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Jeffrey Chiesa

Super Bowl signs are seen at MetLife Stadium on Jan. 27, 2014, as the venue is prepared to host Super Bowl XLVIII between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

With Super Bowl Days Away, NJ Officials Continue Crackdown On Human Trafficking

Many believe New Jersey’s sprawling highway system, proximity to New York City and diverse population make it an attractive base of operations for traffickers.

01/29/2014

Newark Mayor Cory Booker with Former U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley in Newark, N.J. - June 8, 2013 (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Eye On Politics: Cory Booker Wants ‘New Blood’ In U.S. Senate

“It’s time that we have voices in Washington that are not about left or right, but really about getting problems solved, bringing people together, and really making progress,” Booker said Wednesday.

07/10/2013

New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa (credit: NJ AG's Office)

Christie Picks Chiesa For Senate As Holt Announces Run For Lautenberg’s Seat

New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa, a registered Republican, will hold the office until a special election takes place in October and Christie said Chiesa will not run for the seat. He will take office on Monday.

06/06/2013

Weapons collected at a gun buyback in Keansburg, N.J. - March 9, 2013 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

More Than 10,000 Guns Turned In Across NJ In Recent Months

The most recent gun buyback was held in Passaic County last weekend, where 853 weapons were collected.

05/08/2013

Daryl Turner and Robyn Bernstein (credit: NJ Attorney General's Office)

AG: NJ Couple Accused Of Operating Travel Scam

Authorities said 41-year-old Daryl Turner and 43-year-old Robyn Bernstein laundered $700,000 from victims between January 2007 and July 2011 and used the money to buy a luxury home in Marlton.

04/23/2013

Cash (file/credit: CBS 2)

Fantasy Leagues To Be Operated By NJ Casinos Under New Regulations

Casinos can partner with fantasy league operators to let them run the tournaments. The gaming halls can also take entry fees and pay out winnings at casino cages, according to the regulations.

04/21/2013

Georgios Spyropoulos (credit: NJ Office Of The Attorney General)

NJ Diner Manager Pleads Not Guilty In Alleged Murder-For-Hire Plot

Georgios Spyropoulos appeared in court in shackles Friday on conspiracy to commit murder, attempt to commit murder and unlawful possession of a weapons charges.

04/12/2013

Georgios Spyropoulos (credit: NJ Office Of The Attorney General)

Officials: Manager Of Tick Tock Diner In Clifton Charged In Murder-For-Hire Plot

Georgios Spyropoulos, manager of the Tick Tock diner in Clifton, was arrested for planning to have his uncle “tortured, robbed and murdered,” Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced Wednesday.

04/10/2013

Weapons collected at a gun buyback in Keansburg, N.J. - March 9, 2013 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Monmouth Gun Buyback Nets 1,500 Weapons

That brings the total number of guns collected to 7,000 since December.

03/12/2013

New Jersey State Police (file / credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Two N.J. State Troopers Lose Jobs Over High-Speed Sports Car Escort

A New Jersey State Police sergeant who led an unauthorized escort of a high-speed sports car caravan to Atlantic City in 2012 pleaded guilty to altering the numbers on the license plates of his police car during the incident, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced Monday.

03/11/2013

New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa (credit: nj.gov/oag/)

New Jersey AG Establishes Sandy Fraud Working Group

State Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced the formation of the working group, which is a coordinated effort among several state and local agencies.

03/07/2013

Mug shots of those arrested in a statewide child porn bust in New Jersey (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

More Than Two Dozen Arrested In Statewide Child Porn Bust In New Jersey

Authorities said two of the suspects are known babysitters and have regular contact with children.

02/27/2013

Guns turned in at a Dallas gun buyback event (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Essex County Churches Holding Gun Buyback Today And Tomorrow

After a number of successful guns for cash exchanges in New Jersey, another gun buyback is taking place today and Saturday in Essex County.

02/15/2013

Harry Mansmann (L), William Mowell (R) (credit: New Jersey Attorney General's Office)

New Jersey Officials Accused Of Hiding Contaminant In City Water Supply

The indictment was handed up Tuesday against Harry Mansmann of Lawrenceville, the executive director of the East Orange Water Commission, and assistant William Mowell, of Wyckoff.

02/13/2013

Lasean Harps mug shot (credit: New Jersey Attorney General's Office)

Prosecutors: Jersey City Man Accused Of Credit Card Fraud

Lasean Harps, 37, was arrested on Friday on charges of second-degree theft by deception, second-degree impersonation and theft of identity, and third-degree fraudulent use of a credit card, New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced.

02/04/2013

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