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Teaneck Residents Want Answers About Trains Carrying Tar Sand Oil

12-1-14
Members of the community say there isn't enough information available about trains carrying tar sand oil through Teaneck , which is very difficult to clean if there is a spill.
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Roselle Police Department Meets Community Over Coffee

12-1-14
Roselle Mayor Jamel Holley, the Borough Council, and Police Department put together the "Coffee With a Cop" program to give the community a place to speak with officers.

Horse abuse charges to be filed in New Jersey

12-1-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals plans to soon file charges in the case of a farm that has been publicly accused of hurting animals. SPCA spokesman Matt Stanton says the agency has been investigating ...

Man gets 40-year term in gang-related shooting

12-1-14
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the shooting death of his former friend's aunt, a killing that occurred after the two men argued about their gang affiliations. Eduardo Lago, of Newark, ...

Indictment: Lawyer stole from relatives’ estates

12-1-14
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey attorney who allegedly stole more than $469,000 from the estates of two family members has been indicted on theft charges. Monmouth County prosecutors say 62-year-old John Hamill, of Jersey City, faces ...

Jury to hear closings in ‘frying pan’ murder trial

11-30-14
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A Monmouth County jury is expected to hear closing arguments this week in the trial of a Middletown man charged with murdering his wife with a frying pan. Patrick Allen is charged with killing Kimberly Allen in November 2011. ...

Police probe 5th home invasion targeting Indians

11-30-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in Middlesex County are investigating another home invasion targeting residents of Asian Indian descent. The latest incident occurred on Saturday evening. Police in Old Bridge say an undetermined number of men ...

Supreme Court to hear former dispatcher’s suit

11-29-14
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Supreme Court will hear a lawsuit by a former police dispatcher who claims she was discriminated against because she refused to work the midnight shift. Patricia Del Vecchio worked for the Bridgewater Township ...

Pathologist to testify again in cliff murder case

11-29-14
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A renowned forensic pathologist says he's prepared to testify again in the murder trial of a man whose conviction for pushing his wife off the Palisades in northern New Jersey was thrown out. Michael Baden testified for the ...

Md. probationary officer suspended after arrest

11-28-14
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Prince George's County Police say the department has suspended the police power of a probationary officer who was arrested in New Jersey. Police say Steven Varga was arrested in Atlantic City on Wednesday and charged with ...