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  1. Businessman From Fairfield Admits Scamming Investors Out Of $5 Million

    Businessman From Fairfield Admits Scamming Investors Out Of $5 Million

    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- A former businessman from Fairfield admitted Tuesday in federal court in New Jersey that he scammed investors out of more than $5 million.James Trolice, 63, and Lee Vaccaro, 45, of Las Vegas, sold investors interests in companies that they claimed held securities that “gave holders the right to buy common stock at a specific price within a certain time frame,” Acting ...

  2. Missing CT Driver Killed By Tractor-Trailer On Route 80 In Saddle Brook

    Missing CT Driver Killed By Tractor-Trailer On Route 80 In Saddle Brook

    SADDLE BROOK, N.J. -- A 63-year-old Connecticut woman reported missing last week was killed when her car was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer on westbound Route 80 in Saddle Brook overnight Wednesday, State Police said.Laura Russo of Plainfield was driving a Hyundai Accent when it was hit by a Kenworth tractor-trailer at milepost 61.9, near the Garden State Parkway, just after 2:30 a.m., ...

  3. Driver Chased Through Bergen, Rockland, Westchester Caught In Hartford

    Driver Chased Through Bergen, Rockland, Westchester Caught In Hartford

    MAHWAH, N.J. -- A Connecticut man who led Mahwah and New York State police on a pair of high-speed chases was taken into custody when he showed up for court in Hartford on an unrelated matter Monday, authorities said.Mahwah Sgt. Michael Blondin said he tried stopping the black Toyota SUV after he saw it "speeding, tailgating and passing other vehicles unsafely" on northbound ...

  4. Victims Sought After Ex-Wilton Church Worker Charged With Youth Sex Assault

    Victims Sought After Ex-Wilton Church Worker Charged With Youth Sex Assault

    WILTON, Conn. — New Jersey authorities who charged a former Fairfield County man with repeatedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy he met on social media were searching for possible other victims.Ethan Z. Chandler, 42, who once worked part-time at Hope Church in Wilton, "sent nude photos of himself to at least three juveniles and may have been having sexual relations with a ...

  5. 1 Dead, 100 Injured As NJ Transit Train Crashes Into Hoboken Station

    1 Dead, 100 Injured As NJ Transit Train Crashes Into Hoboken Station

    UPDATE: One victim was confirmed dead, and a total of 108 people were injured after a speeding Pascack Valley line New Jersey Transit train from Spring Valley slammed through a wall at the Hoboken station during the Thursday morning rush, authorities said.The fatal victim "wasn't on the train but was killed by debris," Gov. Chris Christie said at a 2 p.m. news conference in ...

  6. Seen Them? FBI Says Men Left Explosives Night Of NYC Bombing

    Seen Them? FBI Says Men Left Explosives Night Of NYC Bombing

    The FBI on Tuesday released a clearer surveillance photo of two men who they said left an explosive device a few blocks from where one detonated on Sept. 17 in Manhattan's Chelsea section.The bureau also produced a surveillance camera image of a bag from which the pair "removed an improvised explosive device."Both men "then left the vicinity leaving the device behind but ...

  7. Have You Seen Them? FBI Says Pair Left Explosives Night Of NYC Bombing

    Have You Seen Them? FBI Says Pair Left Explosives Night Of NYC Bombing

    (UPDATE): The FBI on Sept. 27 released a clearer surveillance photo of two men who they said left an explosive device a few blocks from where one detonated on Sept. 17 in Manhattan's Chelsea section.The bureau also produced a surveillance camera image of a bag from which the pair "removed an improvised explosive device."Both men "then left the vicinity leaving the device ...

  8. Feds In NJ, NY Charge Rahami With Using Weapons Of Mass Destruction

    Feds In NJ, NY Charge Rahami With Using Weapons Of Mass Destruction

    Authorities in New Jersey and New York on Tuesday brought federal charges against Ahmad Khan Rahami for "conducting and attempting to conduct bombings in New York City and various locations in New Jersey" on Saturday and Sunday.Rahami, 28, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, is charged in U.S. District Court in Newark with two counts of using and attempting to use weapons of mass ...

  9. FBI Confirms Capture Of Afghani Native Sought In Bombings After Shootout

    FBI Confirms Capture Of Afghani Native Sought In Bombings After Shootout

    UPDATE: Authorities in Union County charged the man suspected in a weekend bombing spree in New Jersey and New York with five counts of attempted murder of a law enforcement officer after he was wounded in a shootout with police Monday morning in Linden.Ahmad Khan Rahami was also charged with various weapons possession counts, Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park said. The 28-year-old ...

  10. NJ Police Arrest Afghanistan Native Sought In Bombings After Shootout

    NJ Police Arrest Afghanistan Native Sought In Bombings After Shootout

    UPDATE: The FBI on Monday afternoon confirmed the capture of a 28-year-old Elizabeth man wanted for questioning in connection with Saturday night's bombings in midtown Manhattan and Seaside Park, as well as several bombs found at a train station near his home, after a shootout in Linden.Investigators believe Ahmad Khan Rahami acted alone, FBI Assistant Director William Sweeney said ...

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