The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s office has decided not to try seven Sayreville high school football players accused of sexual assault as adults.
CBS 2 has learned that eight football coaches have been let go in connection with the Sayreville War Memorial High School football hazing scandal, in addition to the five coaches who were suspended.
Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey’s office has charged seven Sayreville varsity football players with sexually assaulting four younger teammates during several hazing rituals in the locker room. He talked exclusively to CBS 2 on Monday.
The Sayreville Seven will have their day in court, so why have their teammates been benched?
Controversy has erupted after Sayreville High School in New Jersey suddenly canceled three football games, and prosecutors have also launched an investigation into what sources told CBS 2 may have been hazing.
The mother charged with killing her son more than 20 years ago was back in court in New Jersey Friday to face the charges.
Police say the criminals try to hit as many banks as they can within an hour of their thefts, before alerts can go out.
Michelle Lodzinski is charged in the death of her 5-year-old son who was reported missing from a carnival in New Jersey in 1991.
The New Jersey State Assembly on Monday approved a bill that would make salt water taffy the official state candy.
“Glow parties” are popular among teenagers. But police said music and dancing is not all that is going on, and they have issued a warning to parents.
Christie said the state has made offers to purchase 265 homes in Sayreville and neighboring South River from willing sellers. So far, 175 have accepted.
The first of four planned home demolitions in a superstorm Sandy-ravaged community has begun. An excavator’s claw ripped through 25 years of memories at Martin and Theresa Kuczynski’s Sayreville home.
So far, the state has funding for 424 buyouts statewide. The Department of Environmental Protection said 169 property owners have accepted buyout offers in South River and Sayreville.
According to police, Jaclyn P. Melillo, 25, has been charged with two counts of sexual assault and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.
The buyout offers homeowners the pre-storm market value for their home, through a $300 million program introduced by Gov. Christie in May.