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Winter Storm Causes Thousands in NJ to Lose Power

2-5-14
PSE&G, JCP&L and Atlantic City Electric customers were in the dark Wednesday as a winter storm dumped snow and ice on New Jersey.

Off-duty cop robbed on Atlantic City Boardwalk

2-5-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Police are searching for three men who robbed an off-duty police officer at gunpoint on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The Press of Atlantic City reports (http://bit.ly/LQJKPc ) the off-duty Middletown police officer was ...

Body found at NJ quarry may be missing ATV rider

2-5-14
WOODLAND, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a body found at southern New Jersey quarry this week may be that of a man who went missing after he fell through the ice there while riding an all-terrain vehicle. State police say divers recovered the body ...

NJ panel may need judge to settle scandal standoff

2-5-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers investigating a political payback scandal ensnaring Gov. Chris Christie's administration may need to get a judge to force two key figures to turn over subpoenaed documents. Christie's former campaign ...

Man killed, woman wounded in Camden shooting

2-5-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a shooting inside a Camden home has left a man dead and a woman injured. Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk says the shooting occurred around 9:40 p.m. Tuesday in the 200 block of Eutaw Street. But a motive ...

NJ doctor convicted of receiving cash kickbacks

2-5-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey doctor has been convicted of receiving cash kickbacks for diagnostic testing referrals. Federal prosecutors say 43-year-old Maryam Jafari now faces up to 15 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Her ...

Burst water main in Newark

2-5-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A water main break in New Jersey's largest city is causing traffic problems. The pipe broke at the intersection of Bloomfield and Clifton avenues in Newark's North Ward. Several nearby streets are also closed while workers are ...

Trenton mayor convicted of extortion, bribery

2-5-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The mayor of New Jersey's capital city has been convicted of bribery, fraud and extortion. A federal jury Friday found Trenton Mayor Tony Mack and his brother, Ralphiel, participated in a scheme to take money in exchange for ...

Mass. college student charged in random attacks

2-5-14
BEVERLY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts college student has been charged with three apparently random assaults on campus that landed two victims in the hospital with broken facial bones. Police on Tuesday arrested 19-year-old Endicott College ...

Ex-American Boychoir School dean arrested

2-5-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have charged the former dean of students at The American Boychoir School in New Jersey with sexually assaulting a boy. U.S. Marshals arrested 55-year-old Thomas Curran in Woodstock, Ga., where he waived ...