New Jersey

Thomas P. Costello/The Asbury Park Press via AP, Pool
February 26, 2019 - 6:27 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former school superintendent who made headlines after he was charged with defecating on another high school's track has asked New Jersey's attorney general to investigate whether police acted unlawfully when they took his mug shot and released it to the media. In a letter to...
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February 26, 2019 - 3:28 pm
FREEHOLD, N.J. (1010 WINS/AP) -- A New Jersey man has admitted killing and sexually assaulting his 11-year-old neighbor, just days before his trial was due to start. Andreas Erazo had initially claimed that he killed Abbiegail Smith after mistakenly believing she was an intruder in his apartment...
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Bill Baroni
The Record-USA TODAY Sports
February 26, 2019 - 2:58 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- An appointee of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie learned Tuesday that he will spend less time in prison for his role in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal. A judge sentenced Bill Baroni to 18 months, down from two years. Baroni was an executive of the...
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February 26, 2019 - 2:50 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- A Newark police officer who fatally shot a man and wounded another during a vehicle pursuit last month has been suspended while authorities investigate whether the shooting was justified. City Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said Tuesday that officials have ``concerns...
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NJDOT
February 25, 2019 - 4:00 pm
OLD BRIDGE, N.J. (AP) -- A three-vehicle crash on a major New Jersey highway has killed two people who were passengers in a ride-sharing car. The crash on Route 9 in Old Bridge occurred shortly before 6 a.m. Monday. Middlesex County prosecutors say a man and woman were sitting in the back seat of...
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(WABC via AP)
February 25, 2019 - 1:32 pm
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) -- Suspicious of his brother over missing money from two companies they owned at the New Jersey shore, Keith Caneiro emailed two business associates last fall, saying he was going to cut off further payments to his brother, Paul. The next day, Keith Caneiro, his wife and their...
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Saveon Hayles
Montclair Police Department
February 22, 2019 - 1:46 pm
Police arrested a man they believe is responsible for dozens of burglaries in Montclair that allegedly netted him about $400,000 in cash and jewels.
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President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
February 21, 2019 - 7:36 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- President Donald Trump could miss out on being on the 2020 ballot in New Jersey if he doesn't disclose his tax returns under a bill now advancing. The Democratic-led state Senate passed legislation Thursday inspired by the Republican president's failure to disclose his tax...
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AP Photo/Steven Senne
February 20, 2019 - 6:34 pm
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Nearing the end of a lively town hall with hundreds of voters packed into an art gallery, Cory Booker surveyed the crowd and reassured them that his sunny, unity-first presidential campaign is also tough. "People who think my philosophy is weak, come on," the New Jersey...
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February 20, 2019 - 4:33 pm
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) -- A former New York City police officer has been convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend with a machete-style knife during an ambush at her New Jersey home. A Bergen County jury deliberated for just three hours Tuesday before finding Arthur Lomando guilty of murder...
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