Law & Public Safety

‘Housewives’ star: Shocked to be facing prison

NEW YORK (AP) — A star of Bravo's "Real Housewives of New Jersey" says she was shocked by her sentence of 15 months in prison on conspiracy and bankruptcy charges. Teresa Giudice (JOO'-dys) said the sentence was "very unexpected," as was the ...

2 seriously hurt in New Jersey boating accident

SALEM CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two people were taken to the hospital after a boat crashed in southern New Jersey over the weekend. Salem City Fire Chief John Ayars tells the South Jersey Times (http://bit.ly/1xiLMto) the crash occurred Sunday, about a ...

Sayreville HS Football Faces Hazing Allegations

Sayreville High School officials canceled last week's football game after allegations of hazing surfaced.

Asm. Singleton: GPS Monitoring Would Give Domestic Violence Victims Some Stability

Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D-7) says that GPS monitoring on domestic violence offenders would allow victims to have some stability in their lives.

Man pleads guilty in crash that killed firefighter

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man is facing five years in prison after pleading guilty in an alcohol-related crash that caused the death of a New York City firefighter. Union County prosecutors say 25-year old Anthony Marsal, of ...

Poker star says he didn’t cheat to win $22M

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 10-time World Series of Poker winner Phil Ivey says he didn't cheat when he won nearly $22 million playing baccarat at casinos in New Jersey and London. Ivey told "60 Minutes Sports" for an interview to be broadcast Tuesday ...

Man pleads not guilty to murder in wife’s death

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man accused of fatally beating his wife last year has pleaded not guilty to a first-degree murder charge. The Record (http://bit.ly/1naYCJr) reports that 65-year-old Thomas Fabbricatore entered his plea ...

Man sentenced for attempted child sex encounter

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Georgia man who traveled from New York to New Jersey for what he thought would be a sexual encounter with a young girl and her minor baby sitter is now headed to prison. Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say 23-year-old ...

Losing bidder asks court for new auction of Revel

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Florida developer who came up short in a bankruptcy court auction for the former Revel casino wants the judge to invalidate the result and hold a new sale. Glenn Straub filed court papers Monday asking for a new ...

Man gets 5-year prison term for child porn charges

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey man who admitted possessing child pornography and distributing it online has been sentenced to five years in state prison. Acting state Attorney General John Hoffman says 33-year-old Roberto ...