Map. History of New Jersey conflict

20 February 2018
A man accused of stabbing his girlfriend dozens of times in front of her young daughter has been convicted of murder. Kevin Ambrose was also convicted Friday on child endangerment and weapons charges. The 56-year-old Winslow man now faces a possible life term when he's sentenced March 15.
An investigation is underway after a Newark police sergeant fired his weapon at a suspect. No one was injured.
A rabbi from East Brunswick is among three people arrested for the alleged human trafficking of a 17-year-old girl. Aryeh Goodman, 35, turned himself into police earlier this month. He runs a religious center out of his home. Investigators say his other two accomplices, Gabriella Colon and Richard Ortiz, of the Bronx, were arrested at a motel in Fort Lee.
Officials investigate the cause of a massive fire in Old City
A child who was diagnosed with the flu has died, although the official cause of death has not been confirmed, according to an Elizabeth school official. Superintendent of Elizabeth Schools Olga Hugelmeyer posted a letter confirming the death on the district's website Sunday, calling this a heart-wrenching time.
Police have arrested one of the men suspected of raping a 24-year-old woman in Chelsea. The incident happened during a house party Feb. 3 at the Fulton Houses on West 17th Street. Police say two men approached the woman who was in a bathroom inside an apartment, and raped her.
Authorities say a New Jersey man was arrested after an exchange of gunfire with police officers in which no one was injured. The Middlesex County Prosecutor's Fffice says police in Perth Amboy were trying to arrest a 21-year-old suspect Thursday night in a shooting earlier in the day.
A man has been arrested and charged for allegedly running a meth lab, which was discovered following a fire, at the Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City. Forty-nine-year-old Michael Pillar, of Whiting, New Jersey, was arrested about 12 hours after the fire was reported on Wednesday.
Police are searching for a man accused of trespassing at a Newark elementary school. Police released a photo of the man they want to find. The man was spotted on security cameras at Doctor William Horton School last Friday just after 3 p.m.
Police in New Jersey have identified the body of a woman found in the Hackensack River over the weekend. Bogota Police Detective Victor Negron says 26-year-old Sylvia Lubak was reported missing in December. Hackensack police say they identified the body as Lubak Tuesday after it was found Sunday morning in the Hackensack River.
Man who set off bombs in New York City, at New Jersey shore is sentenced to multiple terms of life in prison.
Authorities have released the names of two people killed in an early morning crash in Jersey City over the weekend. The Hudson County prosecutor's office says 25-year-old Mario Guevara and 24-year-old Heather Acosta were killed in the 3 a.m. Sunday crash on Tonnelle Avenue.
New Jersey police say they've recovered an unknown woman's body from the Hackensack River. Hackensack police Lt. Darrin DeWitt says police responded to the scene around 10 a.m. Sunday after receiving a call. Emergency personnel in boats were seen sweeping the river and officials from several agencies gathered at a nearby shopping center.
Authorities say a New York man sexually assaulted a hotel employee after he was released following his arrest on charges that he had beaten his girlfriend in an Atlantic City casino-hotel garage
Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle in Chesilhurst, N.J. It happened at 6:30 a.m. Monday on the White Horse Pike near Garfield Avenue.
Police in Evesham Township are warning residents of a possible lethal batch of heroin after a series of overdoses. Police on Saturday say four people overdosed in about 24 hours.
Authorities say a man who distributed fentanyl-laced crack cocaine that killed three people and sent numerous others to the hospital on a single day late last year is now facing several charges
Two people were hospitalized after being stabbed at the Newport Centre Mall, according to police. Police confirmed two young men were stabbed at the Jersey City mall. Reports say the stabbing happened in the JC Penney and there may have been a large fight beforehand.
3 coworkers found dead at hotel in Voorhees, New Jersey; all 3 died from apparent drug overdoses - police
Six people were injured, including children, when a car crashed into a home Friday morning in Union, officials said. Authorities said the crash happened around 7 a.m. in the area of Vauxhall Road and Pine Avenue.
Law enforcement officials in Union County say that they have arrested two men who allegedly were operating an illegal dentist office out of two homes in Linden
Firefighters battled a large fire along Summer Street Wednesday evening. The fire started around 9 p.m. inside a home and then spread to several other buildings due to the winds. Firefighters from neighboring towns came to help battle the blaze.
An elderly man died early Wednesday morning in a house fire in Ridgefield Park, officials said. The fire was reported around 2 a.m. at a home on Brinkerhoff Street, where the victim lived alone, fire officials said. The man's exact age and name have not yet been released.
The driver who led police on a high-speed speed chase that ended in a fiery crash that burned a bystander who allegedly was kicked and dragged by police in Jersey City has accepted a plea agreement.
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A fire tore through an apartment building and shop Tuesday morning in Paterson, displacing two dozen people. The fire occurred at a building on Main Street
Two people remain in critical condition after their car plunged into frigid lake waters in Hamilton Township
Newark police have arrested four men on drug charges. Police say the suspects were selling narcotics in the area of Frelinghuysen Avenue near Virginia Street Saturday.
A man was found dead in a car in Bloomfield on Saturday after apparently being shot, officials said. Township police saw the unresponsive man in the vehicle around 7 p.m. on the 200 block of Ampere Parkway, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said in a statement.
A child died early Friday morning in a house fire in Perth Amboy