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.
Sen. Robert Menendez says almost 130 homeowners are being offered pre-Sandy value for their properties.
On Thursday, Gov. Chris Christie announced a plan to buy out homes in flood-prone areas of Sayreville and South River so no houses are built there in the future, and some residents are eager.
The governor announced the “willing seller” buyout plan Thursday, just before appearing in Sayreville, where about 270 homes were destroyed or severely damaged by a tidal surge during Sandy.
Makenna Switzer of Sayreville said the project started with two orders and has since grown to 180 orders.
A reputed member of a white supremacist pleaded guilty to hate crime charges Tuesday, after be beat two Middle Eastern men in New Jersey.