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Off-duty officer shoots man who attempted to rob him

An off-duty Newark Police officer shot and injured a man who attempted to rob him at gunpoint at a barber shop in Newark on May 1, 2018.

An off-duty Newark Police officer shot and wounded a man who attempted to rob him at gunpoint in Newark Tuesday night.

Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said the robbery attempt

21 months in prison for man who hid over $1.5M from IRS

His partner in crime went to prison early last year

A West Windsor man will spend nearly two years in a federal prison for using shell companies to hide over $1.5 million, a scheme which led to over $237,000 in lost taxes for the Internal Revenue Service.

Albert Chang, 71, of Princeton Junction, who previously pleaded guilty to two

Woman charged with attempted murder after juvenile was struck by a vehicle

Vicky L. Smith, 52, of Wall Township, has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly hitting a juvenile with her car in Wall Township on April 30, 2018.

A woman was arrested and charged with attempted murder after she allegedly struck a juvenile with her vehicle in Wall Township, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said Tuesday.


Cory Booker just wowed ’em in New Hampshire. Here’s how he can do it...

Cory Booker brought New Hampshire Democrats to their feet during a day-long visit to the first 2020 primary state.

3-alarm fire damages 4 stores at Jackson strip mall

No one was hurt in the fire at Brook Plaza on Sunday night

A fire that swept through a strip mall in Jackson on Sunday night left four businesses damaged, officials said. 

No one was hurt in the blaze that broke out around 10:40 p.m. in the utility room at a business on Brook Plaza on South New Prospect

Newark wants to guarantee a free lawyer for low-income residents facing eviction

In what would be a groundbreaking move, the city announced plans to introduce legislation to guarantee a "right to counsel" for low-income residents who face an eviction from their landlords.

2 charged with manslaughter after assault victim dies

The victim was found unresponsive after an assault earlier in the day.

Jamar D. Johnson, 37, and Joseph T. Robinson, 24, both of Penns Grove. (Salem County Correctional Facility photos) 

Two men originally charged with assault saw their charges upgraded after their alleged victim died of his injuries.

Penns Grove police and EMTs responded to a South Broad

Missing N.J. college professor found dead in park pond

Samuel Nunez, 37, was an adjunct professor at Passaic County Community College. He was reported missing on Monday

The body of a college professor reported missing by his family earlier this week has been found by police divers in a pond in the Garret Mountain Reservation of Woodland Park, authorities said Thursday.

Samuel Nunez 

Samuel Nunez, 37, of

Pedestrian dies after being hit by a car in Rahway

A 30-year-old woman was struck by a car while crossing a Rahway road on April 27, 2018, and later died at University Hospital in Newark.

A woman died Friday morning after being hit by a car in Rahway on Thursday night.

Jessica Principe, 30, of Rahway, was struck by a Lexus while attempting to cross Lake Avenue near

1 killed in 5-car accident in South Brunswick

Police are investigating a 5-car crash Monday night that left one person dead.

One person was killed on Monday following a multi-vehicle crash that shut down a South Brunswick intersection.

South Brunswick Police Det. Dennis Yuhasz said the five-vehicle accident was reported at 6:50 p.m. at the intersection of Route 535 and Route 32.