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Pennsylvania woman can avoid jail in NJ gun case

9-26-14
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — A Philadelphia woman who brought her legally owned gun into New Jersey will likely avoid prison. Shaneen Allen entered the pretrial intervention program on Thursday. The prosecutor dropped his opposition to that after ...

Rumson police officer charged with DWI

9-26-14
RED BANK, N.J. (AP) — A Rumson police officer is charged with driving while intoxicated in Red Bank. Rumson Police Chief Scott Paterson tells the Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1roaFC1 ) Sgt. Damien Brennan has been placed on paid ...

2 Rowan students face hearing over sex tape

9-26-14
GLASSBORO, N.J. (AP) — Two Rowan University students face a hearing over a sex video that was posted online. The judicial board is set to meet Friday at the school in Glassboro. Rowan spokesman Joe Cardona tells the South Jersey Times ...

Smokestack fire aboard Cape May-Lewes ferry

9-26-14
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — Officials believe an ember in the smokestack helped spark a fire aboard a Cape May-Lewes ferry. The fire broke out with the Motor Vessel Delaware docked at the pier in Cape May around 2:20 a.m. Friday. No passengers were ...

Steak shop owner gets 6½ years in bribery case

9-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Trenton sandwich shop owner who compared himself to Boss Tweed has been sentenced to 6½ years in federal prison for his role in a drug-dealing network and a bribery scheme that brought down the city's mayor. Joseph "JoJo" ...
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PA Mom Offered Pre-Trial Intervention in Gun Case

9-25-14
Shaneen Allen, who had a Pennsylvania permit to carry a gun but was arrested in New Jersey, has been offered entry into the pre-trial intervention program so she won't have to endure a trial or jail sentence.

Florida man admits $30M fake payment card scheme

9-25-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Florida man has admitted his role in a multimillion-dollar fake payment card scheme. Sean Roberson entered his plea in federal court in Newark on Thursday. The 39-year-old Palm Bay resident pleaded guilty to two fraud ...

New Jersey couple’s death ruled a murder-suicide

9-25-14
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in Morris County have officially classified the death of a couple in Roxbury Township as a murder-suicide. Forty-eight-year-old Cheryl DeSombre and her 65-year-old husband, Jay DeSombre, were found around 6 p.m. ...

Man charged with frying pan murder goes on trial

9-25-14
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A trial has begun for a man accused of killing his wife with a frying pan. Jurors heard opening statements and testimony Wednesday in the case against securities salesman Patrick Allen. The 47-year-old Allen is charged with ...

2 suspects stabbed during robbery in Bridgeton

9-25-14
BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — Police say two suspects were stabbed during a robbery in Bridgeton. Police tell The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1peES3f ) 18-year-old Dakwon Thomas and a 17-year-old took a woman's pocketbook and started to beat a ...