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Law & Justice

December 6, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — Nearly 58 years after the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg began her career as a professor at Rutgers Law School in Newark, the iconic campus building located on Washington Street was dedicated in her honor.  Rutgers University administration members on Thursday ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – A terrifying killing of a NJ student became the subject of discussion for the past few months as Congress aimed to provide safeguards for federal judges, as they have often been left vulnerable to threats and intimidation.  Daniel Anderl, resident of North Brunswick and a 2018 ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - A criminal complaint has been filed by the Essex County Prosecutors Office against Jamie Moore (40), the mother of JaShyah Moore, who went missing for about one month. The complaint details the horrific treatment of the teen, who is said to have preferred to stay in the shelter ...

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TRENTON, NJ – A state grand jury has voted not to file any criminal charges at the conclusion of its deliberations regarding the death of a boy, age 12, who was struck and killed by a police vehicle driven by Officer Michael Sansevere of the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office on Route 208 in Fair Lawn ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella visited Glen Rock to speak to senior citizens from the area as part of a partnership between Glen Rock and FirstLight Home Care to provide seniors with activities, exercise, and educational opportunities.  Musella, joined with police officers, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A 60-year-old Belleville man was sentenced to 35 years in New Jersey State Prison for sexually assaulting a 9-year-old. Jose Santana was sentenced Friday, Oct. 15 by the Honorable Martin Cronin, Judge of the Superior Court. Acting Essex County Prosecutor (ECPO) Theodore N. Stephens, ...

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RARITAN BAY, NJ — Cybersecurity Awareness Month (October 2021 #BeCyberSmart) raises awareness about the importance of cybersecurity across America, ensuring that everyone has the resources needed to be safer and more secure online. In promoting Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Prove, the modern ...

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SURF CITY — The daughter accused of murdering her father and his girlfriend at a Surf City home was recently excluded from his will, according to an affidavit of probable cause obtained by TAPinto Stafford-LBI.   A neighbor who was friends with the couple told police that Sherry Lee Heffernan ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ — A general contracting company based in Newark was sentenced today to five years’ probation for violating Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards, leading to the death of an employee during construction of a Fair Lawn home, according to Acting U.S. Attorney ...

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SURF CITY — A Pennsylvania woman has been charged with double murder in Surf City. The woman charged is the daughter of the male victim, John Enders.  Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Surf City Police Chief John N. Casella, Jr., announced that Sherry Lee Heffernan, 55, of ...

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Editor's Note: Due to a misunderstanding, information in bold is new and crucial to the story. Devantier added she eventually "miscarried due to the domestic violence shortly after finding out [she] was pregnant." Please disregard original. We deeply regret any misunderstandings that may have ...

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COLUMBIA, SC — It only took a few hours on Tuesday for a jury to return a verdict in the trial of the South Carolina man charged with killing Robbinsville Township’s Samantha Josephson after he allegedly posed as an Uber driver in 2019. Nathaniel Rowland, 27, of New Zion, South Carolina, was ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A Newark man on Wednesday was sentenced to 110 months in prison for participating in a string of statewide convenience store robberies, authorities announced.  Meshach Whagar, 31, of Newark, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty and was charged with one count of ...

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NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The original goals of the Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk on Saturday, July 17, in honor of Daniel Anderl were 500 participants and $100,000 for scholarships at St. Joseph High School. However, organizers announced that the event had more than double the number of participants, ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County Sheriff’s Officers arrested 14 individuals on numerous charges, relating to criminal trespassing on to the property of the Bergen County Jail, obstructing government vehicles from entering and exiting the sally port for individuals being booked into the Bergen County ...

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NEW JERSEY - Criminal jury trials will resume in person next month, under a Supreme Court order issued Tuesday that revises juror service based on the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in New Jersey. The Court’s order directs the resumption of in-person criminal jury trials beginning June 15, with ...

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TRENTON, NJ – To discourage the use of hazing as part of organizations' initiation ceremonies on college campuses, a bill sponsored by Assembly members Carol Murphy, Louis Greenwald and Roy Freiman seeks to preempt the return of hazing to New Jersey schools by upgrading the charges for this ...

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WAYNE, NJ — Acting U.S. Attorney, Rachael A. Honig announced the sentencing of a Wayne couple who were involved in a “food stamps fraud scheme.” The statement released by the U.S. Attorney’s office announcing the sentencing provided the following information. Over the course of four years ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - National disasters don’t always bring out the best in people. Often, unscrupulous characters seek to take advantage of people during tough times. As more people across the United States and the State of New Jersey are rolling up their sleeves to protect themselves against COVID-19, ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A former Hasbrouck Heights physician and former Glen Rock resident is permanently barred from practicing medicine in New Jersey, according to an announcement from Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal.  Under a Final Consent Order filed Wednesday, the medical license of Dr. Carl J.

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — Serial killer, Richard Cottingham, dubbed "the torso killer," admitted to 1974 murders of Mary Ann Pryor and Lorraine Kelly after he picked them up from Broad Avenue, Ridgefield, as they attempted to get to a "Paramus shopping mall," according to Wikipedia history and county law ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ - On a sunlit Saturday afternoon, Van Neste Square Memorial Park was the site of the Stop Asian Hate Peaceful Rally, where leaders of local Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations joined local government officials, including Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco, to ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Christopher Joseph Quaglin of East Brunswick, NJ  has been arrested and charged by the United States Department of Justice for his involvement in the January 6, 2021, insurrection at the United States Capitol.  Quaglin faces charges that include Assaulting, Resisting or ...

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CARLSTADT/HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced that an investigation found James T. Cox of Carlsadt murdered his ex-wife, 34-year-old Massiel S. Deoleo of Mahwah, NJ, and afterward committed suicide. On Saturday, April 3, at approximately 11:48 a.m., the Carlstadt ...

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HACKENSACKL NJ - With Passover beginning next week, Bergen County Sheriff Anthony Cureton and Prosecutor Mark Musella invited law enforcement and community leaders together for a pre-Passover briefing to talk about public safety. The Jewish holiday of Passover begins on the evening of Saturday, ...

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WASHINGTON, DC -- Two men have been arrested and charged with assault for the attack that led to the death of South River native Brian Sicknick, the U.S. Capitol Police officer who died following injuries he sustained during the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol Building, according to multiple media ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday announced he will nominate Rockaway Township native Rachel Wainer Apter to serve as an Associate Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court. Wainer Apter, 40, previously served as a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Murphy spoke of ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County Sheriff Anthony Cureton held a swearing-in and promotional ceremony which re-promoted twelve (12) officers and moved twenty-five (25) former County Police Officers to County Sheriff’s Officers. This ceremony finalized the merger of the Bergen County Police with Bergen ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ — "So many unintended consequences." That's how Councilwoman Teresa Gilbreath described the recent marijuana legislation signed in to NJ state law after the public passed a general ballot question in November to legalize the drug.  The Borough Council tabled an ordinance ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Legislation commemorating the chosen birthday of abolitionist Frederick Douglass cleared the full Assembly on Monday, 70-0. It will now go to the Governor’s desk. The resolution (AJR-180/SJR-93) will declare February 14 as ‘Frederick Douglass Day’ in New Jersey. Frederick ...

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