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Pair sentenced in fatal Atlantic City shooting

5-24-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two southern New Jersey men have received lengthy prison terms for the roles in the fatal shooting of another man two years ago. Atlantic County prosecutors say Casey Robinson received a 25-year state prison sentence on ...

Woman sentenced in fatal drunk driving crash

5-24-14
SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey woman convicted in a fatal drunken driving crash has been sentenced to seven years in state prison. Amie Marroccelli of Union Township was convicted of vehicular homicide charges in March by a Somerset ...

NJ man who lived above day care sentenced for porn

5-23-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's attorney general says a man who lived above a day care center has been sentenced to three years in prison on child pornography charges. Cesar De Jesus Salgado-Maya, formerly of Audubon, was sentenced Friday in ...

US airman in NJ facing child porn charges

5-23-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say a U.S. airman stationed in New Jersey has been charged with possessing and sharing images of child pornography. The Burlington County prosecutor's office says Matthew A. Cavada of Pemberton Township was arrested ...

Truck plunges off Parkway bridge, snarls traffic

5-23-14
UPPER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A dump truck lost control and plunged off a Garden State Parkway bridge Friday afternoon, seriously injuring the driver and snarling traffic near Ocean City at the start of the holiday weekend. State Police say the ...

NJ man charged with embezzling from youth league

5-23-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged the former treasurer of a New Jersey youth sports league with embezzling tens of thousands of dollars. The Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office says it was notified by the Flemington-Raritan Baseball ...

New Jersey police say man had AK-47 at his home

5-23-14
GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police in New Jersey say they found an AK-47 assault rifle along with other firearms and 19 pounds of marijuana in the home of a man after he mentioned having a gun following a meeting at a high school. Police say ...

Toddler struck, killed by van in Lakewood

5-23-14
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Police say a toddler was struck and killed by a van while walking home from a play group with her father and 4-year-old sister in Lakewood. The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office says 34-year-old Yehoshua Klein of Lakewood was ...

2 people shot in Vineland

5-23-14
VINELAND, N.J. (AP) — Police say two people wounded in a drive-by shooting in Vineland are in critical condition. The shooting took place just before 1 a.m. Friday on Orchard Road. Police Lt. Matt Finley tells The Press of Atlantic City ...

Elizabeth man charged in daughter’s death

5-23-14
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Bail is set at $750,000 for an Elizabeth man accused of beating his 2-year-old daughter to death. Union County prosecutors have charges 30-year-old Jorge Orozco with murder and child endangerment stemming from the February ...