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Charges Filed Against 7 Sayreville HS Football Members

Seven members of the Sayreville War Memorial High School football team have been charged with sexual assault resulting from alleged hazing.

3 hurt in blast, fire at New Jersey business

MOONACHIE, N.J. (AP) — Three people suffered concussions when an explosion and fire damaged a commercial building in northern New Jersey. The four-alarm blaze broke out around 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Crest Foam Industries building on Carol Place ...

Child killed, 2 hurt in accident near NJ festival

CHESTER, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a child was killed and two adults were injured after they were struck by a vehicle at a northern New Jersey fall festival. Morris County Prosecutor Frederic Knapp said that the child was killed in the accident ...

Car wash worker caught in crossfire of shootout

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a 34-year-old man working at a car wash in Newark has been caught in the crossfire of a gunfight and killed. NJ.com reports (http://bit.ly/ZnFhte ) that Zoungo Sou-Oud, of East Orange, was killed after the ...

Three-vehicle crash leaves 1 dead on NJ Turnpike

WOOLWICH, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a truck overturned on the New Jersey Turnpike in southern New Jersey and a driver of a utility truck died after he slammed into it. New Jersey State Police Trooper Alina Spies says the accident happened around ...

New Jersey hazing arrests put focus on policies

SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — As a New Jersey town reels from the arrests of seven high school football players on charges they sexually assaulted younger teammates, attention is focusing on whether the state's anti-bullying laws adequately address team ...

Authorities: Man just freed from prison kills mom

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a convicted murderer beat his mother to death during an argument, just two days after he was freed from prison. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1vZP5ox) reports that 64-year-old Gwendolyn Pratt ...

Man faces several charges in hit-and-run accident

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a central New Jersey man who they say seriously injured a pedestrian in a hit-and-run accident earlier this year, Hamilton Township police say Ashli Mohamed is charged with aggravated ...

Vigil staged in town rocked by hazing scandal

SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Hundreds of people have come out for an anti-bullying rally in a central New Jersey town that's been rocked by allegations of sex-related hazing on its football team that prompted the cancellation of the rest of the season. ...

State Police: 5 injured when car crashes into tree

FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Five people were hospitalized after a car struck a tree in southern New Jersey. State police say three of the injured were ejected from the vehicle when the crash occurred around 3 a.m. Sunday in Fairfield Township. ...