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Newark mayor to swear-in new police recruits

9-5-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest city is getting new police officers from its first class of new recruits since 2010. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka on Friday will swear-in the recruits on Friday. Thirty of the 35 recruits are men. The city ...

TSA appoints new safety director for NJ, Delaware

9-5-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration has appointed a new federal security director for airports in New Jersey and Delaware. Thomas Carter will have oversight of security at Newark Liberty, Atlantic City International, ...

East Orange man killed during apparent robbery

9-5-14
EAST ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man was shot and killed during an apparent robbery outside his East Orange home. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray tells The Star-Ledger of Newark (http://bit.ly/WnnEsA ) 32-year-old Edwin ...

Man stabbed in Lakewood, housemate arrested

9-5-14
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a Lakewood man stabbed his housemate. Police found a 66-year-old with stab wounds to his upper back, arm and hand outside a home on Laurel Avenue Thursday night. Detective Sgt. Greg Staffordsmith tells the ...

Registered sex offender sentenced for child porn

9-5-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a registered sex offender in New Jersey to 10 years in prison for possessing images of child sex abuse. Anthony Chiampi of Totowa pleaded guilty in February to possession of child pornography. ...
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NJTV News Series: Crime In Our Cities

9-4-14
NJTV News has highlighted the issues surrounding crime in New Jersey in a series titled "Crime In Our Cities."

Maine man gets jail in scallop scheme

9-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The owner of a Maine seafood company who admitted conspiring to conceal the harvesting of nearly 80,000 pounds of scallops off the coasts of New Jersey and Massachusetts has been sentenced to jail. Seafood wholesaler D.C. Air & ...
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NJ Districts Address School Safety

9-4-14
Districts throughout New Jersey are implementing measures to make schools safer for students.
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Camden Crime Rates Decrease

9-4-14
Since a county police department took over in Camden, the city has seen a dramatic decrease in crime rates.

NFL reviewing Jets WR’s domestic violence arrest

9-4-14
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The NFL is reviewing the arrest of New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa under its new domestic violence policy as police released details of last weekend's incident. Enunwa, a member of the Jets' practice squad, was ...