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New Jersey Man Gets Life Without Parole In Murders Of Woman, Baby
A New Jersey man convicted of strangling his estranged wife and suffocating her infant daughter has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms in a maximum security prison without possibility of parole. Ricardo Carrillo-Santiago, 37, was also sentenced Friday in Cumberland County to another 10 years on a conviction of unlawful disposal of human remains, with Judge Robert Malestein calling the case one of the most “shocking, gruesome, and troublesome” he had seen.

NJ Mother Who Smothered 3-Month-Old Baby After Heavy Drinking Gets Prison Time
Authorities say a New Jersey woman who accidentally smothered her 3-month-old son after a night of heavy drinking was sentenced to prison time. The Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office said Thursday that 39-year-old Melissa Johnson was sentenced to four years.

12 Arrested In Trafficking Untraceable ‘Ghost Gun’ Assault Rifles, Drugs, New Jersey Attorney General Says
Twelve people in New Jersey have been arrested following a year-long investigation dubbed “Operation Stone Wall,” which targeted so-called “ghost guns.” The guns, which have no serial numbers and can be bought online, were made illegal in New Jersey last year.

3 Confirmed Measles Cases In Lakewood
Health officials are warning residents of a third confirmed measles case in Lakewood, New Jersey. It’s possible the man exposed others to the highly contagious infection between March 9 and 14.

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