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  1. 3 sentenced for roles in ring that prostituted teenage girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | New Jersey Herald

    A New Jersey mother, her adult son and another woman are headed to state prison for their roles in a prostitution ring that forced a 16-year-old New York City girl to become a sex worker. Ernestine Bowman, a 33-year-old Orange resident who ran the ring with her husband, received a 10-year sentence while her 23-year-old son, Glen Bowman Jr., of Brooklyn, New York, got a six-year term.

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  2. Wantage animal advocate takes in escaped Brooklyn bullRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Mike Stura is no stranger to saving the lives of cattle that are just minutes away from death, such as a bull that slipped from the grasp of a handler at a slaughterhouse and a steer that fell into flood waters. Although he prefers to stay under the radar, Stura's innate ability to be the first on scene, negotiating or assisting with the animal's safe transfer into his care, has earned him a spot in the media and acclaim from animal lovers and advocates.

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  3. 2 charged after being stopped for blocked license plateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    An obstructed license plate due to a portable bicycle carrier led to the arrest of a Woodbridge man and a Brooklyn, N.Y., woman on drug charges, police said. Orest Kalni, 27, was charged with possession of cocaine, possession of under 50 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled dangerous substance in a motor vehicle, and unclear license plate.

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  4. 2 NY teenagers charged in fatal shooting of 19-year-old manRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Police say they've charged two teenagers in connection with the slaying of another teen at a New York City house project. The New York Police Department says officers responded around 3:50 a.m. Thursday to a 911 call reporting a man shot outside the Gowanus Houses public housing complex.

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  5. Handyman charged in art theft from Marvel exec's Sparta homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    When a top Marvel Comics executive hired a handyman to repair water damage in his Sparta home, little did he know that he would be robbed of nearly a quarter of a million dollars worth of art. Francesco Bove, 64, a Brooklyn, N.Y., resident, was arrested by New York City police on Tuesday on charges of theft and burglary after Sparta police say he sold the stolen artwork in the city and left the country, later returning.

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  6. Handyman arrested in Sparta theft of more than $200,000 in comicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities say a handyman accused of stealing more than $200,000 worth of comic books and artwork from a New Jersey homeowner has been arrested. Francesco Bove was arrested this week in New York City.

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  7. Police: Handyman stole over $200,000 worth of comicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Police say a handyman stole over $200,000 worth of comic books and artwork from a New Jersey homeowner before fleeing to Italy. Sparta police Lt.

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  8. Dazzling basketball great Connie Hawkins dies at 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    In this Oct. 3, 2015, file photo, Phoenix Suns legend Connie Hawkins, left, talks with former Suns owner Jerry Colangelo before the Suns' NBA basketball scrimmage in Phoenix. Basketball great Connie Hawkins has died at 75. The Hall of Famer's death was announced in a statement Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, by the Phoenix Suns, the team with which he spent his most productive NBA seasons.

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  9. Police probe says no evidence of bias when rabbi was stoppedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    In this Aug. 8, 2017, still frame from dashboard camera video released by the Vermont State Police, Trooper Justin Thompson, left, detains driver Rabbi Berl Fink, while a second officer, right, detains passenger Rabbi Eli Fink, both of of Brooklyn, N.Y., during a traffic stop in Thetford, Vt. An internal investigation of the nighttime traffic stop of the rabbi, who was ordered at gunpoint to the ground and his family handcuffed after he failed to stop, has cleared the trooper of wrongdoing.

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  10. Alice McDermott captures bygone era of BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Alice McDermott's stunning new novel, "The Ninth Hour," does for contemporary literature what "Call the Midwife" has done for public television. Both recall an earlier era when women in religious orders operated as de facto social service agencies, nursing the sick, clothing the poor and doing whatever they had to do to keep destitute families together.

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  11. Chicago-area man arrested on terrorism charges filed in NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    A Chicago-area man is facing terrorism charges after being accused of trying to pay for others to travel to Syria to join Islamic State militants and another group. Thirty-one-year-old Dilshod Khusanov made an initial appearance Thursday in Chicago federal court after his early morning arrest at his Villa Park home.

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  12. AP Photo Gallery: Coney Island after sundownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Coney Island is a storied place, known for Nathan's hot dogs, old-fashioned amusement park rides and a gritty beach at the end of four subway lines in Brooklyn, New York. But Coney Island after sundown has a different feel.

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  13. Police: Human remains found buried at NYC construction siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Police in New York City have opened an investigation after human remains were unearthed at a construction site near a psychiatric hospital. Police say workers were doing sewer repair work at the Brooklyn construction site when they found remains 13 feet below the surface Monday afternoon.

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  14. From the Archives, Aug. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    On Saturday we published a paragraph concerning an alleged attack on a young lady, named Josephine Eythe, in one of the West Hoboken cars, by two men, one named Mechler, the other unknown at the time. Complaint was lodged and warrants were granted.

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  15. Officials look for commuter feedback during NYC subway tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Elected officials in New York City will ride the subway system this week in order to get feedback from riders and address concerns. WCBS-TV reports the group of officials will embark on the Riders Respond Transit Tour Thursday and Friday.

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  16. Ballyowen ready for center stage as it hosts MGA Public Links ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Photo courtesy of Crystal Springs Resort - Ballyowen Golf Club is hosting the Metropolitan Golf Association's 70th Public Links Championship on Thursday. The 36-hole, stroke-play tournament is the oldest public links tournament in the country and will pit 60 competitors who qualified across five sites in the tri-state area.

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  17. New York man involved in brawl sentenced to Nebraska prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    A former Peru State College basketball player has been given one to six years in a Nebraska prison for his role in a brawl. Jeffland Neverson, of Brooklyn, New York, was sentenced last week in Nemaha County District Court in Auburn.

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  18. New York theater creates digital archive dating to Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    More than 70,000 playbills, posters and theatrical materials for a Brooklyn, New York theater - dating as far back as the Civil War era - are now available on a digital archive for the viewing public. The archive for the Brooklyn Academy of Music made available Tuesday has been in development for several years and was funded by a $1 million grant from the Leon Levy Foundation.

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  19. NY attorney general sues anti-abortion protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has filed a federal lawsuit against anti-abortion protesters who he claims repeatedly harass and threaten patients at an abortion clinic in Queens. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in Brooklyn federal court alleges that every Saturday morning protesters have subjected incoming patients at Choices Women's Medical Center in Jamaica with a barrage of verbal abuse and threats.

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  20. New York man sentenced to 10 years for drug consipracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Prosecutors say a Brooklyn, New York, man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role as a leader in a conspiracy to sell large amounts of crack and heroin in Rutland County. Prosecutors say he had co-conspirators from Brooklyn bring the drugs to Rutland by bus or other means.

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