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Man pleads not guilty to weapons-related charge

8-12-14
LODI, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man who allegedly had a large stash of weapons and gunpowder in his home has pleaded not guilty to creating a risk of widespread injury or damage. Authorities say they found the items Friday after Robert ...

Man facing more child sex assault charges

8-12-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey man accused of sexually assaulting two boys is now facing more allegations. Middlesex County prosecutors announced Tuesday that two more people are claiming that 42-year-old Michael Roberson, of East ...

Woman gets prison sentence in deadly DWI crash

8-12-14
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey woman who was driving drunk when she caused a fatal accident last year has been sentenced to seven years in state prison. Ocean County prosecutors say 61-year-old Deborah Tadych of Brick also will have ...

Man arrested for decapitating chickens

8-12-14
LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a man who is suspected of decapitating chickens in a New Jersey cemetery. Forty-one-year-old Leonard Edwards Jr. of Wharton faces animal cruelty and unlawful possession of a weapon charges. Police ...

Medical device company staffers admit to fraud

8-12-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say two staffers at a northern New Jersey medical devices firm have admitted their roles in a scheme to defraud hospitals out of more than $800,000. Daniel Metz, a 34-year-old Fairfield resident, and ...

NJ father, son agree to pay $5.5M to settle suit

8-12-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A father and son in Bergen County have agreed to pay approximately $5.5 million to settle a lawsuit brought by New Jersey's Bureau of Securities. The bureau alleged 55-year-old George Bussanich of Park Ridge and his 34-year-old ...

New Jersey boy’s body recovered at beach in Va.

8-12-14
CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of an 8-year-old boy from New Jersey who went missing in the Chesapeake Bay off Cape Charles Beach. The Virginia Marine Resources Commission says the boy's body was found Tuesday on the ...

$200K worth of jewels taken from Moorestown home

8-12-14
MOORESTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Police are investigating a burglary in which $200,000 worth of jewelry was stolen in a safe from a Moorestown home. Police say the heist occurred over the weekend in the house on Albury Court. Officers are advising ...

License was suspended for beaten driver

8-12-14
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say the man who was beaten after he struck and killed a woman on a southern New Jersey roadway was driving with a suspended license. Lakewood police say 26-year-old Juan Gregorio-Chacon hit 41-year-old resident ...

3 shootings in Atlantic City

8-12-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Police are investigating three shootings that left five people wounded in Atlantic City. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1poDsGO ) reports three people were wounded in a shooting at Schoolhouse Apartments early ...