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Sep 27, 2019

Getaway Driver in Fatal NJ Gas Station Robbery Pleads Guilty

Getaway Driver in Fatal NJ Gas Station Robbery Pleads Guilty

A 22-year-old South Carolina woman charged in connection with the armed robbery that resulted in the dealth of a Speedway Gas Station clerk in New Jersey late last year has pleaded guilty for her role as...

Sep 27, 2019

Contractor Sentenced for Fraud at NJ Military Bases

Contractor Sentenced for Fraud at NJ Military Bases

A Pennsylvania man who took kickbacks in a scheme involving construction projects at two New Jersey military bases is now headed to federal prison.

Sep 26, 2019

NJ Gas Station Clerk Makes Suspected Shoplifter Strip Naked

NJ Gas Station Clerk Makes Suspected Shoplifter Strip Naked

Authorities say a store clerk at a New Jersey gas station pointed a gun at a suspected shoplifter and forced him to strip naked.

Sep 26, 2019

NJ Health Aide Suspended for Ignoring Patient's Fatal Injury

NJ Health Aide Suspended for Ignoring Patient's Fatal Injury

New Jersey officials have temporarily suspended the certification of a home health aide accused of recklessly causing the death of an 85-year-old woman in her care at a nursing home

Sep 26, 2019

LI County Most Vigilant in Keeping Guns from Troubled People

LI County Most Vigilant in Keeping Guns from Troubled People

The county that covers the eastern half of Long Island is being more aggressive in using the state’s new “red flag” law than any other place in the state

Sep 26, 2019

Man Charged With Stabbing Ex-Girlfriend to Death at NY Mall

Man Charged With Stabbing Ex-Girlfriend to Death at NY Mall

A man who police say fatally stabbed his ex-girlfriend inside a mall in upstate New York has pleaded not guilty to murder

Sep 26, 2019

Ex-Mexican Prosecutor Sentenced to 20 Years in Drug Case

Ex-Mexican Prosecutor Sentenced to 20 Years in Drug Case

A former state attorney general from Mexico has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in a U.S. drug-trafficking case.

Sep 26, 2019

NY AG Sues Dunkin’ for ‘Glazing’ Over Cyberattacks

NY AG Sues Dunkin’ for ‘Glazing’ Over Cyberattacks

Dunkin' failed to notify nearly 20,000 customers that their accounts had been compromised and their information and personal funds were in jeopardy in 2015 – or accurately notify them once more when hackers...

Sep 26, 2019

3 Niagara Swimmers Allege Sexual Harassment in Lawsuit

3 Niagara Swimmers Allege Sexual Harassment in Lawsuit

Three members of Niagara University's women's swim and diving teams allege they were sexually harassed and bullied by members of the men's swim team in a lawsuit filed against the school.

Sep 26, 2019

DA: Fake Neuropsychologist Indicted for Treating NYC Kids

DA: Fake Neuropsychologist Indicted for Treating NYC Kids

A man claiming to be a neuropsychologist has been charged for allegedly treating at least a dozen patients, both children and adults, without a license, the Brooklyn District Attorney's office said Thursday.

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