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Man Charged With Secretly Recording Woman Showering in 2015

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ—Authorities announced that a man was charged and released after police determined that he had secretly video-recorded a 19-year-old "female visitor" while she was taking a shower in his home almost two years ago.

Karl M. Kjer, age 57, was charged on February 17 with a single count of invasion of privacy for using a "secret recording device" to record the woman on June 11, 2015.

But authorities say that they have obtained "several" videos, indicating there are additional victims.  

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Hispanic and Latino Communities Said to Have Excellent Purchasing Power

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–Hispanics and Latinos have “impressive” purchasing power and are reshaping consumer markets in the United States, according to a report titled "Understanding the Hispanic Market."

With an average age of 28, they are the nation’s youngest consumers, “and tend to be brand-loyal consumers, especially when culturally-sensitive marketing and advertising are used to target them,” says the report, which tapped various census data and statistics.

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Police Search For Man Who Sexually Assaulted Woman at Gunpoint

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ—A 36-year-old woman was severely beaten and sexually assaulted at gunpoint in Highland Park on February 19, according to a statement from the county's top law enforcement official.

The violent attack occurred shortly before 5:30pm on the unseasonably warm Sunday afternoon, near the intersection of South 1st Avenue and Harper Street.  Sources told ABC New York that the woman had been walking with her young child at the time.

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22-Year-Old Man Killed in One-Car Crash Near Edison Shop-Rite

EDISON, NJ—Joel Patrone, a 22-year-old man from Edison, was killed in a one-car crash on Old Post Road on February 18, according to a statement from the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office (MCPO).

The driver of the vehicle, 21-year-old Mandeep Singh, also of Edison, was charged with driving while intoxicated and death by auto.

The crash occurred near the intersection of Old Post Road and Preston Street, near Route 1 and the Shop-Rite grocery store.

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