Prosecutors said that the death of an off-duty police officer whose body was found inside her northern New Jersey home this weekend does not appear to be suspicious.
Police believe the older boy was playing with the gun when he accidentally shot his brother Hassan George in the chest with a gun belonging to his mother Sarrah Green-Sims, who is a corrections officer.
Authorities say 68-year-old Frank Goggan, who was on the force more than 30 years, was discovered face-down on the living room floor at his home on Seaview Avenue on Thursday.
Evaristo Guerra-Buxadera of West New York was found in the basement of the building on Bergenline Avenue where the fire started Wednesday night.
Steven Acuna’s first court appearance has now been put off until Tuesday afternoon after he was taken to the hospital for an undisclosed medical condition.
Police say Steven Acuna has been charged with murder after what is believed to be the remains of his wife, 32-year-old Randy “Amanda” Lehrer, were found in a 55-gallon cement-filled drum on Friday.
Hudson County Prosecutor Edward DeFazio said the man stabbed the three and then walked to the Harrison police station, where he was arrested.
Hudson County Prosecutor Edward DeFazio said Officer Luis Mecka was responding to reports of shots fired when he saw 28-year-old Deron Kittrell, who appeared to have a gun.
A court-appointed lawyer for 37-year-old Tamara Reyes of Weehawken entered a not guilty plea for her Wednesday in a Jersey City court.
A Jersey City man charged in the shooting death of a U.S. Marine during a carjacking this week has turned himself in to authorities.
Prosecutors in northern New Jersey are investigating the death of a toddler who died several days after apparently being injured at home.
Hudson County authorities say a man who reported finding a friend’s body inside his apartment will now likely face charges in the man’s death.