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New Jersey News: Assistant Attorney General Benczkowski Announces Newark/Philadelphia Regional Medicare Fraud Strike Force

NEWARK, N.J. – Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division today announced the formation of the Newark/Philadelphia Regional Medicare Fraud Strike Force (Regional Strike Force), a joint law enforcement effort that brings together the resources and expertise of the Health Care Fraud Unit in the Justice Department’s Criminal Division’s Fraud … Continue reading New Jersey News: Assistant Attorney General Benczkowski Announces Newark/Philadelphia Regional Medicare Fraud Strike Force

NEWARK, N.J. | Trial delayed as rapper Juelz Santana negotiates for deal

NEWARK, N.J. — Rapper Juelz Santana’s scheduled trial on charges he tried to get a gun onto a plane at Newark Liberty International Airport has been pushed back so the rapper can continue negotiations for a plea deal. A trial had been scheduled for early September. But an order filed this month extends the trial … Continue reading NEWARK, N.J. | Trial delayed as rapper Juelz Santana negotiates for deal

NEWARK, N.J | NJ senator calls Trump’s attack on LeBron James racist

NEWARK, N.J. — New Jersey Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez says President Donald Trump’s attack on NBA star LeBron James is part of a larger pattern of racist behavior. Menendez wrote in a tweet Monday that Trump wouldn’t have questioned James’ intelligence or charity work if he were white. Trump criticized James on Friday after … Continue reading NEWARK, N.J | NJ senator calls Trump’s attack on LeBron James racist

NEW YORK | Missing bats, Phillips flashes glove with glitzy grab

NEW YORK — Brett Phillips’ bats never got to Yankee Stadium. His glove arrived, and that’s what mattered more in his Kansas City Royals debut. Phillips jumped and robbed Austin Romine of a possible three-run homer in the fourth inning of the Royals’ 6-3 loss to New York Yankees on Sunday. And his eyes were … Continue reading NEW YORK | Missing bats, Phillips flashes glove with glitzy grab

NEWARK, N.J. | Judge modifies rapper Juelz Santana’s bail, OK’s tour shows

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rapper Juelz Santana can go on tour while he’s facing weapons charges, providing he’s monitored by an electronic ankle bracelet … and mom. A federal judge on Friday modified the bail conditions for Santana, whose real name is LaRon James, to allow him to play the first five shows of his … Continue reading NEWARK, N.J. | Judge modifies rapper Juelz Santana’s bail, OK’s tour shows

NEWARK, N.J. | Prosecutors say officer assaulted hospital patient

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey police officer took part in the assault of a patient at a hospital and recorded another assault of the same patient on his cellphone, then didn’t report either incident. Paterson Officer Roger Then was arrested Wednesday and charged with conspiring to violate the patient’s civil rights … Continue reading NEWARK, N.J. | Prosecutors say officer assaulted hospital patient

NEWARK, N.J. | Rapper Juelz Santana pleads not guilty to airport gun charge

NEWARK, N.J.— Rapper Juelz Santana says he’s working on new music while under home confinement after authorities said he tried to bring a gun on a plane at Newark Liberty International Airport. In federal court on Thursday, his lawyer entered a not guilty plea to charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon … Continue reading NEWARK, N.J. | Rapper Juelz Santana pleads not guilty to airport gun charge

Bergen County, New Jersey Man, Nader Saadeh Who Travelled Overseas To Join Isis Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

NEWARK, N.J. – A Rutherford, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 120 months in prison for conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito, Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, and Special Agent in Charge Gregory … Continue reading Bergen County, New Jersey Man, Nader Saadeh Who Travelled Overseas To Join Isis Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison