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Millville cop gets slap on wrist for body-slamming and battering women
A police officer with a penchant for violence was spared from jail or prison on Friday after a judge sentenced him to two years of probation.
‘I will burn world to ground’ — Bound Brook arson suspect’s raving online posts
The man accused of setting the Jan. 12 fire in downtown Bound Brook has been denied bail.
Drunk driver gets decade in prison for killing NJ couple in 100 mph crash
Amish Patel, 31, must serve 85% of his sentence before he is eligible for parole.
NJ sues Trump administration over cuts to Food Stamp benefits
New Jersey is joining 13 other states plus the District of Columbia and New York City in suing the federal government over planned cuts to the Food Stamp program.
‘You Can See Me Outside’ — NJ Councilman Taunts Public at Raucous Meeting
A Jersey City city councilman has apologized after challenging a member of the public to a fight during a raucous meeting Wednesday night.
NJ Mayor Suing His Own Town Claiming DWI Arrest Conspiracy
Jerard “Jerry” Murphy, a councilman who was selected by the governing body this month to be this year's mayor in Sparta, has been suing the township over his 2016 DWI bust.
Millville Cop to Get Year in Jail for Slamming Man’s Face Into Concrete
A Millville police officer who slammed a man face-first onto a concrete floor is facing a year in county jail after agreeing to plea guilty to third-degree aggravated assault.
Ocean County Man Gets Months in Jail for Letting His Dog Die in Hot Weather
A 31-year-old Brick man was sentenced to nine months in county jail after pleading guilty to leaving his dog caged outside during a blistering hot day.
NJ Gave Texas Church Gunman Plea Deal That Wiped Out Gun Felony
The gunman who killed two congregants at a Texas church last month had been charged years earlier with a felony gun offense in New Jersey, where prosecutors later downgraded the crime to a low-level misdemeanor that had nothing to do with firearms.
2nd Corruption Bust in Month Against Pol Who Called McGreevey a ‘Con Man’
A Jersey City official who recently called former Gov. Jim McGreevey a "con man" has now been charged — not once, but twice — in separate corruption cases.