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Prosecutors: 2 charged in heroin mill operation

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Two men face numerous charges after authorities broke up an alleged heroin mill that they say was being run out of a northern New Jersey home. Bergen County prosecutors say 30-year-old Manuel Olivares-Kunnardt, of ...

Officer injured when police cruiser is rear-ended

NEW MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a northern New Jersey police officer was injured when another vehicle rear-ended his police cruiser. New Milford police tell The Record (http://bit.ly/1wRlNc4) that the crash occurred on New Bridge Road ...

Prosecutor back home after overseas deployment

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Chris Gramiccioni has returned home after being deployed overseas for seven months. But the Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1tMsw84) reports that the 42-year-old Wall resident won't ...

Man sentenced for fatal shooting during burglary

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey man has been sentenced to 24 years in state prison for killing a man during a house burglary two years ago. Atlantic County prosecutors say Bernard Green, of Lower Township, must serve at least 20 ...

Man pleads not guilty in shooting death of teen

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — The last defendant sought in the street shooting death of a 14-year-old girl in northern New Jersey earlier this year has pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges. Baseem Williams remains jailed on $2 million bail after ...

New Jersey man accused of possessing child porn

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Child endangerment charges have been filed against a northern New Jersey man accused of possessing child pornography. Bergen County prosecutors say 24-year-old Corey Barraclough, of Northvale, was released on his own ...

Officials: Man pulled from burning car has died

MULLICA TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A man who was pulled from a burning car after it crashed on a southern New Jersey roadway has died from his injuries. Officials tell The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1rHuEbU) that 26-year-old Mullica Township ...

Bergen County Tackles Heroin Addiction

Law enforcement and the prosecutor's office in Bergen County are working together to combat heroin addiction by getting offenders treatment.

Man gets prison term for stabbing wife, 4 children

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man who stabbed his wife and four children after the couple agreed to separate is now headed to state prison. Jai Finley, of Jersey City, was sentenced Friday to 15 years in state prison for attempted ...

Camden man sentenced in deadly street robbery

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A Camden man has been sentenced to 30 years in state prison for a botched street robbery that left a man dead last year. Camden County prosecutors say 31-year-old Alexander Santiago must serve the entire term imposed Friday ...