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
George Floyd got partial justice when Derek Chauvin was sent to prison last year to serve a long prison sentence after being convicted last year of murder. The federal trial of the three other officers is taking place who were with him when he murdered Mr. Floyd. Two of the... Read More
Recently a Licking Heights’ teacher’s aide was arrested this week, accused of having a sexual relationship with a student. A grand jury will review the case for possible indictment and possible additional charges. If convicted, Webb faces up to 36 months in prison and up to a $10,000 fine. Every... Read More
TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck today announced the indictment of three men for allegedly trafficking untraceable “ghost guns” from Pennsylvania into New Jersey. The organizer allegedly transported partially assembled firearms from Pennsylvania and then the defendants sold them fully assembled in New Jersey, without the serial numbers mandated... Read More