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Suspect wanted in Hoboken sex assault

3-11-14
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a woman in the hallway of a Hoboken apartment building. The Hudson County Prosecutor's Office says the woman was headed home when the attack occurred early Saturday in the ...

NJ pedestrian ticketed after struck by car

3-11-14
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Police have ticketed a New Jersey woman who was struck by a vehicle while trying to cross a highway. Toms River police tell the Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/OgFDwL ) 37-year-old Crystal Scholz was not using the ...

300 dead birds found in home of NJ animal aide

3-11-14
LITTLE SILVER, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have discovered more than 300 dead birds and the decomposing bodies of animals in the New Jersey homes where a woman who rescued animals lived. Officials found the dead birds in cages stacked from floor to ...

Former Christie aides seek to quash subpoenas

3-11-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — It's now up to a judge to decide whether two key figures in a political payback scandal ensnaring Gov. Chris Christie's administration will have to turn over text messages and other private communications to New Jersey ...

2 former Essex County workers admit stealing gas

3-10-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Two former Essex County Parks Department employees have admitted stealing gas from the county. Authorities say 47-year-old Rocca Gonnella of Toms River and 42-year-old Albert Maldonado of Elizabeth pleaded guilty Monday to ...

Man pleads guilty in concert hall beating death

3-10-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter charges stemming from the death of an acquaintance he attacked outside a Jimmy Buffett concert in 2012. Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk says 23-year-old Matthew ...

NJ lawyers: Ex-Christie aide’s subpoena valid

3-10-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Lawyers for a New Jersey legislative panel investigating a political payback scandal say a former aide to Gov. Chris Christie has shown no valid legal purpose for refusing to comply with a subpoena. Monday's response was to a ...

Ex-sewerage officials convicted of misconduct

3-10-14
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Two former Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission officials have been convicted of using on-duty employees to perform personal home improvements and repairs. Paul Bazela and Anthony Ardis were found guilty Monday of conspiracy, ...

Doctor admits getting cash kickbacks for referrals

3-10-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a northern New Jersey doctor has admitted receiving cash kickbacks for diagnostic testing referrals of his patients and failing to file tax returns on $1 million of income over a three-year period. Yash ...

Stabbing suspect charged with aggravated assault

3-10-14
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man ejected from a central New Jersey bar following a dispute with another patron later stabbed the patron multiple times as he left the bar. Asbury Park police say 29-year-old city resident Manuel ...