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.
The child was tossed around for about a minute until a quick-thinking laundromat worker cut the power, allowing the door to the machine to open.
Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk said investigators were still working Sunday to determine a motive for the shooting.
The bodies of 32-year-old Louis Antonio Narvaez-Betancourt and 22-year-old Jose Ariel Paynes Garcia were found inside Narvaez-Betancourt’s home.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he doesn’t regret calling a former Navy SEAL an “idiot” during a heated exchange at a recent public event.
Camden authorities say a man was killed and a woman was seriously burned when a vacant city row home caught fire, destroying both the residence and an adjacent home.
Students and faculty at the Camden campus of Rutgers University feel betrayed by Governor Chris Christie. They say that his plan to merge the Camden campus with Rowan University result in lower academic standards.
Three of the new schools will be located in Camden and two are in Newark. The other three charters will be in Vineland, Trenton and Jersey City.
As New Jersey’s acting education commissioner, Christopher Cerf is charged with carrying out Gov. Chris Christie’s plans to overhaul some aspects of the state’s public education system.
The Senate Budget Committee will consider legislation appropriating the money — plus $1.5 million for oversight — on Thursday.