Law & Public Safety

Pharmacist sentenced for illegally selling pills

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former pharmacist-in-charge of a northern New Jersey pharmacy is going to prison for his role in a decade-long, $1.5 million health care fraud scheme involving twin brothers who owned the business. A federal judge on Thursday ...

New Jersey to keep sex assault evidence longer

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is requiring officials to keep sexual assault medical examination evidence, including DNA results, longer if the accuser doesn't press charges. Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced the new directive on ...

NJ Supreme Court won’t review Dinky case

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Supreme Court has decided not to review a case involving Princeton University's Dinky train station. The station on the Princeton campus serves a two-car train known as the Dinky that shuttles passengers to ...

East Brunswick man charged with sexual assaults

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are accusing an East Brunswick man of sexually assaulting two boys on separate occasions in his home. The Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office says 42-year-old Michael Roberson is held on $225,000 bail. He's ...

Teens charged in NJ school prank appear in court

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — Four of the 63 students charged after a prank at a New Jersey high school have appeared in court to face disorderly persons charges. Lawyers for three of the teens on Wednesday requested new court dates to give them time to ...

3 killed, 2 injured in NJ crash

EAST ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a crash that killed three men and injured two women in northern New Jersey. The accident happened shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday on South Grove Street in East Orange. Officials say the women ...

Authorities: Child killed, mother injured in crash

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a child was killed and her mother was injured when their pickup truck crashed on a southern New Jersey highway. Middle Township police tell The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1jr55yr) that the ...

New Jerseyans React to Situation in Gaza

Israeli and Palestinian families are worried about those who are in the Gaza region because of the escalating violence.

Rutgers Professor One of Five Muslim-Americans Spied On

The NSA and FBI engaged in domestic spying of five Muslim-American leaders, including Rutgers Professor Hooshang Amirahmadi.

Health Care Costs for NJ Prisoners Reach High Levels

According to The Pew Charitable Trusts, health care for New Jersey inmates costs $5,800 per year.