State Wrap: Police Station Shootout, Restaurant Rape Suit
Other top stories include a home aide charged with sexually abusing a teen 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.
Jersey Shore — Barrier island residents who are customers of New Jersey American Water can once again use their home's water supply for drinking and cooking.
The company announced Thursday that a "Do Not Consume" order had been lifted after testing showed the water was safe to drink.
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.
What Manasquan Borough calls its "Emergency Protection and Recovery Plan" was approved for $13.5M over three ordinances, to address damaged beachfront and other infrastructure impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
Borough Administrator Joe DeIorio explained at the previous borough council meeting that the three ordinances — $7.4 million in beach rebuilding, $5.548 million in water and sewer costs and another half million in other capital improvements — is both to rebuild and improve gaps in emergency operations.
Lina Martinez, of Clifton, allegedly stole approximately $400,000 from the Saddle Brook fashion design company where she was a partner.