Mercer County prosecutors say Hightstown resident Michelle Wankoff, 19, faces charges of animal cruelty and tampering with evidence.
The death occurred just west of the Metropark Station after 5 a.m. Friday when a train from Trenton headed for New York hit the person.
Officials say a very small earthquake in central New Jersey has caused no damage or injuries.
A New Jersey lawmaker has a plan that would make it a crime to lie in order to sleep with someone.
A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that the state Board of Education has the authority to change charter school rules to make it easier for existing charters to open new satellite campuses.
A central New Jersey man caught up in a child pornography sweep last year is now headed to state prison.
Parents of disabled adults say they are getting the run-around from state agencies in their fight to keep their relatives safe.
Now, as the fall legislative session begins democrats and republicans are working to overturn the state’s decision to take them out of their treatment facilities and put them into group homes.
Several speakers urged the crowd to push state and federal lawmakers to legalize or decriminalize marijuana.
A northern New Jersey man is suing the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, alleging that a now-deceased priest sexually molested him more than 30 years ago.
Louis Alvarado, of Hamilton, was sentenced on Friday to four years in prison after pleading guilty to receiving stolen property and other charges.
Authorities say that a New Brunswick couple has been charged with running a prostitution ring with women in the country illegally in at least eight brothels across the state.
Trenton police say it started when 53-year-old Anthony Burton asked to borrow a 55-year-old man’s mower on Klagg Avenue.
Police are searching for a man posing as a police officer and reportedly sexually assaulted a woman in Trenton Saturday afternoon.
Trenton voters have elected former public works director Eric Jackson as the next mayor of the New Jersey capital city, unofficial results showed Tuesday night.