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Woman gets 10 years for fatal Colorado bike crash

7-26-14
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A woman who struck and killed a Jesuit volunteer on a cross-country bicycling trip in western Colorado has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. Thirty-year-old Tonie Rosales learned her punishment Friday in Grand ...

State Police: 2 killed, 3 injured in Parkway crash

7-26-14
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — State Police say two women were killed and two children were injured when their car and a pickup truck collided on the Garden State Parkway in southern New Jersey. It wasn't immediately clear what caused the crash, ...

Camden man charged in fatal hit-and-run accident

7-26-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a man charged in a fatal hit-and-run accident in Camden was driving with a suspended license. Camden County prosecutors say bail was set at $85,000 for 61-year-old city resident Jose Sosa. He's also charged with ...

Man wounded in shooting at his New Jersey home

7-26-14
PENNS GROVE, N.J. (AP) — A dispute outside a southern New Jersey home ended with one resident being seriously injured in a shooting and three men being sought by authorities. Salem County Prosecutor John Lenahan tells the South Jersey Times ...

Prosecutors: Marshals track down stabbing suspect

7-26-14
WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Marshals have tracked down a man wanted in the fatal stabbing of a woman whose body was found this week on a southern New Jersey roadway. Camden County prosecutors say 52-year-old Kevin Ambrose of Winslow ...

Prosecutors: Man pleads guilty in overdose death

7-26-14
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey drug dealer who admitted selling a man heroin that led to his fatal overdose has learned his fate. Ocean County prosecutors say 23-year-old Rasan McGee of Atlantic City received a six-year prison term ...

Man sentenced in fatal apartment complex shooting

7-26-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter charges stemming from a fatal shooting at a southern New Jersey apartment complex has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Joshua Texidor of Westampton must serve about 17 ...

Motive sought in deadly Newark street shooting

7-26-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities are seeking a motive for the fatal shooting of a man who was gunned down on a Newark street. Essex County prosecutors say police responding to reports of shots fired around 4 p.m. Friday found Michael Franklin in ...

NJ driver sentenced on vehicular homicide charge

7-25-14
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A driver found to have drugs in his system during a 2009 fatal crash has been sentenced to 11 years in prison. The Monmouth County prosecutor's office says 31-year-old Vincent Laing of Eatontown was sentenced on Thursday. He ...

Former NJ water exec admits sample rigging

7-25-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former top official at a northern New Jersey municipal water authority has admitted to conspiring to manipulate and falsify drinking water test results. New Jersey's attorney general says 52-year-old William Mowell of Wyckoff ...