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NJ Educator Quits Amid Accusations He Secretely Recorded Teens In Shower

Patrick Lott, 54, was an assistant principal at the Bernardsville Middle School, but he had been placed on an unpaid leave of absence after being arrested last December.


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Authorities: Inmate Dies After Fight At Nassau County Jail

Sheriff Michael Sposato says the other inmate involved in the jailhouse quarrel could face charges.


Police: NJ Woman Gets Rescued After Posting To Facebook

Police say the 30-year-old south Jersey woman wrote in the message that she was being held against her will. Her brother called authorities in south Jersey, who notified Hackensack police.


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Report: NJ Man Fatally Beat Wife After Dispute Over Counseling

Leo Moran faces murder charges in the death of his 74-year-old wife, Charlotte, who was beaten multiple times in their Chester Township home.


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Nassau County Jail Guard Kim Wolfe Pleads Guilty To Murder

Wolfe entered the plea to two counts of murder, one count of kidnapping, assault and a weapons charge. The judge said he will sentence her to 22 years to life in prison on Nov. 2.


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Casey Anthony, Acquitted Of Murder, Freed From Jail

Anthony, wearing a pink T-shirt with blue jeans, left the jail at 12:14 a.m. with her attorney, Jose Baez. She was given $537.68 in cash from her jail account and escorted outside. She said nothing to reporters and others gathered outside.


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NJ Man Charged With Shooting Girlfriend To Death

Bail was set at $1 million for Abdul Shahid Aziz, who surrendered to city police Saturday. The 45-year-old Elizabeth resident was being held in the county jail, and officials didn’t know if he had retained a lawyer.


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Authorities: NJ Jail Inmate Commits Suicide

Monmouth County said a corrections officer found 18-year-old Zachery Sullivan in the county jail’s shower area. The death wasn’t considered suspicious, but an autopsy will be conducted.


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Southampton Village Bans Plastic Bags

The Southampton Village board voted 5-0 for the ban. Merchants have six months to start using paper or reusable bags.


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Plaxico To Leave Jail Three Months Early

Former New York Giants Super Bowl star Plaxico Burress is to get out of prison in June, after officials agreed Friday to shave about three months off his time behind bars in a gun case.


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Nassau County D.A. Wants Review Of Inmate Suicides

The district attorney wants a review of conditions at Long Island’s Nassau County Jail after four inmate suicides in a year.


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Crime Runs In The Family For Westchester Duo

Like father, like son – or the other way around?


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Arsonist Jailed For Probation Violation

Elizabeth Peters of Little Egg Harbor received a three-year term because recent random testing showed she had violated her probation — for the second time — by consuming alcohol.


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Suspect In Elderly Rape Under Arrest

Shon Holland was accused of sexually assaulting the 79-year-old Alzheimer’s patient inside her Westchester Square apartment building in July.


Philip Markoff reportedly wrote two words with his blood inside his jail cell before he died. (credit: AP)

Report: ‘Craigslist Killer’ Wrote Inside Jail Cell With Own Blood

Two words, written in his own blood, appeared to be a final message from the alleged Craigslist killer.