Babysitter Accused of Murder, Alleged Family Drug Ring Busted Top State News
Other top stories include a NJ marine killed in Afghanistan, five heroic Freehold Borough police officers and a Toms River teacher accused of having sexual contact with a student.
A Toms River babysitter is being held on $250,000 bail with no 10 percent option after being charged with the murder of a 14-month-old child, the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office said Tuesday.
A Blackwood man was arrested Wednesday along with his son and daughter as conspirators in a drug ring that distributed multi-kilogram quantities of Colombian cocaine, as well as other narcotics, according to authorities.
An emergency room worker at the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro was arrested on Saturday and charged with forcing a female patient to improperly touch him, and in a separate incident, was charged with sexually assaulting a female patient.
Marine Cpl. Christopher M. Monahan Jr., 25, was killed on Nov. 26, the Department of Defense announced. Monahan, of Island Heights, died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
Five Freehold Borough police officers saved the lives of three Piscataway residents after they observed smoke coming from a home on River Road.
A 31-year-old teacher in the Toms River Regional school system was charged with criminal sexual contact against a student, according to the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.
Gloucester Catholic Junior-Senior High School’s head custodian allegedly installed hidden video cameras throughout the school, capturing images of students and staff undressing, as well as everyday school activities.
The prosecutor's office has formed a task force to stop a serial burglar suspected in some 150 commercial break-ins across four New Jersey counties.
Former Brookdale Community College President Peter F. Burnham received a five-year prison sentence after bilking the college, Monmouth University and the federal government of over $44,000 in items and services, the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office has announced.
A northbound commuter bus being used to train a half-dozen bus drivers caught fire Friday morning, causing substantial traffic on Route 17, according to the Ramsey Fire Department.
Jenny’s Shell Station, at 461 Bloomfield Ave., is being sued by the state for allegedly raising the price of regular gasoline from $3.70 to $4.50 per gallon after Hurricane Sandy.