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On Sept. 8, officers responded to Grant Avenue on an activated burglary alarm, where the front door was forced open.
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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.
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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.
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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.
The little purple ball of explosive flavor is called the Paul Robeson and it is not a grape tomato, but the result of a hybrid between grapes and tomatoes. "That little purple tomato they grew, man, that was delicious," said Otis Knight, who lives near a lot Newark where a group of veterans are being trained in the art of gardening.
Study: 38 percent of NJ households struggle Thirty-eight percent of New Jersey households can't afford basic necessities, according to a report released Sunday.
Pitbull has declared himself Mr. Worldwide, but how about those ambassadorial skills? Though the 33-year-old rapper has become globally famous and wildly successful in the past five years of his 13-year career, he is not unaware of the disdain he can invoke in those who consider his gregarious, glossy club style too aggressive, rootless or gulp corny. But he also knows the charisma that draws the ire is his most valuable asset, and F night in Newark, New Jersey, at the U.S. kick-off of his tour with Enrique Iglesias, he sought to three-dimensionalize himself by filling in the blanks.
NEWARK - A man was struck and killed by a vehicle this morning while trying to cross a city road, officials said.
Hillside police say a Newark man was arrested after he who crashed a car stolen in a carjacking, and then was founding carrying the wallet taken from a victim in a separate carjacking, HILLSIDE - Authorities say a 19-year-old Newark man, who was arrested early today after crashing a vehicle taken in a carjacking in Irvington, was also involved in a separate carjacking in Elizabeth. At 12:42 a.m., Sgt.
New York radio host Todd Pettengill is pointing to the alleged revenge killing of a 19-year-old man from Livingston, New Jersey, as evidence that "domestic terrorism is already here." Further, he argues, the "act of jihad" is not getting nearly enough media coverage.
Robert Peace stood out from his friends at Yale University because he was a minority who came from a poor family in Newark, New Jersey, but that didn't stop him from excelling in academics and sports. After graduation, however, Peace's life took a mysterious and dark turn culminating in his drug-related murder at 30 years old.
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