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Dec 5, 2018

Pagans Biker Gets Life in Murder-for-Hire of NJ Radio Show Host

Pagans Biker Gets Life in Murder-for-Hire of NJ Radio Show Host

A man convicted in the slaying of a New Jersey radio show host in an alleged plot to prevent her from exposing a drug ring will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Apr 19, 2018

Not Guilty Plea in NJ Radio Show Host's Murder-for-Hire

Not Guilty Plea in NJ Radio Show Host's Murder-for-Hire

A man charged in the death of a radio host who authorities say was killed to keep her from exposing a drug distribution ring her doctor husband was running with an outlaw biker gang has pleaded not guilty...

Apr 4, 2018

7 Indicted in Connection With NJ Radio Show Host's Killing

7 Indicted in Connection With NJ Radio Show Host's Killing

Seven people have been indicted in connection with the slaying of a New Jersey radio show host whose murder was allegedly arranged by her late husband to prevent her from exposing an illegal drug ring he...

Jan 11, 2018

NJ Doctor Charged With Having Wife Killed to Protect Drug Ring

NJ Doctor Charged With Having Wife Killed to Protect Drug Ring

A New Jersey doctor running an illegal prescription opioid drug ring with a motorcycle gang had a member hire someone to kill his wife after she threatened to expose the scheme while trying to force him to agree...

May 12, 2012

NJ Radio Host's Murder Not Random: DA

NJ Radio Host's Murder Not Random: DA

Hours after New Jersey radio host April Kauffman was found dead in her bedroom -- shot multiple times -- police said they do not think her killing was random.

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