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Fraud could lead to rape charge under legislation

11-28-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey lawmaker is pursuing legislation that could result in sexual assault charges if one party lies about his or her identity. Democratic Assemblyman Troy Singleton has introduced a measure that would expand the ...

3 firefighters hurt, woman hospitalized after fire

11-28-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say three firefighters were hurt while battling a fire at an abandoned house in Atlantic City, where they rescued a woman believed to be squatting there. The Press of Atlantic City reports ...
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Paterson, Newark, Jersey City to Buy Police Body Cameras

11-27-14
New Jersey's three major cities are planning to outfit police officers with body cameras to protect law enforcement and civilians.
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Monmouth Park Investigating Fantasy Sports Betting

11-27-14
Monmouth Park Racetrack is appealing a court decision keeping a federal sports betting plan in place. In the meantime, the racetrack is looking into offering fantasy sports betting.
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DNA Exonerates NJ Man Imprisoned for Nearly 20 Years

11-27-14
Gerard Richardson was convicted in 1996 of murdering a teenager, but a DNA test has proven his innocence.

Prosecutors: 2 men plead guilty in pickaxe slaying

11-27-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Two men have pleaded guilty in the death of a New Jersey man who was fatally beaten with a pickaxe. Middlesex County prosecutors say 30-year-old Daniel Medaglia, of Edison, recently pleaded guilty to murder in the ...

New Jersey nuclear plant to test sirens on Tuesday

11-27-14
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The nation's oldest operating nuclear plant plans to test its emergency sirens next week. Tuesday's test by the Oyster Creek plant is part of a twice-yearly safety drill. A similar test was staged in June, shortly ...

Man accused of setting fire that destroyed home

11-27-14
MAHWAH, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New York man intentionally set a fire last week that destroyed a home under construction in northern New Jersey. Bergen County prosecutors say 19-year-old Antonio Almodovar, of Pomona, is charged with arson, ...

Authorities identify 2 people killed in house fire

11-27-14
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have identified the two people killed last weekend when a fast-moving roared through their northern New Jersey home. Paterson police say 24-year-old Jaclyn Pruyn and 45-year-old Eddy Nelson Diaz died the two-alarm ...

New charge for teacher accused of sex assault

11-27-14
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors have filed another charge against a substitute teacher accused of sexually assaulting a student in a northern New Jersey school district where she sometimes taught. The Record (http://bit.ly/1voweo2) reports that ...