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Drunk NJ cop starts fight and ends it with deadly gunfire — video
Macchia now faces 10 years in prison when he is sentenced July 27 in Superior Court in Elizabeth.
NJ man charged with DWI in death of skater was below legal limit
Velastegui was driving about 12:40 a.m. when he crossed into the oncoming traffic lane and struck the 13-year-old.
Scammed Sandy victims out of $2M but could be out of prison in 2 years
A cheating contractor who scammed Jersey Shore homeowners out of nearly $2 million was sentenced to prison Friday.
Dead over red light: Cop chased biker at 82 mph before crash in Jackson
Prosecutors have released dashcam video of a July 5 chase that ended in a fatal crash.
FBI agent spied on woman in NJ store dressing room — prosecutor
An FBI agent has been accused of using his cell phone to snap pictures of a woman undressing in a store's dressing room.
NJ courts may dismiss nearly 800K warrants for old tickets
The warrants being considered are at least 15 years old and include 355,619 for parking tickets and 348,631 tickets for moving violations. The rest are for minor local offenses.
NJ man shot by cops claimed to have bomb — video released
Cumberland County prosecutors say a man who city police shot dead on Saturday had claimed to be holding a bomb.
NJ mom loses husband, 4 daughters in crash — ‘All gone in blink of eye’
The victims of a car crash in Delaware have been identified as members of the Trinidad family from New Jersey.
NJ woman on oxygen tank dies hours after PSE&G turns off lights
The state's largest power utility is reviewing its records after a 68-year-old woman who depended on an oxygen tank died hours after power to her home was cut off.
NJ man gets $1.6M after lying cops who beat him are sent to prison
The settlement with Marcus Jeter caps a legal saga that resulted in criminal convictions against three police officers, two of whom were sent to prison.