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Charges Filed Against 7 Sayreville HS Football Members

10-13-14
Seven members of the Sayreville War Memorial High School football team have been charged with sexual assault resulting from alleged hazing.

3 hurt in blast, fire at New Jersey business

10-13-14
MOONACHIE, N.J. (AP) — Three people suffered concussions when an explosion and fire damaged a commercial building in northern New Jersey. The four-alarm blaze broke out around 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Crest Foam Industries building on Carol Place ...

Child killed, 2 hurt in accident near NJ festival

10-13-14
CHESTER, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a child was killed and two adults were injured after they were struck by a vehicle at a northern New Jersey fall festival. Morris County Prosecutor Frederic Knapp said that the child was killed in the accident ...

Car wash worker caught in crossfire of shootout

10-13-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a 34-year-old man working at a car wash in Newark has been caught in the crossfire of a gunfight and killed. NJ.com reports (http://bit.ly/ZnFhte ) that Zoungo Sou-Oud, of East Orange, was killed after the ...

Three-vehicle crash leaves 1 dead on NJ Turnpike

10-13-14
WOOLWICH, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a truck overturned on the New Jersey Turnpike in southern New Jersey and a driver of a utility truck died after he slammed into it. New Jersey State Police Trooper Alina Spies says the accident happened around ...

New Jersey hazing arrests put focus on policies

10-13-14
SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — As a New Jersey town reels from the arrests of seven high school football players on charges they sexually assaulted younger teammates, attention is focusing on whether the state's anti-bullying laws adequately address team ...

Authorities: Man just freed from prison kills mom

10-12-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a convicted murderer beat his mother to death during an argument, just two days after he was freed from prison. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1vZP5ox) reports that 64-year-old Gwendolyn Pratt ...

Man faces several charges in hit-and-run accident

10-12-14
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a central New Jersey man who they say seriously injured a pedestrian in a hit-and-run accident earlier this year, Hamilton Township police say Ashli Mohamed is charged with aggravated ...

Vigil staged in town rocked by hazing scandal

10-12-14
SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Hundreds of people have come out for an anti-bullying rally in a central New Jersey town that's been rocked by allegations of sex-related hazing on its football team that prompted the cancellation of the rest of the season. ...

State Police: 5 injured when car crashes into tree

10-12-14
FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Five people were hospitalized after a car struck a tree in southern New Jersey. State police say three of the injured were ejected from the vehicle when the crash occurred around 3 a.m. Sunday in Fairfield Township. ...