Law & Public Safety

Judge: State can take piano tuner’s home

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A state judge has ruled that an Atlantic City piano-tuner cannot stop a state agency from taking his family home. Superior Court Judge Julio Mendez ruled Monday that the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority can ...

Man accused of beating his mom faces murder count

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey man who allegedly attacked his mother in their home last month is now facing murder charges after she died from her injuries. Burlington County prosecutors say 46-year-old Marcilo Gacutan of Mount ...

Online Reviews Can Lead to Lawsuits

Businesses have sued customers over their negative online reviews.

FAA Lab Tests New Air Traffic Technology

To help cut down on human error and prepare air traffic controllers, the FAA has a simulation lab in Egg Harbor Township.

Authorities release name of street shooting victim

IRVINGTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot and killed on a street in northern New Jersey. Essex County prosecutors say 19-year-old Marquise Carruthers, of Irvington, was shot early Saturday in the 900 block of ...

Police shoot, wound man at New Jersey home

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. (AP) — A man armed with a knife was shot and wounded by police at a northwestern New Jersey home. Warren County prosecutors say the shooting happened around 9:25 a.m. Monday on South Main Street in Phillipsburg. But they ...

Doctor admits role in medical lab bribery scheme

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Another doctor has pleaded guilty in a long-running bribes-for-test referrals scheme involving a northern New Jersey firm. Federal prosecutors say 52-year-old Anthony DeLuca, of Point Pleasant, pleaded guilty Monday to ...

3 sentenced for international car theft scheme

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Three men have been sentenced for their roles in an international car theft ring in which expensive vehicles stolen in New York were directed to New Jersey and shipped to Abu Dhabi. A judge sentenced 33-year-old Ian Aguilar ...

8 charged following raids on alleged heroin mills

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in Union County say they have arrested eight people and broken up two high-volume heroin mills. The arrests announced Monday stemmed from raids conducted Friday afternoon in Linden and Union Township. Authorities ...

Bus, military vehicle crash injures several people

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Several people suffered minor injuries when a New Jersey Transit bus and a military vehicle collided on the New Jersey Turnpike in northern New Jersey. The accident happened around 12:30 p.m. Sunday in the northbound lanes near ...