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Asm. Prieto Wants to Negotiate Arbitration Renewal Bill

Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto wants to negotiate the Arbitration Renewal Bill with Gov. Christie instead of simply accepting his conditional veto so that a decision can be reached that everyone can be happy with.

Pa. contractor admits to worker shake-down

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The principal of a Pennsylvania construction company that did work at New Jersey's Fort Dix has admitted his role in a kickback scheme. Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say Leonard Santos pleaded guilty Monday to counts of ...

Man sentenced for role in producing child porn

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey man who admitted his role in producing images of child sexual abuse has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Federal prosecutors say 49-year-old David Clark of Southampton will also have to serve a ...

NJ shore pizza owners plead not guilty in tax case

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The owners of a chain of landmark New Jersey shore pizza places have pleaded not guilty to charges they face in a federal tax case. Manco and Manco owners Charles and Mary Bangle entered their pleas Monday in federal court in ...

1 dead, 1 seriously hurt in shopping center attack

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a homeless man stabbed one man to death and seriously injured another during an altercation at a northern New Jersey shopping center. Clifton police tell The Record (http://bit.ly/1n721rc) that charges are ...

2 face murder charges in Camden shooting deaths

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Two men face murder charges in the shooting deaths of two people whose bodies found in a wooded area of Camden last year. Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk says 38-year-old Jose Cortes of Riverton was arrested on Monday, ...

Judge: Man must stand trial on murder charges

WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — A man accused of fatally stabbing his nephew during a domestic dispute at a southern New Jersey apartment complex two years ago will have to stand trial on murder charges. The ruling came Monday after lawyers for 47-year-old ...

Officials: Distracted driving major problem in NJ

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Driver inattention was a major contributing factor in 1.4 million crashes in New Jersey over the past decade, roughly half of the total accidents that occurred during that time. State authorities also say more than 1,600 ...

1 dead, 3 wounded in Vineland

VINELAND, N.J. (AP) — One person is dead and three wounded in a series of shootings in Vineland. Police say a 21-year-old man died and another man was shot in the ear in a home on Montrose Street around 1 a.m. Monday. A man was shot in the back ...

2 fire trucks destroyed in Salem brush fire

SALEM, N.J. (AP) — Firefighters escaped injury but two brush trucks were destroyed in a brush fire in Salem. The wind suddenly shifted as firefighters worked to contain the blaze, which burned about 100 acres Sunday. Salem City Councilman Charles ...