Law & Public Safety

Twins charged in deadly Paulsboro hit-and-run

WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — Gloucester County authorities have charged a twin brother and sister in connection with the death of a pedestrian in Paulsboro. Officials say 30-year-old Eddie Warthen of Greenwich Township was struck twice by a vehicle on ...

Ravens’ Rice gets initial OK for court program

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has received initial approval to enter a court program that could result in dismissal of a criminal charge against him in New Jersey. The decision announced Tuesday relates to an ...

Former Christie Campaign Staffer Testifies Before GWB Committee

Matt Mowers worked with Bill Stepien and Bridget Kelly to reach out to local officials from Gov. Christie's office.

Woman pleads not guilty in missing husband’s death

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey woman accused of killing her husband seven years ago and taking his remains with her when she moved to various homes has pleaded not guilty to murder charges. The Press of Atlantic City ...

2 south Jersey cops accused of sexual assault

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two police officers in southern New Jersey are accused of sexually assaulting children. Atlantic County prosecutors say Atlantic City Officer Andre Corbin and Brigantine Officer Ralph Pereira are each charged with two ...

Police officer accused of lewdness in a Starbucks

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A high-ranking Camden County Police official has been charged with lewdness after allegedly exposing himself in a coffee shop. Lt. Benito Gonzalez was arrested Friday in connection with the May 7 incident at a Cherry Hill ...

NJ Senate panel clears smoke-free beach bill

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Members of a Senate committee have approved a bill that would ban smoking at beaches and public parks in New Jersey. Violators would face fines of at least $250 for the first offense. The measure on Monday was amended to ...

Camden man charged in deadly Easter crash

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — Monmouth County authorities have accused a Camden man of driving recklessly and under the influence of alcohol in a crash that claimed the life of a female passenger in Belmar on Easter. Edwin Martinez is held on $300,500 ...

GWB Committee Hears Testimony from Matthew Mowers

The select committee investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures held a hearing to hear testimony from former Christie for Governor campaign staffer Matthew Mowers.

Midshipman gets probation before judgment

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Online court records show that a midshipman at the Naval Academy has received probation before judgment after being accused of threatening a cab driver with a butter knife. Court officials tell The Capital of Annapolis ...