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10/20/2014
Turnpike crash in Woodbridge kills one; driver charged
A North Plainfield man has been arrested and charged with causing a crash on the Turnpike that killed his front-seat passenger.  Middlesex County prosecutors say 24-year-old Carlos Aguirre has been charged with death by auto and driving while intoxicated after the crash around 4 a.m. yesterday in Woodbridge.  His passenger, 25-year-old Edgar Galvez of North Plainfield, was pronounced dead at the scene about 40 minutes later.  State police have determined that Aguirre was driving south in the car lanes of the Turnpike when his vehicle crashed into the rear of a tractor-trailer.  Aguirre is being held on $250,000 bail.
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10/20/2014
State affordable housing guidelines to be voted on Monday
A state board is planning to vote Monday on new rules that would determine how many homes each New Jersey community should have within the financial reach of lower-income residents.  But affordable housing advocates and environmentalists say they are not satisfied with the rules, which could allow developers to build nine market-rate homes for every affordable one.  The rules are up for a vote at the Council on Affordable Housing... after it got pressure from the state Supreme Court, which has ruled that Governor Christie's administration had to have a plan.  The court said a plan had to be approved by November.  Christie had previously attempted to dissolve the housing council.
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10/20/2014
Basking Ridge plastic surgeon accused of defrauding the federal government out of millions
Federal prosecutors say a plastic surgeon with a practice in Basking Ridge fraudulently diverted millions in corporate earnings for his personal use, costing the United States nearly $3 million in tax revenue.  David Ev-doki-mow -- a Harding Township resident whose practice is in Basking Ridge -- faces one count of conspiracy, four counts of personal income tax evasion and three counts of corporate tax evasion. The doctor, who maintains his innocence, faces a lengthy prison term if convicted on all counts.
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10/20/2014
Revel sale will be challenged by Florida developer
The Florida developer who lost a bankruptcy court auction for the former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City is now challenging the decision.  Glenn Straub's lawyer filed an appeal Friday.  It's not known when or if a hearing would be scheduled.  Straub had vowed to appeal the sale of the property to Toronto-based Brookfield Asset Management for $110 million.  A federal bankruptcy judge approved the deal on Oct. 7, despite Straub's contentions that Revel's lawyers reneged on a promise to share information on competing bids, something Revel has denied.  Straub also claims Revel's attorneys accepted a bid by Brookfield past a specified deadline.
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10/20/2014
WCTC's Central Jersey High School Football Top Ten still topped by Piscataway
The Week 6 WCTC Central Jersey High School Football Top Ten finds no change at the top, with the first four teams in this week's rankings staying the same.  Following are the rankings, followed by records and previous rank:  1. Piscataway (5-0, 1);  2. South Brunswick (6-0, 2);  3. Hillsborough (6-0, 3);  4. Colonia (6-0, 4);  5. Carteret (4-2, 6);  6. Monroe (4-2, 5);  7. Old Bridge (4-2, 7);  8. Montgomery (5-1, 9);  9. Dunellen (5-1, 10);  10. Bernards (5-0, NR).  Dropped out:  #8 Middlesex (5-1).
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