Law & Public Safety

Human remains at NJ chemical plant identified

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have identified human remains that were found at a chemical plant in northern New Jersey. The bones were discovered at the Hercules Chemical Company in Roxbury in November 2013. The Morris County Prosecutor's ...

Gun tourism grows in popularity in recent years

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Prosecutors in Arizona say they will not file charges in the death of a firearms instructor who was showing a vacationing 9-year-old New Jersey girl how to fire a fully automatic Uzi machine gun. The gun recoiled when she squeezed ...

Bricktown police seek school burglary suspect

BRICK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police are seeking a man who broke into a school in Brick Township and stole $50 and school supplies. Police say a staff member at St. Dominic's School encountered a man wandering the halls on Monday. The man said he ...

NJ lawmakers seek phone records in bridge probe

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures have subpoenaed AT&T for phone records of a top aide to Gov. Chris Christie. Lawmakers are requesting a month of data, including text messages, sent ...

Four-alarm fire rips through New Jersey church

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the cause of a four-alarm fire that ripped through a church in northern New Jersey. The blaze broke out late Wednesday night at the Central Baptist Church in Paterson. Church members safely fled ...

Boston suspect’s sister charged in NY bomb threat

NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehvz) sister has been accused of threatening to bomb a New York City woman and has been arrested. Police say Ailina Tsarnaeva (tsahr-neye-EH'-vuh) made the ...

NTSB Releases Final Report on Paulsboro Derailment

The NTSB released its final report after investigating the Paulsboro train derailment that occurred nearly two years ago.

Training Police to Recognize Diabetic Drivers

Police can mistake signs of low blood sugar of diabetics with driving under the influence. Departments are training officers to recognize the difference.

Sen. Barnes: Bills Would Address Sexual Assaults on College Campuses

Sen. Peter Barnes III (D-18) says that he has sponsored three bills that would help colleges report sexual crimes on campuses and assist victims.

Chicken cutlets recalled over listeria concerns

FAIRFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey company is recalling more than 8,300 pounds of chicken cutlets because of possible listeria contamination. Federal officials announced the recall by Fairfield-based Tnuva USA on Wednesday. The possible ...