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Man sentenced for attempted child sex encounter

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Georgia man who traveled from New York to New Jersey for what he thought would be a sexual encounter with a young girl and her minor baby sitter is now headed to prison. Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say 23-year-old ...

Losing bidder asks court for new auction of Revel

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Florida developer who came up short in a bankruptcy court auction for the former Revel casino wants the judge to invalidate the result and hold a new sale. Glenn Straub filed court papers Monday asking for a new ...

Man gets 5-year prison term for child porn charges

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey man who admitted possessing child pornography and distributing it online has been sentenced to five years in state prison. Acting state Attorney General John Hoffman says 33-year-old Roberto ...

Bomb threat forces evacuation of Newark City Hall

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Employees have returned to Newark's City Hall after a bomb threat forced the evacuation of the building. Newark police received a call at approximately 10 a.m. Monday from a male caller who didn't identify himself but said four ...

Ruling postponed in New Jersey sports betting case

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Casinos and racetracks in New Jersey will have to wait a bit longer for a judge's ruling on the state's efforts to allow legal sports gambling. U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp was to have published an opinion on Monday. But ...

Teen hospitalized after quad, dirt bike collide

EAGLESWOOD, N.J. (AP) — State police say a teenage boy was seriously injured when his dirt bike collided with a quad at a southern New Jersey mining pit. The Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1vDliBm) reports the accident occurred late Friday ...

Car accidentally runs over, injures elderly woman

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say an elderly woman was hospitalized after she was accidentally run over by a car at a southern New Jersey home. Gloucester Township police say the accident occurred shortly before noon Sunday. The ...

No injuries when NJ Transit train hits stolen car

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — No injuries were reported when a New Jersey Transit train struck a stolen car that had been left on the tracks in northern New Jersey. NJ.com (http://bit.ly/1BHc9Kb) reports that no one was in the car when the accident ...

3 hurt in crash on George Washington Bridge

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Three people suffered minor injuries when four vehicles collided on the George Washington Bridge in northern New Jersey. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police spokesman Joe Pentangelo said it's not yet known what ...

Man sentenced for stealing car used in drive-by

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A man who stole a car that authorities say was used in a deadly drive-by shooting in New Jersey's capital city is now headed to prison. Louis Alvarado was sentenced Friday to four years in prison. The 24-year-old Hamilton ...