Alleged Dog Abuse Cover-Up, Nude Photo Scandal Top This Week's News
Other top stories this week include three North Jersey men who pleaded guilty to a 2009 armed robbery and attempted murder and a man who allegedly brought a concealed handgun into a police station.
A Brick Township couple have been charged with animal cruelty after police said a dog they reported to have found covered in feces in a garbage bag on the side of the road was actually their own animal, authorities said.
Ridgewood Superintendent Daniel Fishbein held a news conference Thursday to address a scandal that rocked the high school this week involving the distribution through social media of nude photos of high school girls.
Three men from North Jersey who in 2009 robbed a bank in Franklin Township and then led police on a chase through North Brunswick and New Brunswick pleaded guilty this week to armed robbery and attempted murder, authorities say.
A 20-year-old city man was arrested Monday after walking into a police station reeking of marijuana and carrying a concealed handgun, Newark police said.
A 21-year-old Irvington woman told police a man shot at her car twice while she drove through Millburn on her way to work at Livingston Mall.
A Glen Rock man booked on burglary and drug charges in Fair Lawn had a surprise for prison officers who searched him later at the county jail, police said.
Authorities are investigating what they are calling the “suspicious” death of a Wayne resident whose body was found at the base of a gorge in Pennsylvania.
A 12-year veteran of the Essex County Sheriff’s Office was convicted of official misconduct Thursday for stealing $70 in cash from a crime scene.
An eligibility subcommittee of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association has denied a high school football placekicker with autism who rose to fame last season the chance to play for another year.
A former New Jersey Division of Taxation investigator and Toms River resident was sentenced to three years of probation after admitting to stealing $6,630 from taxpayer accounts and transferring the money to relatives.