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Ravens’ Running Back Rice Gets Initial OK For Diversionary Court Program

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has received initial approval to enter a court program that could result in dismissal of an assault charge against him in New Jersey.

05/20/2014

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Bail Raised For Babysitter Charged In Death Of Girl, 4, In Newark

Bail was raised to $500,000 Friday for a babysitter charged in the death of a 4-year-old Newark girl who police said was crushed by a bed.

05/09/2014

Sakita Covington (credit: Handout)

Babysitter Charged In Death Of 4-Year-Old Newark Girl

A babysitter has been charged with aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child in connection with the death of a 4-year-old Newark girl.

05/08/2014

Ray Rice (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Ravens Running Back Ray Rice Offered Deal In Assault Case

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has been offered a plea bargain that would spare him jail time if he participates in anger-management counseling.

05/01/2014

Detectives walks Hayden Holder, 29, out from 106 Precinct on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. He was arrested for allegedly beating off-duty NYPD officer Mohammed Deen  in Queens. (credit: Riyad Hasan)

Charges Reduced For Man Accused In Beating Of Off-Duty NYPD Cop

Hayden Holder, 29, was originally charged with attempted murder in the Nov. 17 beating of off-duty NYPD Sgt. Mohammed Deen. He now stands charged with aggravated assault and remains held without bail.

03/03/2014

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Police: Adrian Peterson’s 2-Year-Old Son Dies Following Beating

The man accused in the case, Joseph Patterson, 27, was initially charged in Lincoln County with aggravated assault and aggravated battery on an infant, but those charges could be reviewed in light of the boy’s death, NFL.com reported.

10/11/2013

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Man Shot By Off-Duty Cop During Alleged Break-In Attempt

A northern New Jersey man was shot and wounded by an off-duty East Orange police officer when he allegedly tried to break into the officer’s vehicle.

08/10/2013

Michael Bell

N.J. Father Facing Murder Charges After Badly Beaten 3-Month-Old Dies

34-year-old Michael Bell of Plainfield was arrested late Saturday night near Penn Station in Newark. Bell fled after allegedly assaulting his 3-month-old son.

05/14/2013

Michael Bell

NJ Man Accused Of Beating Infant Son Caught By Police

Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow says 34-year-old Michael Bell of Plainfield was arrested late Saturday night near Penn Station in Newark, where he was planning to take a bus to an undisclosed site.

05/12/2013

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Prosecutors Add Manslaughter Charge Against Mother Accused Of Beating Infant To Death

According to prosecutors, Karen Stewart, 21, of Prospect Park allegedly beat the boy to death because he would not stop crying.

04/02/2013

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Four Stabbed, One Charged In N.J. Nightclub Brawl

During the brawl, 32-year-old Daniel Skillings of Sicklerville allegedly stabbed the four victims, who were all treated at a hospital and later released.

03/31/2013

Jessica Marcus

Woman Accused Of Deliberately Hitting N.J. High School Teacher With Car

A high school teacher in Clifton, N.J., was recovering Monday night after allegedly being hit by a driver during a school evacuation.

03/11/2013

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2 Suspects Charged With Setting Man On Fire In Newark

Two men have been charged with setting a Newark man on fire after he allegedly tried to break into their van earlier this weekend.

02/17/2013

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Man Accused Of Shooting Off-Duty NYPD Detective In Manalapan Surrenders

Authorities in New Jersey said a man suspected of shooting and wounding an off-duty NYPD detective in Manalapan has surrendered.

08/12/2012

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New Rochelle Offers Explanation For City’s Spiking Crime Stats

The crime numbers coming out of New Rochelle are a bit eye popping. There has been a 279 percent increase for aggravated assault, but officials say the new statistics need some context.

03/13/2012

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