Indian man charged in alleged human smuggling operation
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal authorities say an Indian national conspired to smuggle foreign citizens into the U.S. on commercial airline flights.
An indictment unsealed Monday alleges Bhavin Patel was part of a smuggling operation that recruited Indian nationals and others who would pay ...
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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark’s University Hospital suffers from a failure in leadership, insufficient oversight and a lack of strategic planning, according to a report released Monday.
The monitor’s report on the public hospital was commissioned by Gov. Phil Murphy last summer after its bond ...
Former health care executive charged with securities fraud
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A British national has been charged in a plot to defraud investors out of hundreds of millions of dollars in connection with a health care company.
The U.S. attorney’s office says Pavandeep Bakhshi was arrested at New York’s JFK Airport over the weekend. He’s scheduled ...
Man who crashed car, barricaded in home faces charges
LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — A man who barricaded himself inside a home after a car chase with police has been charged with robbery, burglary, carjacking and other offenses.
Police say Willie Wright of Newark tried to carjack a car at gunpoint Sunday morning at a shopping center in Linden but was ...
Newark police detail drug seizures totaling more than $500K
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Police in Newark are giving details on seizures that yielded more than $500,000 in illegal drugs.
The raids last Friday at two locations in the city produced 2,700 grams of heroin, 1,900 grams of cocaine and 3,000 grams of marijuana.
The heroin is estimated to be ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Once Terance Mann sorted out his torn jersey, he powered Florida State to another victory.
Mann scored 20 points, reserve David Nichols had 16 and the 11th-ranked Seminoles beat Connecticut 79-71 on Saturday night in the second game of the Never Forget Tribute ...
Garbage truck driver charged in deadly hit-an-run accident
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a garbage truck driver fatally struck a man who was crossing a street and then fled the scene.
Essex County prosecutors say 53-year-old Napoleon Tolbert faces charges of leaving the scene of a fatal crash and failure to render aid to an injured victim ...
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn basketball coach Dan Hurley was teaching high school history at St. Benedict’s in Newark, New Jersey on Sept. 11, 2001, when he looked out the window and saw smoke rising from the World Trade Center across the Hudson River in New York.
“I remember probably within ...
New commission seeks to stem gentrification in Newark
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s largest city is forming a commission to make sure new development in the city doesn’t displace poor and working-class residents.
The Equitable Growth Advisory Committee is expected be formed early in 2019.
It seeks to combat a trend that has seen a ...
Embattled University Hospital CEO resigning amid criticism
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The CEO of a New Jersey hospital has resigned following an outbreak that may have claimed the lives of three infants.
John Kastanis’ departure from University Hospital in Newark was announced Thursday. He will formally leave his post Dec. 14.
The announcement came ...
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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) _ IDT Corp. (IDT) on Tuesday reported a loss of $1.5 million in its fiscal first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Newark, New Jersey-based company said it had a loss of 6 cents. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs and stock option expense, were 2 cents per ...
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A man convicted in a fatal home invasion that ended with the residence in flames has been sentenced to 60 years in state prison.
Richard Busby had been convicted in September on felony murder, attempted murder and robbery charges stemming from the July 2011 incident ...
Complaint filed vs. judge who jailed woman for ‘disrespect’
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey municipal court judge is being called out for jailing a woman after he accused her of being “disrespectful” in court.
A complaint filed this week by a state advisory committee alleges Newark Municipal Court Judge Marvin Adames improperly held the woman in ...
Prosecutors: Man attacked, killed mother in her Newark home
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a Newark man attacked and killed his mother in her city home.
Essex County prosecutors say 38-year-old Al Andre Cowart faces murder and weapons charges in the death of 64-year-old Janet Cowart.
They say the attack occurred around 5:20 p.m. ...
Authorities: Men killed in fiery crash were fleeing police
GLEN RIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a fiery crash that killed two men in northern New Jersey occurred shortly after the driver had fled from a traffic stop.
Essex County prosecutors say Montclair police tried to stop the car driven by Galo Flores on Monday night, but he instead drove ...
Authorities identify 2 men killed in fiery New Jersey crash
GLEN RIDGE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two men killed in a fiery crash in northern New Jersey this week.
Essex County prosecutors say a car driven by Galo Flores struck a light pole around 10 p.m. Monday in Glen Ridge. The impact caused the car to hit a tree and ...
2 premature infants with bacterial infection die in NJ
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials say two premature infants with a bacterial infection have died.
The Health Department is investigating the A. baumannii outbreak at University Hospital in Newark and said Tuesday that the infants had confirmed cases of the bacteria.
They died ...
Signal failure suspends PATH trains in, out of New York
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A signal failure has suspended PATH trains in both directions between New Jersey and New York.
The failure occurred early Tuesday afternoon.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says PATH tickets are being cross-honored by New Jersey Transit at New York ...
Ex-cop gets 42 months for striking suspect with flashlight
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey police officer who beat a man with a flashlight during an arrest has been sentenced to 42 months in prison.
NJ.com reports 48-year-old ...
Cardinal: New Jersey will release names of accused priests
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Catholic church in New Jersey will release the names of priests credibly accused of abusing children early next year, in conjunction with the state attorney general’s office’s investigation, the church’s highest-ranking cleric announced Monday.
Archbishop Cardinal ...
Newark mayor defends actions in city water crisis
Newark mayor defends actions in city’s water crisis
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The mayor of New Jersey’s largest city denounced comparisons Thursday between high lead levels affecting as many as 18,000 residences and the recent crisis in Flint, Michigan, as the city faces a long and costly cleanup and replacement effort.
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka ...
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NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Police say a woman has been fatally shot at an apartment in Ohio and her fiance has been arrested on a charge of aggravated murder.
Newark police say they were called to the apartment around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and found 20-year-old Sierra Beal dead of a gunshot ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) _ Prudential Financial Inc. (PRU) on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $1.67 billion.
On a per-share basis, the Newark, New Jersey-based company said it had net income of $3.90. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to $3.15 per share.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man given a prison term as a juvenile in a homicide has been sentenced to 25 years in New Jersey state prison in another homicide.
Essex County prosecutors said 43-year-old Mustafa Hill previously pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter and illegal gun ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) _ Genie Energy Ltd. (GNE) on Monday reported third-quarter profit of $5.9 million.
On a per-share basis, the Newark, New Jersey-based company said it had profit of 21 cents.
The provider of oil and gas energy services posted revenue of $71.8 million in the ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man who worked at a small grocery store his daughter owned in New Jersey’s largest city has admitted his role in a food stamps for cash scheme that cheated the government out of more than $885,000.
Manuel Venegas pleaded guilty Tuesday to a fraud count. The ...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The company that owns the NHL’s New Jersey Devils, the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and a major New Jersey sports arena is going all in on promoting sports betting.
Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertainment on Tuesday announced its second deal in five days to open a ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An investigation into the death of a 68-year-old New Jersey woman who died this summer after her electricity was turned off has found that “human errors and systemic failures” led to a delay in restoring power at the home.
The Public Service Enterprise Group company ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) _ Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (PEG) on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $412 million.
The Newark, New Jersey-based company said it had net income of 81 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, came to 95 cents per share.
2 bear hunt opponents ticketed after bear freed from trap
VERNON, N.J. (AP) — State officials have ticketed two bear hunt opponents with freeing a young bear from a trap in New Jersey.
The BEAR Group released a short video on its Facebook page on which it says a cub can be ...
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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Health officials are investigating bacterial infections in the neonatal intensive care unit at a New Jersey hospital following the death of a premature baby.
The state health department has found four Acinetobacter baumannii cases at University Hospital in Newark since ...
Bookmaker opens sports lounge in Devils hockey arena
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s rapidly growing sports betting market is extending its reach into a professional hockey arena, even as it adds a seventh Atlantic City casino to the fold.
Bookmaker William Hill US said it plans to open a sports lounge Thursday night at Newark’s ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The former treasurer for Newark Mayor Ras Baraka’s election campaign is headed to prison for embezzling more than $220,000 by writing phony checks in the names of consultants and vendors for services that were never performed.
Frederick Murphy Jr. received a 30-month ...
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Transit train conductor took off his tie and used it as a leash to rescue a wayward dog named Shelby on the tracks.
NJ Transit spokesman Jim Smith tells
Foster father indicted on murder charge in boy’s death
NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A man whose 5-year-old foster son died after sustaining severe head trauma and bruises has been indicted on charges of murder and involuntary manslaughter in the boy’s death.
Thirty-year-old Kenneth Schulz, of Newark, was indicted in June on child endangering charges ...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New York City woman who admitted trafficking $3 million worth of counterfeit goods including knockoff Louis Vuitton handbags through a New Jersey port is headed to prison.
Xiao Xia Zha received an 18-month sentence Monday.
Federal prosecutors say that from ...
NEWARK, Ohio (AP) _ Park National Corp. (PRK) on Monday reported third-quarter profit of $24.8 million.
The Newark, Ohio-based bank said it had earnings of $1.56 per share.
The financial services holding company posted revenue of $104.3 million in the period. Its revenue net of ...
Hot coals blamed for damaging 7 cars in stadium lot
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Hot coals left by tailgaters are blamed for fires that damaged seven vehicles at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium parking lot.
It happened Sunday during the game between New York Jets and Minnesota Vikings.
State Trooper Alejandro Goez tells the
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Newark man convicted in fatal shooting of robbery victim
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A jury has convicted a Newark man in the fatal shooting of a robbery victim.
The victim, 24-year-old Shakime Peppers was sitting on his stoop on June 20, 2015 when two men approached and robbed him and another man.
As Peppers tried to run away, he was shot in the ...
Students warned against insulting future Catholic priests
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Seton Hall University is reminding students to be civil to future Catholic priests.
Seminarians at New Jersey’s largest Catholic university have been the target of expletives and insults as a result of the priest sex abuse scandal.
In a letter to the campus ...
Federal monitor’s report gives Newark police mixed grades
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark’s police department deserves praise for increasing its use of body cameras and for adopting new policies but is lagging in training, community engagement and responding to domestic violence claims, according to a two-year status report by a federal monitor overseeing ...