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Brain-eating amoeba case linked to warm water, drought
Willow Springs Water Park posted this image of the lake on their Facebook page July 17, 2013. The girl infected in Arkansas is believed to have been exposed to the brain-eating amoeba in this…
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RESTON, Va. (AP) — Mark Stewart turns quite a few heads as he zips through the streets on his neon green ELF bike. With each pedal, his feet take turns sticking out from the bottom while a gentle motor hums in the background.
What he's driving looks like a cross between a bicycle and a car, the…Continue
One person is dead and another critically injured after being shot on an Orange street Tuesday afternoon, officials said. Google Maps ORANGE — One person died and another was seriously injured following an afternoon shooting in Orange, officials said. The investigation into the shooting about 2:15 p.m. in…Continue
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Patricia Krentcil — New Jersey's infamous "tanning mom" — is committed to her…Continue
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Farid Norman, 35, of Newark
NJ State Police NEWARK — State Police arrested a Newark man with a prior felony conviction in possession of a gun and thousands of dolllars in cash and heroin, police said today.
Farid Norman, 35, was arrested about 7 a.m. by New Jersey…Continue
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(Reuters) - One of three men rescued from a filthy, converted garage in Houston where they were held captive and forced to hand over their veterans' benefit checks has died, police said on Tuesday
William Greenawalt, 79, died on Thursday, six days after being rescued from a locked room with a barred door and windows. The room did not have a toilet or beds,…Continue
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Hope For Autistic Children Might Lie In Medical Marijuana, Study Says Stanford University released a study that will most likely add…Continue
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI arrested 150 people across the United States for holding children against their will for prostitution, a three-day weekend sweep that officials on Monday called the largest-ever operation of its kind.
The suspects were arrested in 76 U.S.…Continue
Newark Rise Academy eighth-graders Imani Causey, teacher Shamayne Cumberbatch, Yakima…Continue
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Raheem Williams, 35, of Linden, was killed in a shooting on the 200 block of Isabella Avenue. Two other victims were wounded in the shooting. Star-Ledger file photo IRVINGTON — Authorities say a Linden man was killed in a shooting on Isabella Avenue Sunday that left two others wounded. Raheem Williams, 35, was pronounced dead at University Hospital…Continue
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NEWARK — An off-duty Essex County corrections officer critically injured two gunmen in a shooting this morning after they allegedly tried to rob him, authorities said. The shooting occurred just after 3 a.m. at Pomona Avenue and Bergen Street, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn Murray said. The corrections officer, who authorities did not identify, was leaving his vehicle when three men approached him, she said. The men exchanged gunfire, and the corrections…Continue
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Cases of cyclosporiasis have affected residents in several Midwest states, with symptoms including watery diarrhea, vomiting and body ache.
A cyclosporiasis outbreak has affected multiple states, including Iowa, Nebraska, Texas and Wisconsin.
WASHINGTON — More than 250 people in at least six states have come down with a stomach bug that could be linked to foodborne illness.
The Centers for Disease Control…
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A 24-year-old Newark man was fatally shot in Newark on Saturday after a gunman shot into a crowd. Tony Kurdzuk/The Star-Ledger NEWARK — A gunman who shot into a crowd that gathered Saturday night for a barbecue killed one man and injured two others, according to the Essex County Prosecutor's Office. The shots were fired around 10 p.m., as the barbecue was ending, in…Continue
U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announced the sentencing of a reputed Irvington gang leader to nearly 30 years in prison on drug conspiracy charges Star-Ledger file photo IRVINGTON — The leader of a powerful faction of the Bloods street gang was sentenced to more than 27 years in prison today after pleading guilty to a drug conspiracy charge, authorities said. Mark…Continue
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio judge has ordered a woman to spend the next five Christmases in jail as part of her sentence for issuing state ID cards and driver's licenses to immigrants who entered the country illegally.
Prosecutors say 44-year-old Betina Young — a former license agency employee — accepted payments from applicants to falsify records showing they had verified their immigration status. She has pleaded guilty.
The Columbus Dispatch reports (…Continue
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For the second year in a row, residents of our nation’s capital have proven themselves the most likely to steal a dollar from your pocket. At least, that’s according to one unusual new study, which found Washington, D.C. to be the least honest city or state in the nation. The makers of Honest Tea conducted the survey, which involved setting up an unmanned booth with…Continue
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