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Training Police to Recognize Diabetic Drivers

8-27-14
Police can mistake signs of low blood sugar of diabetics with driving under the influence. Departments are training officers to recognize the difference.
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Sen. Barnes: Bills Would Address Sexual Assaults on College Campuses

8-27-14
Sen. Peter Barnes III (D-18) says that he has sponsored three bills that would help colleges report sexual crimes on campuses and assist victims.

Chicken cutlets recalled over listeria concerns

8-27-14
FAIRFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey company is recalling more than 8,300 pounds of chicken cutlets because of possible listeria contamination. Federal officials announced the recall by Fairfield-based Tnuva USA on Wednesday. The possible ...

RV offers legal help outside NY, NJ family courts

8-27-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A new assistance program in New York and New Jersey seeks to help parents settle child support battles. Project Child Support rolled out this week, literally on wheels, to offer parents low-cost legal advice outside court ...

Pro boxer charged with murder in fatal shooting

8-27-14
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — Just days after making his in-ring debut, a pro boxer from Atlantic City has been accused of fatally shooting a man earlier this year. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1lwx0OB) reports that 24-year-old Omar Curry ...

Nurse, inmate admit role in drug smuggling plot

8-27-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say a prison nurse and a convicted murderer have admitted plotting to distribute 50 decks of heroin by smuggling it into the facility. The nurse, 40-year-old Christopher Ramdayal of Jersey City, pleaded guilty ...

State Police: Separate I-280 crashes leave 4 dead

8-27-14
EAST ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Three people were killed and four others were injured in a crash on an interstate highway in northern New Jersey. State police say a dump truck traveling eastbound on I-280 in East Orange struck a car around 10:35 a.m. ...

Driver charged in market crash denied lower bail

8-27-14
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A judge has refused to lower bail for the driver accused of causing a deadly crash at a New Jersey farmers market. James Woetzel pleaded not guilty to vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident that ...

Gloucester County jail guard accused of theft

8-27-14
WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have charged a Gloucester County corrections officer with theft from a law enforcement union. Authorities say 38-year-old Derrick Smart took more than $500 from the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 97 between 2008 ...

NJ store clerk accused of kissing customer

8-27-14
OCEAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Police say a convenience store clerk in New Jersey hugged and kissed her against her will. Ocean Township police in Monmouth County have charged 68-year-old Malkiat Mahal with criminal sexual contact. Police say the ...