Little Leaguer Sued, Off-Duty Cop Opens Fire Top N.J. News
A look at this week's top stories across the state.
In a story that has captured national headlines, a Manchester boy is being sued for an errant warm up toss that struck a spectator in the face two years ago at the township's Little League field.
A missing 5-year-old West Windsor boy who was presumed kidnapped by his grandfather was found safe Tuesday morning in a South Carolina McDonald's with his grandfather, who was arrested on kidnapping charges.
An off-duty Clifton police officer opened fire on officers responding to a domestic dispute at the home of his estranged wife Sunday, touching off an hours-long standoff that included volleys of gunfire, authorities in Pennsylvania said.
The human remains found in Parsippany in April were identified last week as a missing Irvington teen who was last seen four years ago, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office said.
Two Mount Olive teenagers were killed in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday night, just two days before one of them was set to graduate from high school.
Five-time Wing Bowl champion and Woodbury Heights native Bill “El Wingador” Simmons was arrested on cocaine distribution charges, after being caught with $8,000 worth of powdered cocaine and $4,000 in cash, New Jersey State Police announced Tuesday.
Twenty-one New Jersey municipalities were ordered by the Department of Transportation to suspend the issuance of summonses from their red light enforcement cameras Tuesday, because the forumla for determining duration of the yellow light in the traffic signal differs from the formula most state roads already use.
Fairleigh Dickinson University President J. Michael Adams, who was set to retire after being diagnosed with cancer, died early Thursday.
The admissions director of a Fair Lawn nursing home has been charged with theft, forgery and impersonation of another in connection with alleged looting of an 82-year-old man's bank account.
Mateo Bolton, 15, a student at Boonton High School, was in a car with three other youths early Thursday morning when a cell phone fell from the car. The driver parked the car along Route 46 and the four walked along the road looking for the phone, police said. [NorthJersey.com]