New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) said on Wednesday he was “deeply disturbed” by a video that shows police officers arresting a Black teen but not a Latino teen when breaking up a fight between two boys. The video shows police officers in Bridgewater, N.J., responding to a fight at... Read More
Almost one year after Plainfield Police units responded to the area of Liberty and West 4th Streets after multiple calls of shots fired on April 26th, an investigation by the Union County Prosecutor’s Office’s and the Plainfield Police Department has led to arrest of three men. The accused have been... Read More
A British man has been arrested after a woman alleged that he raped her on a United Airlines flight from New Jersey to London’s Heathrow Airport. According to a statement from London’s Metropolitan Police, the investigation is ongoing. “At 06:39hrs on Monday, 31 January police at Heathrow Airport were alerted... Read More
A 33-year-old man was arrested Monday and charged in the shooting death of a Warren County resident in Paterson, authorities said. Jaquawn Housey was charged with murder and weapons-related offenses in the slaying of 39-year-old Rodney Phelps, according to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes. Read more ….
Joyce Watkins, 74, was exonerated in a Nashville courtroom last week. She spent more than 27 years in prison after she and her boyfriend, Charlie Dunn, were wrongly convicted of aggravated rape and felony murder in the 1987 death of her four-year-old great-niece, Brandi. “Joyce Watkins and Charlie Dunn are... Read More
New Jersey Children With Long Prison Sentences to Get Review After 20 Years People sentenced when they were children are now entitled to have their sentences reviewed after 20 years. The New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that imposing a mandatory minimum sentence of 30 years on a child is... Read More