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Paterson teacher accused of sex with student

9-5-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Bail is set at $150,000 for a Paterson school teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. Authorities in Essex County have charged 28-year-old Adelardo Romero with nine counts of sexual assault, ...

Newark mayor to swear-in new police recruits

9-5-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest city is getting new police officers from its first class of new recruits since 2010. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka on Friday will swear-in the recruits on Friday. Thirty of the 35 recruits are men. The city ...

TSA appoints new safety director for NJ, Delaware

9-5-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration has appointed a new federal security director for airports in New Jersey and Delaware. Thomas Carter will have oversight of security at Newark Liberty, Atlantic City International, ...

East Orange man killed during apparent robbery

9-5-14
EAST ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man was shot and killed during an apparent robbery outside his East Orange home. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray tells The Star-Ledger of Newark (http://bit.ly/WnnEsA ) 32-year-old Edwin ...

Man stabbed in Lakewood, housemate arrested

9-5-14
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a Lakewood man stabbed his housemate. Police found a 66-year-old with stab wounds to his upper back, arm and hand outside a home on Laurel Avenue Thursday night. Detective Sgt. Greg Staffordsmith tells the ...

Registered sex offender sentenced for child porn

9-5-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a registered sex offender in New Jersey to 10 years in prison for possessing images of child sex abuse. Anthony Chiampi of Totowa pleaded guilty in February to possession of child pornography. ...
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NJTV News Series: Crime In Our Cities

9-4-14
NJTV News has highlighted the issues surrounding crime in New Jersey in a series titled "Crime In Our Cities."

Maine man gets jail in scallop scheme

9-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The owner of a Maine seafood company who admitted conspiring to conceal the harvesting of nearly 80,000 pounds of scallops off the coasts of New Jersey and Massachusetts has been sentenced to jail. Seafood wholesaler D.C. Air & ...
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NJ Districts Address School Safety

9-4-14
Districts throughout New Jersey are implementing measures to make schools safer for students.
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Camden Crime Rates Decrease

9-4-14
Since a county police department took over in Camden, the city has seen a dramatic decrease in crime rates.