Law & Public Safety

Latin King says he’s ready for another trial

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former leader of the Latin Kings street gang in Trenton has told a judge that he's ready to face a third trial on charges that he killed a woman because she witnessed a kidnapping. The Times of Trenton reports ...

Lawyer: Revel still seeks sale, losing $1M weekly

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A lawyer for Revel Casino Hotel says that it still hopes to auction off the property but needs to close to stop big losses. The Press of Atlantic City reported (http://bit.ly/1taMSHd) that attorney John Cunningham said in ...

Atlantic City police probe shooting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A person on a bike sprayed homes and cars with bullets in Atlantic City. The gunfire erupted around 11:30 a.m. Sunday along North Virginia and Sewell Avenue. Witnesses tell WMGM-TV (http://bit.ly/1qj4OdQ ) at least 14 ...

3 men accused of causing trouble on PATH train

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Three Brooklyn men are accused of disrupting service on a PATH train. The train had left Hoboken for Jersey City when Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police say 24-year-old Francisco Lopez, 32-year-old Shawn ...

Man wanted in attempted child luring in Camden

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Camden police are seeking information about a man suspected of trying to lure a child. Police say the man approached an 11-year-old girl on Baird Boulevard Sunday night. The girl ran away and the suspect tried to catch her. ...

Confessed hit man hired by rabbi set for release

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — A confessed hit man who was one of two people paid to kill a New Jersey rabbi's wife in 1994 is scheduled to be released from prison one day before the 20th anniversary of the victim's death. The Courier-Post reports ...

Skateboarder attacks ranger at Philly’s Love Park

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police are investigating a video that shows a skateboarder kicking a city park ranger while others stand by laughing at Love Park, the city's internationally renowned shredding spot. Witness Mariano Verrico of ...

Man charged with shooting at 2 police officers

BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a 29-year-old man who they say fired at two southern New Jersey police offers responding to a burglary call last week. The Daily Journal reported (http://vineland.dj/XsIWWR ) that Tyshaun Milledge, ...

Man charged in hit-and-run; victim badly hurt

RAMSEY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a 27-year-old northern New Jersey man has been charged following a hit-and-run crash in Ramsey that left a New York man seriously hurt. Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli said that Thomas M. Moylan Jr., ...

Police seek suspects in fatal Plainfield shooting

PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are looking for several suspects in a shootout in Plainfield that left a 20-year-old man dead and three others injured. Union County prosecutors say that Dearn Marcano, of Plainfield, was killed around 9 p.m. ...