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Officer hurt in crash is released from hospital

7-20-14
PINE BEACH, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey police officer injured when a car crashed into a parked cruiser during a motor vehicle stop is now out of the hospital. Pine Beach officer Jesse Urban suffered two broken ribs in Friday night's ...

Police: 2 people wounded in Atlantic City shooting

7-20-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City police are seeking a motive for a shooting that left two people wounded. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1p5RxY9) reports that police were called to the 400 block of North New York Avenue around 6 ...

NYPD aids Hoboken in rescue of Hudson River jumper

7-20-14
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who jumped into the Hudson River and two men who tried to rescue her have been pulled from the water by New York City rescue workers. All three were in stable condition at Hoboken University Hospital after they were rescued ...

Tour bus catches fire in New Jersey; no injuries

7-19-14
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — A tour bus caught fire on a busy stretch of New Jersey highway, but no passengers were injured. State Police Sgt. Brian Polite says the fire was reported at about 8:40 p.m. Saturday in Bridgewater. Passengers climbed off ...

Motorcyclist killed in crash with tractor-trailer

7-19-14
LODI, N.J. (AP) — A motorcyclist was killed when he collided with a tractor-trailer on an interstate highway in northern New Jersey. State police tell NJ.com (http://bit.ly/1oW89io) that 41-year-old Mark Candelario of Elmwood Park was riding the ...

Body of missing triathlete found in waterway

7-19-14
DENVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Searchers have found the body of a man who went missing from a northern New Jersey beach this week while training for a mini-triathlon. But it's not yet known what caused the death of 60-year-old Joseph Arcoleo. Denville ...

More charges filed in landscaping equipment thefts

7-19-14
HOWELL TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Two men accused of stealing and pawning thousands of dollars' worth of landscaping equipment are now facing more charges. The Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1noJasu) reports that Howell Township police recently ...

Indictment: Man called in false bomb threats

7-19-14
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A man accused of making false threats about bombs at the Union County courthouse complex earlier this year has been indicted on two counts of creating a false public alarm. County prosecutors say 29-year-old David Daniels of ...

2 charged in deadly shooting on Interstate 80

7-19-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two Newark residents face charges in the death of a man who was shot and killed last month while driving on an interstate highway in northern New Jersey. State police say 25-year-old Mujahideen Abdullah of Newark fired the ...

Authorities: Man sets fire to home during argument

7-19-14
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey man stands accused of setting his home on fire during a domestic dispute. Hamilton Township police tell The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1qp3r36) that 29-year-old Janrv Bacolod faces ...