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Maine man gets jail in scallop scheme

9-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The owner of a Maine seafood company who admitted conspiring to conceal the harvesting of nearly 80,000 pounds of scallops off the coasts of New Jersey and Massachusetts has been sentenced to jail. Seafood wholesaler D.C. Air & ...
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NJ Districts Address School Safety

9-4-14
Districts throughout New Jersey are implementing measures to make schools safer for students.
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Camden Crime Rates Decrease

9-4-14
Since a county police department took over in Camden, the city has seen a dramatic decrease in crime rates.

NFL reviewing Jets WR’s domestic violence arrest

9-4-14
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The NFL is reviewing the arrest of New York Jets wide receiver Quincy Enunwa under its new domestic violence policy as police released details of last weekend's incident. Enunwa, a member of the Jets' practice squad, was ...

Former A&P executive sentenced for ticket scam

9-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former senior vice president of a supermarket chain who sold more than $1.2 million worth of concert and sports tickets meant for the store for his own gain has been sentenced to three years in prison. U.S. District Judge ...

Man admits to immigration visa scheme

9-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to lying about providing jobs to Indian immigrants over the course of eight years in a scheme to get them to pay him for visas. Prosecutors said 41-year-old Sandipkumar Patel, of Edison, ...

Former FBI agent, wife admit to hiding income

9-4-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former FBI special agent has pleaded guilty along with his wife of hiding her income from her ownership of a retail pharmacy. Prosecutors say 47-year-old Pritesh Desai and 45-year-old Darshna Desai, both of Watchung, ...

Man living in NJ deported to Mexico

9-4-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal authorities say a man living in New Jersey has been deported to Mexico to face a murder charge. Twenty-four-year-old Heriberto Montoya-Merino was turned over to Mexican authorities on Wednesday. Immigration and Customs ...

Man indicted in NJ housesitter’s slaying

9-4-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Grand jurors in Camden County have indicted a man on charges stemming from the fatal shooting of a woman who was housesitting for his mother. Forty-seven-year-old Timothy Donnelly of Elks Township is charged with murder, felony ...

Princeton may change sex assault investigations

9-4-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University is considering creating a team of trained investigators to look into campus sexual misconduct accusations. The recommendation is one of several from a faculty committee assigned after the U.S. Education ...