Law & Public Safety

Medical device company staffers admit to fraud

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two staffers at a northern New Jersey medical devices firm have admitted their roles in a scheme to defraud hospitals out of more than $800,000. Daniel Metz, a 34-year-old Fairfield resident, and ...

NJ father, son agree to pay $5.5M to settle suit

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A father and son in Bergen County have agreed to pay approximately $5.5 million to settle a lawsuit brought by New Jersey's Bureau of Securities. The bureau alleged 55-year-old George Bussanich of Park Ridge and his 34-year-old ...

New Jersey boy’s body recovered at beach in Va.

CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of an 8-year-old boy from New Jersey who went missing in the Chesapeake Bay off Cape Charles Beach. The Virginia Marine Resources Commission says the boy's body was found Tuesday on the ...

$200K worth of jewels taken from Moorestown home

MOORESTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Police are investigating a burglary in which $200,000 worth of jewelry was stolen in a safe from a Moorestown home. Police say the heist occurred over the weekend in the house on Albury Court. Officers are advising ...

License was suspended for beaten driver

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say the man who was beaten after he struck and killed a woman on a southern New Jersey roadway was driving with a suspended license. Lakewood police say 26-year-old Juan Gregorio-Chacon hit 41-year-old resident ...

3 shootings in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Police are investigating three shootings that left five people wounded in Atlantic City. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1poDsGO ) reports three people were wounded in a shooting at Schoolhouse Apartments early ...

Christie Signs Bail Reform Bill

Gov. Chris Christie signed the bail reform bill at Trenton City Hall, where he also signed the ban the box legislation.

More charges filed after Del. trooper was shot

BEAR, Del. (AP) — Delaware State Police say a man arrested after a trooper was shot has been charged with additional offenses in the incident. Police say 50-year-old John Greenlee was charged with assault and other offenses. He had previously been ...

New trial for man convicted of killing his wife

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An appeals court has overturned the murder conviction a man who authorities say pushed his wife to her death off a 120-foot cliff in northern New Jersey. The ruling issued Monday means Stephen Scharf will get a new trial. ...

Man faces charges after violent domestic dispute

CLEMENTON, N.J. (AP) — A man who allegedly threatened to kill a woman and fought with police officers at a southern New Jersey apartment complex is now facing numerous charges. Camden County prosecutors say Gloucester Township police responded to ...