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3 Octogenarians Die In NJ Murder-suicide

AP | Posted 09.03.2014 | Crime

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Three people in their 80s were found dead in two homes on a suburban street in New Jersey after a man shot his wife, ...

Mom, 10-Year-Old Foster Daughter Found Slain

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.04.2014 | Crime

The deaths of a woman and young girl whose bodies were discovered in a New Jersey apartment last week have been ruled homicides, police said. The v...

Man Stabbed Ex-Wife 84 Times, Covered Her Face With Pig Mask

AP | Posted 07.23.2014 | Crime

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-wife 84 times and covering her face with a pig mask. Juror...

Mayor: Cop Killer Said He Was 'Going To Be Famous'

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 09.13.2014 | Crime

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A day after a rookie police officer was gunned down in an ambush, mourners came to pay their respects at a makeshift memori...

Arrest Made In Shooting Death Of Girl On Scooter

AP | Posted 07.11.2014 | Crime

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities on Wednesday announced an arrest in the deadly shooting of a 12-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet while ...

Parole Hearing Looms For 'Blind Faith' Killer

AP | Posted 06.29.2014 | Crime

A deadline is approaching in the parole bid of one of New Jersey's most notorious inmates. The Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1lBtYX7) report...

Town Without Police Force To Put Armed Guards In School

Reuters | Victoria Cavaliere | Posted 06.24.2014 | Crime

(Reuters) - A New Jersey school district has voted to place armed guards in a local high school for students' security in a rural town that does not h...

To Watch, or Not to Watch The Real Housewives of New Jersey: That Is the Question

Stacy Slotnick | Posted 08.09.2014 | Entertainment
Stacy Slotnick

What do William Shakespeare's written works have in common with The Real Housewives of New Jersey? A lot more than you may initially think.

BURIED ALIVE: Two Men Charged In New Jersey Mom's Slaying

David Lohr | Posted 05.16.2014 | Crime

Authorities in New Jersey say a landscaper and his employee kidnapped a 41-year-old mother of two and killed her by burying her alive. Ramon Ortiz,...

Estranged Husband Faces Murder In Wife's Fatal Stabbing

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2014 | Crime

(Recasts with arrest, details from prosecutor's office) By David Jones NEWARK, N.J., May 10 (Reuters) - A New Jersey man...

Woman Admits Tossing Dog Into Traffic

AP | Posted 06.29.2014 | Crime

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman has admitted killing her neighbor's small dog by throwing it into traffic during an argument over a parking s...

Man Sentenced For Strangling Wife, Putting Remains In 55-gallon Drum

AP | Posted 03.13.2014 | Crime

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man who strangled his wife and stuffed her body in a 55-gallon drum has been sentenced to 22 years in...

Man Stole Sound System, Then Came Back For Remote: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.22.2014 | Weird News

A New Jersey man accused of stealing a sound system was arrested because cops say he returned to the crime scene 30 minutes later to grab the remote. ...

David Lohr

Church Organist Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 5 Boys Over 30 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 02.20.2014 | Crime

Authorities in New Jersey have charged a longtime church organist with molesting at least five boys during the past 30 years. Joseph Cuthbert, 71, ...

Teens Shot On Christmas Bring City's Yearly Murder Count To 100

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 12.27.2013 | Crime

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Christmas night shooting in a residential neighborhood claimed the lives of a boy and a girl barely into their teens and retur...

Chemist Who Poisoned Husband Learns Fate

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 11.30.2013 | Crime

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — A Chinese-born chemist who worked for a decade for one of America's biggest pharmaceutical companies was a cold, calculati...

Third Man Gets Prison In White Supremacist Attack

AP | Posted 10.09.2013 | Black Voices

TRENTON, N.J. — A third New Jersey man is being sent to prison for his role in an attack by white supremacists on two men of Egyptian descent. ...

Airplane Passenger Shoved Hands Down Stranger's Shorts: Testimony

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 09.14.2013 | Crime

NEWARK, N.J. — A witness to an alleged groping incident on a cross-country flight testified in federal court Monday that he saw the man next to ...

Suspect In Nanny Cam Attack Committed Eerily Similar Beating

AP | Posted 07.03.2013 | Crime

NEWARK, N.J. -- A man accused of attacking a New Jersey woman as she watched cartoons with her 3-year-old and while being recorded by a nanny cam was ...

Man Arrested For NJ Nanny Cam Home Invasion

AP | Posted 06.28.2013 | Crime

NEWARK, N.J. -- Authorities have arrested a man wanted in a New Jersey home invasion that left a mother beaten, an attack that was captured on a nanny...

Home Invasion Caught On Nanny Cam

Posted 06.25.2013 | Crime

Police in New Jersey are using nanny cam footage to track down a robbery suspect who punched and choked a suburban mom while her terrified 3-year-old ...

Accused Killer 'Kai The Hitchhiker' Thanks Supporters

AP | Posted 07.30.2013 | Crime

ELIZABETH, N.J. — A man who gained Internet fame as Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker insisted he was not guilty of murder as he was led into ...

Popcorn Preview: The Iceman

Leslie Sisman | Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: The Iceman (2012) Cast includes: Michael Shannon (Mud), Winona Ryder (Girl, Interrupted), Chris Evans (The Avengers), Ray Liotta (Goodfellas), D...

Nurse Who Killed 29 Patients Backs Off Mercy Claim

AP | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime

TRENTON, N.J. — At his sentencing hearings in 2006, serial killer nurse Charles Cullen did not explain why he killed at least 29 hospital and nu...

Severed Head On Golf Course Identified As Serial Killer's First Victim

Posted 03.29.2013 | Crime

A severed head found on a golf course in Hopewell, N.J., nearly 25 years ago has been identified as belonging to a victim of a notorious serial killer...