Darsell Davis pleaded guilty on Monday to conspiring with others to commit extortion ...

2 deny charges of shopping Saddam family guns

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two men have pleaded not guilty to charges that they tried to sell firearms believed to have been owned by the family of late Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. David Phillip Ryan and Carlos Quirola-Ordonez entered their pleas ...

Court vendor admits to misappropriating funds

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A former state court vendor who collected and disbursed debts owed to creditors has pleaded guilty to misappropriating funds. Burlington County prosecutors say 53-year-old Kenneth Culligan will likely receive a probation ...