Brick Couple Charged In Abuse Of Dog
A Brick Township couple have been charged with animal cruelty after police said a dog they reported to have found covered in feces in a garbage bag on the side of the road was actually their own animal, authorities said.
Nude Photo Scandal Rocks Ridgewood High School
Ridgewood Superintendent Daniel Fishbein held a news conference Thursday to address a scandal that rocked the high school this week involving the distribution through social media of nude photos of high school girls.
Three Plead Guilty in Cop Shootout
Three men from North Jersey who in 2009 robbed a bank in Franklin Township and then led police on a chase through North Brunswick and New Brunswick pleaded guilty this week to armed robbery and attempted murder, authorities say.
Man Arrested After Reportedly Entering Precinct with Handgun
A 20-year-old city man was arrested Monday after walking into a police station reeking of marijuana and carrying a concealed handgun, Newark police said.
Apparent Road Rage Turns Into Alleged Shooting
A 21-year-old Irvington woman told police a man shot at her car twice while she drove through Millburn on her way to work at Livingston Mall.
Police: Burglar Had 30 Bags of Heroin Up His Butt
A Glen Rock man booked on burglary and drug charges in Fair Lawn had a surprise for prison officers who searched him later at the county jail, police said.
Authorities Investigate Suspicious Death of Wayne Woman in Pennsylvania
Authorities are investigating what they are calling the “suspicious” death of a Wayne resident whose body was found at the base of a gorge in Pennsylvania.
County K-9 Cop Convicted of $70 Crime Scene Cashgrab
A 12-year veteran of the Essex County Sheriff’s Office was convicted of official misconduct Thursday for stealing $70 in cash from a crime scene.
Disabled High School Kicker Denied Eligibility to Play Another Year
An eligibility subcommittee of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association has denied a high school football placekicker with autism who rose to fame last season the chance to play for another year.
A former New Jersey Division of Taxation investigator and Toms River resident was sentenced to three years of probation after admitting to stealing $6,630 from taxpayer accounts and transferring the money to relatives.