Law & Public Safety

Corrections officer accused of attacking woman

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say a state corrections officer attacked a woman inside a central New Jersey home this week. Acting Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey says 35-year-old Sayreville resident Devin Gangadyal was charged ...

Man charged in fatal apartment shooting

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — Felony murder charges have been filed against a southern New Jersey man who allegedly shot and killed another man three years ago. Atlantic County prosecutors say the suspect, whose name wasn't released because he was a ...

Cause of deadly small plane crash not yet known

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities continue to seek the cause of a deadly small plane crash in southern New Jersey. One person was killed in the crash, which occurred around 8:30 p.m. Friday in Hamilton Township. Another person on board ...

Man sentenced for concealing daughter’s remains

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who concealed the remains of his adult daughter for several years has been sentenced to six years in prison. Sixty-year-old Dennis Adler pleaded guilty in March to a charge of disturbing human remains. Police ...

Driver charged in crash that injured bicyclist

EDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Assault by auto charges have been filed against a woman who prosecutors say was driving drunk when she allegedly struck and critically injured a bicyclist in northern New Jersey. Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli ...

Man charged in estranged wife’s death; 2 boys safe

LODI, N.J. (AP) — Police say a New Jersey man fatally stabbed his estranged wife, then fled to South Carolina with the couple's two sons. The Bergen County Prosecutor's office says a concerned family member called police to request a welfare check ...

2 boys found safe after New Jersey mom slain

LODI, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey State Police say 2 young boys whose mother was found fatally stabbed have been recovered safe in South Carolina. State police say Amber Alert for the boys ages 7 and 8 was canceled early Saturday morning. Police in ...

1 dead after small plane crashes in New Jersey

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Officials say one person is dead after a small plane crashed near Atlantic City. Police and emergency management officials say one person died when the single-engine plane crashed around 8:30 p.m. in Hamilton ...

New Jersey mom slain, Amber Alert issued for boys

LODI, N.J. (AP) — Police are searching for a New Jersey man they say abducted his two young children, whose mother was found fatally stabbed. An Amber Alert was issued Friday evening for 7-year-old Anthony Jordan and 8-year-old Nicholas Jordan. ...

Thieves steal nearly $100K in rings from NJ store

CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — Thieves made off with nearly $100,000 worth of jewelry from a southern New Jersey store in a heist that was apparently captured on surveillance video. The robbery occurred Thursday at the Artisan's Alcove store in Cape May. ...