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  1. Pair Bound For Federal Pen For Swiping $250G From Tristate Home Depots

    Pair Bound For Federal Pen For Swiping $250G From Tristate Home Depots

    Two Brooklyn men were sentenced to federal prison terms Monday for fleecing Home Depots in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and elswhere of more than $250,000 through an elaborate double-dipping scheme.Renauld Medard, 75, got 30 months and and 31-year-old Wesly Dieudonne 28 months from a U.S. District Court Judge Anne E. Thompson, who convicted both of wire fraud and conspiracy after a ...

  2. Exhaust Fumes Kill Couple In Car In New Jersey

    Exhaust Fumes Kill Couple In Car In New Jersey

    HACKENSACK, N.J. -- A couple whose bodies were found in an SUV parked on a Hackensack street Friday morning died of carbon monoxide poisoning, authorities confirmed.The bodies of the 29-year-old Hackensack man and a New York City woman, 24, were discovered around 8:20 a.m. in a 2003 Chevrolet Tracker with New York license plates. It was parked on Overlook Avenue across from the ...

  3. Off-Duty New Jersey Police Officer Found Shot Dead In Car

    Off-Duty New Jersey Police Officer Found Shot Dead In Car

    An off-duty New Jersey police officer was found shot to death in his personal car Monday morning.Police found him dead of a gunshot wound outside what once was the Amboys Cinemas off Route 9 and the Garden State Parkway around 7:15 a.m., Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said.The nine-year veteran was off duty, Carey said. "The Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office is ...

  4. New Jersey Boy, 11, Finds Parents Shot Dead In Murder-Suicide

    New Jersey Boy, 11, Finds Parents Shot Dead In Murder-Suicide

    BERGENFIELD, N.J. — An 11-year-old Bergenfield, N.J., boy found his parents dead Saturday morning in what authorities called a murder-suicide in a home across the street from the local high school. The couple has a history of domestic issues.Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir Grewal said he was temporarily withholding identities of the parents until next of kin could be notified.Borough ...

  5. Uh-Oh: More Snow, Bethel, Newtown?

    Uh-Oh: More Snow, Bethel, Newtown?

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Fairfield County will enjoy mild weather through St. Patrick's Day, but cold air is coming -- and it might bring more snow. But it shouldn't stick.Temperatures in Connecticut will slide from the low 60s to the high 40s by Friday, with overnight lows will falling into the mid-20s by the weekend, AccuWeather reports. That will make it cold enough to "set the ...

  6. NJ Man Who Got Girl To Strip Online 'Growing Threat,' ICE Warns

    NJ Man Who Got Girl To Strip Online 'Growing Threat,' ICE Warns

    A South Jersey man on Monday admitted blackmailing a a 16-year-old Canadian girl into stripping naked on a webcam while he recorded her -- as part of what the Homeland Security authorities warned parents is a "growing threat."Michael Van Culin, 32, of Salem County, "stalked a number of underage girls on the Internet, blackmailing them into sending him sexually explicit ...

  7. Winds Blow Tractor-Trailer From One Side Of GWB To Other

    Winds Blow Tractor-Trailer From One Side Of GWB To Other

    FORT LEE, N.J. -- The upper level of the George Washington Bridge remained closed for several hours Wednesday night into Thursday morning after wind gusts blew a tractor-trailer onto its side -- in the opposite lanes.The rig was headed toward New York City when the winds hit it at 9:15 p.m., the Port Authority's Joseph Pentangelo told Daily Voice."The truck landed on the westbound ...

  8. New Jersey Man Describes Rescue Of Jumper From George Washington Bridge

    New Jersey Man Describes Rescue Of Jumper From George Washington Bridge

    RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- "My legs are broken," a woman who had jumped from the George Washington Bridge in a failed suicide attempt told Scott Koen of Rutherford before he helped pluck her from the Hudson River on Tuesday night.Koen -- whose boat has been used for rescues that included "Miracle on the Hudson" Flight 1549 -- was out on the water with members of New Square ...

  9. New Jersey Woman Survives Leap Off George Washington Bridge

    New Jersey Woman Survives Leap Off George Washington Bridge

    FORT LEE, N.J. -- A New Jersey woman jumped from the George Washington Bridge and survived Tuesday night -- a rarity in the annals of the span, authorities said.A boat chartered by New Square EMS that was in the area fished the 25-year-old woman from the Hudson River just north of the bridge's New York City base around 5 p.m. A witness reported seeing the Somerset County woman jump, the ...

  10. Navy: F-35 Fighters Caused Sonic Booms Felt Along Connecticut Coast

    Navy: F-35 Fighters Caused Sonic Booms Felt Along Connecticut Coast

    The sonic boom that rattled windows and led many people from Connecticut to New Jersey to believe there was an earthquake was caused by U.S. Navy test flights and maneuvers by F-35 strike fighters, the government said.Residents along the Connecticut shoreline reported feeling the tremors on Thursday afternoon."House rumbled and windows creaked noisily in Fairfield, CT," said ...

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