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Some NJ Police Departments Suspended from Military Gear Program

8-29-14
A Department of Defense report names four New Jersey police departments that are suspended from a program that offers military gear to police.

Man charged with murder after dice game argument

8-29-14
PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a Plainfield man has been arrested and charged with murder after a shooting following a dispute over a dice game. Acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park said Friday that 28-year-old Johnathan Sylvester ...

Fire in Wildwood causes power outage

8-29-14
WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Power has been completely restored to customers who lost power due to a fire in Wildwood Friday morning. A spokesman for Atlantic City Electric said that about 1,800 people were without power as a result of a late morning ...

Werner Franz, survivor of Hindenburg crash, dies

8-29-14
BERLIN (AP) — Werner Franz, believed to be the last surviving crew member of the Hindenburg airship disaster 77 years ago, has died. Historian John Provan, a long-time friend, said Friday that Franz died Aug. 13 in Frankfurt. German news agency ...

NJ man indicted in DWI crash that injured officer

8-29-14
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Grand jurors have indicted a man on charges stemming from a drunken driving accident that seriously injured a Bergen County police officer. Michael Ettz of Lodi is charged with aggravated assault, assault by auto while ...

Lawnmower argument leads to stabbing in Trenton

8-29-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Police say an argument over a lawnmower led to a stabbing in New Jersey's capital city. Trenton police say it started when 53-year-old Anthony Burton asked to borrow a 55-year-old man's mower on Klagg Avenue. Police Lt. Mark ...

NJ man convicted of cruelty; killed dog with arrow

8-29-14
KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — A 39-year-old New Jersey man has been found guilty of animal cruelty for killing an Ulster County family's dog with a bow and arrow while he was deer hunting. The Kingston Daily Freeman reports (http://bit.ly/1rCRBmL ) that ...

Israel identifies body as missing American student

8-29-14
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say a recently found body has been identified after a forensic investigation as that of a U.S. religious student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri says the body was ...
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Bergen County Sheriff Puts Military Vehicle Order on Hold

8-28-14
Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino announced that he's putting the order for military vehicles on hold while a state and federal review of the program is underway.

Gun teacher killed suffered single shot to head

8-28-14
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The coroner in Las Vegas says the Arizona firearms instructor who died in an Uzi shooting by a 9-year-old girl suffered a single gunshot to the head. Clark County Coroner Mike Murphy told The Associated Press on Thursday that it ...