Michael Skakel argues that during the 2002 trial, attorney Michael Sherman failed to challenge the state’s star witness and obtain evidence pointing to other suspects, did a poor job with jury selection and closing arguments and didn’t hire enough investigators and expert consultants.
Two 24-year-old northern New Jersey residents were facing attempted murder charges Sunday, in connection with the shooting of a man in Paterson last month.
Law enforcement agencies across the country this holiday weekend are beefing up patrols. In the Tri-State Area, that means added roving patrols and sobriety checkpoints set up by local and state police.
That nine players charged in a vicious attack against two teenagers, with one victim unconscious on the streets of Wayne, were allowed to play left residents divided.
Rising rivers flooded roadways in some of the same communities hit hard by Hurricane Irene as several hundred New Jersey residents remained in shelters Friday, waiting for waters from Tropical Storm Lee to recede.
Higgins is one of just 130 people in the world with Barth Syndrome – an extremely rare, and potentially fatal, genetic condition.
Residents were on edge in upscale areas of northern New Jersey, as cunning burglars ransacked ritzy homes in an elaborate crime spree.
SPARTA, N.J. (AP) – A former instructor at a northern New Jersey school for people with developmental disabilities has been accused of punching an autistic woman in the stomach.