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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.

07/16/2011

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Two New Jersey Colleges Warned By Accreditation Board

Essex County College and Kean University have been warned by the regional organization which grants accreditation for not having quality systems to track if school and student goals are being met.

07/06/2011

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Summit Considers Ban On Posting Photos Of Schoolchildren Online

Not every parent wants a picture or video of their child or children posted online.

06/20/2011

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Hillside, NJ Couple Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

Officials say the couple’s 15-year-old daughter found her mother unresponsive Saturday morning and called her grandmother who then called police.

06/12/2011

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2 Men Killed In Separate Newark Shootings

Two separate shootings Saturday killed two men and injured three people in Newark.

05/29/2011

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Union County Assemblyman Joe Cryan Wants To Decrease Wait Times At MVC Offices

Waiting 15 minutes or less at motor vehicle offices is the goal of a bill introduced by Union County Assemblyman Joe Cryan.

05/25/2011

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Summit, N.J. Considers Adding More Sidewalks To Make Walking Safer

Part of the appeal of upscale Summit is the shady streets, the impeccably maintained Colonials and Tudors, and the lush lawns that stretch right up to the curb.

05/04/2011

Communications clerk Angel Castro monitors a remote surveillance camera view in the newly-opened Surveillance Operations Center - Newark, NJ - July 1, 2008 - Photo: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

New Jersey Cities Getting Grants For Crime Fighting Technology

17 cities are getting federal grant money to install cameras and license plate readers, and people to check those systems.

04/06/2011

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NJ Man Accused Of Posing As Concert Promoter

Authorities said a Union County man posed as high-profile promoters for famous musicians and pocketed at least $100,000 from venues in Ohio and North Carolina.

03/10/2011

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MD Teen Facing Charges In NJ For Online Prank

The Union County Prosecutor’s Office plans to bring a Maryland teenager to New Jersey to face charges for sending out a message online threatening an NJ school.

02/09/2011

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Woman Found Dead Inside Union, N.J. Home

Police are investigating the murder of a 54-year-old New Jersey woman after her body was found inside her home by family members on Thursday afternoon.

11/18/2010

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Arrest Made In Fatal Shooting Of Elizabeth Woman

Yessenia Feliciano, 34, was gunned down down when she answered the door of her Elizabeth home early Sunday.

11/15/2010

Former New Jersey Assemblyman Neil Cohen (center) is seen at his sentencing - Trenton, NJ - Nov 4, 2010 - AP Photo/Mel Evans, Pool

Ex-Assemblyman Gets 5-Year Term For Child Porn

Neil Cohen will serve the term either in prison or a mental hospital. He must also register as a sex offender under Megan’s Law.

11/04/2010

NJ Woman Charged In 2 Heroin Overdose Deaths

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A 20-year-old New Jersey woman has been charged with selling heroin to two people who died after overdosing on the drug.

10/04/2010

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NJ Man Gets 94 Years For 2 Gang Slayings

Union County prosecutors said Edariel “Riddick” Melendez , whowas a member of the Crips street gang, received a 94-year term.

09/19/2010

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