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Friday Aug 22 | NJ.com

Phillipsburg police arrest alleged purse-snatcher; victim broke hip

Phillipsburg police say Jesse Zeigler strong-arm robbed a 67-year-old woman Sunday night and ran off with her purse.

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Related Topix: Phillipsburg, NJ, State Prisons, Prison, Washington Township, NJ

Wed Aug 20, 2014

NorthJersey.com

After murder conviction overturned, Scharf made list of things he would accomplish if freed [video]

He would not attempt to contact the family members who had testified against him during his 2011 trial, including his grown son, his sister and his brother-in-law - all of whom told the court they were convinced that Scharf threw his wife Jody Ann from the edge of the cliff that night in 1992.

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Related Topix: Bergen County, NJ, State Prisons, Prison

Fri Aug 15, 2014

NJ.com

Judge tosses out last issue in case of solitary confinement for convicted murderer

A judge dismissed convicted murderer Lester Alford's claim that he was denied legal advisers while in prison, ending Alford's lawsuit against the state Department of Corrections.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, East Jersey State Prison, Trenton, NJ

Thu Aug 14, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Hampton crash injures driver

Sussex County's top health official on Wednesday said that despite the discovery of blue-green algae in Lake Hopatcong, it poses no direct threat to public health.

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Related Topix: Sussex County, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ, Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Newton, NJ, State Prisons, Prison

Wed Aug 13, 2014

New Jersey Herald

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Sussex County's top health official on Wednesday said that despite the discovery of blue-green algae in Lake Hopatcong, it poses no direct threat to public health.

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Related Topix: Sussex County, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ, Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Newton, NJ, State Prisons, Prison

New Jersey Herald

No injuries after truck overturns on Route 80

State police said William Steadman, 51, was driving east at 10:05 a.m. at mile marker 14.3 in Frelinghuysen Township, in the left-center lane, when his Enterprise truck overturned.

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Related Topix: Newton, NJ, Hopatcong, NJ, State Prisons, Prison, Morristown, NJ

Tue Aug 12, 2014

New Jersey Herald

Hopatcong murderer faces four more years in prison

Giuseppe Tedesco - convicted of killing a Hopatcong woman who spurned his romantic advances - will face an additional four years in New Jersey State Prison for breaking the leg of a sheriff's officer, the prosecutor's office said.Judge Stuart A. Minkowitz in state Superior Court in Morristown sentenced Tedesco, 29, on Monday to the four-year prison ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hopatcong, NJ, Violent Crime, State Prisons, Prison, Stanhope, NJ

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Murderer claims solitary confinement violates civil rights

Lester Alford, who is serving a 50-year sentence for murder, is suing the state claiming his solitary confinement is a violation of his civil rights.

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Related Topix: East Jersey State Prison, State Prisons, Prison, Trenton, NJ

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