Authorities Break Up Alleged Human Trafficking Scheme

NEWARK, N.J. – Six alleged members of an international human trafficking scheme face federal charges for bringing hundreds of people from Brazil, India, and elsewhere into the United States, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Two Elizabeth Men Indicted For Double Murder, Carjacking

NEWARK — An Essex County grand jury returned a 37-count indictment Monday charging two Elizabeth residents with a Sept. 15, 2010 double murder and carjacking that took place outside a Newark bar, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced.


Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that only a handful of outdated coal-burning power plants generate a sizable amount of the mercury pollution generated in the United States?

Union County Authorities Nab Alleged Scam Artist

KENILWORTH — A West Orange man who allegedly spent the last several weeks representing himself as a major shareholder in the Jamba Juice Company to attempt solicit investors under false pretenses was arrested last week, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Monday.