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NJ Court: Lyrics Shouldn’t Have Been Used As Evidence

Violent rap lyrics written by a man accused of shooting a fellow drug dealer in 2005 should not have been admitted as evidence at his trial, New Jersey’s highest court ruled Monday.

08/04/2014

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Surprising Testimony From Traffic Court Administrator On Ticket-fixing Scandal

A traffic court administrator spoke about taking calls from the office of former Councilman — now Mayor — Michael Nutter.

06/24/2014

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Truck Driver Pleads Not Guilty In Tracy Morgan Crash

Kevin Roper was to appear in state Superior Court to face death by auto and assault by auto charges.

06/11/2014

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Delaware County Man Loses Fight Over Parking During Government Shutdown

A Pennsylvania runner ticketed for parking at Valley Forge National Historical Park during the government shutdown has lost his day in court.

05/07/2014

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New Jersey Panel Orders Testimony On Bridgegate Traffic Jams

A New Jersey legislative committee has ordered current and former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie and two officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to testify in the committee’s probe of politically motivated traffic jams last year near the George Washington Bridge.

04/23/2014

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Court Seeks To Examine Penn State-NCAA Agreement In Wake Of Sandusky Scandal

A Pennsylvania court wants to examine whether Penn State and the NCAA acted legally when they entered into a consent agreement that imposed a $60 million fine and other penalties over the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal.

04/09/2014

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It’s Father v. Son In Court Case Out Of Lancaster County

Jay Stout, owner of the now defunct Flying Tigers air maintenance company in Lancaster County, has denied allegations he cheated customers by falsely claiming safety inspections had been done by certified inspectors.

04/07/2014

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Feds: Man Smuggled Technology From U.S. To Pakistan

A federal grand jury in Harrisburg has indicted a former central Pennsylvania resident on charges he smuggled technology out of the United States for use by the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission.

04/02/2014

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Pa. High Court Won’t Hear Sandusky Appeal

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky’s child molestation conviction will not be reviewed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, under an order issued Wednesday.

04/02/2014

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NY Woman Pleads Guilty To Pa. Kidnapping

A New York woman who escaped police custody at a Pennsylvania hospital while pregnant has pleaded guilty to kidnapping a woman and her infant at knifepoint last year.

03/20/2014

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NJ Court Rejects Challenge To State’s Wiretapping Law From ‘Too Fat To Kill’ Murderer

New Jersey’s highest court has ruled against a Florida man who claimed he was too fat to have murdered his son-in-law.

03/18/2014

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Philadelphia Man Pleads Guilty To Blackmailing Victim Who Responded To Craigslist Ad For Gay Sex

The victim met Beisher seven times over the course of nine days, making payments that ranged from $200 to $400.

03/17/2014

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18-Year-Old Shows Up To New Jersey Court With 43 Bags Of Heroin

Officers have charged an 18-year-old man after he showed up to court with 43 bags of heroin.

03/13/2014

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NJ Teen Suing Parents Won’t Get Immediate Support

A northern New Jersey honor student who has sued to get her parents to support her after she moved out of their home had her initial request denied Tuesday by a judge who cautioned that the case could lead to a “potentially slippery slope” of claims by teenagers against their parents.

03/05/2014

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NJ Student’s Feud With Her Parents Headed To Court

A northern New Jersey honor student who says her parents kicked her out of the house when she turned 18 is now suing them, asking a court to make them support her and pay for her college.

03/04/2014

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