Tag archive for ‘New Jersey’
By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Man killed, 3 people hurt in shooting at townhouse complex

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) - A shooting at a New Jersey townhouse complex has left one man dead and three other people injured, including one hospitalized in critical condition. Atlantic County prosecutors say the More...

By admin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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New Jersey mayor pleads guilty to corruption charges

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey mayor has pleaded guilty to corruption charges, which means he will be forced to step down from his job. The Bergen Record (https://njersy.co/2foEUx0 ) says Torres made the decision More...

By admin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Jail faces class-action lawsuit for posting mug shots online

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A lawyer for a man who sued a Pennsylvania county jail for posting his mug shot online says as many as 70,000 former inmates could have claims in a class-action lawsuit. Jonathan Shub represents More...

By admin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Official: Chemical at construction site sent rocks flying

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - An unapproved chemical used at a New Jersey construction site resulted in traffic jams and rocks and dust flying into the air from multiple outbursts. A construction site in Jersey City More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Manslaughter charge against ex-mayoral aide’s son is dropped

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) - Prosecutors have dropped a manslaughter charge against the son of a former aide to Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's wife in the fatal stabbing of a teenager in New Jersey. More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Officer pleads guilty to bribery scheme, to repay $40,000

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Officials say a New Jersey police officer has pleaded guilty to a bribery scheme and will also forfeit about $40,000 he made in the conspiracy. Acting U.S. Attorney William Fitzpatrick said Thursday More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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$338M Powerball winner busted for child sex assault

A former New Jersey deli owner, who became a megamillionaire from the Powerball lottery, has been charged with sexually assaulting a young girl, authorities said Wednesday. Pedro Quezada, 47, who scored the $338 More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Authorities: Man killed, 2 other wounded in Newark shooting

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a shooting in New Jersey's largest city has left one man dead and two others injured. The shots rang out around 7:25 p.m. Monday in the 600 block of South 20th Street of Newark. More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Coyotes surround dog walker in New Jersey town

SADDLE RIVER, N.J. (AP) - Police in New Jersey are warning that a pack of coyotes surrounded a dog walker and attempted to snatch the dog. The confrontation took place last Thursday on Oak Road in Saddle River. More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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New Jersey holding line on gas tax

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Motorists will not face a gasoline tax increase in New Jersey. NJ.com (http://bit.ly/2w3luRC ) reports the petroleum products gross receipts tax rate schedule indicates Republican Gov. Chris More...