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Street racer charged in hit-and-run death of high school vice principal

Tyrone Harrison, 49, of Somerset, was killed Saturday night while walking from the Edison train station to a relative's house, officials said. A man who officials said was street racing was arrested Thursday in the hit-and-run death of a New Brunswick High School vice principal. Freddy...

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Opening statements in Jersey City murder trial stopped due to juror's illness

Opening statements in the murder trial of a 19-year-old Jersey City man where adjourned after a juror took ill today. JERSEY CITY -- The prosecution began presenting its opening statement today in the murder trial of a 19-year-old Jersey City man but the sudden illness of a juror caused an...

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Sen. Cory Gardner calls for civility amid investigation

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner urged a return to civility as federal police investigate a text of a graphic beheading sent to his wife before his vote for the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

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Sen. Cory Gardner calls for civility amid investigation

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner urged a return to civility as federal police investigate a text of a graphic beheading sent to his wife before his vote for the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

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President Trump speaks out about the Russia collusion investigation to Fox News; Rep. Mark Meadows reacts on 'Hannity.'

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Get your first look at Idris Elba's villain in the Fast & Furious spin-off

Welcome to the family, Idris Elba. Last week, Dwayne Johnson shared the first photo of him and Jason Statham together in their upcoming Fast & Furious spin-off, Hobbs and Shaw. But while we’ve seen Luke Hobbs (Johnson) and Deckard Shaw (Statham) face off before, Johnson has now given us a true...

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An investment adviser charged with orchestrating a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme spent nearly three-quarters of a million dollars on prayers by Hindu priests in India to ward off a federal investigation and save her failing business, according to testimony at her trial this week.

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Nordstrom Rack and other big-name stores sold jewelry with toxic metal

The jewelry was found on shelves at national chains such as Ross, Nordstrom Rack and Papaya, the Associated Press reported. Jewelry with the toxic metal cadmium is showing up on the shelves of national retailers including Ross, Nordstrom Rack and Papaya, according to newly released test results....

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Richard Branson halts $1B project with Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi disappearance

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson has suspended a $1 billion investment project with Saudi Arabia due to the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Branson made the announcement Thursday as US Senators sparked an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the mystery of...

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Know him? Phillipsburg man wanted after crashing into motorcyclist, cops say

Police identified the suspect through an investigation, and said he remained at large. A driver fled from a traffic stop Tuesday night in Phillipsburg and then crashed into a motorcyclist, who was injured, according to town police. Jaquan Simmons (Courtesy photo | For lehighvalleylive.com) ...

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President Trump speaks out about the Russia collusion investigation to Fox News; Rep. Mark Meadows reacts on 'Hannity.'

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Feds bust up drug gang that threatened murder, 'dancing with the devil' on Facebook

The Famous Boyz sold fentanyl-laced heroin and warned snitches on social media, 'there gone (sic) be a murder,' feds say Federal prosecutors have charged 17 alleged members and associates of a Bloods street gang in Newark in a drug trafficking conspiracy authorities say used threats of...

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Murphy official who quit faced sexual assault allegation, sources say. GOP wants an investigation.

Albert Alvarez abruptly resigned last week from Gov. Phil Murphy's administration. The allegation stems from the spring of last year, when Murphy was running for governor. A top staffer in Gov. Phil Murphy's administration who resigned last week faced an allegation of sexual assault during a...

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4 charged in case of dad killed at youth football practice

Joseph Jones was shot to death in the parking lot of a Millville school Joseph L. Jones (Facebook)  Authorities have charged four people in connection with the August shooting death of a parent at a youth football practice. Joseph L. Jones, 37, of Millville, was shot to death in the parking lot of...

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WWE faces criticism for upcoming Saudi Arabia event amid investigation into journalist's disappearance

The event is included in a 10-year contract to hold live events in the kingdom as the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman loosened the rules on bringing Western entertainment to the country.

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Here's what the feds say caused the Union City fire that killed 5 children

Four of the children were siblings, and the fifth was their cousin. The electrical failure of a powerstrip is what started the horrific fire that claimed the lives of five children in Union City in July, authorities have determined.  A report issued by the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...

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Watch Dateline NBC host Keith Morrison 'investigate' Ellen DeGeneres

It’s about time that Ellen DeGeneres got the Dateline treatment. On Thursday’s installment of her eponymous talk show, Dateline NBC host Keith Morrison does what he does best by investigating a scary chapter in DeGeneres’ life — an odd encounter with an angry motorist. “Today I want to...

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N.J. man dies after he's hit by 2 cars while darting across street

Thomas Murphy, 52, of Hamilton, died after he was hit by cars on South Broad Street, police said. A 52-year-old Mercer County man died Thursday after he was hit by two cars while attempting to dart across a street in Hamilton, authorities said. Thomas Murphy, of Hamilton, was hit about 6:40 a.m. by...

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You can say one thing for “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer” — it will never be mistaken for having a liberal bias. A sensationalistic police procedural/courtroom drama chronicling the criminal investigation and subsequent 2013 conviction of Kermit Gosnell (Earl...

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City investigation chief allegedly overstepped authority

The city’s top investigator abused his authority by seizing control of the independent office that investigates the school system and firing its commissioner, a new investigation found Thursday. But the probe of Investigation Commissioner Mark Peters concluded with the recommendation of what...

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