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Four-alarm fire rips through New Jersey church

8-28-14
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the cause of a four-alarm fire that ripped through a church in northern New Jersey. The blaze broke out late Wednesday night at the Central Baptist Church in Paterson. Church members safely fled ...

Boston suspect’s sister charged in NY bomb threat

8-27-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehvz) sister has been accused of threatening to bomb a New York City woman and has been arrested. Police say Ailina Tsarnaeva (tsahr-neye-EH'-vuh) made the ...
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NTSB Releases Final Report on Paulsboro Derailment

8-27-14
The NTSB released its final report after investigating the Paulsboro train derailment that occurred nearly two years ago.
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Training Police to Recognize Diabetic Drivers

8-27-14
Police can mistake signs of low blood sugar of diabetics with driving under the influence. Departments are training officers to recognize the difference.
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Sen. Barnes: Bills Would Address Sexual Assaults on College Campuses

8-27-14
Sen. Peter Barnes III (D-18) says that he has sponsored three bills that would help colleges report sexual crimes on campuses and assist victims.

Chicken cutlets recalled over listeria concerns

8-27-14
FAIRFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey company is recalling more than 8,300 pounds of chicken cutlets because of possible listeria contamination. Federal officials announced the recall by Fairfield-based Tnuva USA on Wednesday. The possible ...

RV offers legal help outside NY, NJ family courts

8-27-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A new assistance program in New York and New Jersey seeks to help parents settle child support battles. Project Child Support rolled out this week, literally on wheels, to offer parents low-cost legal advice outside court ...

Pro boxer charged with murder in fatal shooting

8-27-14
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — Just days after making his in-ring debut, a pro boxer from Atlantic City has been accused of fatally shooting a man earlier this year. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1lwx0OB) reports that 24-year-old Omar Curry ...

Nurse, inmate admit role in drug smuggling plot

8-27-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say a prison nurse and a convicted murderer have admitted plotting to distribute 50 decks of heroin by smuggling it into the facility. The nurse, 40-year-old Christopher Ramdayal of Jersey City, pleaded guilty ...

State Police: Separate I-280 crashes leave 4 dead

8-27-14
EAST ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Three people were killed and four others were injured in a crash on an interstate highway in northern New Jersey. State police say a dump truck traveling eastbound on I-280 in East Orange struck a car around 10:35 a.m. ...