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SOUTH ORANGE — A woman on her way home from work was robbed at gunpoint Monday night, South Orange police said.
The Orange resident told police she was walking on Centre Street around 9:15 p.m. when two men approached from behind and pointed a black handgun at…Continue
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A state appeals court ruled today that a teenage girl who texted a friend moments before he crashed his pickup truck into a couple riding a motorcycle together through Morris County, causing each of them to lose parts of a leg, cannot be held liable for their injuries.…Continue
A North Bergen man is accused of sexually abusing the 8-year-old daughter of a family friend, authorities said today.
Abraham Anibol Chumil, 32, of 86th Street, was arrested yesterday and faces charges of attempted sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child,…Continue
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JERSEY CITY — The United States wastes billions of dollars "warehousing" low-level offenders, Newark Mayor and U.S. Senate hopeful Cory Booker said today, calling for a major overhaul of America's prison system.
"If we are concerned about large government, mass incarceration represents an ever-growing…Continue
NEWARK — A man seen pointing a shotgun into a car prompted an investigation leading to four arrests and four guns seized Monday, police said.
Charles D. Johnson, 28, was seen around 6:30 a.m. pointing a 12-gauge Mossberg shotgun into a car, said Sgt. Ronald…Continue
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A 20-year-old woman was shot and killed and her friend injured when someone opened fire on a parked car in Newark’s South Ward Monday night, just hours after one of the victims filed a domestic violence complaint with the city police department, officials said. The surviving victim’s ex-boyfriend is believed…Continue
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An 11-year-old Pennsylvania girl who received two double-lung transplants after her parents challenged the nation's organ allocation system is expected to go home this week, more than two months after the life-saving surgeries. Sarah Murnaghan could leave Children's Hospital of Philadelphia as early as…Continue
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A conservative group wants churches to be able to endorse political candidates. The group's detractors say they have no problem with that -- as long as churches give up their tax-exempt status when doing so.
As Amelia Thompson-Deveaux at The American Prospect points…Continue
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What's the quickest, easiest -- if least effective -- way to deal with your downtown's unsightly problem of homelessness? Making it somebody else's problem. Because the city government in Columbia, S.C., apparently cribs its planning for homeless outreach from old episodes of "South Park," it has decided to…Continue
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Suspect : Delbert Belton
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Police in Spokane, Wash., have arrested one of two teens suspected of fatally beating an 88-year-old veteran of World War II who had survived the battle for Okinawa. Authorities say the two young men, between…Continue
If you own a Honda Accord or Civic, or a full-size Ford pickup truck, you might want to take a moment to make sure your auto-insurance payments are up to date. You drive one of the top three most-stolen vehicles in the U.S. That's according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau's just-released "Hot Wheels"…Continue
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Cypress, TX – A 32-year-old man who shot himself to death in his wife’s hospital room just after she gave…Continue
In retrospect, it seems like someone should have said something sooner.
Brandy was secretly slated to be the surprise grand finale at the Nelson Mandela Sports and Culture Day, but since fans had no idea the singer would be the …Continue
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Michelle and I wouldn't be in the White House today if it weren't for our college educations. It wasn't cheap. We didn't finish paying off our student loans until about nine years ago. That's why it's been a personal mission of mine to make higher education more affordable for more Americans -- and starting…Continue
Packs of wild, abandoned dogs are roaming the streets of Detroit, leaving city officials overwhelmed at the prospect of handing an issue that raises both animal rights and safety concerns. “It was almost post-apocalyptic, where there are no businesses, nothing except people in houses and dogs running around,”…Continue
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A mysterious sea creature featuring what appear to be horns on its head was discovered in the advanced stages of decomposition along the shoreline of Luis Siret Beach in Villaricos, Spain, on Thursday.
A woman first discovered the head and then found the body farther…Continue
Bradley Manning, the Army private…Continue
EAST ORANGE — An East Orange drug network overseen by allied factions of the Crips street gang was dismantled during a two-month investigation that resulted in 23 arrests and the seizure of nearly $300,000 in drugs, authorities said today. The takedown, dubbed "Operation Code Blue," was the result of a series…Continue
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