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NJ couple accused of $1K baby formula heist

2-27-14
GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey couple is accused of trying to steal 67 cans of baby formula worth more than $1,000. Gloucester Township police say the attempted heist was at a ShopRite supermarket Wednesday afternoon and was broken ...

NJ police look for child-murder links to suspect

2-27-14
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey are trying to determine whether a man charged with dealing drugs may be connected to unsolved murders of children. Charles T. Williams was one of 135 people arrested earlier this week in a Hackensack ...

Rape-murder plot trial for pair opens in NY

2-27-14
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor says a New Jersey man and a former Manhattan school librarian conspired to kidnap, rape and kill women and children. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brook Cucinella (koo-chih-NEHL'-uh) gave opening statements Thursday ...

Doctor admits role in medical lab bribery scheme

2-26-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Another doctor has pleaded guilty in a long-running bribes-for-test referrals scheme. Federal prosecutors say 60-year-old Charles Goldberg of West Orange pleaded guilty Wednesday to a complaint charging him with accepting ...

Firefighter, resident hurt in fire at NJ high-rise

2-26-14
NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (AP) — A firefighter and a resident were injured when a smoky fire broke out in a unit at a high-rise senior citizen apartment building in northern New Jersey. It's not yet clear what sparked the blaze, which apparently started ...

NJ man indicted on molestation, child porn charges

2-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey man has been indicted on charges that he molested a teenage girl and took sexually explicit photos of her while she was sleeping. Acting state Attorney General John Hoffman says the 10-count indictment ...

Police: NJ man dead, 6 hurt in NY Thruway crash

2-26-14
WOODBURY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey man has died and six people are injured after a multi-vehicle crash on the Thruway in the Hudson Valley. The state police Thruway detail says the crash occurred around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday on ...

Woman charged in wrong-way crash on NJ roadway

2-26-14
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a woman who was driving the wrong way on a northern New Jersey highway collided head-on with two other vehicles. Paramus police tell The Record (http://bit.ly/1hhsJcs) that 22-year-old Natalie Garcia of ...

Paralegal faces charges over immigration petitions

2-26-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A woman who allegedly filed false and fraudulent immigration petitions for clients while working as a paralegal in southern New Jersey has made her initial court appearance. Federal prosecutors say 68-year-old Maria James of ...

Former substitute teacher sentenced for child porn

2-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former substitute teacher at a private school in northern New Jersey has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for distributing images of child sexual abuse online. Guy West of Jersey City ...