Tag: verdict

Even after Steinle verdict? N.J. Democrat tells rally: Sanctuary State is a ‘welcoming word’

Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D-Middlesex), a former Democrat primary gubernatorial hopeful, rallied in Red Bank on Friday night and doubled-down on his parties’ push to turn New Jersey into a so-called ‘Sanctuary State’ in defiance of federal law. ‘We have to make Read More

Sessions Slams Sanctuary City Policies After Steinle Verdict

United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions slammed sanctuary city policies after a jury found an illegal immigrant not guilty in the fatal shooting of Kate Steinle Thursday night. The case, which set off a national debate on sanctuary cities and Read More

Menendez (D-N.J.) mistrial probability rises as jury deadlocks for second time

For the second time since its deliberations began, Save Jerseyans, the Menendez jury appears to have deadlocked in Newark, and a mistrial in the senior New Jersey U.S. Senator’s corruption trial now appears extremely likely. The jury’s 11:35 a.m. note Read More

Menendez team wants mistrial after judge blocks testimony of Trump dossier lawyer

NEWARK — Attorneys for U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez and his co-defendant, Salomon Melgen moved for a mistrial Thursday, arguing that a series of rulings by the judge preventing them from putting …

Federal Jury Convicts Alleged Seaside Park Bomber of Chelsea attack

MANHATTAN, NEW YORK – On Monday, a federal jury found Ahmad Khan Rahimi of Elizabeth, New Jersey guilty as charged on eight separate counts related a September 2016 bombing that injured 31 people in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood. Rahimi was also Read More

N.J. Gubernatorial Candidate Pledges ‘New Direction’ in Wake of Bridgegate Verdict

Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, a Republican from Somerset County who has already announced his intention to run for governor in 2017, responded to Friday’s Bridgegate trial verdict with a promise to change Trenton’s dominant culture of corruption. “Today is another sad day for Read More