A judge in Ocean County admitted the 25-year-old Bronx, N.Y., resident into a pretrial intervention program for 18 months. Under the program, he neither admits nor denies guilt.
Police say a year-old child fell about nine feet from the balcony of a house in Tom’s River.
Theft charges have been filed against a former New Jersey police officer who allegedly stole funds while serving as treasurer of a police union.
Figures from the 2010 Census show population growth in New Jersey is tilting southward as the state’s suburbs continue to diversify.
Sen. Robert Singer says it should be applied to those convicted of murdering a child, killing a police officer in the line of duty, or committing a fatal terrorist attack.
Bail remains at $250,000 for the New Jersey man charged with vehicular homicide in the death of an off-duty police officer on the Garden State Parkway.
Police say Craig Mueller, 45, shot and killed Bryan Mueller from a second-floor window in the home they shared. Cara Ellis, 21, was also shot aiding the suspect’s brother.
Elizabeth Peters of Little Egg Harbor received a three-year term because recent random testing showed she had violated her probation — for the second time — by consuming alcohol.