Cop Sentenced for Sex Crimes, Teen Sisters Killed in Crash Top State News

Other top stories this week include charges stemming from the discovery of a 9-year-old's remains in Upper Freehold and a McDonald's customer upset that his young daughter was subjected to Fox News during their visit to the fast food restauran


Moorestown Cop Gets 30-Year Sentence for Sex Crimes

A Moorestown police officer and his ex-girlfriend/accomplice will spend the next 20 to 30 years behind bars after being sentenced this week. The pair was convicted in April on a slew of charges stemming from the sexual assault of multiple teenage victims between 2000 and 2007. One damning video showed one of the female victims blindfolded and shackled, and forced to perform sexual acts on one of her captors.

Teenage Sisters Killed in Car Crash

Students and faculty at the Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Sciences in Manahawkin and Jackson Memorial High School were grieving this week after learning of the loss of two friends and classmates. 

Discovery of 9-Year-Old’s Remains in Upper Freehold Yields Charges

Some seven years after the discovery of a child’s skeleton in the Clayton Park area of Upper Freehold, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office has announced charges against three New York residents in connection with her death.

McDonald's Owner Won't Turn Off Fox News; Customer Not 'Lovin' It'

A customer who learned the hard way this weekend that McDonald's has no policy on what its franchise owners show on their restaurant televisions speaks out against the corporation.

Youth Charged in Stabbing Death of Newark High School Student

A boy has been charged with murder after a 17-year-old Barringer High School student stabbed last week died from his wounds, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office announced Friday.

Mahwah Woman Rescued From Dangling Car 

A driver was trapped inside a car that drove off the second story of a parking garage in Mahwah Thursday evening, police said.

Bears' Bieber Concert a Bust

Pop sensation Justin Bieber's performance at the Newark Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium for the team's second annual "Stadium of Screams," was never confirmed and is not happening, according to Bieber's publicist.

; Lakeland Bank Sues

Two Hillsdale-based companies owned by Assemblyman Robert Schroeder have been suspended from doing business with the government and are facing possible eviction due to unpaid rent, and Lakeland Bank is suing Schroeder after he allegedly failed to make payments on more than $500,000 he owes the bank, according to a complaint filed last week.

Former Piscataway Transportation Manager Charged With Stealing $565K From Two School Districts

The ex-transportation head for Hazlet and Piscataway School Districts was charged Wednesday with stealing a total of $565,000 from the districts by authorizing payments to fictitious bus companies for services never provided.

First Fungal Meningitis Cases Reported in South Jersey

To date, four of the 650 patients in New Jersey who received injections of a tainted steroid drug that has killed 14 patients in 12 states have developed deadly fungal meningitis. 

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