Parents targeted as stalkers

Bipartisan legislation was released by an Assembly panel on Thursday to stiffen penalties for stalking and restraining order violations by a person whose parental rights have been terminated. “Once a safe home has been provided for a child victim of domestic violence,…

Hillside police investigate stabbing

Hillside detectives are investigating the stabbing of an 18-year-old male who was transported to a hospital by bystanders Lt. Vincent Ricciardi said Newark Beth Israel Medical Center called police around 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday night with a report of a patient in the emergency…

Annual Trinity Church “Dine Around the World” Dinner

Trinity Episcopal Church will hold its annual “Dine Around the World” dinner on Saturday, October 25 from 5 pm to 7:30 pm. at 650 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge. Take a delicious journey around the world, tasting food from 12 authentic food stations, with…

New Jersey man sentenced to prison for stolen identity tax fraud scheme

Carl J. Kotowski, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division, and Paul J. Fishman, U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, announced today a Bergen County, New Jersey, man was sentenced to 17 months…

State takes over Newark

The finances of New Jersey’s largest city will now be under state supervision, as the Local Finance Board approved a request by Newark. The state Department of Community Affairs will have legal power over collective bargaining, the budget, and other municipal functions and determine…

Man was sentenced to prison for distributing child pornography

Middlesex County man was sentenced to prison for distributing child pornography over the Internet. He was investigated and prosecuted by the New Jersey State Police and the Division of Criminal Justice. Roberto Arreola-Ramirez, 33, of New Brunswick, was sentenced to…

Longshoremen’s union boss sentenced to 18 months in prison

NEWARK, N.J. – The former president of the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) Local 1235 was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for conspiring to extort longshoremen on the New Jersey piers for Christmastime tribute payments, New Jersey U.S. Attorney…

State shares in $105 million AT&T settlement

New Jersey will receive more than $368,000 as a result a global settlement with AT&T Mobility that resolves allegations the company engaged in unlawful “cramming” – the placing of charges for unwanted third-party services on consumers’ mobile telephone bills. Customers…