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Judge denies former NBA player’s fraud appeal

10-31-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A judge has rejected a former NBA player's appeal of his fraud conviction. Tate George was convicted last fall on four wire fraud counts in what prosecutors contend was a real estate Ponzi scheme. Among the victims were pro ...

Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse

10-31-14
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A Maine judge has given nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat in their bid to isolate her. The nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone called it "a good day" and said ...

Driver pleads guilty in crash that killed friend

10-30-14
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A teenager who was critically injured in a crash earlier this year that killed his friend has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and driving under the influence. The Asbury Park Press reports (http://on.app.com/1DCNFCZ ) ...

Man charged with wire fraud on FedEx shipping

10-30-14
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey man has been indicted on wire fraud charges for using Department of Defense discounts to ship products though FedEx. The U.S. attorney's office in Memphis says Anthony Caruso was indicted ...

Atlantic City boardwalk chair company boss guilty

10-30-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The owner of a company that operates rolling chairs on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey, has pleaded guilty to defrauding the IRS out of nearly $120,000. Prosecutors say William Boland pleaded guilty in front of U.S. ...

Father pleads guilty in boy’s gun death case

10-30-14
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — The father of a New Jersey boy who was 4 years old when he killed a 6-year-old neighbor with his father's gun has pleaded guilty to child endangerment. Anthony Senatore, of Toms River, pleaded guilty Thursday and faces three ...

Settlement reached in 2009 New York plane crash

10-30-14
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A settlement has been reached in the only case to go to trial following a 2009 plane crash into a home outside Buffalo, New York that killed 50 people. The deal was announced Thursday in state Supreme Court in Buffalo after ...

Man struck, killed by NJ Transit bus

10-30-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey Transit bus struck and killed a man in Newark. The Essex County Prosecutor's Office says 37-year-old Anthony Rivera was in the vicinity of Broad and Clinton Streets when he was hit on Wednesday ...

11 men sentenced in international child porn ring

10-30-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eleven men from across the country have been sentenced to between 15 and 19 years in prison for their roles in what prosecutors say was an international online network for child pornography. The men come from Virginia, Maryland, ...

Woodbridge teen accused of weapon threat

10-30-14
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Police have arrested a 17-year-old Woodbridge High School student after they say he threatened to bring a weapon to school. Police have not released the teen's name because of his age. A police spokesperson tells NJ.com ...