New Jersey

Harmony Dispensary in Secaucus
Harmony Dispensary
Mike Montone
March 12, 2019 - 1:49 pm
SECAUCUS, N.J. (1010 WINS) – Tucked inside a nondescript office park in Secaucus, a relatively new Garden State crop is growing. Cannabis is harvested to the tune of 3,000 lbs a year in Harmony Dispensary’s in-house grow operation. RELATED: High State Area: Stigma around cannabis goes up in smoke...
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Union Township Panhandler Suspect
Union Township Police
March 12, 2019 - 10:27 am
UNION TOWNSHIP, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Cops say a woman who was panhandling, claiming she needed money for her baby, really knew how to accessorize. RELATED: Police: Husband, not panhandler, killed woman in Baltimore | Mineola Officials Eye Legislation Aimed At Panhandlers | Woman, homeless man in...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
© Danielle Parhizkaran/NorthJersey.com
March 12, 2019 - 6:54 am
After a year of negotiations, New Jersey’s governor and legislative leaders have worked out an agreement on legalized marijuana and are planning on a vote on legislation legalizing the drug March 25.
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School bus stop sign.
Dreamstime
March 11, 2019 - 5:22 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Eight people -- including five children -- were hospitalized Monday afternoon after their school bus was slammed by another vehicle in Newark, police said. The car hit the bus -- which was carrying five students -- and then proceeded to slam to parked cars, according to...
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Phil Murphy
Danielle Parhizkaran/NorthJersey.com
March 11, 2019 - 2:55 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A former New Jersey government official accused of sexual assault has won a court order seeking prosecutors' files on his case. Albert Alvarez's attorneys sought a court order requiring the Middlesex County prosecutor to turn over his files from the case involving the...
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Brie Larson with a fan as she attends the 'Captain Marvel' European Gala Premiere
Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images
March 11, 2019 - 10:27 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- "Captain Marvel" star Brie Larson made a surprise appearance at the AMC Clifton Commons movie theatre in New Jersey Saturday night. #CaptainMarvel herself, @brielarson , popped in to theaters on Saturday night to surprise fans on opening weekend! #HigherFurtherFaster pic...
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Johnny Bobbitt appears before Superior Court Judge Christopher Garrenger at the Burlington County Courthouse in Mount Holly, N.J., on Friday, March 8, 2019. Bobbitt's attorney Stephen P. Hunter is on the left. The homeless man pleaded guilty Friday to a state charge in a GoFundMe scheme that prosecutors say brought in $400,000 with a made-up story about him aiding a stranded driver. (Elizabeth Robertson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
March 08, 2019 - 11:00 pm
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — A homeless man pleaded guilty Friday to a state charge in a GoFundMe scheme that prosecutors say brought in $400,000 with a made-up story about him aiding a stranded driver. Thirty-six-year-old Johnny Bobbitt, of Philadelphia, pleaded guilty Friday in New Jersey Superior...
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The New Jersey Turnpike near Elizabeth.
Dreamstime
March 08, 2019 - 6:52 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The New Jersey Turnpike Authority will have to provide evidence to show why it raised its E-ZPass violation free from $25 to $50, under a ruling by a state appeals court Friday. The ruling came in a legal challenge filed in 2017 by two motorists who claimed the hiking of the...
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Catnip Cocktail siezed in a raid on a Fairfield, NJ nutrition store
Fairfield NJ Police
Mike Montone
March 08, 2019 - 11:08 am
FAIRFIELD, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- The Nutrition Zone on Route 46 in Fairfield is supposed to be a healthy place, but cops say the store manager was dealing a dangerous sedative. RELATED: What the FDA's actions mean for dietary supplements | Complaint filed over ketamine research without prior consent...
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Google Street View
March 07, 2019 - 6:10 pm
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities say anti-Semitic and anti-black writing was found at a private New Jersey high school. The North Jersey Record reports the scrawls were found Wednesday in bathrooms at Dwight-Englewood School in Englewood, about 17 miles (27 kilometers) outside New York City...
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