A Ramsey physician was among two in North Jersey sentenced to prison Tuesday for accepting bribes in exchange for test referrals in a long-running scheme by a Parsippany-based diagnostic laboratory and its president, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Glenn Leslie, 60, the Ramsey doctor, was sentenced to two years in prison, and Wayne Lajewski, 51, of Madison, was given a 14-month sentence, Fishman said.
Although passenger traffic has been on the rise for the past six months at the Lehigh Valley International Airport , members of the board of governors of the Lehigh Northampton Airport Authority Tuesday brainstormed ways to raise airport revenues at their monthly meeting. Regional airports such as LVIA have found it hard in recent years to compete with lower airfare rates such as those offered by larger metropolitan airports such as Philadelphia or Newark, New Jersey.
NEWARK - A city man is facing the possibility of life in prison after admitting to robbing an Irvington bank at gunpoint last year. Karim Brunson, 25, pleaded guilty to single counts of armed bank robbery and using a firearm during a crime of violence during an appearance in Newark federal court today, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said in a statement.
A county man admitted to illegally possessing a firearm and trying to smuggle contraband into a federal pretrial detention center. An Essex County man admitted yesterday illegally possessing a firearm and conspiring to smuggle contraband into a federal pretrial detention center, according to the United States District Attorney's Office.
Vehicles form a line behind a motorist gassing up at a gas station on Jan. 23 in Newark, N.J. WASHINGTON >> U.S. consumers spent just slightly more in February even though their income rose by a healthy amount. But economists hope bigger paychecks will give spending a bigger boost in the coming months.