Law & Public Safety

40 face drug charges in Camden County

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a Camden County police officer is among 40 people charged in connection with a drug trafficking network. Authorities say the police department alerted prosecutors that Officer Ashley Bailey's husband was a member ...

Casino servers settle lawsuit over skimpy uniforms

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Forty women employed at an Atlantic City casino have resolved their discrimination lawsuit over skimpy uniforms. The lawsuit stemmed from 2011 when Resorts Casino Hotel adopted a roaring '20s theme after the popularity of ...

EEOC sues Honeywell over medical testing policy

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing Honeywell Inc., over a health care policy requiring employees and their spouses to take medical tests or face monetary penalties. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court ...

Camden man arraigned in son’s death

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Bail is set at $200,000 for a Camden man charged with aggravated manslaughter in the death of his 9-week-old son. Prosecutors say 30-year-old Jonathan Garrett was home alone with the boy when he called police on Feb. 1 to ...

New Device Gets School Personnel Help with Push of a Button

Bergen County Technical High School in Paramus has started using a device that allows teachers to immediately alert school security of an issue.

Mom, her brother charged after child hospitalized

PALISADES PARK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey mother and her brother face charges after the woman's 10-week-old son was hospitalized with a serious head injury. Bergen County prosecutors say 24-year-old Mirna Balan-Cusanero, of Palisades Park, ...

Man indicted in crash that killed 2 women

BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey man has been indicted on vehicular homicide charges stemming from a crash that killed two Pennsylvania women earlier this year. A Cumberland County grand jury recently returned the charge against ...

Prosecutors: Men charged in prepaid debit card scheme

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say two Philadelphia men conspired to extort victims to load prepaid debit cards with funds that were stolen as part of the scheme. Federal agents arrested 30-year-old Alpeshkumar Patel and ...

Judge sets court date for sports betting arguments

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A judge has set a date for lawyers from New Jersey and the major pro sports leagues and NCAA to argue his temporary ban on sports gambling. The parties will convene November 20 in Trenton. U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp's ...

Human remains found at southern New Jersey home

RIVERTON, N.J. (AP) — Crews digging at a southern New Jersey home this week uncovered some human remains. But Burlington County authorities say the remains found in Riverton appear to be very old, and there's no suspicion of foul play. The ...