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Opposition briefs filed in LG tower height case

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Several conservation groups have filed legal briefs in the fight over a planned electronics company building along the Palisades by the Hudson River. The New Jersey Conservation Foundation says about a dozen environmental and ...

Man on NJ’s ‘most wanted’ list arrested

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey State Police say they've arrested a man on the state's 'most wanted' list who has been on the run for more than two decades. The agency's fugitive unit arrested James Wade Barclay in Pennsylvania on Saturday after ...

Man sentenced under NJ human trafficking law

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man who admitted to running a high-priced prostitution ring has been sentenced to a decade in prison under the state's new human trafficking law. Percival Williams of Edison was sentenced Monday in state ...

ACLU warns 138 NJ school districts about enrollment

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is warning 138 New Jersey school districts that they could face legal action over requirements that they're discriminating against students whose parents are in the country without legal ...

Man arrested after driving in closed tunnel lane

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Police have charged a Pennsylvania man with drunken driving after they say he drove his car through the Holland Tunnel in a closed lane. Port Authority police pursued 28-year-old Michel Petit-Frere of Easton, Pa., after his ...

Dog adopted after rescue from ledge

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. (AP) — A firefighter has adopted a dog that was rescued after it became trapped in a ravine in New Jersey's Garret Mountain Park. A rescuer rappelled about 50 feet to reach the poodle mix two weeks ago. The dog was taken to a ...

Body found in Wall house fire

WALL, N.J. (AP) — Firefighters found a woman's body in a home that had nearly burned down in Wall Township. Relatives believe it's 76-year-old Marion Newman. Police Chief Robert Brice tells the Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/OquTeQ ) ...

Hudson Co. probing fatal apartment shooting

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Hudson County prosecutor's office is investigating the fatal shooting of a man in a Jersey city apartment building. Acting Prosecutor Gaetano Gregory says the 48-year-old man was shot multiple times Saturday afternoon ...

Morris Co. authorities warn about debit card scams

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — Police in Morris County are warning residents to be aware of scammers attempting to convince people to buy reloadable debit cards to pay off fictitious bills. The Daily Record (http://dailyre.co/1jRM3OU) reports incidences ...

NJ man faces charges after fatal Parkway crash

BRICK, N.J. (AP) — An Ocean County man faces criminal charges after a passenger in a car he was driving died in an accident on the Garden State Parkway. State Police say 23-year-old Kenneth Fonseca of Toms River was driving south on the Parkway ...