Fugitive Murder Suspect Arrested, Christie Flare-Up Caught on Tape In Top State News
Other top state stories include a man who died in a fiery wreck after allegedly attempting to flee from an interrupted rape attempt in Fort Lee and the sentencing of a man convicted of the 2008 murder of a Jefferson woman.
For the second time in a week, the governor lost his cool in public. This time, Christie was on vacation in Seaside Heights when he was caught on video lashing out at a passerby who apparently made a derisive remark about his education policies.
A man charged with criminal homicide for a stabbing murder in a Toms River apartment complex was arrested Monday on a fugitive warrant in Orange County, Fla.
Demetrius Diaz-Bridges was sentenced on Friday to 40 years in prison for the murder of Elizabeth O’Brien on Jan. 30, 2008 at her Nolan’s Point Road Home. Diaz-Bridges was convicted of beating the woman to death with a dumbbell.
A man who tried to sexually assault a woman in Fort Lee died in a fiery wreck early Tuesday after he fled on the Palisades Interstate Parkway and crashed into a tree, authorities said.
Following the announcement that her five year marriage with Tom Cruise was ending, Katie Holmes has hired Jonathan Wolfe, a member of the Skoloff & Wolfe law firm in Livingston, to help her in what is sure to be a public and messy divorce.
A convicted felon who served time in a New York prison for shooting a police officer was arrested in Mahwah Wednesday after a foot pursuit across Route 17, Mahwah Police Chief James Batelli said Thursday morning.
The ACLU’s New Jersey chapter introduced a smartphone application that allows state residents to secretly record police stops, protect the recordings from being deleted by displeased officers and report the incidents to civil rights groups. [NJ.com]
An elementary school special education teacher who struck a student in 2010 had the length of her suspension doubled but will keep her job. [NJ.com]