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Judges: Retirees have right to pension increases

6-26-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that retired public workers have a right to cost-of-living increases in their pensions. But in an opinion Thursday, a three-judge panel leaves it to a lower court judge to decide ...

Teen gunned down in West Orange

6-26-14
WEST ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have not made any arrests in the slaying of a man in West Orange. Police responded to reports of gunshots near Walker Road and Northfield Avenue just before midnight Wednesday. Officers found 19-year-old ...

NJ man accused of killing ex arrested in Florida

6-26-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend has been arrested in Florida. Deputies in Madison County, Florida, located 57-year-old Edward Rosario hours after an arrest warrant was issued. He's charged with ...

2 men throw out $1M ticket, sue New Jersey Lottery

6-26-14
MAHWAH, N.J. (AP) — Two New York men are suing the New Jersey Lottery after they threw out a Powerball ticket worth $1 million. Salvatore Cambria and Erick Onyango, of Suffern, New York, argue in their federal lawsuit that the lottery didn't ...

Firefighters rescue dog under dishwasher

6-26-14
TINTON FALLS, N.J. (AP) — Instead of a cat in the tree, firefighters in Tinton Falls found a dog trapped under a dishwasher. The dog is a miniature schnauzer named Sambuca. Officials told the Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1wAw4K6 ) ...

Man shot by Jersey City police dies

6-26-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Hudson County Prosecutor's Office investigators are probing a police shooting in Jersey City that left a man dead. Officials say police officers chased 20-year-old Lavon King on Tuesday to a shed in the backyard of a home ...
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Judge Rules Christie Can Cut $900M from Pension Payment

6-25-14
Judge Mary Jacobson ruled that Gov. Christie can cut $900 million from this year's payment into the state pension plans.
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Sen. Weinberg Says Judge Ruled on Fiscal Year ’14

6-25-14
Sen. Loretta Weinberg says that the judge ruled pension payment cuts for fiscal year 2014 can occur, but has yet to decide on the upcoming fiscal year that begins July 1.
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Supreme Court Ruling Doesn’t Stop Effort to Get Sports Betting in NJ

6-25-14
Despite the Supreme Court's refusal to legalize sports betting in New Jersey, Sen. Lesniak has introduced a bill that would allow the practice only at racetracks and casinos.

NJ’s 2nd largest city replaces police chief

6-25-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The police chief of New Jersey's second largest city is being removed from the post after less than a year. Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop says Police Chief Robert Cowan will return to his civil service position as deputy ...