Law & Public Safety

NJ woman charged with having gun in Philly airport

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A New Jersey woman is facing charges after investigators say a loaded semi-automatic handgun was found in her purse at Philadelphia International Airport. Investigators said 53-year-old Kathryn Spiropoulos of Ewing Township was ...

Christie Re-Appoints Chief Justice Rabner, Nominates Solomon

Gov. Christie has re-appointed New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Stuart Rabner and has nominated Lee Solomon for a seat on the High Court.

Government Provides Victims of Violent Crimes with Financial Assistance

The New Jersey Victims of Crime Compensation Office provides New Jerseyans with financial assistance after they have been victimized.

Former bank officer sentenced for accepting bribes

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A former bank officer who accepted more than $50,000 in bribes return for assisting customers in corrupt financial transactions and bank fraud is now headed to federal prison. Jose Dominguez of Newark was sentenced Wednesday to ...

Former executive gets prison term for tax evasion

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former executive with an independent wholesale food distributor in New Jersey and New York City is headed to prison for evading taxes on income he got from third parties. John Annetta received a ...

Toddler recuperating after being run over by car

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey toddler who authorities say was accidentally run over by her mother's car remains hospitalized in stable condition. Egg Harbor Township police say the 14-month-old girl suffered head injuries ...

Man accused of attacking ex-girlfriend’s new beau

ISLAND HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Aggravated assault charges have been filed against a southern New Jersey man who allegedly entered his ex-girlfriend's home and attacked her new boyfriend with a knife. Island Heights police tell the Asbury Park Press ...

Feds charge 3 men with disturbing Pa. falcon nest

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three men on a Philadelphia bridge repair crew are accused of disturbing a nest of peregrine falcons and lying to investigators. The men, who worked for the Maryland-based Liberty-Alpha Joint Venture, face conspiracy, witness ...

2 hurt when train, car collide in south New Jersey

CINNAMINSON, N.J. (AP) — Two people suffered minor injuries when a car collided with a light rail train on New Jersey Transit's River Line. The accident occurred just before 11 a.m. Wednesday near Union Landing Road in Cinnaminson. There were ...

Housing board members resign over Sandy repairs

OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — Three members of the Ocean City Housing Authority board have resigned apparently because of a dispute stemming from the reimbursement of money for Superstorm Sandy repairs. Chairman Ed Price, vice chairman Stephen Lalli and ...