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  1. Police: Four men commit two robberies, attempt another within 20 minutes in PatersonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    Authorities say four men in a black BMW committed two early morning stick-ups and an attempted robbery in Paterson within a 20-minute period. Police officers from Clifton and Passaic pursued the BMW along Route 21 after the holdups early Thursday morning, but the men escaped in the Newark area, authorities said.

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  2. Queen of Peace H.S. in North Arlington gets final blessing from Newark Archdiocese to stay openRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Item

    The archdiocese had been waiting to hear projected enrollment numbers for 2016-2017 before giving the beleaguered school, founded in 1930, the final approval to remain open. On Friday Archbishop John J. Myers issued a press release that essentially said the school had passed muster, and that parents were being informed of the announcement about Queen of Peace's future.

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  3. Police: Suspects in black BMV pull off quick string of armed robberies in PatersonRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Item

    Authorities say four men in a black BMW committed three stick-ups in Paterson within a 20-minute period early Thursday morning. Police officers from Clifton and Passaic pursued the BMW along Route 21, but the suspects escaped in the Newark area, authorities said.

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  4. Two men face federal robbery charges in Paterson home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Two men accused of posing as sheriff's officers when they allegedly broke into a Paterson residence last year looking to steal $1 million are facing federal charges in connection with the home-invasion robbery. A criminal complaint filed Thursday charges Jason Thompson, 33, of Paterson and Clemente R. Carlos, 29, of Newark with one count of conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robbery.

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  5. U.S. Sen. Cory BookerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NorthJersey.com

    Booker, a Democrat and former mayor of Newark, will be joined by Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida, who chairs the Democratic National Committee. Democrats have had operatives providing counter-programming to the Republican convention all week, but the appearance of Booker, widely mentioned as one of the people Clinton is considering for vice presidential nominee, is unusual.

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  6. GOP conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | NorthJersey.com

    Booker said watching the convention from Newark, he found the speakers "painful, disappointing, frustrating and just saddening." He also said numerous independent fact-checking sites had declared speeches filled with "lies" and he called the entire event "counter-factual."

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  7. N.J. Supreme Court rules police overstep bounds when stopping drivers for high beamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NorthJersey.com

    Police officers cannot pull over motorists merely for driving with their high beams on, the New Jersey Supreme Court said Wednesday, ruling 6-0 that such traffic stops violate the right to privacy. Advocates said the court's decision bolsters privacy rights for anyone driving in New Jersey.

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  8. Oldest American plays coy with her age; N.J. woman is 113, but won't admit it [video]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NorthJersey.com

    Adele Dunlap of Hunterdon County became the oldest person in the United States upon the July 8 death of Goldie Michelson of Worcester, Mass. Asked how it felt to be the most senior citizen in a nation of 320 million, Dunlap, who lives at the Country Arch Care Center in rural Pittstown, told a visitor this week: Asked how it felt to be 113, Dunlap, who wore a Christmassy fleece to ward off the air conditioning, looked her questioner in the eye and answered: She's not.

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  9. Indictment: N.J. man killed 3 people, left 4 children unharmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    A New Jersey man accused of strangling a woman in a bathtub and fatally shooting two people at another home but leaving several children unharmed has been indicted on felony murder charges. Essex County prosecutors announced Wednesday that Jeffrey Holland also faces numerous other counts - including burglary, child endangerment and desecration of human remains - in the 17-count indictment handed up by a county grand jury.

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  10. 3-year-old girl struck, seriously injured by ambulance in NewarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Item

    Authorities say a 3-year-old girl was seriously injured when she was hit by an ambulance in New Jersey's largest city. Essex County prosecutors say the accident occurred Tuesday afternoon in the area of Lyons Avenue and Hobson Street in Newark.

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  11. Christie defends David Samson after ex-Port Authority chief's guilty pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | NorthJersey.com

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie walks in downtown on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Cleveland, during the third day of the Republican convention. In his first full comments since Samson admitted to bribing United Airlines to run a money-losing route from Newark to an airport near his vacation home in South Carolina, Christie defended Samson as an "extraordinary person" who "obviously had a lapse in judgment."

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  12. Adele Dunlap, 113, with activities director Susan Dempster Country Arch.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Adele Dunlap of Hunterdon County became the oldest person in the United States upon the July 8 death of Goldie Michelson of Worcester, Mass. Asked how it felt to be the most senior citizen in a nation of 320 million, Dunlap, who resides at the Country Arch Care Center in rural Pittstown, told a visitor this week: Asked how it felt to be 113, Dunlap, who wore a Christmas-y fleece to ward off the air conditioning, looked her questioner in the eye and answered: She's not.

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  13. N.J. Supreme Court rules highbeams no reason for car stopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Police officers cannot stop drivers in New Jersey merely because their vehicle's high beams are activated, the state's highest court ruled Wednesday. While investigating an abandoned vehicle in Newark in 2013, an Essex County police officer noticed another car driving by with activated high beams.

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  14. With county backing, Passaic seeks grant for waterfront walkway projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | NorthJersey.com

    The Passaic County Board of Freeholders, meeting at the new borough hall in Wanaque Tuesday evening, adopted the resolution in a 6-0 vote. Freeholder director Theodore "TJ" Best was absent.

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  15. N.J. delegates not worried for their safety at GOP conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | NorthJersey.com

    It was nearly impossible to avoid the speculation that the Republican National Convention in Cleveland could become a dangerous stew when angry protesters and supporters of a provocative candidate converged before the global media in a city where firearms can legally be carried in public. aw enforcement with bikes, wait in downtown Cleveland, Tuesday, July 19, 2016, during the second day of the Republican convention.

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  16. Pro soccer TV analyst pleads guilty to drug kickback schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | NorthJersey.com

    A TV analyst for Major League Soccer's Philadelphia Union has pleaded guilty to receiving nearly $500,000 in kickbacks for filling unneeded prescriptions for medication. Pappas works in pharmaceuticals.

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  17. Prudential fined after 89-year-old customer's annuity is raidedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | NorthJersey.com

    A Prudential Financial Inc. unit was fined by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority for overlooking warning signs that an LPL Financial Holdings Inc. salesman was stealing about $1.3 million from an 89-year-old client's variable-annuity account. Travis Wetzel, a former LPL sales assistant in Maryland, transferred money from the customer to a bank account held in his wife's maiden name, according to a statement Tuesday from Finra, a brokerage regulator funded by the finance industry.

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  18. Newark firefighters battle 2 big blazes within 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    The latest fire broke out around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday at Kearny Steel Container in the city's Ironbound section. It took approximately 100 firefighters from the city and neighboring towns more than three hours to get the upper hand.

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  19. Queen of Peace football a go for the fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | NorthJersey.com

    Queen of Peace football will be hitting the gridiron after all when the 2016 season opens on September 9 in Lyndhurst. Despite the rollercoaster ride during the summer, when the question of whether the high school was going to close or remain open was still unanswered, the Golden Griffins football team only lost one player who was expected to be on the roster in the fall, head coach Scot Weaver said last week.

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  20. AmeriCorps crew pitches in to help clean up Highlands trail in West MilfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Item

    Evan Woods of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., left, and Eduardo Gill of Newark, right, excavating mineral soil in Long Pond Ironworks State Park on Saturday to fill in another part of the park's Burnt Meadow Trail. Zach Cylinder, 20, of Upper Saddle River, flung the sledgehammer down again, cracking a large rock that was inconveniently located on a hiking trail in the Long Pond Ironworks State Park.

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