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New Jersey Teen Escapes Hotel Where She Was Forced to Engage in Prostitution, Police Say

Lawrence Township, N.J. - The New Jersey State Police have charged Ashley Gardener, 29, and her partner, Breon Mickens, 26, both of Trenton, with human trafficking after troopers encountered the17-year-old victim on Interstate 295 whom the defendants allegedly had forced to engage in prostitution. O

BREAKING911.COM - 2018-01-19 00:00:58

Trenton mayor: We're on top of Trenton Water Works issues

Elected leaders representing the 64,000 customers served by Trenton Water Works are asking for state, county and local officials to meet about continued problems at the utility, which issued another boil water advisory on Monday. The water utility - serving Trenton and parts of Hamilton, Ewing and L

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 20:01:07

Arrest warrants issued for Langhorne man and woman on theft charges out of Upper Makefield

NEWTOWN >> Warrants have been issued for the arrest of KacieMarie Asanowicz, 20, and Boyd Andrew Benner, 36, both of Langhorne, in connection with a theft from a vehicle on Oct. 9 in Upper Makefield. Both are charged with Access Device Fraud, ID Theft, Theft and Receiving Stolen Property. Asanowicz

BUCKSLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 01:44:00

17-year-old escaped traffickers who forced her into sex at hotel, cops say

Authorities say a teenage girl found walking along Interstate 295 in Mercer County last week was a victim of human trafficking and had escaped from a motel, where she was forced into prostitution. New Jersey State Police troopers were dispatched to a stretch of the highway in Lawrence at about 11 p.

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 21:36:22

Firefighters Battling Multi-Alarm Blaze At High-Rise Apartment Building In Montgomery County

WILLOW GROVE, Pa. (CBS) - Firefighters are battling a multi-alarm blaze at a high-rise apartment building in Montgomery County on Thursday evening. Crews responded to Regency Park Towers on the 1100 block of Easton Road in Willow Grove around 5:30 p.m. The fire has reached three alarms. The building

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-18 18:17:36

Inmate's appeal overturns life sentence

Subscribed, but don't have a login? TRENTON - A former Beverly man, representing himself before an appeals court, has won a ruling that overturns his life sentence. Forrest M. Baker Sr., who would not have been eligible for parole until August 2043, argued successfully that he was sentenced improper

DAILY JOURNAL - 2018-01-18 22:56:18

L.A. Parker: Cowardly move to leave the scene while girlfriend dies in icy crash

Jacob Garrett, a 24-year-old, Burlington City man faces a detention hearing today inside a Burlington County courtroom following his arrest on several charges last Sunday. Police charged Garrett of the 100 block of Stacy Court in Burlington City, with leaving the scene of a fatal accident, causing d

TRENTONIAN - 2018-01-18 05:00:00

Newtown Food News Roundup: Deals, Openings, Inspections And More

NEWTOWN, PA -- It's cold out, the sun is still setting early, and every other day it seems to snow. For the time being, we know there's still one thing we can look to for happiness: Food. Delicious food. Perfect timing, because it's been a busy week for food-related news. We're summarizing those rec

PATCH - 2018-01-18 22:14:11

Staunton Man Convicted in Morris Mill Rd. Murder Receives Life Sentence

A Staunton man who admitted to killing his ex-girlfriend's fiance will spend the rest of his life in prison. Christopher Luke Simmons pleaded guilty to first-degree murder, abduction, armed breaking and entering, use of a firearm in the commission of murder and use of a firearm in an abduction in Au

NBC 29 NEWS - 2018-01-18 22:26:00

Augusta County killer sentenced to life in prison

STAUNTON - A man who hid inside a home before killing his ex-girlfriend's fiance in 2016 was given life in prison plus 36 years Thursday in Augusta County Circuit Court. Prior to his sentencing, Christopher "Luke" Simmons, 37, of Staunton, tearfully apologized to the family of the victim, 50-year-o

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-01-18 18:06:27

Convicted Killer Gets Life Sentence

STAUNTON - Christopher L. Simmons, 37, was sentenced to life in prison Thursday in Augusta County Circuit Court for the December 2016 murder of his ex-girlfriend's fiance. In September, Simmons pleaded guilty to murder and five other counts related to the shooting death of Christopher Miller, 50, of

DAILY NEWS-RECORD - 2018-01-19 02:28:00

Waynesboro Inmate Receives More Jail Time for 2017 Escape

An inmate that escaped Middle River Regional Jail last year will spend four more years behind bars for it. Coty Grey Johnson of Waynesboro received his latest sentence in Augusta Circuit Court Thursday, January 18. Johnson and Daniel Gordon Henderson escaped the jail around 3:20 a.m. on June 12, 201

NBC 29 NEWS - 2018-01-18 21:21:00

Grottoes Man In High-Speed Chase Appears In Court

HARRISONBURG - A Grottoes man accused of leading deputies on a high-speed chase appeared in Augusta County Circuit Court on Thursday. Zachary E. Talley, 32, faces more than a dozen charges, including felony eluding and two felony counts of assault on a police officer. During a brief hearing, a judge

DAILY NEWS-RECORD - 2018-01-19 02:31:00

Valley women prepare for Women's March this weekend

AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) -- This Saturday, millions of women are expected to join in marches all across the country. Last year, it was one of the largest single-day protests ever in American history. Paula Taylor is one of the few women from Staunton, who will join millions of others in Washington

WHSV - 2018-01-19 09:40:00

Police: Shotgun blast hits Staunton home

STAUNTON - Police have charged a Staunton man after he accidentally fired a shotgun and struck his neighbor's home, according to a police report. On Jan. 4 shortly before midnight, police said a couple in the 300 block of Mary Gray Lane heard a peculiar noise inside their home. Upon further inspecti

STAUNTON NEWS LEADER - 2018-01-17 13:30:10

Waynesboro couple purchases Valley League's Generals

WAYNESBORO - The Waynesboro Generals have been purchased by Brent Ward and Kathleen Kellett-Ward. The two are long-time supporters of the baseball team. Ward was born and raised in Waynesboro and has played baseball since he was a child. His grandfather spearheaded the building of Wayne Hills baseba

DAILY PROGRESS - 2018-01-18 18:42:00

Couple indicted for alleged role in crime spree

KINGMAN - A Mohave County couple has been charged with more than a dozen felony counts in connection with a crime spree that took place in four cities and two states. A Mohave County grand jury indicted Jack Edward Charles Wilder, 49, last week in one case on charges of fraudulent schemes and artifi


Humane Society gathers for year's first major fundraiser

Lake Havasu City animal lovers gathered Saturday night at the London Bridge Resort Convention Center for the Western Arizona Humane Society's 2nd annual "Woof, Wag and Wine" event. The event is the Humane Society's first major fundraiser of 2018, and supporters met for an evening of song, dance and


Lake Havasu City's first police officer dies

Lake Havasu City's first police officer has died. John Alexander was hired by the newly-incorporated Lake Havasu City in 1979, and ended his career as Havasu's chief of police in 2006. Alexander's death was announced through social media on Jan. 9 by his wife, Kimberly Alexander. When former Lake Ha


Single vehicle accident sends two to hospital

LAUGHLIN - A woman remains in critical condition after a single vehicle accident took place at mile marker 13 on Highway 163 at about 2:30 p.m. Jan. 9. The man, who was driving the Dodge Ram pickup, sustained non-life threatening injuries. Both occupants were wearing seatbelts but the woman was trap