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Street racer charged in hit-and-run death of high school vice principal

Tyrone Harrison, 49, of Somerset, was killed Saturday night while walking from the Edison train station to a relative's house, officials said. A man who officials said was street racing was arrested Thursday in the hit-and-run death of a New Brunswick High School vice principal. Freddy...

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Hurricane Michael's Florida fury becomes clear, death toll rises as storm churns north

The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus Thursday with rows upon rows of homes in the Florida panhandle found smashed to pieces, as the storm moved into Georgia and North Carolina. The death toll was at least three. PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) -- The devastation inflicted...

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Opening statements in Jersey City murder trial stopped due to juror's illness

Opening statements in the murder trial of a 19-year-old Jersey City man where adjourned after a juror took ill today. JERSEY CITY -- The prosecution began presenting its opening statement today in the murder trial of a 19-year-old Jersey City man but the sudden illness of a juror caused an...

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‘RHOC’ Star Vicki Gunvalson Suffers A Medical Crisis On Cast Trip To Jamaica, ‘Her Mouth Was Foaming’

Vicki Gunvalson experienced a medical crisis while visiting Jamaica with her co-stars. During the cast trip for Season 13, the Real Housewives of Orange County star suffered a bout of overheating that left her foaming at the mouth and seeking […]

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It was my eyeglass case, not a gun that spurred gunpoint police stop at college

The video of the incident went viral. Some students felt it was an example of police racial bias Watch video Altaif Hassan, one of two black students detained at gunpoint at Rowan University Oct. 1, said he realized the whole ordeal was set in motion when a bystander mistook his black case for his...

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Arkansas sheriff: Not mocking Colin Kaepernick with Nike-shirt mugshots

Was the Union County (Ark.) Sheriff's Office mocking Colin Kaepernick by making people it arrested wear Nike shirts in their mugshots?

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Florida inmates volunteer to clear Hurricane Michael debris

Inmates at a county jail in Florida volunteered to clean debris left in the wake of Michael, the strongest hurricane to hit the continental U.S. in more than a decade.

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Meet N.J.'s newest addition to the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list

Investigators hope heightening the profile of the accused killer will lead to his capture Lamont Stephenson has been on the run for almost four years as a prime suspect in the October 2014 killing of his fiancee and her dog in Newark. Now, the FBI is raising the stakes in the search for the...

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10,000 N.J. voters got mail-in ballots with errors in them

The Middlesex County Clerk's office says it's been strapped by the state's new vote-by-mail policy. About 10,000 of the vote-by-mail ballots that the Middlesex County Clerk's office sent out last weekend contained errors in the recipients' addresses, authorities said. County Clerk...

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An Illinois high school student accused of shooting a classmate last year has been sentenced to juvenile prison, with the possibility of adult prison if he commits other crimes. The Journal Gazette and Times-Courier reports that the 15-year-old boy was sentenced Thursday by Coles County Circuit...

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Florida inmates volunteer to clear Hurricane Michael debris

Inmates at a county jail in Florida volunteered to clean debris left in the wake of Michael, the strongest hurricane to hit the continental US in more than a decade. The Walton County Sheriff’s Office tweeted photos Thursday of deputies and inmates in prison stripes “clearing the way” in...

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Murder trial shocker: Witness who identified killer now says 'it was a lie'

A key witness recanted sworn statements made to police today on the stand at the murder trial of a Jersey City man. JERSEY CITY -- A key prosecution witness who identified the man on trial for murder as the killer eight years ago recanted his sworn statement Thursday -- at first saying he didn't...

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Lindsey Buckingham Sues Fleetwood Mac Over His Firing

They’ll always have “Silver Springs.” Former Fleetwood Mac lead guitarist and singer Lindsey Buckingham filed a lawsuit against his bandmates after he was fired from their tour, Us Weekly confirms. Buckingham, 69, claims in court documents filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court and...

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Pizza festival, wine tasting, and races in Hudson County this weekend

Hundreds of old and new world wines from around the globe will be offered at the Jersey City Wine Fest. Pizza festival takes over Hoboken Pizza lovers can sample slices from the best pizzerias in Hoboken on Saturday, Oct 13, at the 2nd annual Hoboken Pizza Fest at Our Lady of Grace Church. The event...

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Feds bust up drug gang that threatened murder, 'dancing with the devil' on Facebook

The Famous Boyz sold fentanyl-laced heroin and warned snitches on social media, 'there gone (sic) be a murder,' feds say Federal prosecutors have charged 17 alleged members and associates of a Bloods street gang in Newark in a drug trafficking conspiracy authorities say used threats of...

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Man pleads guilty to hitting Lakewood police officer with car during escape attempt

A 24-year-old man has pleaded guilty to first-degree assault and leaving the scene of an accident in Jefferson County District Court after he crashed a stolen car into a Lakewood police K-9 officer and sped away.

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