Law & Public Safety

NJ hospital cleared of service dog complaint

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey hospital didn't discriminate when it refused to accommodate a California man who claimed his 12-pound poodle was a service dog. New Jersey's Civil Rights Division says the dog failed to receive the type of ...

2 face arraignment in Camden woman’s slaying

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Two men face arraignment on charges stemming from the slaying of a missing Camden woman. Officials say 36-year-old Carlos Alicea-Antonetti of Camden and 57-year-old Ramon Ortiz of Pennsauken are due in court in Camden County on ...

Union man arrested in slaying of Newark man

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Union Township man on charges stemming from the robbery and killing of an 83-year-old man in Newark. Authorities say 22-year-old Rashid Davis has a relative who lives in the Nevada Street apartment ...

Students sheltered during central NJ escape

JAMESBURG, N.J. (AP) — It should be a quieter day for students at four central New Jersey schools. They were ordered to shelter in place on Wednesday after a drug suspect escaped from the Jamesburg police station. Police apprehended 19-year-old ...

More police deployed in Trenton to stem violence

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State officials say they're putting more boots on the ground to stem the violence in New Jersey's capital city. Acting Attorney General John Hoffman on Wednesday announced a show of force in Trenton as summer approaches. The ...

Election Night burglary for Paterson mayor-elect

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Burglars broke into the home of Paterson's next mayor while he celebrated his victory on Election Night. Police are not sure if the burglars knew they were targeting Joey Torres or whether the Tuesday night heist was just a ...

Ex-Trenton mayor due to be sentenced

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The former mayor of New Jersey's capital city is due to be sent to federal prison for corruption. Forty-eight-year-old Tony Mack is due in court Thursday to learn his sentence. Earlier this year, a jury found him guilty of ...

NY minister to repay $1.2M in disaster funds

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City minister who was the subject of an Associated Press investigation about misspent 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina charity funds has agreed to repay $1.2 million he took from his congregation to buy a luxury home in New ...

NJ authorities seeking truck in pedestrian’s death

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Bergen County authorities want the public's help in identifying a vehicle that struck and killed a man on Route 4. County prosecutors say Englewood police received a call just before 4 a.m. Wednesday that a pedestrian had ...

Missing woman’s body found, death ruled a homicide

MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The body of southern New Jersey woman who went missing this week has been found, and authorities say her death has been ruled a homicide. Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk said 41-year-old Fatima Perez of Camden ...