Law & Justice

June 24, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - Police Chief Steven E. Hennelly abruptly announced the end of his 31-year association with Chatham Township law enforcement when he confirmed his retirement on Thursday at the Chatham Township Committee meeting. Hennelly, 53, will immediately be start a new job in the private ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Nearly four years after 19-year-old Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin, a 2013 graduate of Seton Hall Prep, was gunned down on Walker Road in West Orange by a man who recently pled guilty to six charges, including charges of first-degree terrorism and murder, Ali Muhammad Brown was ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A free Legal Clinic and Resources Expo is scheduled for all Morris County Veterans on  Friday, April 27.  The event will take place at the Morristown Municipal Building, 200 South Street, third floor senior citizens room from 11am - 2pm.  Free coffee and donuts will be ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Assemblyman Jay Webber’s landmark legislation stopping child predators in schools from easily changing jobs was signed into law April 11 by Governor Phil Murphy. “This is a huge victory for our children, their parents, and our state,” said Webber (R-Morris) in a statement. “This ...

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United States Associate Deputy Attorney General Steven H. Cook to Give Keynote Address at 21st Century Drug and Violence Prevention Training Conference and Marijuana Symposium Featuring National Leaders and International Experts March 18-20, 2018 In Atlantic City, Hosted By ...

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.-  Two major storms hammered most of Morris County last week, including the local communities. Power lines are being repaired hourly. Law Enforcement, Departments of Public Works and First Responders continue to work around the clock to serve the community.  Due to the ...

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HANOVER TOWNSHIP, N.J.-  Two major storms in less than a week have hammered most of Morris County, including the local communities. Schools are still closed and roads and power lines are being repaired hourly. Law Enforcement, Departments of Public Works and First Responders have worked around the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — In the case against Ali Muhammad Brown, who was charged with the murder of 19-year-old Brendan Tevlin of Livingston, acting Essex County prosecutor, Robert Laurino announced on Tuesday that Brown pled guilty before the Honorable Ronald D. Wigler, judge of the Superior Court.  Brown ...

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According to numerous news reports, corruption and bribery charges against U.S. Senator Bob Menendez are being dropped by the Justice Department. Senator Menendez released the following statement through his Communications Director, Tricia Enright: “From the very beginning, I never wavered in my ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Christie Christie pardoned Joseph M. Longo, a Morristown businessman who in June 2016, was convicted in Middlesex County of tampering with public records. Longo was one of 10 people pardoned by the lame duck governor on Friday, December 22, and one of 29 people during the ...

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This story was updated at 4:10 p.m. with new information. ELIZABETH, NJ — A former instructor is accused of sexually assaulting a 7-year-old student at Surgent’s Elite School of Gymnastics in Westfield over the course of more than six months, acting Union County Prosecutor Thomas K. Isenhour ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Arrests have been made in a massive operation that stretched from New Jersey to California, that targeted sex offenders, and persons possessing child pornography was announced today by Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino. Arrests of 79 child predators and child pornography ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Arrests have been made in a massive operation that stretched from New Jersey to California, targeted sex offenders, and persons possessing child pornography was announced today by Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino. Arrests of 79 child predators and child pornography offenders ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Malcolm Boyer, a South Orange resident, pleaded guilty Wednesday night in South Orange Municipal Court to the charge of animal cruelty after a dog in his care died. Boyer was hired to care for Kathy and Marc Handelman's two dogs, Frankie and Cooper, in their South Orange house ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – Former Roxbury High School Assistant Principal Roger Schneider - accused of sexual contact with a 15-year-old boy - pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of child abuse, conceding he engaged in horseplay that included slapping the teen's testicles with the back of his ...

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NEW YORK, NY – The Department of Justice released details of a thwarted terror plot to attack New York City during the summer of 2016 on Friday. Three men, who were arrested in 2016 and 2017, planned to detonate bombs in Times Square and the New York City subway system and shoot civilians at ...

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- The total number of Americans who died from drug overdoses in 2016 exceeded the estimated 58,000 individuals killed during the Vietnam War. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 64,000 Americans died from all drug overdoses last year. More than 20,000 ...

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