Convicted Killer Accused of Slaying Witness, Iraqi Gun Scheme Top State News

Other top stories include a high school student arrested for allegedly possessing bomb-making materials and an ex-Boy Scout leader charged with sexually assaulting teens.

Convicted Killer Charged in Slaying Woman Who Testified Against Him

A Camden man who was released from prison earlier this year is accused of fatally stabbing a woman who testified against him during a 2006 trial in which he was ultimately convicted of aggravated manslaughter.

Feds: Bergen Men Conspired to Sell Guns Linked to Former Despot

A pair of men from Bergen County were charged in a scheme to sell guns believed to have belonged to the family of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced Thursday.  

Police: High School Student Had Ingredients to Make a Bomb

A 16-year-old student at Cedar Creek High School was taken into custody Tuesday after Galloway Police and the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office discovered several ingredients that when mixed together could cause an explosion, police said. The investigation and subsequent arrest came after a teacher observed pictures of weapons in the student’s notebook.

Ex-Scout Leader Accused of Sexually Abusing Teens

A Morris Plains man and former Parsippany Boy Scout leader accused in January of showing child pornography to a boy was arrested again Thursday on charges he molested two teenage boys in the 1990s, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office said.

Monmouth Prosecutor's Office Busts Multimillion-Dollar Heroin Ring

A massive eight-month sweep of a multimillion-dollar heroin ring led to charges against 52 people, the Monmouth County prosecutor announced Monday.

Bar Loses License for Allegedly Serving Booze to Underage Stripper

A 17-year-old reportedly hired "to strip and socialize” with bar patrons touched off an investigation that ended with the suspension of a National Park bar's license, the state Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control announced Thursday.

Newark Mayor Cory Booker ended months of speculation Thursday when he announced that he was considering a run for US Senate.

A grand jury indicted State Assemblyman Robert Schroeder Friday on charges that he stole $1.8 million and wrote bad checks valued at more than $3.4 million,

Ex-Toms River Mayor Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

Former Toms River Mayor Carmine C. Inteso Jr. pleaded guilty to tax evasion in federal court for failing to report hundreds of thousands of dollars of income.

Man Killed By Train a Morristown's Got Talent Winner

A 21-year-old man who was struck and killed by an New Jersey Transit train Monday was later identified as Stanislav Kling-Loy, who won the annual Morristown's Got Talent event with his sister in February 2011.

PATH Service Resumes at Hoboken Station

The Hoboken PATH station opened back up on Wednesday after being closed since suffering flood damage during Hurricane Sandy.


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