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Suspect wanted in Hoboken sex assault

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...