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Woman gets 6-year sentence in deadly highway crash

7-27-14
BELVIDERE, N.J. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who was driving drunk and traveling the wrong way when she caused a deadly head-on crash on a northwestern New Jersey highway is now headed to state prison. The Express-Times of Easton, Pa. ...

Woman gets 10 years for fatal Colorado bike crash

7-26-14
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A woman who struck and killed a Jesuit volunteer on a cross-country bicycling trip in western Colorado has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Thirty-year-old Tonie Rosales learned her punishment Friday in Grand ...

Prosecutors: Man pleads guilty in overdose death

7-26-14
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey drug dealer who admitted selling a man heroin that led to his fatal overdose has learned his fate. Ocean County prosecutors say 23-year-old Rasan McGee of Atlantic City received a six-year prison term ...

Man sentenced in fatal apartment complex shooting

7-26-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter charges stemming from a fatal shooting at a southern New Jersey apartment complex has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Joshua Texidor of Westampton must serve about 17 ...

NJ driver sentenced on vehicular homicide charge

7-25-14
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A driver found to have drugs in his system during a 2009 fatal crash has been sentenced to 11 years in prison. The Monmouth County prosecutor's office says 31-year-old Vincent Laing of Eatontown was sentenced on Thursday. He ...

Former NJ water exec admits sample rigging

7-25-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former top official at a northern New Jersey municipal water authority has admitted to conspiring to manipulate and falsify drinking water test results. New Jersey's attorney general says 52-year-old William Mowell of Wyckoff ...

British man charged in government computer hacking

7-25-14
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A British man has been charged with hacking into computers belonging to the Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Sentencing Commission and an FBI laboratory, among others. A grand jury in Alexandria indicted ...

Princeton youth soccer coach pleads guilty

7-25-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former Princeton youth soccer coach has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography. Federal prosecutors say 49-year-old Jorge Roman of Trenton had 600 or more images of child sexual abuse on DVDs, computers and other ...

NJ officer takes stand at his murder trial

7-25-14
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A New Jersey detective authorities say killed an Anne Arundel County man during a road rage incident told the jury he tried to defuse the situation before fatally shooting the man. Forty-one-year-old Joseph Walker took the ...

Woman’s body found off Camden County road

7-25-14
WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are looking for a suspect after a woman's body was found on the side of a road in Camden County. A pizza deliveryman made the discovery on Wilton's Landing Road early Friday. According to broadcast ...