The Salem County Prosecutor’s Office is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of its program to achieve accreditation by verifying that it meets recognized professional best practices.
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Mom Who Got High While Her Toddler Died Admits Her Guilt

A woman who got high in the front seat of her car as her 2-year-old child died in the backseat last summer faces between 9.5 and 15 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday to second-degree manslaughter.

Man Likely High on PCP When He Stabbed Mom to Death, Prosecutor Says

A man was likely high on PCP when he fatally stabbed his mother and attempted to kill a man who tried to intervene during the alleged attack, prosecutors say.
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Jury Convicts Man of Murder, Kidnapping the Victim's 1-Year-Old

Less than two years after a man was shot to death and his child kidnapped in Salem County, a jury convicted his killer.

Husband Said he Killed Wife Over Affair, Threats to Take Everything

It all began with an argument between Singh, now 48, and his wife, Seema, 42, according to testimony.

Salem City Drug Sweep Yields 6 Arrests, Confiscation of Cash, Car, Narcotics

Salem County Prosecutor John T. Lenahan and Salem Chief of Police John Pelura III announced the arrests which began Feb. 7 and ended on Monday. They were the result of a joint effort between the two agencies and several others.

Police Seek Help in Finding Man Missing More Than a Week

Anyone with information about Jonathan Thompson is asked to contact Salem City Police at 856-935-0057 or anonymously text the department at SCPD to TIP411 (847411).

Man Shot to Death, Another Wounded Outside South Jersey Bar

The shooting was reported around 1:59 a.m. outside Super Discount Liquors, a bar and package goods store, on East Main Street.
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Man Accused of Dumping Teen's Body Declines Plea Deal

Sosa-Ayala, 41, is charged with disposing of Danyelle Minerva's body on the shoulder of the Alloway-Woodstown Road late in 2015 after Minerva allegedly died at his Bridgeton apartment.
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Pedestrian Struck, Reportedly Critically Hurt, on Route 45 in Pilesgrove

The unidentified victim was taken to Christiana Hospital, Newark, Delaware. His condition was not available Thursday night, although he appeared to be critically hurt, an official said.

Suspect in Penns Grove Attempted Murder Arrested, Police Say

A local resident has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting earlier this month in which a man was struck by bullets in his head and leg, authorities said.

Drug Dealer Kills Man in Full View of Cops, Police Say

Two police officers witnessed a murder late Saturday night, and then chased and quickly apprehended the alleged killer
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Man Shot Multiple Times on Penns Grove Street

The Penns Grove Police Department, with assistance from the Salem County Prosecutor's Office, is investigating the shooting.

Man died from single gunshot to the neck

A man who was shot and wounded in Salem City early Monday later died. No suspects have yet been arrested, police say.

Man Suffers Life-Threatening Wounds in Salem Shooting, Cops Say

The 19-year-old Salem City resident, whose name was not released, was found in the street and was airlifted to Christiana Hospital in Newark, Del. His condition was not available Monday morning, but authorities did say his wounds were life-threatening.