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Guns at a buyback event in Los Angeles (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Gun Buyback Planned For Next Weekend At Essex County Churches

The day after Valentine’s Day ill mark the start of a two day guns for cash exchange at six churches in Essex County.

01/31/2013

Generators in use after Sandy (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

N.J. State Police Worker Accused Of Posing As Inspector To Steal Generator

New Jersey authorities say a civilian state police employee posed as an inspector to coerce two South Carolina men into giving her a generator they were selling in the days after Superstorm Sandy.

01/15/2013

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NJ Authorities Announce Gun Seizures, Arrests From Weapons Crackdown Initiative

Law enforcement officials have been focusing on removing what are known as ‘community guns’ from the streets. Those weapons are often hidden in broken down cars, lamp posts or wooded areas in a park where kids could find them, according to authorities.

12/05/2012

People line up to fill gas canisters at a gas station in New Jersey on November 2, 2012. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

NJ AG Files Suits Against 10 More Businesses For Alleged Storm Price Gouging

Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa said Wednesday the second round of price gouging lawsuits are against seven hotels and three gas stations.

11/28/2012

Heroin (file/credit: Hassan Ammar/AFP/Getty Images)

Authorities In N.J. Smash Multi-State Heroin Ring

State Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa says the network was selling millions of dollars in heroin in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington.

11/20/2012

People line up to fill gas canisters at a gas station in New Jersey on November 2, 2012. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

AG Files Suits Against Gas Stations, Hotel In Northern NJ Alleging Storm Price Gouging

The gas stations are accused of raising pump prices anywhere from 17 to 59 percent higher during the state of emergency related to the storm. The hotel is accused of raising room rates by 32 percent.

11/09/2012

Roben Brookhim (credit: New Jersey Attorney General's Office)

Short Hills Man Accused Of Stealing Dead Dentist’s Identity

Roben Brookhim of Short Hills is accused of having seen patients at Associated Dental offices in New Providence, Springfield, West New York, and West Orange even though his dental license was revoked in 2004.

10/04/2012

Prom dresses from Red Carpet Pageant and Prom in Wayne, NJ to be auctioned off by the state on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012 (credit: theauctioneersgroup.com)

Contents Of Wayne Prom Dress Shop Being Auctioned By State

The state says Red Carpet Pageant and Prom in Wayne failed to deliver dresses to at least 16 customers who had paid in full or part. The transactions totaled $5,400.

08/22/2012

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12 NJ Jewelers Accused Of Ripping Off ‘Cash For Gold’ Customers

Officials allege the jewelers violated the law by failing to test and weigh the precious metals in front of customers, post prices and provide required receipts.

08/07/2012

Assemblyman Robert Schroeder (credit: New Jersey Legislature)

N.J. Assemblyman Robert Schroeder Accused Of Passing Bad Checks

Schroeder, 52, who lives in Washington Township and whose office is in Woodcliff Lake, has been arrested for allegedly writing bad checks worth close to $400,000.

08/03/2012

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Two N.J. Chimney, Gutter Cleaners Accused Of Ripping Off Customers

Customers filed over 50 complaints against Bergen County and Passaic County-based AAA Reliable and Old Reliable Construction.

08/02/2012

New Jersey State Police (file / credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

NJ State Troopers Charged In High-Speed Escort

Sgt. 1st Class Nadir Nassry and Trooper Joseph Ventrella are charged with tampering with public records. They’re accused of using tape to change their license plates before escorting the cars at high speeds down the Garden State Parkway in March.

07/27/2012

Red Carpet Prom dress shop in Wayne, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Consumer Affairs Impounds Merchandise At Wayne Prom Dress Shop

The state is working to help customers of The Red Carpet Pageant and Prom in Wayne to reclaim any dresses that they paid for.

06/08/2012

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NJ State Review: NYPD Didn’t Break Law In Surveillance Of Muslims

New Jersey officials say a three-month review has found that New York City police did not violate any New Jersey laws when they conducted surveillance of Muslim businesses, mosques and student groups.

05/24/2012

Dr. Richard Kaul (file / credit: New Jersey Spine & Rehabilitation Center)

Doctor Convicted Of Manslaughter Performs Back Surgery In North Jersey

The state Attorney General’s Office said Dr. Richard Kaul is putting the public in “imminent danger” while working out of a one-room surgical office in Pompton Lakes. A patient of his in England died during routine dental work.

05/09/2012

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