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Student wounded in frat house party shooting

HILLSIDE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey college student was shot and wounded when a man who had been thrown out of an off-campus house party returned to the residence and opened fire. Hillside police tell The Star-Ledger (http://bit.ly/PcxuJN) that the ...

Man faces murder charges in Newark stabbing death

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Murder charges have been filed in the case of a man found stabbed to death in an abandoned Newark home last weekend. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray announced Friday that 34-year-old Jose Gonzalez of Newark also ...

New Jersey woman sues over ’8THEIST’ license plate

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman claims she was denied a license plate proclaiming herself to be an atheist because it might be considered offensive. Shannon Morgan said in a federal lawsuit filed Thursday that the Motor Vehicle Commission ...

Pennsylvania man accused of sex assaults in NJ

MANSFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have accused a Pennsylvania man of sexually assaulting three boys in New Jersey's Warren County. Bruce Naylor Jr. of Tatamy, Pa., is held on $300,000 bail, charged with aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, ...

NY truck driver accused of trying to beat NJ toll

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Port Authority police say a truck driver from New York used a license plate on a hinge to try to beat paying a toll on the New Jersey side of the Goethals Bridge. Police spokesman Joe Pentangelo says an officer observed the ...

New Jersey offering child-support amnesty

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is offering a weeklong amnesty to parents who are behind in child support payments. Those who have arrest warrants or have had their driving privileges revoked can visit county probation offices to make a payment or ...

NJ property owner charged with bribing official

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been charged with trying to bribe an official with the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority in an effort to get a higher price for his Atlantic City property. The state attorney general's office ...

Trucker charged after fatal collision in NJ

OLD BRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Police have arrested a tractor-trailer driver who was allegedly on drugs when he rear-ended a woman's car on a New Jersey highway, killing her. The Middlesex County prosecutor's office says 49-year-old Stephen Seidl has ...

Police say body pulled from Hudson River is female

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in northern New Jersey say a lifeless body pulled from the Hudson River on Thursday is a female believed to be in her late 40's or early 50's. Hudson County Prosecutor's Office Spokesman Gene Rubino tells The ...

U.S. Attorney, Christie Praise Prisoner Reentry Program

U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman, who is reportedly running the federal investigation into the Christie administration, and the governor were in Jersey City to discuss Renew Court, a program helping prisoners get back into society.