Law & Public Safety

NJ man convicted of plotting to kill prosecutor

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been convicted of plotting to kill the prosecutor who put him behind bars. A jury in Monmouth County convicted Jay Goldberg of conspiracy and attempted murder on Friday after a five-day trial. The ...

NJ jury convicts man of killing romantic rival

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A man already serving time for a stabbing death in Pennsylvania has been found guilty of killing a man in Camden in a dispute over a woman. A Camden County jury convicted Laurie Wint of manslaughter and weapons offenses on ...

Police: Man swung knife during road rage incident

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police in southern New Jersey say a road rage incident ended with one man slashing a second man. The incident occurred in Gloucester Township on Friday afternoon. Police say 49-year-old Michael Brown of Pine Hill ...

Parole hearing looms in ‘Blind Faith’ murder case

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A deadline is looming in the parole bid of one of New Jersey's most notorious inmates. The Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1lBtYX7) reports the public will have until this Wednesday to submit comments to the state ...

2 rescued after small plane crashes in New Jersey

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the crash of a small plane shortly after takeoff from an airport in Delaware. The FAA says the Cessna 172 crashed in a marsh about five miles southeast of New Castle ...

2 rescued after small plane ends up in Del. river

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say two people have been rescued from a single engine plane that wound up in the Delaware River. Delaware State Police report the two people do not appear to have life-threatening injuries. Delaware ...

Woman sues ex-boss, says rush hour made her ill

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman is suing her former employer for not letting her avoid commuting during rush hour, which she says aggravated her anxiety and depression. Andrea DeGerolamo says her employer, Fulton Financial Corp. of ...

Autopsy: VA student died in NJ from gunshots

WEST ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a college student killed in northern New Jersey died from gunshot wounds. Essex County authorities said Friday that an autopsy found Brendan Tevlin of Livingston died from multiple gunshots to the body. ...

Nestle recalls ice cream due to packaging error

NEW YORK (AP) — Nestle USA is recalling 10,000 cartons of Haagen-Dazs chocolate peanut butter ice cream because the packages are mislabeled. The company says the lids of the ice cream are labeled correctly, but the list of ingredients describes ...

Lawsuit filed in 2013 Ill. van crash that killed 5

BALTIMORE (AP) — The family of one of five Baltimore men killed in a southern Illinois van crash in August is suing the church that organized the cross-country trip. The estate of Andrew Canada filed the $5 million lawsuit Friday in Baltimore City ...