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Man convicted of killing 4 dies at Montana prison

4-11-14
DEER LODGE, Mont. (AP) — A man serving life sentences for homicides committed in Arkansas, Montana and California in 2000 has died unexpectedly at the Montana State Prison in Deer Lodge. Prison officials say 48-year-old Ronald James Ward Jr. was ...

New Jersey police officer charged in dog attack

4-11-14
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police officer has been charged with official misconduct and aggravated assault after he allegedly let his police dog bite a woman during an arrest. The Ocean County Prosecutor's Office announced Friday the ...

New Jersey doctor faces tax charges

4-11-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a northern New Jersey doctor on federal tax charges. Dr. Medhat El Amir of Saddle River owns a controlling interest in Immediate Care health service facilities at three locations in Hudson County. ...

Family escapes Middle Township fire

4-11-14
MIDDLE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Three family members escaped a five-alarm fire that gutted their home in southern New Jersey. The fire broke out early Thursday afternoon in the structure on George Street in the Whitesboro section of the township. ...

Retired Bridgewater police chief gets new job

4-11-14
SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A retired central New Jersey police chief is back on the public payroll. Richard Borden has been hired as fourth Somerset County undersheriff six months after he stepped down as police chief in Bridgewater. Borden will be ...

NJ woman killed crossing NYC street

4-11-14
NEW YORK (AP) — The NYPD is investigating an accident in which a New Jersey woman was killed after being struck by two separate taxi cabs in Manhattan. Police say the 22-year-old victim was pronounced dead at a hospital following the 8:14 p.m. ...

Judge: AC councilman suit against NJ can proceed

4-10-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Superior Court judge is allowing a lawsuit by an Atlantic City councilman alleging malicious prosecution by the state Attorney General's Office to move forward. Marty Small was charged with — and acquitted of — ...

Nemours Foundation sues United Healthcare entities

4-10-14
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The foundation that owns the Alfred I. du Pont Hospital for Children in Delaware and various pediatric physician practices in the region is suing United Healthcare entities in three states for unpaid bills. Lawyers for the ...

Asbury Park man dies in shooting

4-10-14
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has died about a half-hour after being dropped off at a hospital with a gunshot wound. Authorities say 28-year-old Jermaine Huntley of Asbury Park was shot outside a home Thursday morning, then was driven ...
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GWB Committee Tries to Reset After Judge Ruling Limits Its Powers

4-10-14
After a judge ruled former Christie aides don't have to comply with subpoenas issued by the special committee investigating the GWB lane closures, members are considering their options going forward.