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2 Rowan students face hearing over sex tape

9-26-14
GLASSBORO, N.J. (AP) — Two Rowan University students face a hearing over a sex video that was posted online. The judicial board is set to meet Friday at the school in Glassboro. Rowan spokesman Joe Cardona tells the South Jersey Times ...

Smokestack fire aboard Cape May-Lewes ferry

9-26-14
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — Officials believe an ember in the smokestack helped spark a fire aboard a Cape May-Lewes ferry. The fire broke out with the Motor Vessel Delaware docked at the pier in Cape May around 2:20 a.m. Friday. No passengers were ...

Steak shop owner gets 6½ years in bribery case

9-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Trenton sandwich shop owner who compared himself to Boss Tweed has been sentenced to 6½ years in federal prison for his role in a drug-dealing network and a bribery scheme that brought down the city's mayor. Joseph "JoJo" ...
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PA Mom Offered Pre-Trial Intervention in Gun Case

9-25-14
Shaneen Allen, who had a Pennsylvania permit to carry a gun but was arrested in New Jersey, has been offered entry into the pre-trial intervention program so she won't have to endure a trial or jail sentence.

Florida man admits $30M fake payment card scheme

9-25-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Florida man has admitted his role in a multimillion-dollar fake payment card scheme. Sean Roberson entered his plea in federal court in Newark on Thursday. The 39-year-old Palm Bay resident pleaded guilty to two fraud ...

New Jersey couple’s death ruled a murder-suicide

9-25-14
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in Morris County have officially classified the death of a couple in Roxbury Township as a murder-suicide. Forty-eight-year-old Cheryl DeSombre and her 65-year-old husband, Jay DeSombre, were found around 6 p.m. ...

Man charged with frying pan murder goes on trial

9-25-14
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A trial has begun for a man accused of killing his wife with a frying pan. Jurors heard opening statements and testimony Wednesday in the case against securities salesman Patrick Allen. The 47-year-old Allen is charged with ...

2 suspects stabbed during robbery in Bridgeton

9-25-14
BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — Police say two suspects were stabbed during a robbery in Bridgeton. Police tell The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1peES3f ) 18-year-old Dakwon Thomas and a 17-year-old took a woman's pocketbook and started to beat a ...

Prosecutor: Sex assault suspect attempted suicide

9-25-14
ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a northern New Jersey man accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl tried to kill himself. The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office says police went to Emiliano Seda's Elmwood Park home on Tuesday. ...

8 hurt in Atlantic City jitney crash

9-25-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities believe rain played a role in a chain-reaction accident that sent a jitney crashing into in an apartment building in Atlantic City, injuring eight people. Authorities say a minivan was heading along ...