Paul Bergrin, a Newark defense attorney who prosecutors say urged the 2004 murder of a witness against one of his clients, was convicted on 23 criminal counts, according to a report in the Star Ledger.
Local Soldier Wounded in Afghanistan Dies
U.S. Army Specialist Derek McConnell, who lived in Parsippany, died Monday, according to posts by his mother and fiance on the Facebook page “Team Derek.” McConnell grew up in West Essex, where this week the community remembered him as an "American hero."
An English teacher’s allegedly racially inappropriate comments, discrimination and bullying led a group of a half-dozen Cherry Hill East parents to take their case before the school board.
Perth Amboy Substitute Teacher Charged with Student Sex Assault
A substitute teacher at Perth Amboy High School is being held on $100,000 bail after being charged with the repeated sexual assault of a female student, according to a statement by the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office.
Hoboken Man Arrested for False Bomb Threat at Newark Airport
A 35-year-old Hoboken man was arrested on Sunday morning for allegedly making a false bomb threat at Newark Liberty International Airport, the Star-Ledger reported.
A New Jersey corrections officer allegedly coerced prostitutes into having sex with him at several Burlington County spots by identifying himself as a police officer.
Former Hoboken IT Official Pleads Guilty to Intercepting Mayor's Emails
Former IT official Patrick Ricciardi pleaded guilty to intercepting emails meant for the mayor of Hoboken and top city officials and passing some of those communications on to other officials, according to a statement from U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman.
Driver Killed in Parkway Crash Was Heroic 9/11 Port Authority Cop
Lt. Kevin Murphy of Hazlet, who died in a Sunday night crash near the Woodbridge exit of the Garden State Parkway, was a decorated police officer and Special Olympics organizer.
A chain mail message is "spreading like wildfire" among fifth graders at a Ridgewood elementary school, prompting the principal to ask parents to talk to their children about social media.
Trial to Begin in Teaneck Rabbi Sex Abuse Case
Prosecutors plan to fly two Israeli boys to the United States to testify in the trial of a Teaneck rabbi who allegedly molested the teens while they stayed with him during a scholarship program, northjersey.com reported.