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NJ Man Sentenced For Sexually Assaulting Young Girl

A New Jersey man convicted in the repeated sexual assaults of a young girl has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

02/23/2014

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Fatal New Jersey Mall Carjacking Victim Named; SUV Found

Prosecutors have identified the victim in a fatal carjacking outside an upscale New Jersey shopping mall.

12/16/2013

Clock Ticking For Public Defender’s Challenge Of Prisoners’ Move From Gloucester County Jail

Public defenders in Gloucester County are running out of time, and options, in their quest to halt the scheduled shutdown of the county jail and the transfer of some 250 male inmates.

06/14/2013

New Jersey Little League Coach Admits Assaulting Umpire

A New Jersey Little League coach has admitted attacking an umpire who wouldn’t call the game because of darkness.

06/13/2013

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Former NJ ‘Teacher Of The Year’ Admits To Sex With A Student

A former Essex County teacher of the year has admitted having sex with a 15-year-old boy enrolled in an honors class she taught.

02/19/2013

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NJ May Go After Assault Weapon Manufacturers And Retailers

A bill will be proposed in the New Year that would require New Jersey to get out of any pension fund investments that involve companies that make or sell assault weapons.

12/24/2012

(Hurricane Sandy also damaged homes in Mantoloking, NJ, about 20 miles north of Long Beach Island.  Credit: Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

FEMA To Release New Flood Elevation Maps For New Jersey In Wake Of Superstorm Sandy

Property owners and builders in 10 New Jersey counties will learn more about flood hazards in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

12/14/2012

Essex County Tanning Mom

New Jersey Mother Arrested After Daughter, 6, Tells Nurse She Went ‘Tanning With Mommy’

Six year old Anna Krentcil has fair skin, light eyes and red hair. She’s not your typical candidate for long-term sun exposure. So when she told the nurse at her Essex County, New Jersey school that her sunburn came from “going tanning with mommy,” her mom was arrested.

05/01/2012

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber Impersonator Accused Of Abusing New Jersey Girl Online

Authorities in Canada have accused a Justin Bieber impersonator of threatening and sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl in New Jersey on a video chat site.

04/18/2012

32nd Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame

Whitney Houston Laid To Rest At Private New Jersey Burial

Whitney Houston was laid to rest Sunday at a brief private ceremony in New Jersey, the end of a weekend that saw the pop star’s family and friends gather at a star-studded funeral to mourn her loss while celebrating her career.

02/19/2012

Remembering Whitney Houston In New Jersey

New Jersey Church Where Houston First Sang Remembers Her

Congregants at the Newark church where Whitney Houston got her start came together Sunday to mourn her sudden death.

02/12/2012