Law & Public Safety

Man sentenced to 30 years for child porn site

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Ukrainian man who founded and operated an international child sexual abuse website has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. The sentencing Tuesday in federal court in New Jersey was part of a plea agreement between ...

2nd suspect in shooting held without bail

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A New Hampshire man is being held without bail after pleading not guilty to charges stemming from shooting in Springfield, Vermont. Court document say 33-year-old Jabbar Chandler of Charlestown joined Leon Jiggetts ...

Red Bank substitute teacher arrested

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have accused a 37-year-old with having sex with a 16-year-old female student when he was a substitute teacher at Red Bank Regional High School. Monmouth County prosecutors have charged Darnell Lewis with sexual ...

New Jersey to expand anti-overdose pilot

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is expanding a pilot program that allows police officers to carry and administer a drug that can quickly reverse heroin overdoses. Christie will announce Tuesday morning that police in every county, as well ...

State police: 2nd arrest made in woman’s slaying

TABERNACLE, N.J. (AP) — State police have charged a second person in the shooting death of a woman whose body was found late last year in a rural area of southern New Jersey. Lorain Hawkins was arrested Friday at her Trenton home and charged with ...

Casino owner sentenced for failing to pay taxes

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey man who evaded taxes on millions of dollars he made from a casino he owned in Trinidad is now headed to prison. David Migliore of Brielle received a 46-month sentence Monday. He also will ...

Woman killed, 2 others hurt in East Windsor crash

EAST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) — A woman was killed and two other people were hurt when two cars collided on a central New Jersey roadway. East Windsor police say 78-year-old Joginer Kaur of Monroe woman died in Sunday's accident on Town Center Road. She ...

Man charged with murder in mother’s slaying

PEMBERTON, N.J. (AP) — Murder charges have been filed against a southern New Jersey man accused of killing his mother. Bail was set at $500,000 for 44-year-old Herbert Rowlette of Pemberton Township, who was due to make his initial court ...

Man charged in crash that injured police officer

HAMILTON TOWNSHP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say man who allegedly was driving drunk when he crashed into a police cruiser and injured an officer earlier this year has turned himself in. David McAvaddy of Egg Harbor Township surrendered Monday to ...

Woman accused of setting fire that damaged NJ home

WATERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Aggravated arson charges have been filed against a woman accused of starting a fire at a southern New Jersey home she shared with her boyfriend. Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk says 28-year-old Jonna Rutterow of ...