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NJ Mom Drove Kids While Drunk, Fought Cop at Applebee’s, Police Say
A 36-year-old mother from Asbury Park is facing serious charges after a drunken night out with her young children at Applebee's, police say.
NJ Man Pretended to Have Cancer So You Would Give Him Money, Cops Say
An unemployed man in Bergen County played the sympathy card to raise funds. The problem, police said, was that he was lying about having cancer.
‘Speak American!’ NJ Teacher Tells High School Class With Latino Students
A video has surfaced of a Bergen County teacher telling her students to "speak American."
Should NJ High School Students be Punished for Taking This Class Photo?
A picture taken by a group of Jackson Liberty High School (Ocean County) students is causing a stir in the community because of what their T-shirts spelled out.
The Top 20 Most Violent and Deadly Towns in South Jersey
The most crime-ridden city in South Jersey is also the crime capital for the whole state.
A $40K Allowance? School Superintendents Bust NJ Salary Cap With Perks
See how much your school superintendent earned in bonuses and perks.
Water Meter Bribes, Police-Towing Thefts — NJ Corruption Charges This Week
In Atlantic City, the former manager of the Police Department's tow lot has been charged with pocketing $80,000 in towing fees over a two-year period.
Trump Golf Club Vandalism Suspect Arrested and Will Face Justice in NJ
A 61-year-old man from Hawaii is facing charges in Somerset County and Westchester, NY, accusing him of defacing the greens at four Trump golf courses.
NJ Judge Let Criminal Charged in Violent Robbery Play Her ‘Pregnancy Card’
Expectant mothers shouldn’t expect any special treatment when they’re accused of violent crimes, a panel of judges said Friday.
NJ Cops and Teachers Part of $25M Benefits Scam — But Feds Not Naming Them
Nine people have pleaded guilty to federal charges linking them to a prescription drug scam that cost New Jersey taxpayers at least $25 million over two years.