New Jersey voters have approved amending the state constitution to eliminate the right to bail for those accused of crimes.
Gov. Chris Christie is set to sign legislation aimed at overhauling New Jersey’s bail system.
A U.S. trial judge has upheld a decision to grant house arrest to a Philadelphia police officer charged with robbing drug suspects.
New Jersey lawmakers agreed to let voters decide on a key part of an overhaul of the state’s bail system to keep suspects deemed dangerous behind bars while letting out more of those charged with lesser offenses even if they cannot afford bail.
The two suspects in the deadly carjacking and hit and run crash were arraigned shortly before two on Tuesday morning. Both were denied bail.
The ruling Monday reverses a decision that denied bail to Johann Breyer of Philadelphia.
An elderly Nazi war crimes suspect will remain jailed in Philadelphia as part of a German criminal case after a U.S. judge denied him bail.
According to police, Reynaldo Nieves, who is already in custody for sexual assaults, has been charged with two additional crimes.
Police say the men struggled when an allegedly drunk Yerger tried to board their boat. Witnesses say Valles went to move a knife and accidentally stabbed Yerger.
A 70-year-old central Pennsylvania man charged with kidnapping a 9-year-old girl from her home last year has been arrested again for stalking the child.
Monsignor William Lynn’s attorneys posted the required 10 percent of the $250,000 bail after a state appeals court last week overturned his conviction for child endangerment. Lynn was expected to be released later this week after electronic monitoring can be arranged.
At a bail hearing Friday, Common Pleas Judge Benjamin Lerner ordered them held without bail. He says they’re a flight risk.
A judge has ordered a New Jersey priest held while a grand jury considers whether he violated a legal agreement to stay away from children.
John and Carolyn Jackson of Mount Holly appeared in federal court Thursday in Newark. They were ordered to have no contact with children.
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier is now allowed to have contact with university trustees and potential witnesses against him in his trial.