With Super Bowl Days Away, NJ Officials Continue Crackdown On Human TraffickingMany believe New Jersey's sprawling highway system, proximity to New York City and diverse population make it an attractive base of operations for traffickers.
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.
Christie Picks Chiesa For Senate As Holt Announces Run For Lautenberg's SeatNew 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.
More Than 10,000 Guns Turned In Across NJ In Recent MonthsThe most recent gun buyback was held in Passaic County last weekend, where 853 weapons were collected.
AG: NJ Couple Accused Of Operating Travel ScamAuthorities 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.
Fantasy Leagues To Be Operated By NJ Casinos Under New RegulationsCasinos 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.
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.
Officials: Manager Of Tick Tock Diner In Clifton Charged In Murder-For-Hire PlotGeorgios 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.
Monmouth Gun Buyback Nets 1,500 WeaponsThat brings the total number of guns collected to 7,000 since December.
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.
New Jersey AG Establishes Sandy Fraud Working GroupState Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa announced the formation of the working group, which is a coordinated effort among several state and local agencies.
More Than Two Dozen Arrested In Statewide Child Porn Bust In New JerseyAuthorities said two of the suspects are known babysitters and have regular contact with children.