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NJ cop got drunk and shot man dead in bar fight — Guilty by jury
Joseph Macchia shot and killed Michael Gaffney outside a bar in May 2016.
While handcuffed, suspect shoots himself with cop’s gun, police say
Hillside police arrested Jermaine Covington, 41, after fled a car accident and tried to carjack another car, prosecutors said.
Man says he was molested by trooper — then victimized by viral video
The Toms River man's private parts were searched after he insisted that he had no marijuana.
NJ woman banned from ever owning pets after cruel hoarding
Suzie Bourdouvales, 59, pleaded guilty this week two counts of third-degree animal cruelty
Too small to exist? NJ group wants to get rid of these 200 towns
New Jersey municipalities number 565 — each with their own mayor and legislative bodies and administrators.
Biggest winners and losers in NJ Democrats’ new school aid plan
More school districts would get more money under a competing school funding formula put forward by state Democratic lawmakers. Although many districts would also lose money.
Anti-gay teacher loses NJ credentials but still gets $133K settlement
The settlement was reached despite Jenye "Viki" Knox agreeing to let state regulators strip her of her teaching credentials for three years.
Woodbridge teacher fired after being caught shoplifting twice
A teacher who was busted twice in a 13-month period with shoplifting has lost a legal fight to win back her job.
Respected figure in Long Branch civic life found dead with friend at home
Authorities on Friday identified the men as Gerald Scarano, 63, and 48-year-old Harold Kelly.
NJ MVC worker let unqualified drivers get school bus licenses
A former Motor Vehicle Commission clerk was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison for the scheme.