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  1. 1993 World Trade Center bombing plotter died in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, a blind Egyptian cleric serving a life sentence in the United States for conspiring to blow up New York City landmarks, died early Saturday morning, federal officials said. Abdel-Rahman died Saturday at approximately 5:40 a.m. ET from natural causes at age 78, according to a statement from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons and Greg Norton, spokesperson with the federal correctional complex in Butner, North Carolina, said Rahman died "from natural causes after a long health battle with diabetes and coronary artery disease."

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  2. Endanger kids, stiff taxpayers, advance in politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    Shanique Speight has been selected to serve as a lawmaker after her business was shut down for code violations and failing to pay rent on its city-owned building. A daycare center run by a controversial political figure was shut down by the City of Newark for a variety of safety code violations and financial chicanery.

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  3. Seton Hall honors excellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    Seton Hall University announced that the following students qualified for the Fall 2016 Dean's List. To make Dean's List, students must have at least a 3.4 GPA and can get no grade lower than a C. One of the country's leading Catholic universities, Seton Hall University has been a catalyst for leadership - developing students in mind, heart and spirit - since 1856.

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  4. Carjacker who injured a State Police detective sentenced to prisonRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 29 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    A Newark man was sentenced to prison for a violent crime spree in which he seriously injured a State Police detective who tried to stop him from committing a carjacking was ejected from the moving vehicle. Terry Saunders, 28, aka Tarik Smith, of Newark, was sentenced Friday to 10 years in state prison, including 8 A1 2 years of parole ineligibility, by Superior Court Judge Michael L. Ravin in Essex County.

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  5. Breakfast honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    Montclair State University President Susan A. Cole delivered the keynote address on January 13 at The YMCA of Newark and Vicinity's 46th annual Memorial Breakfast honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Montclair State University President Susan A. Cole delivered the keynote address on January 13 at The YMCA of Newark and Vicinity's 46th annual Memorial Breakfast honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The first local organization to recognize the civil rights leader with an annual event, a tradition that began in 1971, the YMCA welcomed the president of New Jersey's second-largest higher education institution as part of the morning event.

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  6. New Jersey woman sentenced for cocaine traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    A Bergenfield, New Jersey, woman was sentenced to 37 months in prison for her role in a conspiracy to traffic approximately two kilograms of cocaine from Puerto Rico to New Jersey. Sasha Melendez, 38, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Claire C. Cecchi to an information charging her with one count of conspiring to distribute cocaine.

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  7. New Jersey Resident Charged With Sex Assault On AirplaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    A New Jersey, man appeared in federal court Thursday, December 22, 2016 to face charges that he sexually abused a woman on a flight from India to Newark Liberty International Airport. Ganesh Parkar, 40, of Windsor, was charged by criminal complaint with one count of abusive sexual contact on an airplane.

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  8. Rahway man sentenced for importing ethylone from ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    A Rahway, New Jersey, man was sentenced to 57 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to traffic approximately four kilograms of ethylone from China to New Jersey. Michael Correa, 32, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden to an information charging him with one count of conspiring to distribute Ethylone, a Schedule I controlled substance.

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  9. Gang member sentenced to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    A member of the New Jersey branch of the international street gang "La Mara Salvatrucha," or "MS-13," was sentenced to life in prison this week for his role in the brutal murder of an associate of MS-13 in May 2011. Cruz Flores, a/k/a "Bruja," 30, of Bound Brook, New Jersey, was previously convicted of Count 18 and Count 19 of an indictment charging him with conspiracy to commit murder in aid of racketeering and murder in aid of racketeering.

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  10. DeCavalcante clan mobster pleaded guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    A member of the DeCavalcante Family of La Cosa Nostra crew operating out of Elizabeth admitted using a telephone to plan the murder of an organized crime rival. Charles Stango, 72, of Henderson, Nevada, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge William H. Walls in Newark federal court to an information charging him with one count of knowingly using an interstate facility - the telephone - with the intent to murder a rival.

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  11. Lead rules may be revisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    The Child and Adolescent Health Program in the Public Health Services Branch of the New Jersey Department of Health is proposing new rules governing Elevated Blood Lead Levels. More than 3,000 children in New Jersey tested with elevated lead levels last year, mostly poor, minority kids in older cities, and the actual number of those exposed is probably higher.

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  12. Passaic mayor admitted taking $110,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    The mayor of the City of Passaic admitted taking $110,000 in corrupt payments from developers doing business in the city, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Alex D. Blanco, 44, of Passaic, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge William J. Martini in Newark federal court to an information charging him with one count of soliciting and accepting corrupt payments in connection with City of Passaic business.

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  13. Christie aides guilty on all Bridgegate countsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    Baroni, former deputy executive director of the Port Authority, and Kelly, former deputy chief of staff to Gov. Christie, were guilty as charged in a scheme to abuse Port Authority of New York and New Jersey resources to punish Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich for refusing to endorse Governor Chris Christie's re-election. Defense attorneys and federal prosecutors were notified to return to the courtroom in Newark, immediately after jurors sent U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton a note saying they had ended their deliberations.

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  14. Prosecutors beef up Menendez indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    A powerful lawmaker who is accused of taking bribes will face renewed charges that a judge tossed out last year due to technical deficiencies. U.S. Senator Robert Menendez persuaded a federal judge to dismiss four out of 22 counts in the government's bribery case against him last fall because prosecutors failed to meet the legal standard that proved accepting a political donation that benefited him constituted a crime.

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  15. Bomb suspect charged for attempted murder of Linden policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    The Elizabeth man sought by the FBI for questioning by the FBI has been charged with attempted murder after he had a shoot out with Linden police. Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, has been charged with five counts of attempted murder of a law enforcement officer after an exchange of gunfire with police today, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Monday.

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  16. Young Rahway business owner's murder sparks creation of mentoring programRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    The Mally Gaines Program is an outreach program to teach boys how to become responsible men, make goals and achieve them. It was inspired after Tina Wilson's son, 21-year-old Jamal "Mally" Gaines, was fatally shot in February at East Coast Boutique in Rahway, the sneaker store he co-owned.

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  17. 5 Grape Street Crips indictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    Five Newark men associated with the New Jersey set of the Grape Street Crips were charged in three separate indictments with drug distribution and firearms offenses. Marvin Eure, a/k/a "Man Man," 22, is charged in a two-count indictment with heroin distribution and possessing firearms as a previously convicted felon.

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  18. Jamal 'Mally' Gaines remembered on his 22nd birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    Jamal 'Mally' Gaines was an inspiration to the whole community of Rahway, where he will be remembered as an ambitious young man whose life was cut short by senseless tragedy. His mother, Tina Wilson, grandmother, Hatty Manocchi, and sister, Divinity Ashley are surely thinking about him today because he was born on August 4, 1994.

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  19. State suspends license of former prison doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    The State Board of Medical Examiners has imposed a five year license suspension and $60,000 in civil penalties on a former prison doctor whose "gross negligence" contributed to the death of an inmate under his care while he was the Medical Director at Northern State Prison in Newark in 2009. In its Final Decision and Order, the BME concluded that Dr. John L. Hochberg's failure to provide potentially lifesaving intervention for the inmate, who was critically ill, constituted a breach of even the most minimal standards of care.

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  20. NJIT President's $5.3M Contract Tops New Jersey's Pay and Perks for College ChiefsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Clarks Hometown News Patriot

    At $555,000 a year, Joel Bloom does not have the highest salary among New Jersey public college presidents. But counting his extra benefits and perks from New Jersey Institute of Technology, Bloom has a taxpayer-supported deal that's second to none.

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