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Arrest Made in Sexual Assault, Murder of New Jersey Jogger

Arrest Made in Sexual Assault, Murder of New Jersey JoggerA man was arrested Sunday in the sexual assault and murder of a jogger whose body was found in a lake at Lincoln Park, according to prosecutors.



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Organized crime has a long history at the Jersey Shore

Organized crime has a long history at the Jersey ShoreArrest in death of reputed Gambino family boss in New Jersey is reminder supposed mobsters have lived – and worked – at the Shore since Prohibition.



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High court declines New Jersey preservation grants case

High court declines New Jersey preservation grants caseWASHINGTON (AP) — Three conservative Supreme Court justices say barring synagogues, temples, churches and mosques from programs that award money for preservation work is discrimination.



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New Jersey Makes Bid for Amazon HQ2 After Company Pulls Out of New York

New Jersey Makes Bid for Amazon HQ2 After Company Pulls Out of New YorkOn the first full day after Amazon scrapped its plans to open its second headquarters in Queens, New Jersey made it very clear that it wants as many of the company`s jobs as possible to be added in the Garden State.



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Catholic dioceses in New Jersey release names of accused priests

Catholic dioceses in New Jersey release names of accused priestsThe disclosure was the result of an internal investigation of archdiocese records and all of the priests and deacons listed have previously been reported to law enforcement and none remain in the ministry, Newark Archbishop Cardinal Joseph Tobin said in a statement. New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal formed a task force in September to investigate allegations of sexual abuse by members of the clergy in his state, along with any efforts to cover up such abuse. “I am pleased to see that our task force’s grand jury investigation has prompted the dioceses to finally take some measures to hold predator priests accountable,” Grewal said in a statement on Wednesday.



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New Jersey man accused of staging a slip-and-fall incident at business

New Jersey man accused of staging a slip-and-fall incident at businessA 57-year-old man is facing insurance fraud and other charges in connection with allegedly staging a slip and fall incident at a local business.



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'Don't Tip Immigrants': New Jersey restaurant owner shocked by anti-immigrant message left on bill

'Don't Tip Immigrants': New Jersey restaurant owner shocked by anti-immigrant message left on billCouple discriminated against Spanish-speaking server, left no tip.



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State of emergency declared in Pennsylvania, New Jersey as Midwest, Northeast rush to finalize snowstorm preparations

State of emergency declared in Pennsylvania, New Jersey as  Midwest, Northeast rush to finalize snowstorm preparationsA major snowstorm is moving through the Midwest into the Northeast through this weekend, dumping mass amounts of snow and creating treacherous travel. Local officials warn communities to prepare ahead of the dangerous winter storm.



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Suspect shot by police dies after standoff at New Jersey UPS facility

Suspect shot by police dies after standoff at New Jersey UPS facilityA 39-year-old gunman opened fire at a United Parcel Service Inc facility in New Jersey and held two employees hostage for hours on Monday before police fatally shot him, officials said. William Owens barricaded himself and two women inside the sorting facility in Logan Township and police sent a heavily armed SWAT team to the location, about 25 miles (40 km) southwest of downtown Philadelphia, the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office said in a statement. The gunman apparently had known at least one of the women, Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore told reporters.



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Two women rescued after being taken hostage at UPS warehouse in New Jersey

Two women rescued after being taken hostage at UPS warehouse in New JerseyTwo women have been rescued after being taken hostage at a UPS facility in New Jersey, a local prosecutor has said. The women, both UPS employees, were not seriously injured during the hours-long standoff, Gloucester County Prosecutor Charles Fiore said at a news conference. The suspect has been apprehended after the incident at the UPS processing facility in Logan Township.



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