New Jersey

Maplewood murders
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August 04, 2019 - 12:25 pm
An owner of a popular New York City comedy club and his family's live-in nanny were found dead in their suburban New Jersey home, and police have charged a 27-year-old man with murder in their deaths.
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Sam Springsteen
Andrew Weber
August 02, 2019 - 1:10 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Bruce Springsteen’s son isn’t following him into life as a musician, but he is standing up for the Boss’s beloved Garden State. Sam Springsteen is becoming a firefighter, according to his mom. —CONGRATULATIONS -- ...You followed your dreams...JC firefighter .. --Stay safe...
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Burlington County Prosecutor's Office
August 01, 2019 - 5:59 pm
MAPLE SHADE, N.J. (AP) -- A man accused of attacking his mother at their southern New Jersey apartment last year is now facing murder charges after she died from her injuries. Burlington County prosecutors say 25-year-old Brooks Nelson also faces weapons counts stemming from the attack at the...
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Kimberly Dole
August 01, 2019 - 9:45 am
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Terminally ill patients in New Jersey will now have the option to ask for medical help to end their lives. The "Right to Die" law goes into effect on Thursday. The Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act was signed in April by Gov. Phil Murphy to allow adults...
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July 31, 2019 - 6:35 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- An MS-13 gang member who once was on the FBI's top 10 list of most-wanted fugitives has received a 25-year sentence for killing a man on behalf of the gang and agreeing that a conspirator would commit multiple violent acts. Walter Yovany Gomez was sentenced Wednesday. He had...
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Kimberly Dole
July 31, 2019 - 2:02 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (1010 WINS/AP) -- Authorities have charged 12 people with running a drug ring partly out of the Rotunda Recreation Center in Newark where three of them worked. The group included alleged members of the G-Shine set of the Bloods street gang allegedly sold heroin, fentanyl and crack...
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Sahara Sam's
Kimberly Dole
July 31, 2019 - 12:55 pm
WEST BERLIN, N. J. -- Police say 9-year-old Hersh Meilech Grossman from Brooklyn drowned while on a camp trip to Sahara Sam's Water Park in West Berlin, New Jersey. Officials say that at approximately 7:30 p.m., lifeguards were called after a boy reportedly went into cardiac arrest in the pool area...
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Kimberly Dole
July 30, 2019 - 11:26 am
WEST ORANGE, N.J. (1010 WINS)-- A dump truck struck two troopers outside of their patrol cars & multiple pedestrians as they were investigating an accident investigation on I-280 at 10:22 a.m., in West Orange. Both troopers were transported by ambulance to an area hospital NJ state police said...
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Paterson Times
Kimberly Dole
July 29, 2019 - 6:35 am
PATERSON N.J. (1010 WINS) — Police officials are investigating a shooting on Saturday night that left three victims with non-fatal gun wounds. According to a press release from Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, Paterson Police Department officers...
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Rose and Roseanne Estwanick
July 27, 2019 - 6:29 pm
People came together to help a 106-year-old woman keep her home after she fell behind on her property tax payments and faced eviction.
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