Law & Public Safety

New Jersey expands anti-overdose pilot

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says the nation needs to change the way it responds to drug addiction. The governor held a news conference Tuesday at a Trenton drug treatment center to announce the statewide expansion of a pilot program ...

Woman pleads guilty in deadly DWI crash

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey woman has admitted she was driving drunk when she caused a fatal accident last year. Ocean County prosecutors say 61-year-old Deborah Tadych of Brick pleaded guilty Monday to vehicular homicide. They ...

Man sentenced to 30 years for child porn site

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Ukrainian man who founded and operated an international child sexual abuse website has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. The sentencing Tuesday in federal court in New Jersey was part of a plea agreement between ...

2nd suspect in shooting held without bail

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A New Hampshire man is being held without bail after pleading not guilty to charges stemming from shooting in Springfield, Vermont. Court document say 33-year-old Jabbar Chandler of Charlestown joined Leon Jiggetts ...

Red Bank substitute teacher arrested

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have accused a 37-year-old with having sex with a 16-year-old female student when he was a substitute teacher at Red Bank Regional High School. Monmouth County prosecutors have charged Darnell Lewis with sexual ...

New Jersey to expand anti-overdose pilot

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is expanding a pilot program that allows police officers to carry and administer a drug that can quickly reverse heroin overdoses. Christie will announce Tuesday morning that police in every county, as well ...

State police: 2nd arrest made in woman’s slaying

TABERNACLE, N.J. (AP) — State police have charged a second person in the shooting death of a woman whose body was found late last year in a rural area of southern New Jersey. Lorain Hawkins was arrested Friday at her Trenton home and charged with ...

Casino owner sentenced for failing to pay taxes

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey man who evaded taxes on millions of dollars he made from a casino he owned in Trinidad is now headed to prison. David Migliore of Brielle received a 46-month sentence Monday. He also will ...

Woman killed, 2 others hurt in East Windsor crash

EAST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) — A woman was killed and two other people were hurt when two cars collided on a central New Jersey roadway. East Windsor police say 78-year-old Joginer Kaur of Monroe woman died in Sunday's accident on Town Center Road. She ...

Man charged with murder in mother’s slaying

PEMBERTON, N.J. (AP) — Murder charges have been filed against a southern New Jersey man accused of killing his mother. Bail was set at $500,000 for 44-year-old Herbert Rowlette of Pemberton Township, who was due to make his initial court ...