Media Arts Department will hold its 33rd annual "Media Arts Department Showcase" of film, video, and digital media by 2015 graduates on , at the Landmark Loew's Jersey Theatre, 54 Journal Square in Jersey City. A reception in the theatre lobby will follow the screenings.
William Johnson, of Weehawken, appears at Central Judicial Processing court in Jersey City via video link from the Hudson County jail in Kearny on Monday, May 4, 2015. Reena Rose Sibayan The brother of a Weehawken police sergeant allegedly waved knives at police officers as they tried to arrest him on Saturday in Hoboken and told them they were going to have to kill him because he was not going back to prison, officials said.
JERSEY CITY -- Four people have been charged with significant drug counts linked to a single residence on Gardner Street in Jersey City where police say a gun was also found, officials said. Joey Timberlake, 53, Linnette Bunch, 50, Virginia Hutchinson, 73 -- all of 61 Gardner Ave. -- made their first court appearances on the charges this afternoon in Central Judicial Processing court in Jersey.
Germaine Theodore, 35, of Maplewood, stole at least $48,000 from clients through his purported bill payment and debt consolidation business, Save My Future, which had an office on Atlantic Street in Jersey City, acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman said. Theodore, who was indicted in February with stealing $250,000 from clients of his Maplewood firm, TGC Movement, Inc., opened Save My Future after he was charged with stealing from clients of TGC Movement.
JERSEY CITY -- A former Bayonne business administrator's trial on charges of theft and forgery has been postponed to June 16, according to the chambers of Superior Court Judge Paul DePascale. Peter Cresci, who was appointed Bayonne's business administrator in Nov. 2008 and fired in May 2009 after former Mayor Mark Smith took office, was indicted in July 2013 for allegedly forging a signature on a settlement agreement and unlawfully taking $25,000 without informing a client.
Three top executives at for-profit schools with campuses in New Jersey pleaded guilty last week in connection with two fraud schemes, authorities said. Three top executives at for-profit schools with campuses in New York and New Jersey face up to 10 years in prison for their roles in fraud schemes involving student visas and financial aid, authorities said.