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Jersey Shore Ex-Con Sentenced For Multi-Pounds Of Heroin, Fentanyl, Coke, Gun
An ex-con caught with several pounds of heroin, cocaine and fentanyl —not to mention a loaded gun — in his Ocean County apartment has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison.
Dyshawn Moss, 43, of Manchester, was found guilty of drug and weapons offenses, including being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, in U.S. District Court in Trenton last year.
U.S. District Judge Michael A. Shipp sentenced Moss on Wednesday, Nov. 29.
In addition to having an informant buy drugs from Moss, DEA agents used "physical surveillance, court-authorized location information, controlled pu…
Drunken NJ Driver Admits Snapchatting At 156 MPH Before Fiery Wreck That Killed College Student
More than a year after a New York college student was killed in a fiery, drunk-driving crash in the region, the man responsible has formally confessed.
Vasu Laroiya, 24, of Iselin, pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide in Albany County Court on Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the death of Katie Fisher.
Laroiya admitted that he was Snapchatting while driving drunk at 156 miles per hour on I-87 in Colonie when he struck Fisher’s Honda Civic on the night of May 28, 2022.
Fisher, a 22-year-old junior at the University at Albany, then struck a guardrail on the eastern shoulder, causing her car t…
NJ Couple Killed In VA Crash: 'Really Bad Dream'
A New Jersey couple was killed in a crash in Virginia last week, according to their obituaries and news reports.
Corey Wetmore, 28, of Brick Township, and Brittany Forsythe, 26, of Browns Mills, both died in the Halifax County crash on Wednesday, Nov. 15, Virginia State Police said.
Wetmore was heading south in a 2006 GMC Envoy on a Virginia street around 8:15 p.m., when the vehicle ran off the right shoulder, State Police said. Wetmore overcorrected, ran off the left side of the highway and struck several trees. The vehicle then overturned down an embankment, police said.
Neither were w…
Winner, Winner: $1 Million Mega Millions Ticket Sold At NJ Convenience Store
A winning Mega Millions ticket from the Tuesday, Nov. 21 drawing, winning the $1 million prize, was sold in New Jersey.
The ticket matched all five numbers drawn which were 17, 22, 25, 30, and 38. The Megaplier (4X) was 24.
The ticket was sold at Caba Grocery on 147 Brighton Ave., in Perth Amboy in Middlesex County. There were also two $10,000 tickets sold in Morris and Ocean counties.
Belmar College Student Jillian Ludwig Dies After Being Shot In Head: Nashville Police
Jillian Ludwig, the 18-year-old college student from New Jersey who was shot while walking on a track in Nashville earlier this week, has died, police said.
Ludwig, a Belmar native, was in critical condition ever since Tuesday, Nov. 7, when she was struck by a stray bullet fired by 29-year-old Shaquille Taylor, who was shooting at a car from a public housing complex across the street, Metro Nashville police said.
The Belmont University freshman, an avid runner and musician, died less than two days later, the police department said on Thursday, Nov. 9.
Bond for Taylor was set at $280,000…
Belmar College Student Shot In Head Walking On Track At Nashville Park, Gunman Charged: PD
An 18-year-old college student from New Jersey is in critical condition after being shot walking the track at a park in Nashville, TN, Tuesday, Nov. 7, authorities said.
UPDATE: Jillian Ludwig has died, police in Nasvhille said Nov. 8.
Original news story continues below:
Shaquille Taylor, 29, has been charged with aggravated assault and evidence tampering in the incident that left Jillian Ludwig "extremely critical," according to police in Nashville.
According to police, Taylor was shooting at a car from a public housing complex across the street, when a bullet hit Ludwig in the head as…
‘This Is Our Legacy:’ 1,150-Acre Nature Preserve Debuts In New Jersey
Rainbow Hill, a pristine nature preserve featuring an 8-acre lake, hiking trails, and farm fields nestled between Hunterdon and Somerset County, is officially open to the public.
The New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJ Conservation) held the grand opening for Rainbow Hill at Sourland Mountain Preserve — located just 30 miles east of Bucks County, PA — on Friday, Nov. 3.
The site spans 1,150 acres and includes woodlands, fields, and several freshwater tributaries of the Neshanic River. Meanwhile, there are plenty of opportunities for passive recreational activities like hiking, horseback…
20 Cats Rescued From Bug-Infested Neptune Apartment: Officials
Twenty cats — some with eye ulcers and respiratory problems — were rescued from a bug-infested apartment in Monmouth County, authorities said.
Monmouth County SPCA Humane Law Enforcement received an anonymous tip on Wednesday, Nov. 1. The apartment in Neptune had two adults, and two children, ages 6 and 3 also living there.
Many of the cats were found to have had upper respiratory infections, eye ulcers, some with dental disease, and were all very scared upon intake, but generally in fair health, the SPCA said on Facebook.
While wearing full protection gear, and after several hours o…