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David Lohr

Missing New Jersey Girl's Ominous Tweet (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.01.2012 | Crime

Police in New Jersey believe a tweet purporting to be from a missing school girl is a hoax. Kara Alongi, 16, a junior at Arthur L. Johnson High Sc...

John Rudolf

Chris Christie Pushes Controversial Crime-Fighting Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 08.31.2012 | Crime

CAMDEN, N.J. -- A few weeks ago, a young man was shot to death in broad daylight just down the street from Miguel Amador's small music shop on one of ...

City With Crime Problem Disbands Police Force

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.26.2012 | Crime

A New Jersey city with a persistently high crime rate and a yawning budget deficit plans to eliminate its police department. The city of Camden, o...

Tanning Mom Trial Sent To Grand Jury As New Pics Of Crispy Jersey Woman Emerge

Posted 06.04.2012 | Weird News

The case of Patricia Krentcil, the deeply tanned New Jersey mom accused of bringing her young daughter into a tanning booth, has been referred to a gr...

Dharun Ravi Awaits Sentencing

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 05.22.2012 | Crime

UPDATE: May 21, 12:51 p.m. -- Dharun Ravi was sentenced to 30 days in jail, probation and community service. Click here for more information. PR...

Prosecutor: High School Teacher Had Sex With Student

Posted 05.10.2012 | Crime

An after-school tutoring session allegedly turned into a sexual encounter between a 16-year-old male student and his 26-year-old teacher, who is accus...

Texting While Driving: Can Texter Be Sued For Recipient's Crash?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.09.2012 | Crime

Texting while driving is illegal in 38 states, but a pending court case in New Jersey may determine whether there are legal ramifications to texting s...

Michael McLaughlin

Dharun Ravi Wants To Avoid Jail For Spying On Tyler Clementi

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 05.23.2012 | Crime

Friends of Dharun Ravi, the former Rutgers University student accused of bullying his gay roommate into a suicidal bridge jump, said in letters of sup...

Tanoerexic Mom Lashes Out At 'Fat' And 'Ugly' Critics

Posted 05.04.2012 | Weird News

The now-infamous "Tanning Mom" of New Jersey has a dark side to her public image that almost matches her extremely artificial suntanned complexion. ...

Police Seeing Red Over Mom Who Put 5-Year-Old In Tanning Booth

Posted 05.02.2012 | Crime

UPDATE MAY 2: A New Jersey mom denies that her 5-year-old daughter's sunburn was caused by a trip to a tanning salon. Patricia Krentcil told NBC that ...

Police Seeing Red Over Mom Who Put 5-Year-Old In Tanning Booth

Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

A New Jersey mom is in hot water for supposedly putting her 5-year-old daughter in an artificial tanning booth, according to WABC. The young girl's...

EPIC FLAIL: 'Mace-Like' Medieval Weapon Used To Attack Utility Worker

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.27.2012 | Crime

A New Jersey man allegedly got medieval on a utility worker who was trying to cut off his electricity, beating him into unconsciousness with a flail. ...

Cleaning Service Finds Decomposing Body Of Young Girl In Beach-Area Home

Posted 04.05.2012 | Crime

A decomposing body discovered by a cleaning service in New Jersey could belong to a missing girl, community members say. On Tuesday, cleaners were ...

Hostage Situation Ends In Fatal Shooting At New Jersey Mall

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.08.2012 | Crime

A shoplifter was shot and killed by cops after he took a hostage at a New Jersey mall late Thursday afternoon. Officers told NBC New York that a ma...

David Lohr

N.J. Man Pleads Not Guilty To Running Over His Girlfriend

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 02.28.2012 | Crime

Charles Ann, the New Jersey man who allegedly struck his girlfriend with his car and repeatedly ran over her body, has pleaded not guilty to murder. ...

Ex-Rutgers Student 'Overwhelmed' When Tyler Clementi Disappeared

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2012 | Crime

By Jonathan Allen NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Feb 28 (Reuters) - A former Rutgers University student became "overwhelmed with emotions" when...

SHOCKING VIDEO: NJ Man And Teen Allegedly Beat Homeless Man (VIDEO)

Posted 12.20.2011 | Crime

Police arrested a young man and his teenaged buddy for allegedly attacking a homeless man and then sharing videos of the staged beating on the interne...

Botched Penis Injection Results In Manslaughter Charges

Posted 12.15.2011 | Crime

A New Jersey woman faces involuntary manslaughter charges after she allegedly administered a fatal penile injection to a 22-year-old man. Kasia Riv...

Police Search For Father Of Baby Found In Stream

Posted 11.23.2011 | Crime

New Jersey police are hunting for a father who had custody of his two-year-old daughter the day before she was found dead, strapped in a car seat and ...

WATCH: Chicken Shack Machete Attack

Posted 01.04.2012 | Crime

Once the footage went viral, Tyree Seegers didn't stand a chance. The 22-year-old surrendered to police in Paterson, N.J., on Wednesday, just five ...

LISTEN: Shooter Tells 911 Dispatcher: I'm Ready To Die

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 12.18.2011 | Crime

NEWARK, N.J. -- A New Jersey man shot dead by police matter-of-factly told a 911 dispatcher that he killed someone and was ready to shoot any police o...

Undercover Newark Cop Touched Himself And Fondled Masseuse During Sting Operation

Posted 12.07.2011 | Crime

Police in Newark, N.J., will implement a new protocol for sting operations after an undercover vice cop pleasured himself and fondled a masseuse durin...

Inmate Stops Pit Bull Attack, Gets Sentence Shortened

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.15.2011 | Crime

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. — Authorities will take three days off a New Jersey inmate's sentence after he rescued an animal shelter worker from a pi...