Missing Teen Found Safe, South Jersey High School Sex Scandal Top State News
Other top stories this week include a family of six forced to jump from the third-floor of their burning apartment building and a man accused of stealing the identity of a deceased dentist to work out of four dental offices over the past year.
A Clark teenager who tweeted, "There is somone in my hour ecall 911," around 6 p.m. Sunday night before vanishing, turned herself into police Wednesday. The teen's disappearance, which police now consider voluntary, went viral on Twitter, with the hashtag #helpfindkara peaking at No. 3 worldwide.
Three Triton High School teachers are charged with engaging in sexual activity with former students, and two administrators, including Principal Catherine DePaul, are charged with not reporting what they knew.
A mother and her five children were forced to jump out of a third-floor window when a fire broke out early Wednesday morning in their Newark apartment.
A Short Hills dentist, who was banned from practicing, used the identity of dead dentist to work out of four dental offices during the last year, according to the state Attorney General.
Authorities have charged 18 people from around the region as part of a months long investigation into drug sales, gambling and violent crime in the Englewood-area, including a seasonal parks worker who was dealing ecstasy from a concession stand in Englewood's Mackay Park, City Police Chief Arthur O'Keefe said.
New Jersey Doctors Received Medication Linked to Deadly Meningitis Outbreak
Pain specialists in Teaneck and Sparta were among doctors at six medical facilities across the state who received medication linked to a deadly multistate outbreak of fungal meningitis, officials said Friday.
A 16-year-old Bloomfield High School soccer player died Saturday night in a car crash that left four others injured.