Criminal Justice

BRIDGEGATE: Baroni Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

“This is a sad day for state of NJ… [w]hat occurred in September 2013 was an outrageous abuse of power,” the federal judge sentencing former State Senator Bill Baroni said earlier today upon sentencing him to two years in prison. Baroni, who served as deputy executive director of the Port Authority at the time of […]

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POLL: What Should the Court Do With Baroni and Kelly?

Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly are in court tomorrow (Wednesday 3/29) for sentencing hearings, Save Jerseyans, and as we told you yesterday, the State is requesting three years in jail for the pair’s Bridgegate-related crimes. The defense is seeking probation. The sentence is likely to be controversial either way. Let’s see what YOU think…. — […]

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Prosecutors Want 3 Years in Prison for Baroni, Kelly

Prosecutors will seek three (3) years in prison for Bill Baroni and Bridget Anne Kelly at their Wednesday sentencing hearing, Save Jerseyans. “Time and time again, Baroni and Kelly displayed a shocking disregard for the public safety risks that the traffic caused,” the Bridgegate prosecution reportedly argued in its filings, for crimes which the state […]

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SCOTUS Isn’t Coming to Bob Menendez’s Rescue

Bob Menendez‘s upcoming vote on the Gorsuch nomination is no longer relevant, Save Jerseyans. Back in December, Menendez’s lawyers filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that his pending federal bribery charges infringe upon legislative activity protected by the United States Constitution’s “Speech-Or-Debate” Clause. On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court indicated, without comment, that it won’t […]

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Fishman Resigns – Full Statement

U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey Paul Fishman resigned on Friday, Save Jerseyans, after newly-minted Attorney General Jeff Sessions called on him and 45 other remaining Obama-era federal prosecutors to resign. It’s a routine move. Remember: Chris Christie started as a U.S. Attorney (feels like forever ago, right?). These are political positions. Sessions’s action […]

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Paterson mayor, DPW heads charged with public corruption

TRENTON — Paterson Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres and three public works supervisors are facing public corruption charges, authorities said. State Attorney General Christopher Porrino has scheduled a 4 p.m. press conference in Totowa to detail the claims against the mayor and city workers. The announcement did not specify the behavior leading to the charges, but […]


REPORT: A.G. Holding Tuesday Paterson Presser On Joey Torres’s Case

PRESSER COMES ONE DAY AFTER FEDS SUBPOENA RECORDS RELATED TO POWER REPUBLICAN’S PATERSON TIES __ Here we go again, Save Jerseyans…. News outlets including ABC 7 out of New York are reporting that the N.J. Attorney General’s office will hold a press conference at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday; the alleged topic is a corruption investigation into […]

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Feds Catch 1,564 Fraudsters Who Stole $1.9 Billion From Medicaid

Nearly 1,600 fraudsters were caught stealing $1.9 billion from Medicaid in 2016, a government watchdog reported Monday. State-run Medicaid Fraud Control Units (MFCU) investigated and prosecuted the criminals defrauding Medicaid. The Department of Health and Human Development’s Inspector General (IG) – who reported the findings and often assists on cases – awards grants to each […]


MEET THE DEMOCRATS: Senator Under Indictment for Selling Favors Wants Trump Investigated?

You couldn’t make this stuff up if you tried, Save Jerseyans. Not a chance. The insincerity of Democrat protestations concerning Jeff Sessions and the Russian Ambassador should be obvious to even causal observers (especially given the fact that a large number of them ALSO met with him), but if it’s not, all you need to do […]

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For Second Time, Bergen Prosecutor Declines to Pursue Christie in Court

Twice, a Bergen County Judge attempted to breathe life into a citizen’s criminal complaint lodged against Chris Christie. Now, twice, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office is declining to pursue the charges, effectively killing the criminal proceedings in their tracks. Brian Murray, Press Secretary for Governor Chris Christie, issued the following statement after the Thursday announcement: This […]

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Trump Wants Justice Department to Investigate Leakers. How That Works.

Frustrated by a proliferation of leaks early in his administration, President Donald Trump last week said he directed the Department of Justice to open a criminal investigation. “I’ve actually called the Justice Department to look into the leaks,” Trump said during a 75-minute news conference at the White House. “Those are criminal leaks.” The spotlight […]