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NJ taxpayers got smoked in tobacco bond deal

Behind New Jersey’s Tobacco Bond Bailout, A Hedge Fund’s $100 Million Payday by Cezary Podkul | ProPublica TRENTON, N.J. — When state Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff briefed lawmakers on New Jersey’s ailing budget in April, he brought good news. His office had just…

Hillside police investigate stabbing

Hillside detectives are investigating the stabbing of an 18-year-old male who was transported to a hospital by bystanders Lt. Vincent Ricciardi said Newark Beth Israel Medical Center called police around 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday night with a report of a patient in the emergency…

Fugitive arrested and returned for sex crime

ELIZABETH – A man has been returned to New Jersey after he fled the country during deliberations that resulted in a jury convicting him of sex crimes against a young boy. Union County prosecutors say 47-year-old Nikolaos Katogiritis was tracked to the Dominican Republic…