Gov. Chris Christie gave a horrific example of someone allegedly committing new crimes Wednesday as he continued to ramp up pressure on lawmakers to makes changes to the state’s bail system.
Authorities caught up to 25-year-old Jacob Close after he took part in the Press Enterprise’s weekly “Your Opinion” feature, answering a question about the controversy over the Redskins’ name.
There was a dramatic faceoff in a Manhattan courtroom Wednesday, as District Attorney Cyrus Vance threw the book at an alleged drunken driver who killed a bus operator.
Youssef Abdel-Gawad was released on $25,000 bail. He must wear an ankle monitoring bracelet.
Robert Vineberg is charged with possessing heroin with the intent to sell. The 57-year-old was arrested as police followed leads after Hoffman’s Feb. 2 death in an apparent heroin overdose.
A northern New Jersey man was being held on $2 million bail this weekend on charges of beating his wife to death during an argument.
Skakel hopes to be release on $500,000 bond while he awaits a new trial in the 1975 murder of Martha Moxley.
Several new charges have been filed against a northern New Jersey man who allegedly killed his girlfriend.
The defendant’s father came to court with a bag of antique gold coins and jewelry passed down from generation to generation since the 1800s.
Bail has been set at $250,000 for the driver accused in a crash on the Grand Central Parkway that left two teenage parents dead.
By questioning a state investigator on the witness stand during a routine bail hearing, George Zimmerman’s defense attorney showed some of the weaknesses in prosecutors’ claims that the neighborhood watch volunteer committed second-degree murder, legal experts say.
Nazair Bey, 36, was arrested earlier this month after a seven-month investigation by state and Cumberland County officials.
“It’s just bizarre. You just never know what’s going on around here,” said neighbor Abbie Gonzalez.
The governor’s proposed constitutional amendment would put New Jersey’s bail laws in line with the federal system.
Police say the 30-year-old south Jersey woman wrote in the message that she was being held against her will. Her brother called authorities in south Jersey, who notified Hackensack police.