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A New Jersey Transit train arrives at Hoboken Terminal during morning rush hour
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August 09, 2018 - 7:06 am
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is scheduled to meet with New Jersey Transit board members after they got an earful from commuters and rail advocates frustrated by dozens of last-minute train cancellations.
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NYPD
August 09, 2018 - 6:58 am
The suspect is targeting women and has robbed five women in separate attacks -- his most recent was in Astoria, police said.
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The exotic longhorned tick has been found in Bergen County.
NJ Department of Agriculture
August 08, 2018 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- An invasive tick species native to Asia that's been spreading across the eastern United States has been found for the first time in New York City. The city health department announced Wednesday that the longhorned tick has been spotted in the borough of Staten Island. The tick is...
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A New Jersey Transit train arrives at Hoboken Terminal during morning rush hour
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August 08, 2018 - 6:03 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Inside an air-conditioned conference room Wednesday, New Jersey Transit board members got an earful from commuters and rail advocates frustrated by dozens of last-minute train cancellations, while out in the sweltering heat more rail riders suffered another day of misery...
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August 08, 2018 - 5:55 pm
OAKLAND, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities say two teenagers have drowned while swimming with others in a northern New Jersey lake. The group was swimming Tuesday afternoon in Ramapo Lake in Oakland when a 17-year-old Livingston girl apparently began struggling in the water. A 17-year-old Newark boy then...
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AP
August 08, 2018 - 5:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Bronx dad hopped a plane to Thailand after carrying his dead 7-month-old baby around New York City in a backpack and tossing the boy's body into the East River near the Brooklyn Bridge and other tourist hotspots, police said Wednesday. Thai authorities stopped James Currie, 37,...
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A New Jersey Transit train arrives at Hoboken Terminal during morning rush hour
(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
August 08, 2018 - 2:51 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Transit board members got an earful from commuters and rail advocates frustrated by dozens of last-minute train cancellations. The agency blames the cancellations on engineer shortages caused by years of under-investment in recruiting and training. Officials say the...
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A street in the upper Manhattan neighborhood of Inwood.
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August 08, 2018 - 2:06 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The city council is expected to vote on a plan to re-zone 59 blocks of upper Manhattan in Inwood. . @NYCSpeakerCoJo says council member @ydanis received serious death threat re:Inwood rezoning #Nypd was notified. #1010WINS — Juliet Papa (@winsjuliet) August 8, 2018 The plan...
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An officer is posted by Copper hospital following a shooting that left two detectives wounded in Camden, N.J., Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018.
(Joe Lamberti/Camden Courier-Post via AP)
August 08, 2018 - 1:26 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A gunman opened fire on two New Jersey police officers while they were sitting in their vehicle at a red light Tuesday night, wounding them in what authorities are calling an ambush attack. At least one suspect opened fire on the plainclothes detectives in Camden, which is...
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Westchester Medical Center file
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August 08, 2018 - 11:40 am
VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) -- A man who said he wanted to end his ailing wife's suffering shot her wife to death in her bed at a suburban New York hospital Wednesday and then killed himself, police said. Richard DeLucia, 71, left a note at the couple's condo indicating he was distraught about how his wife...
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