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Man caught up in child porn sweep gets 6-year prison term

Jan. 11, 2019 1:46 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A man who had more than 49,000 child porn videos and images on his desktop computer when he was caught up in a statewide sweep is now headed to state prison. Callen Kapschock received a six-year sentence Friday. The 56-year-old Hamilton Township (Mercer County) man must also register...

State employee sues New Jersey, man she accuses of assault

Jan. 7, 2019 4:28 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey employee who says Gov. Phil Murphy's staff botched the response to her allegations that a campaign staffer sexually assaulted her sued the alleged attacker and the state on Monday. Katie Brennan, the state housing finance agency's chief of staff, filed the suit in Mercer...

Man killed, firefighters injured in boarding home blaze

Jan. 4, 2019 12:23 AM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A man's body has been found after a house fire in New Jersey that injured four firefighters. The fire broke out at a 100-year-old home in Trenton around 1 a.m. Thursday. Fire Director Derrick Sawyer tells NJ.com the home had been illegally partitioned into apartments, making it...

'Aggressive panhandler' gets one-way ticket out of town

Jan. 3, 2019 10:11 AM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A panhandler known for his occasionally aggressive interactions with motorists in New Jersey's capital city has been relocated with the help of New Jersey Transit. The man known as Jose had been a familiar sight in recent years as he solicited money, food, clothing and alcohol several...

High water to keep Washington's crossing reenactors on land

Dec. 24, 2018 1:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON CROSSING, Pa. (AP) — The annual reenactment of George Washington's daring 1776 crossing of the Delaware River on Christmas Day has once again been left high and dry. Organizers announced Monday that the river crossing portion of the reenactment will not take place due to high river conditions...

Judge rules gas pipeline company can start taking land

Dec. 14, 2018 4:22 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A natural gas pipeline company seeking to build a line from Pennsylvania into New Jersey can go ahead with taking property and compensating landowners as part of the roughly $1.1 billion project, a federal judge in New Jersey ruled Friday. U.S. District Judge Brian Martinotti said...

Mom whose toddler was yanked by police resolves another case

Dec. 12, 2018 4:19 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A mother who was violently separated from her toddler by New York police in a widely viewed videotaped encounter agreed on Wednesday to do community service to resolve a separate legal case. A judge told Jazmine Headley, 23, that the charges will be dropped in her credit card fraud...

Correction: Cheaper EpiPen Rival story

Dec. 7, 2018 5:32 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — In a story Dec. 6 about a new alternative to EpiPen, The Associated Press reported erroneously that emergency allergy injector Auvi-Q was among products that had shortages because of an EpiPen shortage. Auvi-Q did not have shortages. A corrected version of the story is below: Generic...

Man gets 4-year sentence for robbing phone stores

Nov. 21, 2018 7:36 AM EST

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to four years in prison for a robbery spree that targeted phone stores in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Zeldrick Nance had previously pleaded guilty to the robberies of Metro PCS stores in Willingboro and Lumberton, New Jersey, and Levittown, Pennsylvania. The...