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Piscataway Tech principal, assistant superintendent charged with stealing
Police on Friday arrested the principal of Piscataway Technical High School.
NJ cop was hired after stabbing — kept job after new rape, violence charges
Franco Sydnor’s criminal record included a charge of stabbing a man four times in his stomach and back. But that wasn’t enough to keep him from getting a job as a city police officer.
NJ man abused puppy to death and raised $14K scam donations, cops say
The pup finally died in February “under suspicious circumstances,” Medford police said Tuesday.
NJ schools with the biggest drug and violence problems
Drugs and bullying are on the rise in New Jersey schools, a New Jersey 101.5 review of Department of Education data finds.
‘I can’t take this anymore!’ Disturbed school nurse was a danger, NJ court rules
A psychologist and arbitrator found the Atlantic County nurse unfit for duty.
NJ man dies after being attacked by pack of teens on street
The man was walking down the street when he was assaulted, seemingly for no reason.
NJ at ‘breaking point’ — Top Democrat backs away from raising taxes
The top Democrat in the state Legislature said Tuesday that he would likely not support taxes proposed by the governor of his own party.
Not just Lakewood: NJ’s Medicaid fraud probes recover millions
Last fiscal year, New Jersey recovered $58.6 million in improperly paid Medicaid funds.
NJ charges judge who asked rape victim if she could close her legs
A Superior Court judge is facing four counts of judicial misconduct, including for asking a rape victim if she knew how to ward off unwanted sexual advances.
159 people owing $2.2M get amnesty after Lakewood welfare busts
The 159 people accepted into the Ocean County Recipient Voluntary Disclosure Program will not be eligible for Medicaid benefits for at least a year.