Possible Flight Risk Foiled, Kinnelon Soldier Killed, Arrest of Former Toms River Mayor Top State News

Other top stories from around New Jersey this week include the murder of an elderly Clark woman and the sentencing of army sergeant convicted in a fatal drunk driving crash.

A New Brunswick man, who aroused the suspicion of law enforcement officials after purchasing a one-way ticket in cash for a Lufthansa flight to Germany at Newark Liberty International Airport Monday, allegedly tried to board the flight with concealed razor blades in his carry-on luggage. 

Spc. Jonathan Batista, 22, was attacked, along with his unit, by enemy forces with small arms fire, according to the Department of Defense. 

Carmine Inteso, 46, appeared in federal court in Newark Tuesday afer being arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City Monday and charged with three counts of federal personal income tax evasion and three counts of failing to file federal personal income tax returns.

An Egg Harbor City man already in federal custody has been charged with murder and weapons charges in connection with the  of a Bergen County man in Galloway Township on Dec. 2, 2010.

Authorities believe that an elderly Clark woman who was found with her throat slit by a serrated knife was the victim of a targeted attack and not a robbery.

An Afghan War combat veteran and U.S. Army recruiter, who admitted to being more than four times over the legal limit when he crashed his pickup into a Nissan sedan on Route 41 in Deptford on March 19, 2011, will spend six years in state prison after being sentenced Friday.

Two former Paramus Catholic employees can be charged for allegedly having sex with students on a school trip to Germany, according to a Superior Court judge's ruling Tuesday.

Newark mayor Cory Booker has been selected to help chair a committee advising delegates to the Democratic National Convention being held in Charlotte, N.C. Sept. 3.

Concerned4Society July 15, 2012 at 12:53 PM
I think Corey Booker should run for President...he is a man of substance and proved it particularly when he ran into a burning building to save his neighbor. He claimed not to be a hero, saying "anyone would have done the same." No, Mr. Booker...most people would have stood and watched or turned their backs and walked away. He is a man of principle and morals...a rare commodity in today's politicians. He would have my vote in a heartbeat.


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