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Kimberly Dole
October 14, 2019 - 10:00 am
JACKSON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Six Flags Great Adventure's second annual Coffin Challenge is underway in New Jersey. The 30-hour challenge begins with a burial on Sunday, October 13 at 2:30 p.m. and will conclude Monday, October 14 at 8:30 p.m. Six guests were chosen out of 4,000...
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Kimberly Dole
October 14, 2019 - 9:06 am
NEWTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- The state of New Jersey is set to begin its annual bear hunt on Monday. The six-day event is meant to keep the bear population in check and reduce the number of bear encounters with humans. The event remains controversial as critics claim the bear population is stable...
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October 13, 2019 - 1:26 pm
A 10-year-old girl who plunged from a ride at a harvest festival in southern New Jersey has died, authorities said.
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1010 WINS Newsroom
October 12, 2019 - 6:19 pm
New Jersey health officials are warning customers who shopped at a Paterson grocery store that they may have been exposed to hepatitis A.
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Mercer County Prosecutor's Office
1010 WINS Newsroom
October 12, 2019 - 2:27 pm
Authorities say a suspended New Jersey police officer and his wife have been indicted on more serious charges in the death of their 3-month-old daughter last year.
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Andrew Weber
October 11, 2019 - 11:41 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – A plane was evacuated at Newark Airport due to a possible fuel leak Friday morning, according to authorities. A United flight was getting ready to leave, when the pilot was directed to move from the runaway to another section of the airport. United Airlines Flight 2251 was...
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Andrew Weber
October 11, 2019 - 10:51 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – A construction worker was killed after being electrocuted at a construction site in New Jersey Friday morning, according to authorities. Two other construction workers were seriously injured. The incident occurred around 8 a.m. on Quincy Court in Woodbridge Township. The...
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Andrew Weber
October 11, 2019 - 8:38 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – A four-alarm fire tore through a row of homes in Jersey City Friday morning. The fire began in a residence on Wade Street near Rutgers Avenue right before 4:30 a.m. Firefighters are dealing with challenges such as high winds and hoarding in homes. They figured out that the...
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David Caplan
October 10, 2019 - 5:52 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A PATH train derailed at Newark Penn Station at the height of the afternoon rush Thursday, officials said. The derailment took place around 5:15 p.m. PATH tweeted that the Newark-World Trade Center route was delayed after "crew reported a derailed train." NJ Transit is cross...
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American Dream
David Caplan
October 10, 2019 - 2:22 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A worker at the soon-to-open American Dream mall in East Rutherford, N.J. was killed Wednesday afternoon, the Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Thursday. New Jersey state police identified the worker as 37-year-old Eric Papenfuhs of...
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