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November 22, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — An Illinois man is the second person arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport last week with a handgun found in his luggage on Thursday, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said. A day earlier, TSA agents detained an Indiana man with a disassembled 9mm handgun, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The N.J. State Police have arrested six people from Newark for allegedly stealing more than 30 luxury cars, valued at over $3 million, from homes in ten counties. The seven-month probe began in May when State Police began to investigate a series of high-end vehicle thefts in ...

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Red Bank, NJ: The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office released the following statement: An English teacher at Red Bank Regional High School has been arrested and criminally charged with having a long-term sexual relationship with a former student, starting when she was enrolled at the school, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - District 3 voters who showed up this morning at their polling station in Somerville High School were greeted with malfunctioning voting machines and were forced to fill out paper ballots, according to Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter. Machine malfunctions were also reported in ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The suspect in the shooting of two Newark police officers has been captured, according to authorities.  Kendall Howard, 30, of East Orange, has been arrested on charges of two counts of attempted murder as well as the unauthorized possession of a weapon following the shooting ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers University Police Department is investigating a report of criminal sexual contact that occurred at the College Avenue Student Center on Sunday, Oct. 30. A woman reported that a man approached her at the student center at 126 College Ave. at about 5:15 p.m., ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - New Jersey state officials have determined that Montclair High School's football team must forfeit all wins this entire season, due to what district officials called, "and administrative oversight." As a result, Montclair High School Mounties will not be allowed to play in the ...

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MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — A 22-year-old Mount Laurel Police Officer has been charged with hacking into the social media accounts of an Evesham woman and sending nude pictures she took of herself to her contact and friends lists, Burlington County Prosecutor LaChia L. Bradshaw and Evesham Township Police ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - A school bus transporting special needs children collided with another vehicle resulting in several non-life-threatening injuries on Tuesday morning, according to police. Police issued the bus driver a summons for failure to yield right-of-way. The New Jersey Motor Vehicle ...

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NEWARK, NJ — People with disabilities will eventually find it easier to commute from Newark’s Penn Station and four other of NJ Transit’s busiest train stations. This comes after NJ Transit reached a settlement with federal prosecutors to improve access for people with disabilities at five of ...

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PRINCETON, NJ -- The body of missing Princeton University student Misrach Ewunetie was found on campus Thursday afternoon after a days-long search for the 20-year-old college junior. According to a statement by Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri and Kenneth Strother Jr., Princeton ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The president and a top officer of a real estate investment company were charged for their roles in a scheme to defraud more than 2,000 investors in a $650 million Ponzi scheme, and with conspiring to evade $26 million in tax liabilities, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy announced on Wednesday that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) will now oversee the management and technical operations of the embattled Trenton Water Works (TWW).  Under the initiative, DEP will work in conjunction with the City of ...

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  LIVINGSTON, NJ — The Livingston Detective Bureau is currently investigating multiple incidents of burglary and shoplifting that have occurred over the last two weeks, including two involving items stolen from the Macy’s department store at the Livingston Mall, which continues to be a target ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – As the COVID-19 pandemic raged and receded, Gov. Phil Murphy took to referring to the state’s Commissioner of Health as the “the woman who needs no introduction.” So, there was some irony when he joined with state officials, public employees and health care professionals in a ...

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TRENTON, NJ - A Nutley restaurant was issued a stop-work order by the NJ Department of Labor (NJDOL) after the owner failed to pay more than $100,000 in back wages and penalties. A 2018 complaint about workers not receiving the correct amount of tips from credit card initiated the action. There are ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Face coverings will be optional for Rutgers students and faculty in indoor teaching spaces and libraries starting Oct. 1. The new protocols announced Monday, Sept. 26 by Antonio M. Calcado, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Rutgers, come after the school ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Leg-weary Rutgers-New Brunswick students are finding that hundreds of new pieces of lawn furniture around campus offer a welcomed respite. What they may not realize is that they are literally putting their feet up on chairs and tables made from recycled materials that were ...

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LINDEN, NJ — The Linden community is deeply saddened by the death of a Linden High School (LHS) football running back, who sustained a traumatic brain injury in the September 9 game against Woodbridge High School. Xavier McClain, a sophomore at LHS, died Wednesday night, according to Linden ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- A trio of men were arrested at a Hamilton residence on Tuesday and $45,500 in methamphetamine was seized following a three-week investigation into narcotics distribution in the Trenton. According to Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri, the seized came following a raid by ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Mayor Steven Fulop is “more than likely” running for governor in 2025, he said in an interview aired on NJTV. The Jersey City story, he said, citing more development, leadership on environmental issues, and advances in transportation would be issues he’d run on if a campaign ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Nyasia Hutchinson, 26, Jersey City, faces five years in prison after admitting to stealing numerous cell phones from mail that passed through the United States post office where she was employed, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger, announced on Monday. Hutchinson pleaded guilty ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A 53-year-old Jersey City man is facing charges after Hoboken police say he stole $345 worth of toothpaste from CVS Pharmacy over the course of two days. Just before 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, as police were responding to a report of a shoplifting at CVS on Washington Street, they spotted ...

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UNION, NJ — Kean University will commemorate the anniversary of 9/11 with the New Jersey premiere of Are We Safer Today?, a documentary that tells the story of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, known as the 9/11 Commission. The Commission investigated the deadly ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A man trying to guide two young children across the street gave a quizzical glance. So did a young woman driving a grey Honda who stopped at the light. A guy riding a black bike slowed down for several seconds before pedaling off toward Barnes & Noble. It was hard ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Two people died in an apparent murder-suicide Wednesday at a home on an ordinarily quiet street in the Fords neighborhood, authorities said. Police found an “unresponsive woman” collapsed in the front lawn at 21 Soren Street at 4:37 pm after cops were sent to investigate 911 ...

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FRANKLIN, NJ. – Authorities are continuing to investigate the death of a two-year-old girl who they say suffered a heart attack after she was left unattended in a vehicle on Tuesday, according to Somerset County Prosecutor John P. McDonald. The following account was provided by ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé announced that Ramunas Katkus, of Summit, has been arrested for the murder of Angelika K. Miles, 28, of Summit. Katkus is being charged with murder, possession of a weapon for ...

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JACKSON, NJ - One of the most popular rides at Great Adventure,  'El Toro',  has been taken off-line after several injuries were reported on Thursday evening. According to multiple reports including in the Asbury Park Press, a malfunction  on the ride resulted in a number of guests going to the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Famed actress and recording artist Queen Latifah will aim to spread some love and positive vibes around Newark next month in an effort to bring peace to the community as she hosts the city's annual "#24HrsOfPeace" event. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced Latifah will host the event, ...

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