The former mayor of the capital city of New Jersey was sentenced to nearly five years in prison Thursday after being convicted on corruption charges.
The judge ordered 67-year-old Mark Niemczyk of Tinton Falls to serve five years probation. The judge also sentenced 42-year-old Thomas Scalgione of Manahawkin to six months in the county jail for violating parole and one year of probation.
Mack, 48, had fought to remain in office until his sentencing in May while also seeking to have his conviction thrown out. He was convicted Feb. 7 of bribery, fraud and extortion in a sting operation involving a bogus land development deal.
Trenton, N.J. Mayor Tony Mack was convicted of corruption charges by a jury Friday.
The National Weather Service says much of the state is in line for 4 to 8 inches of snow falling throughout the day Monday. The highest amounts are expected to be across the middle of the state with less in the northernmost and southernmost counties.
Deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly’s employment was terminated Thursday morning effective immediately, Gov. Chris Christie said.
A 22-year-old student vanished from the College of New Jersey outside Trenton Tuesday afternoon, and police have launched a search.
A lopsided race for governor in New Jersey will be decided Tuesday when voters choose between Republican Gov. Chris Christie and Democrat Barbara Buono.
NJ TRANSIT Northeast Corridor trains were delayed up to an hour during the Monday afternoon rush, as authorities conducted a death investigation on the tracks.
Mercer County Prosecutor Joseph Bocchini said the suspect opened fire on the detectives as he was exiting a home and the detectives were getting out of their car.
After her divorce from Paul Emma in 2010, Jessica Evans changed their two children’s last names on school and health insurance forms from Emma to Evans-Emma. She then sought to have their last names changed to just Evans.
The hearing brings the spotlight on gay marriage back to New Jersey, where the legal battle over the issue has been waged since 2002 – before any state recognized same-sex marriage.
Booker holds a commanding 40-point lead in the latest Quinnipiac University poll in the race to fill late Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s Senate seat.
All six defendants are Mexican nationals living in the United States illegally, the state attorney general said. They were being held in the Ocean County Jail.
New Jersey’s plans to award more than $11 million to an all-male Jewish school and Princeton Theological Seminary violates state law and should be stopped, civil liberties groups said in a complaint filed Monday.