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  1. Officials say now they know who killed a woman 5 years ago; he's already doing timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | The Jersey Journal

    Police at the time released a description of a tall, thin Hispanic man they said was a person of interest -- and whom they believed the slain woman knew -- but the years passed without news of any arrests in the case. In a statement, the Union County Prosecutor's Office said Arlie Rodriguez, 46, has been charged with first-degree counts of murder and attempted murder in the May 8, 2013, attack that claimed the life of Patricia Parham-Hayward, 48. Rodriguez, an Elizabeth resident, has been in state prison since October 2016, after he was sentenced to more than a decade in state prison for sexual assault and carjacking, according to state Department of Corrections records.

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  2. First Friends are there for immigration detainees | Faith MattersRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 12 | The Jersey Journal

    Sister Regina Holtz poses with volunteers next to 300 packets First Friends of Kearny prepared for immigrant detainees as part of the Stamp Out Despair Campaign. The packets include pre-stamped envelopes, writing paper and greeting cards so the detainees can correspond with friends and relatives.

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  3. 54-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting girl at a relative's homeRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 12 | The Jersey Journal

    A 54-year-old New Jersey man has been charged with sexually assaulting a girl over a period of several years while she was being cared for at the home of one of his family members, authorities said. Alejandro Londono, of Elizabeth, is also expected to be charged with having criminal sexual contact with a 14-year-old boy last month, the Union County Prosecutor's Office said in a statement.

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  4. Local students receive scholarshipsRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2018 | NJ.com

    The St. Joseph Council Knights of Columbus of High Bridge awarded three Joseph F. Labuta Memorial Scholarships at the Catholic Community of St. John Neumann on June 16. The awards were presented at the 5:30 pm Youth Mass by Rev. Abraham Orapankal, pastor, and Knight Steven Bauernfeind of High Bridge.

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  5. 16-year-old remains missing in N.J. a year after he disappearedRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2018 | NJ.com

    Deryn Perez Perez went missing last year. If you have information about the teen, you should contact National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678.

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  6. Cop admits killing motorcyclist while driving drunk on HalloweenRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    An Elizabeth cop who caused the death of a motorcyclist while driving drunk in October looks to be out of a job and headed to jail for a year. The recommended sentence and plea deal Romulo Meneses-Alvarez agreed to Monday in Union County Superior Court likely means he's escaped what could have been a prison term of at least several years.

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  7. N.J. wants out of mob watchdog agency. Judge says not so fast...Read the original story

    Jun 4, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    A federal judge has issued an injunction preventing New Jersey from unilaterally withdrawing from the bi-state watchdog agency that regulates the region's seaport. In a ruling late Friday, U.S. District Judge Susan Wigenton said the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor would "suffer irreparable harm unless Governor Murphy is enjoined" from implementing a bill calling for the state to walk away from the interstate compact with New York that created the commission more than 60 years ago.

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  8. Catholic order faces more lawsuits involving monk convicted of sexually-abusing teenRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2018 | NJ.com

    The Catholic order that oversees a Morris County private school has settled lawsuits brought by five men alleging they were abused by a Benedictine monk just as additional lawsuits have been filed. The settlements involved Delbarton School in Morristown, operated by the Order of St. Benedict of New Jersey and St. Mary's Abbey, and St. Elizabeth of Hungary School in Linden, according to Greg Gianforcaro, an attorney who represented the five men who said they were abused when they were children.

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  9. Praying for a Newark treasure | Di IonnoRead the original story

    May 31, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Douglas Freeman has a vision of terraced gardens and a waterfall leading up to the Divident Hill stone gazebo, one of the historic and architectural gems of Newark's Weequahic Park. "We've already had volunteers cut back the trees," said Freeman, head of the Weequahic Park Sports Authority, a non-profit conservancy group.

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  10. And they're off! Tour of Somerville celebrates 75 years of cyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | NJ.com

    Every Thursday, dozens of members of the Karma Racing team can be found at Warianco Park in Elizabeth, donning their lime green and black gear, oiling their wheels and hopping on their bikes. But they aren't just riding for fun or exercising.

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  11. Glimpse of History: Remembering fallen heroes in ElizabethRead the original story

    May 25, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    ELIZABETH -- Gerardo Malgieri of Elizabeth puts out the flag in front of his home on Pennington Street on Memorial Day in 1963. On May 28, communities throughout Union County -- including Cranford, New Providence, Scotch Plains-Fanwood, Summit, Union and Westfield -- will hold Memorial Day parades.

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  12. Ex-Mets, Phillies star Lenny Dykstra charged with threatening Uber driverRead the original story

    May 23, 2018 | NJ.com

    Former Mets and Phillies outfielder Lenny Dykstra was arrested in front of the Linden police station on Wednesday morning on charges he threatened an Uber driver while in possession of drugs, authorities say. The driver, a 47-year-old Roselle man, told police he picked up Dyksta in Linden, police said. 1 comment

  13. Exxon settlement: The gift that keeps on subtractingRead the original story

    May 20, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    It was a 50-50 week for Ray Lesniak, the former state senator from Union County who is identified the most with a long legal battle to bring sports betting to New Jersey. On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court concurred, and the casinos and racetracks are already counting their receipts.

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  14. Ex-NFL player's suit says prosecutors fabricated evidence against himRead the original story

    May 10, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    The former Rutgers football star was indicted on a gun charge following a shooting outside an Elizabeth nightclub in 2016. He didn't fire the gun, but prosecutors claimed that he handed the weapon to the shooter.

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  15. 24 years in prison for a murder committed while he was out of state. Now he's free.Read the original story

    May 10, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    The bright smile and vibrant spirit of 45-year-old Jean Dorval are a stark contradiction to the life he has lived. Dorval served 24 years of a 60-year prison sentence for a murder he likely didn't commit.

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  16. Katyn Memorial: A little backstory and a plea to keep itRead the original story

    May 8, 2018 | NJ.com

    It is interesting that Senator Lesniak is now concerned about the Katyn Memorial Statue in the Exchange Place area of Jersey City. The reason I note this is that he was not there when it was installed or dedicated.

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  17. MS-13 members who killed teen near railroad tracks get prison timeRead the original story

    May 3, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    The 18-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene, sparking a search for the people responsible for his death. Those people were sentenced Friday, prosecutors said, after three men admitted to aggravated manslaughter in the gang-related killing on Court Street.

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  18. School didn't want senior who survived 7 surgeries to miss promRead the original story

    May 4, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    As Najeeir Tapin got ready to attend the senior prom at his old high school, his mother, Emelia, helped him drape on his maroon velvet blazer and clamp on his silver chain, still in awe that her son made it to this day alive. "I haven't taken it all in that my son is here," Emelia said as her son got ready to spend an evening with friends at St. Mary of the Assumption High School in Elizabeth.

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  19. It wasn't a typical day at Great Adventure. 'Today, he gets ...Read the original story

    May 3, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    Rich Magielnicki had taken his son Anthony to Six Flags Great Adventure before, but it was never this much fun, never this care-free. "When you're here during regular times and he sees a ride he wants to go on, the lines are like, a block long," said Magielnicki, 47, an auto mechanic who lives in East Brunswick with 20-year-old Anthony, his other son, Mason, 5, and his wife, Elizabeth, their mother.

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  20. After 24 years in prison for murder, inmate's charges are dropped, he'll walk freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | NJ.com

    After 24 years behind bars, a man once convicted of murdering a man during a robbery attempt in Elizabeth in 1994 had his charges dismissed Monday and will be released from prison. Jean Dorval, 45, of Elizabeth, would not have been eligible for parole until April 2034 after he and his co-defendant, Duquene Pierre, were convicted in May 1996 for murdering 19-year-old Jerry Myers in Elizabeth in March 1994.

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