Jersey City man acquitted of murdering teen 4 years ago

A Jersey City man accused of murdering a teen by throwing him into the Hudson River was acquitted this afternoon of all counts. Albert Robinson, 26, was found not guilty of first-degree murder, aggravated manslaughter, and reckless manslaughter. Jermaine Williams died on June 5, 2010, after a large-scale fight on the Hudson River walkway in […]

Jersey City’s ‘Home Alone’ mom surrenders; past record includes child neglect

The 24-year-old Jersey City mother accused of leaving her three young children home alone surrendered at the Police Department’s South District this afternoon. Dashnay Beckwith didn’t say a word as police escorted her from the stationhouse to a waiting vehicle that would transport her to the Hudson County jail in Kearny.  But her attorney, Adrienne Edward, described Beckwith as a […]

Jersey City gang leader gets 16 years in prison for weapons violations after beating murder rap

JERSEY CITY — An admitted “five-star general” in the Bloods street gang who beat a murder rap twice has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for firearms offenses in connection with the 2008 murder of a Jersey City man. Darnell Reeves, 28, of Jersey City, was sentenced yesterday to 16 years for possession of a […]

Jury in Jersey City murder trial asks to rehear testimony of two witnesses

Jurors deliberating in the trial of a man charged with murdering a Jersey City father of four in 2008 asked to have the testimony of two witness replayed this morning and by 11 a.m. they had returned to deliberating. Deliberations began yesterday afternoon in the trial of Darnell Reeves, 26, of Jersey City, who is accused of gunning […]