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  1. Wrong-way cop's Bible banter silenced by his attorneys as trial continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    STATEN ISLAND -- The former Linden police officer on trial for allegedly driving drunk and crashing head-on into a tractor-trailer, killing two men in his car , told reporters Monday that he's done sharing Bible verses outside court. Pedro Abad's chats with reporters on the Bible had become a regular occurrence during his first week of trial on multiple charges.

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  2. What's next in wrong-way cop's trial in double-fatal crash?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    STATEN ISLAND -- Two of the three survivors of a wrong-way crash that left two men dead in 2015 are expected to testify this week against the ex-Linden police officer accused of driving drunk and plowing head-on into a tractor trailer. The trial of Pedro Abad, who was fired from the Linden police department after the fatal crash, enters its second week on Monday and jurors are expected to hear from the tractor trailer driver, whose name has never been released by authorities.

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  3. New York subway extension to N.J. may not be dead after allRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | NJ.com

    A 7 line subway entering the Vernon-Jackson station in Queens. New York City's transportation commissioner has given new life to discussions about extending this subway to Secaucus.

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  4. Temple first to offer incoming Pope John sophomore DT Ireland BurkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | NJ.com

    Thursday, Temple became the first program to offer rising junior defensive tackle Ireland Burke , who recently transferred from Grand Street to Pope John . The 6-3, 280-pounder visited Temple, flanked by Pope John offensive coordinator Bruce Eugene, who also left Grand Street for Pope John in 2016.

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  5. Ex-cop had 2 Jack Daniels at strip club before wrong-way crash, manager saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | NJ.com

    STATEN ISLAND -- Former Linden police officer Pedro Abad, the man accused of driving home from a strip club drunk and crashing into a truck - killing two passengers in his car - had two alcoholic drinks and a bottle of water at the club prior to the accident, the manager testified on Thursday. "He drinks Jack Daniels," said Ford, recalling the former officer's favorite drink and saying he was a regular at the strip club .

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  6. Ballpark food now so much more than hot dogs and beer | LucasRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | NJ.com

    Just before Opening Day, I was invited to attend a press event at Yankee Stadium. In past years, that usually meant being summoned to meet a new free agent or to report on a departure of significance.

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  7. Men spent $500 at strip club before cop's deadly wrong-way crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    STATEN ISLAND -- Former Linden police officer Pedro Abad, who is accused of leaving a strip club drunk and crashing his car - causing the death of two passengers - had spent $103 in the club that night to buy drinks for the bartenders and dancers, a witness testified in court Thursday. One of the people who was killed in the crash, Linden resident Joseph Rodriguez, spent $400 that night at the strip club Curves, buying drinks, and a bottle of Ciroc vodka, and leaving a $100 tip, retired New York City police Detective Anthony Racioppo testified.

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  8. Pedestrian hit struck on Route 440 in Jersey CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    A 38-year-old Jersey City man was hospitalized Tuesday after being struck by a car as he crossed Route 440 during rush hour, police said. The Stegman Parkway man was taken to Jersey City Medical Center, where he remains in stable condition, a hospital spokeswoman said.

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  9. Pedestrian hit by car on busy Jersey City highway, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | NJ.com

    A 38-year-old Jersey City man was hospitalized Tuesday after being struck by a car as he crossed Route 440 during rush hour, police said. The Stegman Parkway man was taken to Jersey City Medical Center, where he remains in stable condition, a hospital spokeswoman said.

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  10. Linden PD in turmoil after wrong-way fatal crash, disgraced cop testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | NJ.com

    STATEN ISLAND -- The Linden Police Department was shaken and in tumult after the 2015 crash in which then officer Pedro Abad allegedly drove drunk and collided head-on with a truck, killing two passengers, another former Linden officer said in court Wednesday. "The police department was very much under scrutiny by outside agencies," William F. Turbett III, a former Linden detective sergeant, said at Abad's trial.

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  11. Twice late juror dismissed from ex-cop's trial in fatal wrong-way crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    STATEN ISLAND -- A juror who was late to the first two days of former Linden police officer Pedro Abad's double-fatal crash trial was dismissed Tuesday after he told the judge he had a conflict with a Wednesday morning college class. After consulting with Abad's attorney, Mario Gallucci, and Assistant District Attorney Mark Palladino, Judge Mario Mattei excused the juror, and put one of the alternates in his place.

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  12. 13 things we've learned in wrong-way cop Pedro Abad's trial so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    Pedro Abad's Honda Civic crashed head-on into a tractor-trailer on the West Shore Expressway on March 20, 2015. The trial of former Linden police officer Pedro Abad on charges he was driving drunk in a double-fatal wrong-way crash after leaving a Staten Island strip club enters the third day of testimony on Wednesday.

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  13. Mets' David Wright set to resume baseball activity; is there a timetable on his return?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | NJ.com

    David Wright takes grounders at third as the New York Mets host the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field on Opening Day. 4/3/17 Queens, N.Y. (John Munson NEW YORK -- After back pain and the flu halted Mets third baseman David Wright's progress in his rehab, Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson told the media Tuesday that he expects Wright to resume baseball activities "in the next day or two."

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  14. Wrong-way cop in fatal crash did not appear drunk, bouncer testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    STATEN ISLAND -- Former Linden police officer Pedro Abad, who is on trial for allegedly driving drunk and crashing into a truck, killing two passengers as he headed home from a strip club, did not appear intoxicated when he left the club, a bouncer from the establishment testified Tuesday. "I still say, to this day, he was okay," Gerard Wagner, a bouncer at Curves Gentleman's Club, said of Abad.

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  15. Ex-cop on trial in fatal crash quotes Bible to reporters, on InstagramRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    "Jesus looked at them and said, 'With men this is impossible, but with God all things are things are possible,'" said Abad, citing Matthew 19:26. Abad, 29, who is charged with multiple counts of aggravated vehicular homicide and drunken driving in the wrong-way crash March 20, 2015, after leaving a Staten Island strip club has been reading the Bible and highlighting sections during breaks in the trial.

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  16. Have you seen this man? Wall police release sketch of armed robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    WALL -- Police have released a sketch of a suspect who is accused of flashing a handgun before robbing a New York man last week. The armed robbery happened around 11:35 p.m. on April 10 near the Wall Storage North facility on Route 34 south, police said.

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  17. Wrong-way cop reeked from 'very strong odor' of booze, paramedic testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    STATEN ISLAND -- As former Linden police officer Pedro Abad was being taken to a hospital after being pulled from his mangled car, the stench of alcohol filled the ambulance, a paramedic testified Monday. Lauren Hartnett, a New York Fire Department paramedic, told the jury Abad reeked of booze - from his pores, from the bloody gashes from the horrific crash and every time she pulled a ventilator mask from his face.

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  18. Ex-cop hit 73 mph, never braked in fatal wrong-way crash, prosecutor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    STATEN ISLAND -- Former Linden police officer Pedro Abad was so drunk when he left a Staten Island strip club in March 2015 that he drove 73 mph in the wrong direction on a highway before he slammed head-on into a truck , killing two of his passengers, prosecutors said Monday. "Choices.

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  19. Is Rutgers' Blessuan Austin on verge of being an elite Big Ten cornerback with NFL prospects?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    Because he finished second in the conference with 15 passes defended last season, Rutgers cornerback Blessuan Austin received All-Big Ten Honorable Mention honors. But because 14 of those 15 were pass breakups and just one was an interception, Austin also feels like he left a lot of room for improvement.

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  20. Ex-cop's fatal wrong-way crash: A look back as he heads to trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    Gray clouds hung over Linden as people awoke to reports of city residents hurt in a crash in Staten Island. Slowly news emerged that four men, three of them police officers, were in a horrific crash as they returned home from a night at a strip club.

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