Latest Trenton News

Officer charged will child sex assaults will stay jailed

Oct. 2, 2018 6:58 AM EDT

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A police officer accused of sexually assaulting two children will remain jailed until his trial. Burlington County prosecutors say the alleged abuse by William Sanchez-Monllor occurred on multiple occasions. But further details on the allegations have not been disclosed....

Drugmaker Pfizer's CEO Read to be replaced by COO Bourla

Oct. 1, 2018 4:25 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The biggest U.S.-based drugmaker will change leaders in January when Pfizer Chief Operating Officer Albert Bourla replaces CEO Ian Read, who has led the company for nearly eight years. Pfizer Inc. said Monday that Read will become executive chairman of Pfizer's board of directors. The...

NFL defends lawsuit alleging Super Bowl ticket violations

Sep. 27, 2018 2:57 PM EDT

The National Football League defended itself Thursday against charges that its ticketing policies for the 2014 Super Bowl violated New Jersey's consumer fraud law, in arguments before the state Supreme Court that reached a granular level with disputes over words in the statute including "the" and "those." The...

Judge declines to free 1 of 2 charged in arts festival shots

Sep. 15, 2018 1:46 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A judge has declined to release one of two men charged in a deadly shooting at a 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey's capital city three months ago. Defense attorney Christopher Olsen argued Friday for the release of Davone White, 27, pending his trial on aggravated assault...

2 indicted on weapons charge in shooting at 24-hour festival

Sep. 14, 2018 12:00 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two Trenton men have been indicted on weapons charges stemming from a deadly shooting at a 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey's capital city. Mercer County prosecutors say 27-year-old Davone White also faces two counts of aggravated assault in the indictment handed up...

Correction: Election 2018-Vote-By-Mail story

Sep. 13, 2018 6:14 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — In a story Sept. 12 about a new vote-by-mail law in New Jersey, The Associated Press misquoted Monmouth County Clerk Christine Hanlon. She said that voters should not be concerned whether votes would be counted, not that they should be concerned about their votes counting. A corrected...

Shootings in New Jersey's capital city leave 1 dead, 6 hurt

Sep. 4, 2018 7:01 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A series of weekend shootings in New Jersey's capital city has left one man dead and six other people wounded. The first shooting in Trenton occurred Saturday morning, when a 34-year-old Pennsylvania man was found in a car suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The man later died, and...

Football on TV? Pumpkin spice back? Must be campaign season

Sep. 3, 2018 9:26 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — It's the unofficial end of summer. Cafes are pushing pumpkin-spice treats. Football is back on TV. And the fall campaign season is kicking off. But in New Jersey, contests this year in the U.S. Senate campaign and 12 U.S. House races have been underway for months, complete with sharply...

Man found shot dead in car in Trenton

Sep. 2, 2018 9:53 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man was found dead with gunshot wounds in his car in New Jersey. The Mercer County prosecutor's office says 34-year-old Eric Rue of Bensalem was found with multiple gunshot wounds at about 8 a.m. Saturday in the vehicle in Trenton. Trenton police say the...

Shooting at Trenton community event wounds 4, injures child

Aug. 19, 2018 5:18 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in New Jersey say four people were wounded and a child was struck by a dirt bike when gunfire broke out at a community event in Trenton. Neighbors said the 8:30 p.m. Saturday shooting occurred at the end of an event in which back-to-school supplies were given to children....