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  1. New Jersey bomb evidence OK at trial of bombing defendantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | New Jersey Herald

    This Sept. 2016 file photo provided by Union County Prosecutor's Office shows Ahmad Khan Rahimi.

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  2. Space Farms 90th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | New Jersey Herald

    Thank you to all that came out and helped us to celebrate our 90th year in business at Space Farms on July 8. It was wonderful sharing the day with numerous elected officials, past employees, current employees, family and friends from near and far. With well over 140 in attendance, along with hundreds of visitors to the zoo that day, it made us proud to listen to the stories from some of the guests and how Space Farms was part of their life at one time or another.

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  3. Fingerprints ID pedestrian killed in 1993 as murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | New Jersey Herald

    Fingerprints have identified a pedestrian who was struck and killed in New Jersey in 1993 as the suspect wanted in his girlfriend's slaying. Authorities say the man did not have any identification when he was hit and killed by a vehicle in Elizabeth on Oct. 28, 1993.

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  4. Man pleads guilty in death of co-worker at New Jersey portRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | New Jersey Herald

    A man has admitted he was drunk when he struck and killed a co-worker with a top loader on a pier in New Jersey. Fifty-year-old Victor Belo of North Arlington pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide in the 2015 death of 49-year-old Judy Jones at the APM marine terminal in Elizabeth.

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  5. Truck crashes on NJ Turnpike, shutting down 2 lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities say a tractor trailer has been involved in a crash on the New Jersey Turnpike, leading to jammed traffic. The flatbed tractor trailer was involved in a crash on the northbound side of the highway near Exit 13A in Elizabeth on Wednesday morning.

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  6. Space Farms to celebrate 90 years on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Space Farms Zoo and Museum is hosting a 90th anniversary celebration on Saturday, July 8, starting at 11 a.m. As part of the day's fun, all generations of visitors are asked to bring a copy of a picture of themselves as a child at Space Farms for the Memory Wall. The fun begins with Tweedles the Clown, with presentations from the Space Family and local dignitaries at 1 p.m. At 2 p.m. Moreley the Magician will fascinate folks of all ages.

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  7. Driver pleads guilty to charges in wrong-way fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    A man who led police on a chase before he caused a fatal wrong-way crash last year has pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter and a weapons charge. Union County prosecutors say Surpris Ophilien Jr. faces a 20-year state prison term when he's sentence Sept.

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  8. Prosecutors: Officer cleared in shooting of urinating manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities say an off-duty Elizabeth police detective was justified in opening fire during an altercation with an armed man who was urinating outside a restaurant. The Union County prosecutor's office said Thursday that Det.

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  9. Getaway driver pleads guilty in random Pennsylvania killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    A man has pleaded guilty to driving a car with a passenger who randomly killed three Pennsylvania residents as part of a string of shootings that police say also left four people in New Jersey residents dead. Kareen Mitchell, of Newark, New Jersey, entered the plea on conspiracy to commit third-degree murder in a deal with prosecutors Tuesday.

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  10. Substitute teacher accused of sexual relationship with boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Union County prosecutors say Nataly Lopez is charged with aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault and child endangerment. It wasn't known Saturday if she's retained an attorney.

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  11. Probation officer who accepted bribes sentenced to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    A New Jersey probation officer has been sentenced to three years in state prison for taking bribes to protect a man who continued using drugs while on probation for drug offenses. Rhonda Battle, of Roselle, was sentenced in an Elizabeth courtroom to serve at least two years before she would be eligible for parole.

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  12. Democrats' new school aid plan needs more workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Though some may be under the assumption its mission is complete, Gov. Chris Christie's Select Committee on School Funding Fairness has more work to do. The new school funding plan, put forth last week by Democratic leaders of the state Senate and Assembly, would provide $100 million in new aid for underfunded districts along with $25 million to expand pre-school.

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  13. Man charged in daughter's death found guilty of killing wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    An Ohio man charged in the death of his daughter in Connecticut has been convicted of killing his wife more than 20 years ago in Massachusetts. The Hampden district attorney's office says a jury found 73-year-old Robert Honsch guilty Monday of the first-degree murder of Marcia Honsch.

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  14. First span of new Goethals Bridge opens for businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    New York-bound drivers started crossing the span shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday. Many celebrated by honking their horns and giving bridge workers a thumbs up.

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  15. Rangers' jumpers Lopes, Selden looking to soar their way to MOC goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Photo by Tracy Klimek/New Jersey Herald - Wallkill Valley's Samantha Lopes competes in the long jump at the school, in Hardyston, Saturday May 20, 2017, during the HWS Championships. Photo by Tracy Klimek/New Jersey Herald N Wallkill Valley senior Magnus Selden jumps into the sand pit during the boys triple jump at the Hunterdon Warren Sussex Championships on May 20 at Wallkill Valley High School.

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  16. New Goethals Bridge eastbound span to open this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    The new eastbound Goethals Bridge span is set to open this weekend after the 89-year-old original bridge that connects Elizabeth with Staten Island closes on Friday night. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced New York-bound traffic will use the first of the twin spans late Saturday afternoon.

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  17. Authorities identify carjacked car driver killed on parkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities have released the name of a man who was killed on the Garden State Parkway when he got out of the carjacked vehicle he was driving and tried to cross the highway on foot. State police say Keith Belton was driving northbound in Irvington when he stopped in the center lane around 1:45 a.m. Saturday.

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  18. Judge: New York-New Jersey bombing trial won't be movedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    The trial of a man charged in a bombing rampage through New Jersey and New York will occur in Manhattan after a judge on Monday rejected a request by defense lawyers to move it to Vermont or Washington, D.C., on the grounds prejudicial publicity will have less effect on potential jurors there. U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman said impartial jurors can be found for the October trial of Ahmad Khan Rahimi in a district of 5.2 million people that includes Manhattan, the Bronx and three suburban counties north of New York City.

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  19. Downed wires, fire cause rail delays near Newark AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Downed Amtrak wires and a brush fire in Elizabeth are causing delays on New Jersey Transit trains between Rahway and Newark Liberty International Airport. NJ Transit says trains on the Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast lines on Thursday are experiencing 30-minute delays.

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  20. Officer shoots at carjacked SUV that struck cruiser, carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    A police officer fired several shots at a stolen SUV after authorities say the driver struck a police cruiser and other vehicles at an accident scene and nearly hit some emergency responders. Union County prosecutors say 30-year-old Nelson Valentin, of Elizabeth, is charged with causing widespread damage and injury, aggravated assault and aggravated assault on a police officer.

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