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2 Found Dead In Scotch Plains Home

Their names and further details on what caused their deaths were not immediately disclosed.

09/06/2014

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N.J. Man Who Performed Illegal Asbestos Removal Work Sentenced

A New Jersey man who performed unsafe asbestos removal work at several schools and homes has been sentenced to five years in prison.

08/23/2014

2 Women Killed, 2 Children Injured In N.J. Crash

State Police say two women were killed and two children were injured when their car and a pickup truck collided on the Garden State Parkway in southern New Jersey.

07/26/2014

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Union County Officials To Crack Down On Price-Gouging Gas Stations This Memorial Day Weekend

Officials in Union County, N.J. are on the lookout for price gouging as Memorial Day weekend gets underway Friday.

05/22/2014

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N.J. Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Kean University House Party Shooting

Shaquan Landrum, 25, of Hillside has been charged with four counts of attempted murder and also faces weapons charges stemming from the April 18 shooting at the off-campus Sigma Theta Chi fraternity house.

05/05/2014

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Two Killed When Car, Tractor-Trailer Collide On I-78 In Union County

Two people were killed when a car collided with a tractor-trailer in Union County, on Saturday.

05/03/2014

Prosecutors: NJ Man Carried Out ‘Simple Scheme’ To Steal $6 Million From Employer

Albert Thomson, 48, of Berkeley Heights, is accused of stealing $6 million from Elizabeth-based trucking company New England Motor Freight.

03/21/2014

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Missing Elizabeth, N.J. Mom Found Slain; Husband Charged With Murder

A mother from Elizabeth, N.J. has been found dead more than three weeks after she was reported missing, and her husband has been charged with her murder.

03/19/2014

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New Jersey Residents Continue To Dig Out Following Snowstorm

Some New Jersey residents say they feel like they’re buried in the white stuff.

02/14/2014

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New Jersey Woman Pleads Guilty To Stealing From Illegal Immigrants

Maritza Chavez, of Elizabeth, pleaded guilty to two separate indictments containing 26 counts overall of theft by deception.

01/28/2014

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Newark Man Charged In Shooting Of Off-Duty Police Officer

Taquan Ward is accused of shooting an off-duty South Plainfield officer multiple times on Dec. 2.

12/21/2013

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Former Plainfield Cop Convicted Of Misconduct

Samuel Woody, 43, faces up to 10 years in prison when he’s sentenced for official misconduct and criminal sexual contact.

12/12/2013

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Body Found In Elizabeth Prompts Homicide Investigation

Authorities say the death of a woman whose body was found in Elizabeth this weekend will be investigated as a homicide.

11/03/2013

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Authorities Continue Search For Body Of April Wyckoff

Authorities believe 43-year-old Matthew Ballister III killed 43-year-old April Wyckoff of Cranford in his Union Township home sometime on Tuesday evening.

10/26/2013

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25-Year-Old Man Allegedly Tried To Pose As Incoming Freshman At N.J. School

To avoid letting him know that they were suspicious school officials handed Walden, who was allegedly posing under the name Jason Burns, an enrollment pack and told him to bring the paperwork to his parents.

10/09/2013

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