Suspect who ambushed, shot NJ State Trooper arrested
Police say Jocquise Timmons, 28, was arrested in South Carolina after shooting a New Jersey State Trooper in the leg early Thursday morning.
Six charged in $3M NJ luxury car theft ring bust
State police say the suspects stole over 30 luxury cars worth more than $3M across New Jersey and New York.
New York, New Jersey state troopers in Puerto Rico to assist with Fiona recovery
69 New Jersey State Troopers and a contingent of New York State Troopers will participate in a mission primarily focusing on humanitarian aid.
New Jersey digitizing school blueprints in case of emergencies
New Jersey is using $6.5 million of federal funding to gather and digitize school blueprints for first responders. Gov. Phil Murphy explained why the effort is crucial to safety in schools.
Senators call for extradition of U.S. fugitives from Cuba
Joanne Chesimard and William Morales have been fugitives from justice in separate terrorism cases from the 1970s. Two U.S. senators—a Democrat and a Republican—want Cuba, where the fugitives are hiding out, to stop protecting them so they can finally face justice.
New Jersey Turnpike crash: Bus overturns, killing 2
A bus overturned and crashed on the New Jersey Turnpike on Tuesday evening, leaving two people dead and several people hurt, police said.
NJ Gov. Murphy wants all cops to be licensed
New Jersey is considering legislation that would require prospective police officers to fulfill several requirements before being issued a law enforcement license, including undergoing a psychological evaluation and completing post-academy professional training.
NJ state trooper won't face charges for killing Black motorist
A grand jury has declined to file criminal charges against New Jersey State Police Sgt. Randall Wetzel, who is white, for fatally shooting Maurice Gordon, a Black motorist, during a traffic stop on the Garden State Parkway in 2020. Gordon died two days before the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
NJ Amber Alert canceled for 4-year-old boy
Authorities in New Jersey have canceled an AMBER Alert for a 4-year-old boy on Monday afternoon.
American Dream mall shooting: Suspect arrested
A man from Brooklyn is under arrest in connection with a shooting earlier this month at the American Dream mall in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Cops at New Jersey capitol boost COVID rule enforcement
New Jersey State Police have stepped up enforcement of a requirement that statehouse visitors show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or negative test. Troopers stood guard at entrances around the statehouse complex, including little-used doorways.
NJ police seek public's help identifying body found off Sea Bright shoreline
The man is described as being somewhere between his 20s and his early 40s, standing approximately 5'11" tall and weighing approximately 190 lbs, and has a distinct tattoo on the right shoulder resembling a solar eclipse.
Father captured in Tennessee during Amber Alert charged with mother's murder
The New Jersey man charged in the kidnapping of his son that sparked an Amber Alert search is now charged with the murder of the boy's mother.
NJ mother found dead in Tenn. after she, toddler were kidnapped
Authorities say that Tyler Rios, 27, of Highland Park, abducted his son, Sebastian Rios, 2, and Sebastian's mother, Yasemin Uyar, 24. Sebastian was found safe, but investigators later located Uyar's body in a wooded area.
2 dead after 14 shot at New Jersey house party
One person is under arrest and police are looking for more suspects after 2 people were killed and 12 others injured in a mass shooting at a house party.
Wrong-way crash on Garden State Parkway kills 2 drivers
A vehicle apparently heading southbound in the northbound lanes collided with a northbound vehicle in Barnegat Township.
NJ troopers rescue man trapped in car during flash flood
Bodycam video shows how state troopers trudged through floodwaters to help a man.
NJ State Trooper injured in crash
A NJ State Trooper was injured in a multi-vehicle crash on the southbound New Jersey Turnpike in Cranbury.
Video shows struggle before NJ trooper shot NY man
The New Jersey attorney general is investigating the shooting death of Maurice Gordon, 28, a black man from Poughkeepsie. A state trooper shot and killed Gordon in Bass River.
Coast Guard ends search for missing boater in NJ
The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a man who went missing after taking his rowboat into a southern New Jersey waterway shortly before strong storms swept through the area this week.