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Fugitive Charged With Kidnapping Girlfriend, Fleeing Cops Across NJ
Miguel Angel Villegas, 29, of New Haven, CT, was arrested Nov. 21 at New York Penn Station nearly 10 hours after leading police on a chase from a traffic stop in Tuckerton.
NJ Toddler in Critical Condition After Meth, Fentanyl Overdose — Couple Charged
A Mount Holly father and his girlfriend have been charged after a 2-year-old nearly died after ingesting hard drugs, prosecutors say.
NJ Adding 40 Troopers to Keep Roads Safe on Super Bowl Weekend
State troopers will be out in full force this Super Bowl weekend making sure there aren't any dangerous drunk drivers on the road.
NJ Transit Safety Project 122% Over Budget and Still May Miss Deadline, Audit Finds
A state audit finds that NJ Transit could miss the federal deadline to install automatic braking system on its trains despite more than doubling the budget of the now-$500M project.
Trump Slams NJ ‘Sanctuary Policies’ at Rally With Massive Turnout
New Jersey may be a blue state on the electoral map, but on Tuesday Wildwood was awash in red hats as tens of thousands of people came to catch a glimpse of President Donald Trump.
Monmouth County Dad Charged With Murdering Newborn Daughter
Austin Meli was arrested Thursday more than 10 months after police found his unconscious six-week-old girl at home.
Millville Cop Gets Slap on Wrist for Body-slamming and Battering Women
Joseph Dixon of Millville had pleaded guilty in November to two counts of third-degree aggravated assault against two women he injured during what prosecutors described as needlessly brutal arrests.
‘I Will Burn World to Ground’ — Bound Brook Arson Suspect’s Raving Online Posts
“I’m thinking of burning down this building that they put up to f--- with my head,” investigators say Padilla wrote at 4:53 p.m. on New Year’s Day in a post that is no longer visible.
Drunk Driver Gets Decade in Prison for Killing NJ Couple in 100 MPH Crash
A man who killed a married couple after losing control of his BMW while driving drunk at more than 100 MPH has been sentenced to 12 ½ years in prison.
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.