Jersey City New Jersey

A Jersey City Police Department cruiser is seen with its back window shattered as officials investigate the scene where a Jersey City Police Department officer was shot and killed while responding to a call at a 24-hour pharmacy, Sunday, July 13, 2014, in Jersey City, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Mayor lashes out over memorial for cop-killer

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey mayor is lashing out at residents who are memorializing a man who killed a police officer over the weekend. A temporary memorial was on display Monday in […]

07/14/2014

This photo provided by the Jersey City Mayor's office shows Officer Melvin Santiago. (AP Photo/Jersey City Mayor's office)

Police officer slain by killer who sought fame

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Melvin Santiago had dreamed of being a police officer since he was a boy, seeking to follow in the footsteps of his uncle. When Santiago accomplished his dream in December […]

07/14/2014

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Knockout game — sucker punches — turn deadly

NEW YORK (AP) — In New York, a 78-year-old woman strolling in her neighborhood was punched in the head by a stranger and tumbled to the ground. In Washington, a 32-year-old woman was swarmed by […]

11/21/2013

Officer Dennis Vafier of the Alexandria Police Dept., uses a laptop in his squad car to scan vehicle license plates during his patrols, Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in Alexandria, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Driving somewhere? There’s a gov’t record of that

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chances are, your local or state police departments have photographs of your car in their files, noting where you were driving on a particular day, even if you never did anything wrong. […]

07/17/2013

A couple walks past destruction from superstorm Sandy on Route 35 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey

NJ hires unemployed to fix Sandy damage in parks

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A plan to repair Superstorm Sandy damage in its state parks and beaches with unemployed workers will give work to about 1,000 people, New Jersey officials said Monday.

03/18/2013

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