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Sports Leagues File Complaint to Stop Sports Betting in NJ

10-20-14
Five major sports entities filed a complaint in federal court to stop a law allowing sports betting in New Jersey.
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Artist’s ‘Happy Street Signs’ Aim to Curb Violence in Newark

10-20-14
One artist has held workshops to create "Happy Street Signs" to be placed around Newark to keep violence down.

Authorities: No apparent link between 2 murders

10-20-14
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say there does not appear to be any link between two murders that happened on the same day in a northern New Jersey community. No arrests have been made in either case in Elizabeth. The first slaying occurred ...

Leagues file to stop New Jersey sports betting

10-20-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The nation's four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA want to stop New Jersey's plans to allow legal sports betting, just days before it's due to start. They filed legal papers in federal court in Trenton on Monday, seeking ...

Woman admits scamming her health care insurer

10-20-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A central New Jersey woman has admitted submitting fraudulent health care claims to her insurer that totaled more than $500,000. State authorities say 40-year-old Donna Dzienisewski, of Middletown, faces five years in prison ...

Judge tosses $15M verdict against Newark schools

10-20-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A state judge has thrown out a $15 million verdict awarded to a former Newark school teacher who filed a disability discrimination lawsuit against the district. NJ.com (http://bit.ly/1t5TQPw) reports the district sought relief ...

Casino resisting Donald Trump’s bid to remove name

10-20-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The owner of the struggling Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is fighting back against Donald Trump's bid to have his name removed from it. Trump Entertainment Resorts is resisting a legal bid by Donald ...

Authorities capture man sought in attack on woman

10-20-14
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say they've captured a southern New Jersey man who allegedly kidnapped and repeatedly attacked his girlfriend earlier this month. Rozel Foster, a 21-year-old Toms River resident, was arrested Saturday at a home ...

Business owner admits stealing water

10-20-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The owner of a northern New Jersey business has admitted his role in a conspiracy to steal at least $100,000 worth of water from a local utilities authority. Federal prosecutors say 43-year-old Nicholas Vene, of Holmdel, ...

Receptionist admits stealing from medical practice

10-20-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a woman has admitted embezzling more than $446,000 from the northern New Jersey medical practice where she formerly worked as a receptionist. They also say 53-year-old Gwendolyn Muller used fraudulent ...