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Prosecutors: Off-Duty Jersey City Cops’ Death Doesn’t Appear To Be Suspicious

Prosecutors said that the death of an off-duty police officer whose body was found inside her northern New Jersey home this weekend does not appear to be suspicious.


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Jersey City Boy, 14, To Be Charged With Manslaughter In Fatal Shooting Of Half Brother

Police believe the older boy was playing with the gun when he accidentally shot his brother Hassan George in the chest with a gun belonging to his mother Sarrah Green-Sims, who is a corrections officer.


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Prosecutor: Retired Jersey City Cop Died In Botched Burglary

Authorities say 68-year-old Frank Goggan, who was on the force more than 30 years, was discovered face-down on the living room floor at his home on Seaview Avenue on Thursday.


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Authorities Recover Body Of Man Missing In Union City 8-Alarm Blaze

Evaristo Guerra-Buxadera of West New York was found in the basement of the building on Bergenline Avenue where the fire started Wednesday night.


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Arraignment For Steven Acuna, Accused Of Killing Jersey City Mom, Delayed

Steven Acuna’s first court appearance has now been put off until Tuesday afternoon after he was taken to the hospital for an undisclosed medical condition.


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Officials: Husband May Have Strangled Jersey City Woman

Police say Steven Acuna has been charged with murder after what is believed to be the remains of his wife, 32-year-old Randy “Amanda” Lehrer, were found in a 55-gallon cement-filled drum on Friday.


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Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Mother, Father And 3-Year-Old Niece In Harrison, N.J.

Hudson County Prosecutor Edward DeFazio said the man stabbed the three and then walked to the Harrison police station, where he was arrested.


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Suspect Fatally Shot By Jersey City Police Officer

Hudson County Prosecutor Edward DeFazio said Officer Luis Mecka was responding to reports of shots fired when he saw 28-year-old Deron Kittrell, who appeared to have a gun.


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New Jersey Woman Charged With Beating, Abandoning Newborn Near Weehawken H.S.

A court-appointed lawyer for 37-year-old Tamara Reyes of Weehawken entered a not guilty plea for her Wednesday in a Jersey City court.


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Suspect In Jersey City Fatal Shooting, Carjacking Surrenders To Police

A Jersey City man charged in the shooting death of a U.S. Marine during a carjacking this week has turned himself in to authorities.


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Prosecutors Probing Death Of Northern NJ Toddler

Prosecutors in northern New Jersey are investigating the death of a toddler who died several days after apparently being injured at home.


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Suspect Charged In Union City Slaying

Hudson County authorities say a man who reported finding a friend’s body inside his apartment will now likely face charges in the man’s death.