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Man pleads guilty in crash that killed firefighter

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man is facing five years in prison after pleading guilty in an alcohol-related crash that caused the death of a New York City firefighter. Union County prosecutors say 25-year old Anthony Marsal, of ...

Poker star says he didn’t cheat to win $22M

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 10-time World Series of Poker winner Phil Ivey says he didn't cheat when he won nearly $22 million playing baccarat at casinos in New Jersey and London. Ivey told "60 Minutes Sports" for an interview to be broadcast Tuesday ...

Man pleads not guilty to murder in wife’s death

HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man accused of fatally beating his wife last year has pleaded not guilty to a first-degree murder charge. The Record (http://bit.ly/1naYCJr) reports that 65-year-old Thomas Fabbricatore entered his plea ...

Man sentenced for attempted child sex encounter

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Georgia man who traveled from New York to New Jersey for what he thought would be a sexual encounter with a young girl and her minor baby sitter is now headed to prison. Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say 23-year-old ...

Losing bidder asks court for new auction of Revel

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Florida developer who came up short in a bankruptcy court auction for the former Revel casino wants the judge to invalidate the result and hold a new sale. Glenn Straub filed court papers Monday asking for a new ...

Man gets 5-year prison term for child porn charges

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey man who admitted possessing child pornography and distributing it online has been sentenced to five years in state prison. Acting state Attorney General John Hoffman says 33-year-old Roberto ...

Bomb threat forces evacuation of Newark City Hall

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Employees have returned to Newark's City Hall after a bomb threat forced the evacuation of the building. Newark police received a call at approximately 10 a.m. Monday from a male caller who didn't identify himself but said four ...

Ruling postponed in New Jersey sports betting case

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Casinos and racetracks in New Jersey will have to wait a bit longer for a judge's ruling on the state's efforts to allow legal sports gambling. U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp was to have published an opinion on Monday. But ...

Teen hospitalized after quad, dirt bike collide

EAGLESWOOD, N.J. (AP) — State police say a teenage boy was seriously injured when his dirt bike collided with a quad at a southern New Jersey mining pit. The Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1vDliBm) reports the accident occurred late Friday ...

Car accidentally runs over, injures elderly woman

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say an elderly woman was hospitalized after she was accidentally run over by a car at a southern New Jersey home. Gloucester Township police say the accident occurred shortly before noon Sunday. The ...