Law & Public Safety

NJ woman killed crossing NYC street

NEW YORK (AP) — The NYPD is investigating an accident in which a New Jersey woman was killed after being struck by two separate taxi cabs in Manhattan. Police say the 22-year-old victim was pronounced dead at a hospital following the 8:14 p.m. ...

Judge: AC councilman suit against NJ can proceed

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Superior Court judge is allowing a lawsuit by an Atlantic City councilman alleging malicious prosecution by the state Attorney General's Office to move forward. Marty Small was charged with — and acquitted of — ...

Nemours Foundation sues United Healthcare entities

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The foundation that owns the Alfred I. du Pont Hospital for Children in Delaware and various pediatric physician practices in the region is suing United Healthcare entities in three states for unpaid bills. Lawyers for the ...

Asbury Park man dies in shooting

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has died about a half-hour after being dropped off at a hospital with a gunshot wound. Authorities say 28-year-old Jermaine Huntley of Asbury Park was shot outside a home Thursday morning, then was driven ...

GWB Committee Tries to Reset After Judge Ruling Limits Its Powers

After a judge ruled former Christie aides don't have to comply with subpoenas issued by the special committee investigating the GWB lane closures, members are considering their options going forward.

Raising Chickens Gains Popularity in NJ

Despite some local laws limiting or prohibiting the practice of keeping chickens on residential property, many in New Jersey have started raising the birds for eggs.

Baby born in taxi at NJ 7-Eleven

OCEAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey police say two officers delivered a baby boy in the back of a taxi parked at a 7-Eleven convenience store. Ocean Township police say they were called to the parking lot a little before 6 p.m. Wednesday ...

Port Authority police officer breaks up assault

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A Port Authority police officer arrested a man after seeing him assault a woman in Elizabeth. Police say the woman told the officer 33-year-old Marcus Johnson got out of his car, placed his hands around her neck and slammed ...

New Jersey fines unregistered health clubs

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials have fined 53 gyms for failure to register or selling long-term contracts without maintaining required security bonds. The state Division of Consumer Affairs announced Thursday that the fines for the health ...

Man struck, killed by train in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit says one of its trains struck and killed a man near the Somerville station. The Raritan Valley Line train was heading to Newark without any passengers on board just before midnight Wednesday. Witnesses ...