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Newark man found shot to death inside parked car

7-27-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The slaying of a Newark man found shot to death inside a parked car has been ruled a homicide. Essex County prosecutors say Newark police found 29-year-old Ernest Bradley around 12:40 a.m. Sunday, when they responded to reports ...

State Police ID 2 women killed in parkway crash

7-27-14
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — State police say a woman and her mother were killed in a Garden State Parkway crash that also injured four children and two other adults. The accident occurred around 2:45 p.m. Saturday near milemarker 63.6 in a ...

Woman killed in northern New Jersey house fire

7-27-14
ESSEX FELLS, N.J. (AP) — A woman found inside a burning northern New Jersey home has died from her injuries. But authorities say the cause of the deadly blaze in Essex Fells remains under investigation. Essex County prosecutors say firefighters ...

2 teens killed in car accident were ‘best buddies’

7-26-14
RANDOLPH, N.J. (AP) — Family and school officials say the two victims of a fatal car crash in Randolph were high school football players and "friends from childhood." NJ.com reports (bit.ly/1kikqSr) that Jackie Timmerman says her son, Jack, and ...

Wrong-way driver faces DWI charge

7-26-14
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Drunken driving charges have been filed against a man who was only wearing boxer shorts and driving the wrong way when his car overturned on a northern New Jersey highway. The Record (http://bit.ly/1tO2vTK) reports the ...

Woman gets 10 years for fatal Colorado bike crash

7-26-14
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A woman who struck and killed a Jesuit volunteer on a cross-country bicycling trip in western Colorado has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Thirty-year-old Tonie Rosales learned her punishment Friday in Grand ...

State Police: 2 killed, 3 injured in Parkway crash

7-26-14
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — State Police say two women were killed and two children were injured when their car and a pickup truck collided on the Garden State Parkway in southern New Jersey. It wasn't immediately clear what caused the crash, ...

Camden man charged in fatal hit-and-run accident

7-26-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man charged in a fatal hit-and-run accident in Camden was driving with a suspended license. Camden County prosecutors say bail was set at $85,000 for 61-year-old city resident Jose Sosa. He's also charged with ...

Man wounded in shooting at his New Jersey home

7-26-14
PENNS GROVE, N.J. (AP) — A dispute outside a southern New Jersey home ended with one resident being seriously injured in a shooting and three men being sought by authorities. Salem County Prosecutor John Lenahan tells the South Jersey Times ...

Prosecutors: Marshals track down stabbing suspect

7-26-14
WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Marshals have tracked down a man wanted in the fatal stabbing of a woman whose body was found this week on a southern New Jersey roadway. Camden County prosecutors say 52-year-old Kevin Ambrose of Winslow ...