Burlington County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Burlington County, NJ. (Page 9)

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  1. Angry Reactions After Town Opts to Rename 'Kennedy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | TheBlaze.com

    ... voted earlier in the week to rename the Kennedy Center as the President Obama Center, according to the Burlington County Times . Renaming the center was the brainchild of Deputy Mayor Jacqueline Jennings, Philly.com reported, adding she recalled the ...

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  2. Former NFL star Irving Fryar faces 5-year sentence in mortgage fraud caseRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 | NOLA.com

    In this Jan. 21, 2014 file photo, former NFL football star Irving Fryar, right, and his mother, Allene McGhee, appear before Judge James W. Palmer in Burlington County Superior Court in Mount Holly, N.J. Fryar faces a five-year sentence under a plea deal, and his mother, Allene McGhee, has been offered a three-year prison sentence, according to the ... (more)

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  3. Former NFL star Fryar faces decision in fraud caseRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    ... Court Judge James Palmer Jr. extended the plea cutoff date to Aug. 21. The hearing is to be held in the Burlington County town where Fryar starred for Rancocas Valley High School before playing at the University of Nebraska and becoming the first ...

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  4. NOFA-NJ to offer cranberry harvest tour in late OctoberRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 | NJ.com

    ... the tour. After the bus tour, event-goers can stretch their legs with a walking tour of Whitesbog Village, Burlington County's antique town "special enough to be on both the State and Federal registries of Historic Places." The audio tour will share ...

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  5. NJ Turnpike Ramp Closed After Propane Truck OverturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2014 | NBC Philadelphia

    A ramp on the New Jersey Turnpike is shut down after a tanker truck full of propane overturned in Burlington County.

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  6. Ex-teacher accused of trying to lure former studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | Philly.com

    A former Burlington County public school teacher is accused of trying to lure a onetime female student to engage in sexual activity.

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  7. Notre Dame's Brian Hawkins narrows college choices to 'six or...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2014 | NJ.com

    ... part of the decision, but soccer will be 50-50 with academics," added Hawkins, who lives in Chesterfield, Burlington County. Hawkins, who was a first-team All-State selection by the Star-Ledger and was the Times of Trenton Player of the Year , ...

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  8. Mount Holly man charged with giving fake name to Westampton policeRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    ... rged with hindering apprehension and obstruction of the administration of justice and was committed to the Burlington County Jail in default of $5,000 full-cash bail, police said.

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  9. Browns Mills woman arrested on warrants, drug charges in WestamptonRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    ... charged with possession of a hypodermic syringe and possession of drug paraphernalia and committed to the Burlington County Jail for the warrants, police said.

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  10. Former Eagle Irving Fryar and mother offered plea deal in $1 million mortgage scamRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    MOUNT HOLLY - A former pro football player and his mother are considering a plea agreement in a $1 million mortgage scam that would result in prison for him and probation for her, according to the Burlington County Times .

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  11. N.J. Supreme Court says rap lyrics are off-limits as evidence in some crime casesRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    ... Skinner, who was convicted of shooting and attempting to murder a drug dealer, Lamont Peterson, in the Burlington County township of Willingboro in 2005. Notebooks filled with Skinner's dark musical writings - depicting gang shootings, knifings and ...

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  12. N.J. court: Violent rap lyrics unfairly used to convict their authorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | Philly.com

    The New Jersey Supreme Court on Monday upheld an appeals court ruling ordering a new trial on attempted-murder charges for a Burlington County man, saying prosecutors unfairly used violent rap lyrics he wrote as evidence against him.

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  13. Rap lyrics aren't evidence, court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | Philly.com

    ... 8, 2005, but the Supreme Court ruled yesterday that his rap lyrics could not be used as evidence when the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office retries his case. "The admission of defendant's inflammatory rap verses, a genre that certain members of ...

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  14. STATE v. SKINNERRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | FindLaw

    ... Assistant Prosecutor, argued the cause for appellant and cross-respondent (Robert D. Bernardi, Burlington County Prosecutor, attorney). Jason A. Coe, Deputy Public Defender, argued the cause for respondent and cross-appellant (Joseph E. Krakora, ...

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  15. N.J. Supreme Court: Use of lyrics as evidence in shooting trial was wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | The Item

    ... subjects," the court wrote in its unanimous opinion. The court said Skinner should get a new trial. The Burlington County Prosecutor's Office said they will try once again to make the charges stick that he shot Lamont Peterson seven times - ...

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  16. NJ court rejects rap lyrics as evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | Philly.com

    The New Jersey Supreme Court today ordered a new trial on attempted-murder charges for a Burlington County man, saying prosecutors had unfairly used violent rap lyrics written by him as evidence against him.

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  17. N.J. Supreme Court's ruling on gangster rap lyrics gets mixed receptionRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | The Jersey Journal

    ... new trial for Vonte Skinner, who was convicted of attempting to murder a drug dealer, Lamont Peterson, in Burlington County in 2005. At trial, the prosecution read at length from Skinner's notebooks filled with graphically violent rap lyrics. But ...

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  18. This Rapper's Ultra Violent Lyrics Should Never Have Been Used...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | The Village Voice

    ... and because their admission served no purpose other than to prejudice the jury," he said. In statement on Burlington County Prosecutor Robert D. Bernardi said the decision "provides guidance to all New Jersey prosecutors who contemplate the use of ...

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  19. N.J. Supreme Court rules violent rap lyrics poisoned jury, overturns attempted murder convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | The Item

    ... took two trials to convict Skinner. While Skinner said he was at the scene of the shooting in Willingboro, Burlington County, he claimed that he ran away when he heard gun fire denying that he was involved with pulling the trigger. Skinner and the ...

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  20. Mount Holly man sought for sexual assault; wife faces abuse chargesRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    ... charges for allegedly failing to stop the attacks that authorities say she knew were occurring. The Burlington County Times reports that a warrant was issued Wednesday for 35-year-old Joseph Gorski of Mount Holly. That came after the alleged victim ...

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