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44 min ago | Stuff.co.nz
Stock markets around the world rose on Tuesday, ending near session highs as investors bet that the US Federal Reserve wouldn't adjust its guidance about how soon it would raise interest rates. The Fed began its two-day policy meeting on Tuesday, and the central bank has said it wouldn't raise rates for a "considerable time".
5 hrs ago | NJ.com
Patrick T. Deck, of Watchung in Somerset County, pleaded guilty today in Newark federal court to two counts of transporting child pornography, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said in a news release. Because of a previous conviction for endangering the welfare of a child, the 54-year-old faces a minimum of 15 years in state prison when he is sentenced Jan. 12. The next day, authorities searched his home and found multiple videos and images containing child sexual abuse on his computer.
6 hrs ago | The Alternative Press
"Reading Rocks!" is the name of the Girl Scout Silver Award program designed by Katie McQuaid of Fanwood and Ciara McParland of Scotch Plains in their efforts to spread a love for reading and literacy. As avid readers, the girls recognize how much the ability to read can affect a child's life.
6 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press
Eatontown doctor admits taking bribes A pair of doctors, including one from Eatontown, admitted to accepting bribes from a clinical lab.
9 hrs ago | NJ.com
NEW BRUNSWICK - Middlesex County prosecutors revealed today some of the new evidence they have against Michelle Lodzinski that led to her indictment in the murder of her 5-year-old son 23 years ago. Assistant Middlesex County Prosecutor Scott LaMountain told Superior Court Judge Bradley Ferencz that in 2011 investigators realized that some of the items found with Timothy Wiltsey's remains in 1992 had not been shown to people who could identify them.
13 hrs ago | Patch.com
There was a police involved shooting early Tuesday morning in Rutherford after a stolen car took police through a chase from Lyndhurst to Rutherford. Two suspects were in a stolen Nissan SUV from Newark and had attempted to break into a 2015 Nissan in North Arlington shortly before 3 a.m. but were unsuccessful, according to NorthJersey.com .
14 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal
Newark police arrested five city residents and a Florida man on various drugs and weapons charges over the weekend, recovering three guns in the process. NEWARK - A Florida man and five city residents were arrested on drug and weapons charges over the weekend, according to police.
Mourners have created a roadside memorial on Route 22 at the site where Erick Pires, 19, of Newark, and Andre Timoteo, 20, of Roselle, were killed on Saturday evening when the 2002 BMW that Pires was driving crashed into a tree and killed both men. The accident occurred along a wooded section of Route 22 between Westfield Road and Hawthorne Avenue.
On Sept. 8, officers responded to Grant Avenue on an activated burglary alarm, where the front door was forced open.
NEWARK - A Newark man was sentenced today to three years of probation for trying to collect about $45,000 in insurance money by falsely reporting that his vehicle was stolen, Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor announced. In a press release, Acting Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Ronald Chillemi noted that, under state law, there is a presumption against any prison time for a person convicted of a third-degree crime who has not previously been convicted of an indictable offense.
One of the nation's biggest chemical companies will pay $190 million to New Jersey for past cleanup efforts on the polluted Passaic River, state officials announced today. If approved by a judge, the settlement with Occidental Chemical Corporation of Dallas would end almost 10 years of litigation between the state and companies that inherited the liability of a major Passaic River polluter.
Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull kick off their joint tour tonight in Newark, New Jersey, and Enrique says nothing will make him happier than performing his hits for his fans every night. "Just, like, being up onstage," Enrique tells ABC News Radio when asked what he's most looking forward to about this tour.
A crash on the westbound Newark side of the Pulaski Skyway shut down traffic in both directions on the roadway this evening, according to Kearny police.
Instant Admission Day for the Fall II term at Essex County College will be held Tuesday, Sept. 16 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at both the main Newark campus and West Essex campus .
Charges against 35-year-old Newark resident Latrey Evans are pending after he allegedly led two agencies on a high-speed pursuit in a stolen vehicle Saturday night. BLOOMFIELD - A Newark man driving a stolen car led police on a high-speed chase through several counties Saturday night before crashing into a concrete barrier on the Garden State Parkway, according to New Jersey State Police.
Saint Barnabas Medical Center is one of 17 medical facilities that has experienced a patient data breach since 2009. About a month ago, Jersey City Medical Center patients were surprised to receive a letter informing them that the hospital had lost a compact disc loaded with unencrypted sensitive patient data.
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Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:33 pm
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