AG files suit against company for selling large capacity magazines into NJ

TRENTON, NJ — State Attorney Gen. Gurbir S. Grewal filed suit June 19 against a Nevada company that allegedly sold large capacity ammunition magazines, or LCMs, online to an undercover state investigator despite having received a cease-and-desist letter from the Attorney General’s Office months before. New Jersey law prohibits the possession and sale of firearm […]

Livingston man pleads guilty in fictitious investment scheme

LIVINGSTON, NJ — N.J. Attorney Gen. Gurbir S. Grewal announced that an investment broker pleaded guilty June 24 to stealing $270,000 from an elderly couple by deceiving them into investing in a fictitious investment program. Michael Alan Siegel, 62, of Livingston, pleaded guilty to an accusation charging him with second-degree theft by deception before Superior […]

AG announces application process for $60 million in victims’ services grants

AG announces application process for $60 million in victims’ services grants

TRENTON, NJ — N.J. Attorney Gen. Gurbir S. Grewal announced June 5 that $60 million is available to agencies to implement programs to serve victims of crime, particularly those who have been victims of gun violence. The new Notice of Availability of Funds allows agencies to apply for funding from the New Jersey Victim Assistance […]

‘101 Days of Summer’ traffic safety campaign in NJ

‘101 Days of Summer’ traffic safety campaign in NJ

TRENTON, NJ — On May 21, N.J. Attorney Gen. Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Highway Traffic Safety announced the start of a statewide campaign to enhance safety on New Jersey roads during the busy summer travel season. The “101 Days of Summer” traffic safety campaign will run between Memorial Day weekend and Labor […]

ECPO, County Bar sponsor gun buyback

ECPO, County Bar sponsor gun buyback

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Essex County Bar Foundation are jointly sponsoring a one-day guy buyback on Saturday, March 30. Anyone can anonymously turn in up to three guns, no questions asked. The gun buyback will be held in Bethany Baptist Church’s Fellowship Hall, 275 W. Market St. in Newark. […]

Newark Archdiocese releases list of priests ‘credibly accused’ of sexual assault

Newark Archdiocese releases list of priests ‘credibly accused’ of sexual assault

NEWARK, NJ — On Wednesday, Feb. 13, New Jersey’s five Roman Catholic dioceses released lists of priests who have been “credibly accused” of sexually abusing minors in the past several decades. The Archdiocese of Newark released a list with 63 names on it; all of the priests listed had either died or been removed from […]

SOPD addresses use of force in public meeting

Village, PD look for community volunteers to partner with them moving forward

SOPD addresses use of force in public meeting

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Many members of the South Orange community gathered at the Jan. 28 Board of Trustees meeting for a presentation from police Chief Kyle Kroll on the disheartening statistics about police use of force released in New Jersey Advance Media’s “Force Report” this winter. While the presentation, which was followed by a […]

MPD addresses ‘Force Report’ at forum

Community meeting centers on Maplewood PD’s high rate of force reports

MPD addresses ‘Force Report’ at forum

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Officials and residents gathered at The Woodland on Jan. 14 to discuss the “Force Report,” NJ Advance Media’s 16-month investigation and analysis of how often municipal police departments in New Jersey used force from 2012 through 2016, the recent years with the most complete data. According to the report, the Maplewood Police […]

Report: MPD is top user of force

‘The Force Report’ shows excessive racial disparities in police force in SO

Report: MPD is top user of force

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — After investigating for 16 months, filing 506 Open Public Records Act requests, collecting 72,607 use-of force reports, and spending more than $30,000 for its investigation and data compilation, NJ Advance Media released “The Force Report,” a comprehensive database and analysis of how often municipal police departments in New Jersey […]

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