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Nurse, inmate admit role in drug smuggling plot

8-27-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say a prison nurse and a convicted murderer have admitted plotting to distribute 50 decks of heroin by smuggling it into the facility. The nurse, 40-year-old Christopher Ramdayal of Jersey City, pleaded guilty ...

State Police: Separate I-280 crashes leave 4 dead

8-27-14
EAST ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Three people were killed and four others were injured in a crash on an interstate highway in northern New Jersey. State police say a dump truck traveling eastbound on I-280 in East Orange struck a car around 10:35 a.m. ...

Driver charged in market crash denied lower bail

8-27-14
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A judge has refused to lower bail for the driver accused of causing a deadly crash at a New Jersey farmers market. James Woetzel pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident that ...

Gloucester County jail guard accused of theft

8-27-14
WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have charged a Gloucester County corrections officer with theft from a law enforcement union. Authorities say 38-year-old Derrick Smart took more than $500 from the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 97 between 2008 ...

NJ store clerk accused of kissing customer

8-27-14
OCEAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police say a convenience store clerk in New Jersey hugged and kissed her against her will. Ocean Township police in Monmouth County have charged 68-year-old Malkiat Mahal with criminal sexual contact. Police say the ...

NJ woman who worked 4 jobs dies in car

8-27-14
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman who worked four jobs died while apparently napping in her car. Elizabeth police say it appears 32-year-old Maria Fernandes of Newark was overcome by a deadly mixture of carbon monoxide and fumes from an ...
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Uber Drivers Run Risk of Being Ticketed

8-26-14
Municipalities, including Hoboken, are cracking down on ride sharing service Uber, ticketing drivers and taking riders out of the vehicles.

House fire kills 9 dogs, injures 2 firefighters

8-26-14
CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — A fire at a New Jersey home apparently operating without licenses as a pet-sitting business has killed at least nine dogs and injured two firefighters. Clifton fire officials tell The Record newspaper (http://bit.ly/1tAYyTN) ...

Rooftop fire sparks evacuation of New Jersey mall

8-26-14
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey mall was evacuated after a fire broke out on the roof of one of its stores, but no injuries were reported. It's not yet known what sparked Tuesday afternoon's fire at the Macy's store in the Westfield ...

Car strikes New Jersey pair in N. Indiana; 1 dead

8-26-14
ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — Police say one of two people from New Jersey struck by a car in northern Indiana has died from his injuries. Elkhart Assistant Police Chief Laura Koch says 66-year-old Darryl Foyuth of Lawrenceville, New Jersey, died at South ...