Law & Public Safety

Hit-and-run in Paulsboro probed as homicide

PAULSBORO, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in Gloucester County are investigating the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian in Paulsboro as a homicide. Authorities say 31-year-old Eddie Warthen of Greenwich Township was struck by a vehicle on East Madison ...

New Jersey man pleads guilty to child porn charges

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a northern New Jersey man has admitted sharing images of child sexual abuse from his home computer. Manuel Fernandez faces up to 20 years in prison when he's sentenced Aug. 19. The 33-year-old Wayne man ...

Police: 2 hospitalized after stabbing each other

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Two men were hospitalized after they allegedly stabbed each other during a fight on a southern New Jersey roadway. Seaside Heights police tell the Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1t7eWKp) that the stabbing ...

Motorist dies in fall from interstate bridge

MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — A New Jersey man struck by a car and knocked off an Interstate 95 bridge has been found dead in the Housatonic River beneath the bridge. The Connecticut Post reports that State Police identified the victim as Emmanuel Felix ...

Man struck, killed by car during highway accident

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — State police say a man was killed and three other people were injured in a collision on an interstate highway in central New Jersey. Mycentraljersey.com (http://mycj.co/1kfoQ9G) reports that three vehicles were ...

Police: Teen hospitalized after motorbike accident

BRICK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Firefighters and police came to the aid of a teenager who was seriously injured in a fall while riding a motorbike alone in a wooded area of southern New Jersey. Brick Township police tell the Asbury Park Press ...

Body found on shoreline may be that of missing man

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a body found on the Delaware River shoreline in southern New Jersey may be that of man believed to have jumped to his death from a nearby bridge. Gloucester County prosecutors say a person riding an ...

1 killed, 1 wounded in shooting at New Jersey home

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — One man was killed and another was wounded when gunfire erupted at a central New Jersey home. Acting Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey says the shooting occurred around 12:45 a.m. Sunday at a house on Hale Street ...

Judge dismisses Ramapough tribe’s $50M movie suit

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a $50 million lawsuit brought by members of the Ramapough (RAM'-uh-poh) tribe against the makers of a movie that they said depicted their people in a negative light. The lawsuit filed in New Jersey ...

3 men captured after police pursuit ends in crash

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Three men were captured after a police pursuit in northern New Jersey ended in a fiery crash. State police tell The Record (http://bit.ly/S4URac) that troopers working a drunken driving patrol on I-80 East in Essex County ...