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An Ocean County couple was sentenced to seven years in prison for using their home improvement companies to steal over $1.4 million from homeowners whose homes were damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

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Man who beat sex rap charged with trying to get 5-year-old girl into his Porsche

A Robbinsville man acquitted of sexual assault in 2014 has been charged with luring for trying to get a young girl into his vehicle in Trenton, authorities allege. A Robbinsville man acquitted of sexual assault in 2014 has been charged with luring for trying to get a young girl into his vehicle in...

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Most of the high school football games around Orange County on Friday night were rescheduled due to lightning. Lightning struck often in the distance to the north of Jim Scott Stadium, and the rain was heavy at times, but no thunder was heard as Estancia faced Orange. “We talked to the...

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Ex-3 Doors Down bassist gets 10 years on gun charge

Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Robert Krebs gave Todd Harrell the maximum penalty during a hearing Thursday.

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'Brain-eating amoeba' that killed N.J. man likely came from Texas water park

A New Jersey man who died from a rare "brain-eating amoeba " was likely exposed to it during his visit to a Texas water resort last month, health officials said Friday. WACO, Texas (AP) -- A New Jersey man who died from a rare "brain-eating amoeba " was likely exposed to it during his visit to a...

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Retire firefighter charged with sexually assaulting minor 20 years ago

Hugo Fleites now works as a fire instructor at two county fire academys A former Perth Amboy city firefighter who now works as a fire academy instructor was arrested Friday on charges he sexually assaulted a minor starting in 1998, the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office announced. Hugo Fleites ...

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Florida Homeless Man Accused of Molesting 6-Year-Old Girl at Hurricane Michael Emergency Shelter

A Florida homeless man was arrested Thursday after he allegedly sexually molested a six-year-old girl at a hurricane emergency shelter — and it was allegedly caught on tape. John Stapleton allegedly assaulted the young girl at Davidson Middle School in Crestview where locals, including the...

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6-Year-Old Was Abducted Through Family's Back Door in the Middle of the Night: 'It Shook Our Community'

A Utah man suspected of kidnapping, raping and murdering a 6-year-old girl in 2012 pleaded guilty on Thursday, PEOPLE confirms. Terry Lee Black, 47, entered Alford pleas to felony charges of aggravated murder, child kidnapping and rape of a child in Salt Lake County in the death of Sierra Newbold....

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Scream Town, Carver County strike deal to keep Halloween attraction open

Scream Town operators reached an agreement with the county that allows it to remain open but requires them to supply security.

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Husband Suspected in Wife's Murder Claimed to Be a Millionaire, Police Say — but Was It All a Lie?

Shanti Cooper-Tronnes and David Tronnes had only been married a year when she was killed in Florida — allegedly by her husband, though he maintains she fell in the bathroom. Newly released police interviews of the couple’s friends and family indicate that investigators may be narrowing in on a...

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A thunderstorm lit up the Southland sky Friday night, with rain falling widely across the region. Lightning struck palm trees at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos, setting six to 10 trees on fire, said Capt. Steve Concialdi of the Orange County Fire Authority. Fortunately, there were...

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Hunterdon County authorities seek Christopher Delcristo - fugitive of the week

The 31-year-old is wanted on narcotics charges, according to the Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office. Christopher Delcristo (Courtesy photo | For lehighvalleylive.com)  Christopher Delcristo, 31, is wanted on a narcotics charges, according to the Hunterdon County Prosecutor's Office....

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Warren County authorities seek Jaquan Simmons - fugitive of the week

The 22-year-old is wanted on aggravated assault and related charges, according to the Warren County Prosecutor's Office. Jaquan J. Simmons (Courtesy photo | For lehighvalleylive.com)  Jaquan J. Simmons, 22, is wanted on narcotics charges of aggravated assault, eluding and leaving the scene of...

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Man tried to cover up vice principal's death by tinkering with Facebook page, cops say

He allegedly changed posts to make it more difficult to find the driver accused of fatally striking the educator. Authorities have arrested a second man in connection with the death of a beloved vice principal. Sohjah Powell-Warner, authorities say, allegedly tried to hide online details about the...

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Officer, suspect identified in fatal Larimer County officer-involved shooting

Larimer County sheriff's Deputy Matthew Bordewick shot Travis M. Craven, who was armed with a handgun.

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