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NJ charges 9 in identity theft, vehicle and license fraud

Sep. 10, 2020 6:29 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey authorities have charged nine people with using stolen identities to obtain digital driver’s licenses which they used to fraudulently purchase and finance motor vehicles and water crafts worth more than $1.3 million in five states. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said...

Wayward emu captured running through New Jersey city

Aug. 13, 2020 11:15 AM EDT

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A wayward emu was taken to an animal shelter after it was captured while running through the streets of a northern New Jersey city. A woman spotted the long-legged bird on Tuesday morning in a residential neighborhood near Paterson's border with Totowa. Animal control officers managed...

A medical worker collects a sample after a patient self-administered a COVID-19 nasal swab test at a Walgreens pharmacy, Friday, July 31, 2020, in Newark, N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy says New Jersey’s coronavirus caseload and the rate of transmission have climbed higher and are “setting off alarms.

Airbnb shutters party houses in NJ amid COVID-19 clusters

Jul. 31, 2020 9:38 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Airbnb said Friday it's cracking down on party houses throughout New Jersey, suspending or removing altogether 35 listings, after state health officials warned house parties led to clusters of COVID-19 outbreaks. “We ban party houses and will not tolerate irresponsible behavior...

Man sought in teenage girl's slaying caught in Pennsylvania

Jul. 28, 2020 11:23 AM EDT

JERSEY CITY, N..J (AP) — A man wanted in the death of a 17-year-old girl gunned down on a northern New Jersey street earlier this month was captured early Tuesday in Pennsylvania, authorities said. Jahquell Carter, 24, was arrested around 7 a.m. in Plymouth, according to the Hudson County Prosecutor's...