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Garfield cop charged with assault by auto

10-22-14
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Officials have charged a Garfield police officer with assault by auto after he crashed into a building, injuring a passenger in his vehicle. The Morris County Prosecutor's Office says 22-year-old Patrick Sajewicz was ...

Transit agency weighs court bout vs. mobster’s kin

10-22-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit is considering whether to continue to fighting a mobster's family over a land deal. The transit agency is challenging a jury verdict that found it owes Carmine Franco's family more than $8 million for land ...

Elusive bobcat again escapes from New Jersey home

10-21-14
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A pet bobcat that has repeatedly escaped from its owner's southern New Jersey home is again on the loose. The Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1orDkIF) reports Rocky went missing from Ginny Fine's home in ...
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Domestic Violence Court Proposed

10-21-14
State officials are proposing a new court that deals solely with domestic violence as a way to stop abuse.

Man indicted on numerous counts in weapons case

10-21-14
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man who allegedly had a large stash of weapons and gunpowder in his home has been indicted on numerous counts. Bergen County prosecutors say 65-year-old Robert Lintner, of Saddle Brook, is charged with ...

Indictment: Ex-CEO filed false federal tax returns

10-21-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The former head of a New Jersey firm that provided pharmacy dispensing services has been indicted on charges of filing false federal income tax returns. Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that 67-year-old Gary Sekulski, of ...

Teresa Giudice asks to serve term in halfway house

10-21-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice (JOO'-dys) is petitioning to serve most of her federal prison sentence in a halfway house. A lawyer for Giudice filed a letter with a judge in Newark this week, asking for a ...

Man faces charges in shooting that wounded woman

10-21-14
NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — Attempted murder charges have been filed against a man who allegedly shot and critically wounded a woman insider her central New Jersey apartment this week. Monmouth County prosecutors say 22-year-old Diquan Speights, of ...

Hearing set for Trump casino name lawsuit

10-21-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A hearing is set for Thursday in a dispute between Donald and Ivanka Trump and the casino company he once ran, over whether Atlantic City's struggling Taj Mahal casino can continue to use the Trump name. The Trumps are ...

Cop admits using his job to have sex with woman

10-21-14
EGG HARBOR, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey police officer has admitted using his position to engage in sexual conduct with a woman. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1wmmhGW) reports Steven Hadley, who served on the Egg Harbor City ...