Law & Public Safety

Registered sex offender sentenced for child porn

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a registered sex offender in New Jersey to 10 years in prison for possessing images of child sex abuse. Anthony Chiampi of Totowa pleaded guilty in February to possession of child pornography. ...

NJTV News Series: Crime In Our Cities

NJTV News has highlighted the issues surrounding crime in New Jersey in a series titled "Crime In Our Cities."

Maine man gets jail in scallop scheme

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The owner of a Maine seafood company who admitted conspiring to conceal the harvesting of nearly 80,000 pounds of scallops off the coasts of New Jersey and Massachusetts has been sentenced to jail. Seafood wholesaler D.C. Air & ...

NJ Districts Address School Safety

Districts throughout New Jersey are implementing measures to make schools safer for students.

Camden Crime Rates Decrease

Since a county police department took over in Camden, the city has seen a dramatic decrease in crime rates.

NFL reviewing Jets WR’s domestic violence arrest

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The NFL is reviewing the arrest of New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa under its new domestic violence policy as police released details of last weekend's incident. Enunwa, a member of the Jets' practice squad, was ...

Former A&P executive sentenced for ticket scam

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former senior vice president of a supermarket chain who sold more than $1.2 million worth of concert and sports tickets meant for the store for his own gain has been sentenced to three years in prison. U.S. District Judge ...

Man admits to immigration visa scheme

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to lying about providing jobs to Indian immigrants over the course of eight years in a scheme to get them to pay him for visas. Prosecutors said 41-year-old Sandipkumar Patel, of Edison, ...

Former FBI agent, wife admit to hiding income

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former FBI special agent has pleaded guilty along with his wife of hiding her income from her ownership of a retail pharmacy. Prosecutors say 47-year-old Pritesh Desai and 45-year-old Darshna Desai, both of Watchung, ...

Man living in NJ deported to Mexico

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal authorities say a man living in New Jersey has been deported to Mexico to face a murder charge. Twenty-four-year-old Heriberto Montoya-Merino was turned over to Mexican authorities on Wednesday. Immigration and Customs ...