Law & Public Safety

2 get jail for illegal poker game in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two southern New Jersey men have received jail terms for running an illegal poker club inside a storefront. Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced Friday that 43-year-old Thomas Rand of Williamstown and 33-year-old ...

New Jersey man gets 3 years in child porn case

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Hudson County man has been sentenced to three years in state prison for offering child pornography over the Internet. John Kondes of Bayonne was one of 27 people arrested in 2012 as part of "Operation Watchdog," a state-wide ...

NJ Police Departments Not Always Representative of Communities

Jersey City and Newark have the least representative police departments of the populations they serve in the nation, according to a data site.

Monmouth County Campaign Aims to Educate Distracted Drivers

The Unplugged and Alive Campaign gives those pulled over for distracted driving the opportunity to take a pledge and watch a video in lieu of incurring a fine.

2 arrested in killing of New Jersey man at home

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Two people have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a central New Jersey man who was found at his home last month. Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced Friday that Roland Amos has been ...

Court for ‘The Situation’ delayed for reality show

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former member of the "Jersey Shore" case is delaying a court hearing in his tax fraud case so he can film another reality TV show. Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino was scheduled to be arraigned on federal conspiracy and tax ...

Judge rejects Trump Entertainment pension motion

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware bankruptcy judge has denied a request by Trump Entertainment Resorts to be relieved of its pension obligations under a collective bargaining agreement with workers at the Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. ...

Man charged of murder in 2013 suburban stabbing

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey man has been charged with murdering a man found in a backyard shed with stab wounds in his back. The Camden County Prosecutor's Office announced the charge Friday against 21-year-old Daniel Jurczyk of ...

Man wounded in Bridgeton shooting

BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — Police say a man was wounded in the shoulder and hand during a shooting in Bridgeton. Officers found the 21-year-old in a home on South Avenue Thursday night. Police tell The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1mZioaP ) ...

New Jersey diocese settles priest abuse suit

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Trenton Diocese has paid $610,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a New Jersey man who said he was sexually abused for years as a teen by a priest who headed the diocese's youth group. Forty-two-year-old Chris Naples of Bass ...