Law & Public Safety

NJ car dealer admits selling Sandy-flooded cars

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A used car dealer in New Jersey has admitted selling seven vehicles that sustained flood damage during Superstorm Sandy after a Motor Vehicle Commission office employee created clean titles for them. Forty-two-year-old ...

NJ teens robbed of sneakers at knifepoint

WYCKOFF, N.J. (AP) — Police in northern New Jersey are searching for a man who robbed two teenagers of a pair of sneakers at knifepoint. It was the second such robbery in a week. Two 13-year-olds in Wyckoff communicated online with a man who ...

American student missing after hike in Israel

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey politicians are calling for more help from both the U.S. and Israeli governments for a student who went missing during a hike in Jerusalem last week. Twenty-three-year-old yeshiva student Aaron Sofer has been ...

18 NJ Counties Have Acquired Military Equipment

18 counties in New Jersey have acquired various types of military equipment through Program 1033.

New Jersey man charged with faking his stabbing

CHESTERFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been accused of fabricating a story to police that a man had stabbed him in his garage. Chesterfield Police Chief Kyle Wilson says 43-year-old Brian Friedman was arrested Friday and charged with ...

Woman seeks to erase atomic spying case conviction

NEW YORK (AP) — A 98-year-old New Jersey woman convicted of conspiracy in the run-up to the atomic spying trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg has returned to a New York court to clear her name. Miriam Moskowitz said after a brief court hearing ...

New Jersey lawmakers question police military gear

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Some New Jersey lawmakers are calling for a review of a military program that has delivered millions of dollars-worth of surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies. A spokeswoman for the federal Defense ...

High risk for rip currents along Jersey shore

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Swimmers are urged to use caution along the Jersey shore. A high risk for rip currents is in effect through Monday evening. The National Weather Service says a surf height of 3 to 5 feet along with the wind will combine to ...

Man shot in South Toms River

SOUTH TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Police are seeking a suspect after a man was shot in South Toms River. The shooting happened Sunday night at a home on Belmont Avenue. The victim's name and condition have not been released. The Asbury Park Press ...

Man arrested in slaying of innocent bystander

BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a 22-year-old southern New Jersey man has been arrested after he allegedly gunned down an innocent bystander in a drive-by shooting. Bridgeton Police Chief Mark Ott said Ralph Peter Jamison was arrested Friday ...