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N.J. Man Gets 15 Years For Sexually Assaulting 6-Year-Old Girl

A New Jersey man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl.


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Authorities: Two Suspects Arrested In Irvington Sex Assault

The victim, an 18-year-old college student, was attacked around 7:30 p.m. Monday as she was returning home from school, authorities said.



Church Pastor’s Death In Fairfield Ruled Accidental

Investigators say the death of a church pastor who drowned in a northern New Jersey hotel pool this weekend appears to have been an accident.


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Wedding Guest Charged With Trying To Steal Gifts From Couple

A wedding guest was arrested Saturday night for trying to steal gifts from the newly married couple. Suffolk County police arrested 18-year-old Omar Santiago of Irvington, N.J. a short distance from West Sayville Country Club just before midnight Saturday.


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Prosecutors: 13-Year-Old Boy Killed In Irvington Crash After Police Chase

The incident began around 10 p.m. when Irvington Police spotted a vehicle that had been carjacked earlier in the day, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office said.


Venette Ovilde, left, also known as Krisla Rezireksyon, and Myriam Janvier appear in court on July 17, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Irvington Women, Accused Of Starving 8-Year-Old To Death, Plead Not Guilty

Attorneys enter the pleas on behalf of Venette Ovilde, also known as Krisla Rezireksyon, and Myriam Janvier, on Tuesday.


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NJ Woman Accused Of Starving Daughter To Death Indicted

On Friday, the Essex County prosecutor’s office announced the 38-count indictment against Venette Ovilde, also known as Krisla Rezireksyon, in the death of her 8-year-old daughter, Christiana Glenn.


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Tragic End For 2 Missing Swimmers In New Jersey

The body of the second of two swimmers who went missing along different areas of the Jersey shore has been recovered.


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One Shot To Death, Another Wounded At Club Sensations In Newark

Prosecutors said that one man was shot to death and a security guard was wounded when gunfire erupted at a social club in northern New Jersey. It was not immediately clear what caused the shootings at Club Sensations in Newark.


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Irvington Police Find Missing Brothers After Desperate Search

Between 40 and 50 officers had been canvassing an Irvington neighborhood looking for the boys who hadn’t been seen since 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.


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Gov. Christie Well-Received At Irvington Town Hall Meeting

Gov. Chris Christie received a friendly reception Thursday at a town hall meeting in an area of the state where he has fewer supporters.


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Officials Investigating After Vacant Irvington House Goes Up In Flames

Officials are investigating a major fire in New Jersey that kept firefighters busy for hours and might have been set on purpose.


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Irvington Fire Forces Elderly Man From His Home

By the time firefighters arrived on the scene, two buildings were fully engulfed in flames. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.


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Police: Body Believed To Be That Of Missing Westchester Woman Betty Iannarelli

Police say the body of a woman found in a wooded area in Westchester County is believed to be that of an 84-year-old woman missing for a month.


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Philander Hampton Admits To Murdering Newark Teens In 1978

A New Jersey man pleaded guilty Tuesday to murdering five teenagers in 1978 in what was one of the state’s longest-running cold cases.