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Second Man Charged In Killing Of High School Hoops Player

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have made another arrest in the shooting death of a promising New Jersey high school basketball player.

Twenty-year-old Hasmeek Coles, of Paterson, faces single counts of murder and receiving stolen property and three counts of attempted murder. 107 more words


Prosecutors: School Official Inappropriately Touched Teen

ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say the assistant principal of a northern New Jersey high school inappropriately touched a teenager.

Bail was set at $100,000 cash for 55-year-old Roger Schneider of Rockaway Township, who was charged Saturday with child endangerment and aggravated criminal sexual contact. 92 more words


3 Juveniles Charged For Gas Station Beating

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police have arrested and charged 3 juveniles with the beating of a man at an Olney gas station.

All three were charged as juveniles with attempted murder, aggravated assault, simple assault and related offenses. 50 more words


2 Charged In Armed Robbery Of Twins

WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) — Two people stand accused of conspiring to rob a twin brother and sister, and authorities say another alleged conspirator was killed in a hit-and-run crash involving a car driven by the brother. 108 more words


Scam Involving People Pretending To Be With Sheriff's Office Makes Its Way To Philadelphia

By Mike Dunn

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A phone scam that was reported earlier this month in Bucks County has spread to Philadelphia. It involves people posing as Sheriff’s deputies calling residents and demanding payments. 184 more words


Man Accused Of Fracturing Infant's Skull In Montgomery County

LOWER PROVIDENCE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) —The Montgomery County District Attorney and Lower Providence Township Police say a man has been arrested for allegedly abusing a three-month-old infant. 152 more words


New Charges Added Against Son Accused of Shooting Father in Car on Schuylkill Expressway

By Jim Melwert

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (CBS) — A man accused of shooting his father from the back seat of the car as it traveled along the Schuylkill Expressway in rush-hour traffic is now facing attempted murder in addition to several other charges. 183 more words