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Man charged with frying pan murder goes on trial

9-25-14
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A trial has begun for a man accused of killing his wife with a frying pan. Jurors heard opening statements and testimony Wednesday in the case against securities salesman Patrick Allen. The 47-year-old Allen is charged with ...

2 suspects stabbed during robbery in Bridgeton

9-25-14
BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — Police say two suspects were stabbed during a robbery in Bridgeton. Police tell The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1peES3f ) 18-year-old Dakwon Thomas and a 17-year-old took a woman's pocketbook and started to beat a ...

Prosecutor: Sex assault suspect attempted suicide

9-25-14
ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a northern New Jersey man accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl tried to kill himself. The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office says police went to Emiliano Seda's Elmwood Park home on Tuesday. ...

8 hurt in Atlantic City jitney crash

9-25-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities believe rain played a role in a chain-reaction accident that sent a jitney crashing into in an apartment building in Atlantic City, injuring eight people. Authorities say a minivan was heading along ...

New Jersey Supreme Court hears school trip case

9-25-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Supreme Court is considering whether the state can prosecute two high school employees accused of having sex with students they were chaperoning on a class trip to Germany. Attorneys for Artur Sopel and Michael ...

Hudson County woman admits Valentine’s bank heist

9-25-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Hudson County woman has admitted robbing three banks, including one on Valentine's Day. Valeria Parziale on Wednesday pleaded guilty to robbing a Wells Fargo Bank in Newark on Feb. 14. She also ...

Steak shop owner sentencing postponed

9-25-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Sentencing has been postponed for a Trenton sandwich shop owner who compared himself to Boss Tweed for his role in a bribery scheme that brought down the city's mayor. Joseph "JoJo" Giorgianni pleaded guilty last year in the ...

Authorities: Man made online threat about shooting

9-24-14
WAYNE, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man who allegedly made an online threat about a shooting at William Paterson University has been charged with making terrorist threats. School officials say 18-year-old Christopher Geary, a Pompton Lakes ...

Ex-fire chief, son indicted on fraud charges

9-24-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State authorities say the former chief of a volunteer fire company in central New Jersey and his son improperly received about $46,000 by submitting fraudulent invoices and receipts for reimbursement. Acting Attorney General ...
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Govs. Christie, Cuomo Discuss Security Measures

9-24-14
Govs. Christie and Cuomo met in New York City to discuss the bi-state task force they created and recommendations for heightened security measures.