Camden County Police said 38-year-old Sergio Rivera is charged with aggravated assault, child endangerment, drug possession and weapons offenses.
A southern New Jersey mother and her boyfriend have been charged with chaining their 10-year-old son to a radiator pipe for two weeks.
A New Jersey teenager pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges connected to the death of a 12-year-old girl who disappeared last fall while out riding her bike.
More than 30 members of the new Camden County Police Department Metro Division will be deployed on the streets of New Jersey’s most impoverished city.
The Liberty Academy Charter School in the Heights section of Jersey City is among three charter schools the state has ordered closed by year’s end.
Chief Harry Earle said the incident occurred around 5:30 a.m. inside the police station when a suspect being taken into custody for a domestic violence-related incident got into a confrontation with officers.
Rutgers University has decided to cancel classes for the rest of the week at its New Brunswick and Newark campuses in New Jersey.
Those teachers and school administrators have been arrested stemming from allegations at Triton High School in Runnemede.
Jason Laughlin, a spokesman for the Camden County prosecutor’s office, says 31-year-old Osvaldo Rivera, of Camden, was arrested Sunday afternoon. Rivera is in jail awaiting arraignment.
A sleeping 6-year-old boy was stabbed to death inside a bedroom of his southern New Jersey home early Sunday in an unprovoked attack that also critically wounded his 12-year-old sister, who was also asleep in the room, police said.
Fire crews were called to the Goshen Pond Camping area in the Wharton State Forest in Camden after the blaze broke out Thursday.
Pedro Hernandez is still in the hospital where he was arraigned bedside Friday on second-degree murder charges in the 33-year-old case.
Police have continued to investigate the death of Etan Patz. Pedro Hernandez confessed to killing Patz thirty-three years ago, according to investigators. They have now started to focus their investigation on what he told other people in the years following Etan’s death.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said after Pedro Hernandez was questioned in New Jersey Wednesday night, he voluntarily returned to New York City and took police to the scene of the crime.
Two weeks ago, 1-year-old Saimer David was being cared for by a baby sitter at a Laundromat when her friend put the child in a washer.