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Gang member sentenced for role in murder plot

5-13-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State prosecutors say a southern New Jersey street gang member who admitted his role in a conspiracy to kill a fellow gang member has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Monaud Toussaint must serve 8 ½ years of the term ...

Prosecutors: Man pleads guilty in overdose death

5-13-14
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — An Atlantic City man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and drug distribution charges in the heroin overdose death of a southern New Jersey man. Ocean County prosecutors say 23-year-old Rasan McGee faces a seven-year prison ...

Ex-NJ Transit official admits accepting bribe

5-13-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former New Jersey Transit supervisor has admitted she agreed to accept an $8,000 bribe and power washing services in connection with a snow removal contract. Donna Schiereck pleaded guilty Tuesday and ...

Essex County man arrested in real estate scheme

5-13-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal authorities have arrested a Livingston man on charges stemming from what they say was a real estate investment scheme that bilked people out of $4 million. Officials have charged 50-year-old Abbe Edelman of wire fraud. ...

2nd suspect arrested in Mankato assault case

5-13-14
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A second suspect has been arrested in connection with a weekend fight that left a former Minnesota State, Mankato, linebacker critically injured. Mankato city spokeswoman Shelly Schulz said Tuesday that a second suspect is in ...

Man fights for right to use medical pot in casino

5-13-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man is considering suing for the right to use medical marijuana in an Atlantic City casino. Daniel Price's lawyer, Michelle Douglass, says that Revel Casino Hotel failed to accommodate his disability when a ...

Manchester fires administrator after arrest

5-13-14
MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Manchester Township has fired the township administrator after she was arrested on charges of buying drugs in a township-owned vehicle. Elena Zsoldos was suspended without pay on April 29, one day after the ...

Indictment accused NJ animal aide of cruelty

5-13-14
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a Monmouth County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals volunteer on animal cruelty charges. Authorities say they found more than 300 dead birds and animals in a Little Silver home that ...
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GWB Committee Hears Testimony from Michael Drewniak

5-13-14
The special committee investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures holds a hearing with testimony from Michael Drewniak.

Christie: Nothing new in bridge scandal testimony

5-13-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says legislators have questioned two of his aides for more than 11 hours without learning anything new about manufactured traffic jams near the George Washington Bridge. Christie told a radio ...