A man was sentenced to 50 years in prison Friday for fatally stabbing his ex-wife 84 times and then covering her face with a pig mask.
Two suspects have been charged in connection with the robbery and fatal shooting of a man who was trying to protect his wife in Jersey City this past weekend.
A murder shocked the quiet community of Boonton, N.J. nearly three years ago, and prosecutors this week said the husband wanted three other people killed.
Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer and his wife announced Tuesday that they have decided to split up.
Tamra Roberts Lhota, the wife of Republican mayoral contender Joe Lhota, is also one of his closest advisers.
The wife of Republican New Jersey U.S. Senate candidate Steve Lonegan would like Oprah Winfrey – a major supporter of Democratic rival Cory Booker – to get to know her husband and his story.
A man allegedly attacked his wife with a meat cleaver in Manhattan’s Chinatown Sunday, leaving the woman in critical condition.
Thirty-five-year-old Juan Rojas of Edison must serve nearly 12 years of the sentence imposed before becoming eligible for parole.
For the first time, a higher percentage of households consist of one person living alone than nuclear families with a husband, wife and children. However, people living alone are still less common in New Jersey than they are nationwide.
A handcuffed Muzzammil Hassan was escorted from the Buffalo courtroom by a half dozen court officers after a strident appeal to Erie County Judge Thomas Franczyk that failed to change the judge’s mind.
Opening statements in the second-degree murder trial of Muzzammil Hassan were scheduled to start Tuesday in Erie County Court in Buffalo.
Potential jurors are being asked whether they have issues with the Pakistan-born Hassan’s ethnicity, or the fact that he’s Muslim and may claim self-defense.
Prosecution and defense lawyers expected it would take longer than usual to seat 12 jurors for Muzzammil Hassan’s trial because of media attention the case has received since February 2009.
Lawyers in the case against Muzzammil Hassan were in Erie County Court Friday for a final conference in advance of Hassan’s second-degree murder trial. Jury selection starts Monday.
Defense and prosecution lawyers were expected to discuss jury selection and other housekeeping matters during a conference Tuesday in Erie County Court in Buffalo.