Police Station Shootout, Restaurant Rape Suit Top State News
Other top stories include a home health aide charged with sexually abusing a teen while employed in her family's residence and a pizzeria waitress accused of aiding the alleged attempted armed robbery of her boss.
Three police officers were shot early Friday morning when a prisoner grabbed the firearm from a police officer's holster and opened fire inside the Gloucester Township police station, authorities said.
A server at the Grand Lux Cafe at the Cherry Hill Mall has filed a lawsuit against the restaurant and its parent company, alleging sexual harassment by a trainer who she claims raped her, then shared a nude photo of her with other restaurant employees this summer.
A home health aide from Paterson was charged Friday for allegedly sexually abusing a 15-year-old River Edge girl while being employed in the family's residence.
Three individuals, including one of the restaurant's waitresses, have been charged in connection with the attempted armed robbery of a pizzeria owner outside his Wyckoff home Friday night.
An 8-year-old Newark boy remains hospitalized after being stabbed Saturday night by his mother, who later killed herself, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray.
Three members of a Georgia family were killed Thursday morning in a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike involving two tractor-trailers.
A Wayne home was gutted Christmas night by a fire that appears to have started when a plastic bucket of hot ashes left on the back deck caught fire while the home's residents were away visiting relatives.
Lina Martinez, of Clifton, allegedly stole approximately $400,000 from the Saddle Brook fashion design company where she was a partner.