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Jury to hear closings in ‘frying pan’ murder trial

11-30-14
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A Monmouth County jury is expected to hear closing arguments this week in the trial of a Middletown man charged with murdering his wife with a frying pan. Patrick Allen is charged with killing Kimberly Allen in November 2011. ...

Police probe 5th home invasion targeting Indians

11-30-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in Middlesex County are investigating another home invasion targeting residents of Asian Indian descent. The latest incident occurred on Saturday evening. Police in Old Bridge say an undetermined number of men ...

Supreme Court to hear former dispatcher’s suit

11-29-14
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Supreme Court will hear a lawsuit by a former police dispatcher who claims she was discriminated against because she refused to work the midnight shift. Patricia Del Vecchio worked for the Bridgewater Township ...

Pathologist to testify again in cliff murder case

11-29-14
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A renowned forensic pathologist says he's prepared to testify again in the murder trial of a man whose conviction for pushing his wife off the Palisades in northern New Jersey was thrown out. Michael Baden testified for the ...

Md. probationary officer suspended after arrest

11-28-14
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County Police say the department has suspended the police power of a probationary officer who was arrested in New Jersey. Police say Steven Varga was arrested in Atlantic City on Wednesday and charged with ...
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Gun Sales High for the Holidays

11-28-14
Black Friday sales on firearms are high like other retail purchases, which stresses the background check system.

Ferguson protestors demonstrate in Times Square

11-28-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say seven were arrested when about 100 people protested in New York's Times Square on Black Friday over the Ferguson, Missouri shooting by a white officer of an unarmed black man. The demonstrators chanted "Hands up, don't ...

Man stabbed during brawl escapes serious injury

11-28-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man escaped serious injury when he was stabbed in the back during a large brawl outside a northern New Jersey bar. The brawl in Jersey City broke out around 2 a.m. Friday. City police officers who ...

Authorities: 1 dead, 1 injured in Egg Harbor crash

11-28-14
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — One person was killed and another was seriously injured when a car went off a southern New Jersey roadway and struck a tree on Thanksgiving Day. Egg Harbor Township police say the crash occurred around 4:35 p.m. ...

3 men stabbed during party at Atlantic City hotel

11-28-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Three men were stabbed during a party staged at an Atlantic City hotel. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1FC5ZNt) reports that police responded to The Chelsea around 3:15 a.m. Thursday for a 34-year-old man who ...