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American student missing after hike in Israel

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey politicians are calling for more help from both the U.S. and Israeli governments for a student who went missing during a hike in Jerusalem last week. Twenty-three-year-old yeshiva student Aaron Sofer has been ...

18 NJ Counties Have Acquired Military Equipment

18 counties in New Jersey have acquired various types of military equipment through Program 1033.

New Jersey man charged with faking his stabbing

CHESTERFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has been accused of fabricating a story to police that a man had stabbed him in his garage. Chesterfield Police Chief Kyle Wilson says 43-year-old Brian Friedman was arrested Friday and charged with ...

Woman seeks to erase atomic spying case conviction

NEW YORK (AP) — A 98-year-old New Jersey woman convicted of conspiracy in the run-up to the atomic spying trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg has returned to a New York court to clear her name. Miriam Moskowitz said after a brief court hearing ...

New Jersey lawmakers question police military gear

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Some New Jersey lawmakers are calling for a review of a military program that has delivered millions of dollars-worth of surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies. A spokeswoman for the federal Defense ...

High risk for rip currents along Jersey shore

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Swimmers are urged to use caution along the Jersey shore. A high risk for rip currents is in effect through Monday evening. The National Weather Service says a surf height of 3 to 5 feet along with the wind will combine to ...

Man shot in South Toms River

SOUTH TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Police are seeking a suspect after a man was shot in South Toms River. The shooting happened Sunday night at a home on Belmont Avenue. The victim's name and condition have not been released. The Asbury Park Press ...

Man arrested in slaying of innocent bystander

BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a 22-year-old southern New Jersey man has been arrested after he allegedly gunned down an innocent bystander in a drive-by shooting. Bridgeton Police Chief Mark Ott said Ralph Peter Jamison was arrested Friday ...

Man gets 5 years for illegal asbestos work

WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who performed unsafe asbestos removal work at several schools and homes has been sentenced to five years in prison. Acting Attorney General John Hoffman says 52-year-old William T. Muzzio on Woodbridge was ...

NJ Courts Order Towns To Dismiss Red Light Camera Tickets

About 17 towns around the state were order by the New Jersey court system to dismiss red light camera tickets.