Park Ordinance Could Target Orthodox Jews

MAHWAH, N.J. — A New Jersey prosecutor has ordered a town’s police department to ignore a new ordinance that he says could illegally target Orthodox Jews from New York. Read more

Dashcam Video Shows A Barrage Of Gunfire During 2014 Police-Involved Shooting

NEW JERSEY – Graphic video released today of a man driving dangerously through Pleasantville and into Atlantic City back in 2014. Read more

Mahwah Orders Orthodox Jewish Community To Remove The Eruv

MAHWAH — A portion of the local Jewish community has been ordered to stop building a religious boundary made up of white plastic piping through its town. Read more

Man Threatened To Cut Owner’s Head off With Knife

MORRISTOWN — A Superior Court judge ordered the pretrial detention of a man who is charged with returning to his workplace in Parsippany with a 16-inch hunting knife and threatening to cut off an owner’s head, moments after he was fired for being drunk on the job, according to records. Read more

Lakewood, NJ – 6 More Lakewood Couples Charged In Benefits Fraud Probe

Lakewood, NJ – Six more couples were charged with theft Thursday as part of an investigation that has uncovered more than $2 million in public welfare benefits going to New Jersey families that made too much to receive them. Read more

Lakewood, NJ – Vandals Post Anti-Jewish Banner At Holocaust Memorial

LAKEWOOD, N.J. — Vandals posted a banner containing an anti-Jewish slur on a Holocaust memorial in front of a New Jersey shore town synagogue where several residents were recently accused of misrepresenting their incomes to improperly obtain public welfare benefits. Read more

More Arrests Coming To The Orthodox Community In Lakewood

LAKEWOOD – Up to 10 or more residents are expected to be hit with benefits fraud charges according to a defense attorney for one of two people charged with similar offenses in 2015. Read more

The Orthodox Community In Lakewood Asking How They Can Avoid Arrest

LAKEWOOD – Early morning criminal raids by state and federal authorities Monday sent tremors through Lakewood as officials signaled that more arrests are impending in a massive investigation into welfare fraud. Read more

More Arrests Coming To The Orthodox Community In Lakewood

The arrests of a Lakewood rabbi, his wife, and several others Monday is just the “first wave” of a federal and state crackdown on public assistance fraud in the Orthodox community. Read more

Plea Deal Discussed For Rabbi Accused of Sex Assault

The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office said Monday that it is trying to reach a plea bargain with the rabbi from East Windsor accused of committing sex crimes against two boys under 18 years old. Read more