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  1. Byram resident, NJIT student, killed in hit-and-run in NewarkRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | New Jersey Herald

    A Byram resident and student at New Jersey Institute of Technology was killed when she was struck by a hit-and-run driver as she crossed the street. Naomi R. Segura, 25, was hit around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday in the vicinity of Central Avenue and Summit Street in Newark, on the edge of the NJIT campus, according to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II.

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  2. Jurors return next week for federal trial in witness slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | New Jersey Herald

    Jurors in western Pennsylvania resume deliberations next week in the federal trial of man accused of killing a woman more than four years ago to keep her from talking to them about his New Jersey-supplied heroin ring. Jurors deliberated for about a half-hour Friday and are to return Tuesday to consider the case against Price Montgomery in the August 2014 shooting death of 34-year-old Tina Crawford and the wounding of her 63-year-old mother in Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported.

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  3. Man admits sexual assault of two youthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | New Jersey Herald

    A 31-year-old Megan's Law offender accused of sexually assaulting multiple Franklin Borough minors has admitted to the assault of two and could face a 12-year prison sentence. Robert Fedder III, formerly of Hamburg but now of Newark, appeared in court Monday where he accepted a plea deal to an extended term between 10 and 12 years in prison.

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  4. Man on trial in 2014 murder of woman, wounding of her motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | New Jersey Herald

    A man on trial in western Pennsylvania is accused of having killed a woman more than four years ago to keep her from talking to federal prosecutors about what they allege was his New Jersey-supplied heroin ring. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that federal prosecutors accuse Price Montgomery of the August 2014 slaying of 34-year-old Tina Crawford and wounding of her 63-year-old mother in Pittsburgh.

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  5. 2nd pediatric facility in New Jersey hit by viral outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | New Jersey Herald

    Patients at a second New Jersey pediatric facility have been found to have a respiratory virus, but authorities say it's a different strain from the one linked to nine deaths. The state health department says there are four confirmed adenovirus cases among pediatric patients at Voorhees Pediatric Facility.

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  6. Hackettstown man with alleged mob ties sentenced for extortionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | New Jersey Herald

    A Hackettstown man and former Jefferson fire inspector who leveraged his father's murder conviction and alleged mob ties to scare a real estate developer was sentenced Tuesday to just under three years in prison, according to the state attorney general. Billy A. Donnerstag, 50, appeared in front of federal Judge Madeline Cox Arleo in Newark, roughly five months after he pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit extortion using threats of force, violence and fear, according to a release from the office of U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.

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  7. Hot coals blamed for damaging 7 cars in stadium lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | New Jersey Herald

    Hot coals left by tailgaters are blamed for fires that damaged seven vehicles at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium parking lot. State Trooper Alejandro Goez tells the Star-Ledger of Newark a driver parked in an area where tailgaters had dumped coals from a grill.

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  8. This couple was married for 60 years. Or so they thought.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | New Jersey Herald

    Charles and Betty-Jean Morrison will be married for the second time in a double wedding with their son. The Morrison's found out that after 61 years of marriage that their marriage certificate did not exist because a resident who was a notary that handle marriage licenses never mailed it to the State of New Jersey where they were married.

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  9. APNewsBreak: Police hire linked to excessive force lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | New Jersey Herald

    A law enforcement veteran named on Thursday to manage an Albuquerque police unit for dispatchers and real-time crime analysts was accused decades ago in a lawsuit of using excessive force while conducting a traffic stop as a New Jersey state trooper. The lawsuit, which also included racial profiling claims stemming from other incidents involving troopers, was eventually settled, with state payouts ranging from $25,000 to $200,000.

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  10. Franklin man in alternative prison program arrested againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | New Jersey Herald

    A borough man who was participating in a parole program in lieu of prison time for prior drug charges was arrested again Wednesday and charged with distributing heroin near the Franklin Elementary School. Mark Forlenza, 48, formerly of Newark, was charged with multiple counts of possession of heroin, distribution of heroin and suboxone, both within 1,000 feet of a school, and possession of methadone.

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  11. AP Exclusive: Roberta Flack ready to sing againRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    In this Oct. 10, 2018 photo, singer Roberta Flack poses for a portrait in New York. The 81-year-old music legend will be honored Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, with a lifetime achievement award by the Jazz Foundation of America.

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  12. Man offered 12 years in sex assault of 2 minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    A Megan's Law offender accused of sexually assaulting two Franklin Borough children has less than a month to decide if he will accept a new plea offer that could send him to prison for 12 years. Robert Fedder III, 31, formerly of Hamburg and now of Newark, appeared Monday in front of Judge William J. McGovern III.

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  13. Murphy to push for economic 'master plan' in lagging NJRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says he will put forward an economic "master plan" during a speech Monday on the state's laggard economy. In an interview with The Associated Press, Murphy said the state needs to reverse downward-trending wages and employment growth figures, as well as the poverty rate.

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  14. Man wounded in police shooting charged with weapons countsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities say a man wounded in a New Jersey police shooting that killed another man has been charged with weapons offenses. The Essex County prosecutor's office says 39-year-old Philip Belton of East Orange is charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, a rifle and a shotgun as well as being a convicted felon in possession of a weapon.

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  15. SCCC holds reception for artist George MuellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    Photo by Jake West/New Jersey Herald - Artist George Mueller talks about his work during an opening reception on Sept. 7 for his exhibit at Sussex County Community College's Art Gallery on the campus in Newton.

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  16. 2 shot to death in separate locations in NewarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    The Essex County prosecutor's office says at least one man was hit by bullets shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday. At about 3 a.m. Sunday, a person was shot to death elsewhere in the city.

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  17. City worker gets prison term for soliciting, taking bribeRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    A former Newark code enforcement worker who solicited and accepted a $1,000 bribe from a man who wanted to open a nightclub is now headed to state prison. The 37-year-old Newark resident was a clerk in the code enforcement office and had access to city databases.

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  18. Seton Hall University student dies in parking garage fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    Seton Hall University interim President Mary J. Meehan confirmed that 23-year-old Julian Mislavsky, of Morristown, died Tuesday afternoon. NJ.com reports police responded to the university's South Orange campus around 12:15 p.m. Tuesday.

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  19. Man gets life in Christmas night home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    A man convicted of tying up a New Jersey woman and two girls and robbing them during a Christmas night home invasion has been sentenced to life in prison. Sixty--year-old Roberson Burney of Newark was convicted in March of aggravated assault, robbery, burglary criminal restraint and weapons offenses in the Christmas night 2015 crime in Bloomfield.

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  20. A Look Back, Aug. 26: A brief history of Dennis LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    Photo submitted by Wayne T. McCabe - This postcard view of the present-day Dennis Memorial Library was published about 1945. The architectural style that was selected by the architect was Georgian Revival, reflecting the original Georgian style prevalent in the United States from the early 18th century up to approximately 1810.

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