Law & Public Safety


Lawyers for Kelly, Stepien Argue Against Subpoenas

Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson heard arguments from attorneys for Bridget Kelly and Bill Stepien, who are fighting against producing documents related to the GWB lane closures.

ACLU Wins Suit Challenging Butler’s Registration Policy

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey won its court fight with the Butler school district, which was requiring parents to produce photo ID, which undocumented immigrants don't have.

Nanny cam attack suspect pleads not guilty

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man accused of brutally attacking a northern New Jersey woman last summer as she watched cartoons with her 3-year-old — a beating captured on a hidden camera — has pleaded not guilty to several counts, including attempted ...

NJ court grants delay in affordable housing case

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's administration has won a temporary reprieve from an order requiring the state Council on Affordable Housing to meet and advance rules on how much housing each town must allocate for lower-income people. ...

NJ woman arrested in NYC silicone injection death

NEW YORK (AP) — A 28-year-old New Jersey woman is facing a manslaughter charge in connection with the death of a New York City woman who had been injected with silicone in her buttocks. Tamira Mobley, of Wood-Ridge, N.J., appeared in state Supreme ...

Driver, 5 students hurt in school bus crash

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a school bus driver and five students were taken to the hospital after the bus and another vehicle collided on a southern New Jersey roadway. Gloucester Township police say the bus was headed to the ...

Attorney gets prison sentence for tax evasion

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey attorney who evaded income taxes by hiding assets in an attorney trust account in his wife's name is now headed to prison. Federal prosecutors say Lee Gottesman received a six-month sentence Tuesday and ...

Search on for biting suspect in parking spot brawl

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — The search is on for a woman suspected of biting another woman's finger amid a dispute over a parking spot at a southern New Jersey mall. Police are still trying to identify the woman who bit Tonya Knight-Joseph's finger ...

Mayor resigns following misconduct conviction

NORTHVALE, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey mayor has resigned his post following his conviction in a scheme where on-duty Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission employees performed personal home improvements and repairs. The Record ...

Minor injuries reported in NJ school bus crash

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Five students and their driver were injured when their school bus and a car crashed in Gloucester Township. The bus was taking the students to Camden County Vocation School when the crash occurred on Berlin Cross ...