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Michael J. Fox Foundation sues New Jersey facility

10-8-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Actor Michael J. Fox's foundation is suing a New Jersey research organization, saying a freezer was left open, compromising scientific samples and hurting research efforts it was funding. The Michael J. Fox Foundation for ...
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Judge Rules Revel Auction Fair

10-7-14
Judge Gloria Burns ruled that Revel can be sold to Brookfield Asset Management for $110 million, despite objections from another bidder, Glenn Straub.

Indictment: Man scammed FEMA out of nearly $23,000

10-7-14
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey man accused of defrauding the Federal Emergency Management Agency out of nearly $23,000 has been indicted on two counts of theft by deception. Monmouth County prosecutors say a vacant home in Highlands ...

Man sues Newark Archdiocese over alleged sex abuse

10-7-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man is suing the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, alleging that a now-deceased priest sexually molested him more than 30 years ago. Stephen Marlowe, of Hoboken, discussed his claims during a news ...

Prosecutors: Man improperly ran ambulance company

10-7-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey man operated a lucrative ambulance company and laundered government payments, even though he was barred from doing business with Medicare. Imadeldin Awad Khair was arrested Tuesday morning ...

Man pleads not guilty in crash that injured cop

10-7-14
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A high school teacher has pleaded not guilty to several charges stemming from what authorities say was an alcohol-related crash that critically injured a Bergen County Police Department officer. The Record ...

Infosys whistleblower taking on company again

10-7-14
The whistleblower who helped trigger a federal investigation into visa practices by the global outsourcing tech firm Infosys is taking on the company again in court. Former Infosys employee Jay Palmer filed a retaliation complaint with the Department ...

Short Hills pastor steps down amid probe

10-7-14
MILLBURN, N.J. (AP) — The pastor of a Roman Catholic church in Millburn has voluntarily stepped down while officials investigate sexual abuse allegations stemming from when he served at another church. The Rev. Monsignor George Trabold has served ...

Judge approves Revel casino sale to Toronto firm

10-7-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel for 5 cents on the dollar to a Toronto asset management firm. Bankruptcy court Judge Gloria Burns approved the sale to Brookfield ...

Expert: Man who confessed in ’79 case knew rights

10-6-14
NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecution psychologist says the suspect in a notorious 1979 child disappearance understood his right to stay silent before he decided to confess to killing the New York City boy. Psychologist Michael Sweda (SWEE'-dah) testified ...