Friday, December 13, 2019

Tag: New Jersey

Former New Jersey police officer sentenced to federal prison after recording...

On Tuesday, Then was sentenced today to six months in prison for concealing the assault of an attempted suicide victim by another police officer at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey.

6th New Jersey police officer arrested in FBI corruption probe

Charged with conspiring to deprive individuals of civil rights under color of law, Daniel Pent faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.

New Jersey becomes first state to ban the use of wild...

"Today, I am proud to sign a law that will ensure that New Jersey will not allow wild and exotic animals to be exploited and cruelly treated within our state."

Former cop sentenced to prison for beating handcuffed man with flashlight

“This is an assault on a helpless man by a police officer,” the judge said at the sentencing. “This is a very serious offense indeed, from my point of view.”

Terrorizing the vulnerable

“We only want to live in peace, work, have a home, be a family.”

Former Chris Christie allies convicted in bridge scandal

Although federal prosecutors claim they do not possess enough evidence to convict Christie of a crime, critics of the New Jersey governor suspect Christie had initiated the Bridgegate scandal and used his subordinates to take the fall for him.

There Oughta Be a Law…

We are living in a country where the solution to just about any social problem is to create a law against it, and then punish those who break it. Should prison really be the American Way?

Homeless Heroes Thwart Attempted Bombing in New Jersey

Two homeless men reportedly informed authorities about suspicious packages that turned out to be IEDs.

Former State Attorney General and Port Authority Chairman Pleads Guilty to...

Samson currently faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000 or twice the gross gain or loss from the offense.

FBI Arrests Cop on Charges of Police Brutality and Falsifying Records

Officer Domenico Lillo has been accused of the "use of excessive force and falsifying records in order to cover up their actions" in various lawsuits, but was never convicted. Lillo now faces up to 30 years in prison after he was arrested by the FBI for deprivation of civil rights.

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Small steps against climate change

Let’s start thinking about ways such as this to stop necessary waste.

Exxon wins New York climate fraud lawsuit

"Nothing in this opinion is intended to absolve ExxonMobil from responsibility for contributing to climate change through the emission of greenhouse gasses in the production of its fossil fuel products."

Warren vs. Buttigieg clash offers contrast with Bernie’s consistency

he finger-pointing by Warren and Buttigieg over their histories has helped showcase the one front runner whose history is consistent and progressive.

New York becomes third state to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos

This move could help protect children, agricultural workers, and the environment.