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Program that accepted Rice rare in domestic cases

9-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The program that former football star Ray Rice was allowed into instead of facing trial is used rarely in New Jersey domestic violence assault cases. A review by The Associated Press finds that of the 15,000 people with ...

Mom pleads not guilty in 5-year-old son’s death

9-16-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A Florida woman charged with killing her 5-year-old son more than 20 years ago has pleaded not guilty in a New Jersey courtroom. A lawyer for Michelle Lodzinski entered the plea during a brief court hearing in New ...

Authorities: 2 escaped inmates captured

9-15-14
HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say two inmates who escaped from a youth detention center in southern New Jersey over the weekend have been captured. Eighteen-year-old Hakim Walls and 20-year-old Jermaine Jackson, both of Bridgeton, ...
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Assembly Approves Six Domestic Violence Bills

9-15-14
Members of the Assembly approved six bills meant to protect victims of domestic violence. Legislation included the creation of a task force on the subject, self-defense justification for victims and mandatory counseling for certain offenders.
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Christie Joins NY Officials to Announce Joint Effort to Thwart Terrorism

9-15-14
Gov. Christie joined Gov. Cuomo, Mayor de Blasio and the Homeland Security secretary to discuss a review of anti-terrorism efforts.
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Prisoner Reentry Facility Opens in Jersey City

9-15-14
New Jersey officials, along with Nancy Pelosi, gathered for a ribbon cutting at Martin's Place in Jersey City, meant as a transitional stop for those leaving prison.

Program that accepted Rice rare in domestic cases

9-15-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The program that former football star Ray Rice was allowed into instead of facing trial is used rarely in New Jersey domestic violence assault cases. A review by The Associated Press finds that of the 15,000 people with ...

Authorities ID 2 New Jersey men killed in crash

9-15-14
SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have identified the two men killed when the car they were in struck a tree in northern New Jersey. Erick Pires, a 19-year-old Newark resident who was driving the car, and 20-year-old Andre Timoteo of Roselle, ...

Man stabbed in Paterson

9-15-14
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Police are searching for clues after a man was stabbed at least four times in Paterson. Police say 45-year-old Abraham Ramirez stumbled out of his Van Houten Avenue apartment and collapsed across the street early Monday. ...

Fort Lee police recover $1M in heroin

9-15-14
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — A traffic stop led Fort Lee police to recover more than $1 million worth of heroin. A phony Florida license plate led Detective T.J. Cullen to stop the car with two men inside on Route 4. Detective Capt. Stanley Zon tells ...