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News Minute: Here is the latest New Jersey news from The Associated Press

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STRATFORD, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a New Jersey man fatally shot his hospitalized wife, tried to kill himself, and a body was found later at the couple's home. Authorities are investigating what ties the Kennedy University Hospital homicide in Stratford may have with the death of a person found a short time later in the family's home in Glendora in southern New Jersey.

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) - Just days after making his in-ring debut, a pro boxer from Atlantic City has been accused of fatally shooting a man earlier this year. The Press of Atlantic City reports that 24-year-old Omar Curry faces murder and weapons charges stemming from the fatal shooting of Nelson Viera, a 32-year-old Atlantic City resident who was killed in January.

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Prosecutors say a prison nurse and a convicted murderer have admitted plotting to distribute 50 decks of heroin by smuggling it into the facility. The nurse, 40-year-old Christopher Ramdayal of Jersey City, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to distribute a controlled dangerous substance. That came just days after 60-year-old Frank Booker of Newark pleaded guilty to the same charge.

EAST ORANGE, N.J. (AP) - State Police say three people were killed in a crash on Interstate 280 in northern New Jersey. Trooper Alina Spies says a tractor-trailer traveling eastbound on the highway struck several vehicles around 10:35 this morning. A short time later, another fatal crash involving a tractor-trailer occurred less than a mile away from the scene of the first accident.

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