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Hackensack police seek knockout assault suspect

8-21-14
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Hackensack police are seeking a man suspected of sucker punching three people all on the same day. A video released by the Simple Simon Market on Essex Street shows the athletically built suspect punch a man in the face and ...

NJ father denies killing infant son

8-21-14
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man denies his role in the death of his infant son. The 21-year-old Paterson resident pleaded not guilty to manslaughter, child endangerment and sexual assault during an initial court appearance on Thursday. ...

Man charged with 4th murder count; 3 in Wash.

8-20-14
SEATTLE (AP) — King County prosecutors have filed a third aggravated murder count against a man also charged with murder in New Jersey, alleging the four killings are part of a "bloody crusade" to exact vengeance against the U.S. government for its ...

Camden man killed in motorcycle accident

8-20-14
GLOUCESTER CITY, N.J. (AP) — A motorcycle accident has left a Camden man dead and two people injured. The Courier-Post (http://on.cpsj.com/1oeDa0i ) reports that a motorcycle operated by 32-year-old Michael Rivera struck a 14-year-old boy in ...

Couple arrested, charged in bank robberies

8-20-14
WOODSTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a Gloucester County couple has been arrested and charged with robbing four banks and several convenience stores since November. State police said Wednesday that 36-year-old Jason D'Angelo and 37-year-old ...

Family of man shot by police seeking $10M in suit

8-20-14
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — The family of a 39-year-old mentally ill man who was shot to death by a Paterson police officer has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city and police department. Saulo Del Rosario was shot and killed by police in ...
140820Cruz

Ferguson Tactics Over the Top Say New Jersey Political Leaders

8-20-14
Sen. Cory Booker and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka have criticized the tactics being used in Ferguson, Missouri on members of the community.
140820Immigration

Expedited Deportation Hearings for Refugees

8-20-14
Initial appearances for refugees seeking asylum before immigration judges are now being held within a month, which critics say causes some problems.
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Officials Push for Lighter Case Load for Parole Officers

8-20-14
After a man on parole allegedly murdered a mother and her foster child in Long Branch, officials are pushing passage of a bill to decrease the number of sex offenders per parole officer.

Former corrections officer sentenced in drug case

8-20-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A one-time New Jersey state corrections officer has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in an interstate cocaine trafficking network. Eugene Braswell won't be eligible for parole for five years under the sentence ...