New Jersey

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Glenn Schuck
August 09, 2019 - 7:42 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A 19-year-old man survived being struck by lightning in New Jersey Thursday night. Brendan Darby is miraculously fine after being taken to a local hospital. He was struck on the field behind Chatham Middle School where he was out with his friends around 8 p.m., as he was...
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Kimberly Dole
August 08, 2019 - 12:08 pm
IRVINGTON, NJ (1010 WINS) -- A rifle-wielding, bulletproof vest-wearing suspect -- Kaizen Crossen, 38 -- was fatally shot by police in Irvington Thursday morning after he fatally shot another man, 20, following a shootout during which three officers were injured. The 20-year-old died after being...
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A coyote
Kimberly Dole
August 08, 2019 - 6:49 am
WYCOFF, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Officials in New Jersey are warning Wycoff residents to be on alert for a coyote on the loose after they say it attacked and killed a dog. Doris Heitman, 96, told ABC 7 that the coyote attacked and killed her chihuahua Hartman, who was in her backyard on Tuesday night...
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Al Cirulli
Barnegat Township
August 07, 2019 - 10:20 am
BARNEGAT TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- The Republican mayor of a small New Jersey town is urging residents to oppose a state law that requires middle and high schools to instruct students on the contributions of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgendered -- but his position is not sitting well with all...
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Man riding on hood of apparently stolen car in New Jersey
Andrew Weber
August 06, 2019 - 1:02 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The owner of a car was seriously injured after he hopped onto the hood after thieves tried to get away with it, only to either be thrown off or fall from the vehicle in Belleville Tuesday, police say. Two men stole the owner’s set of keys to his 2015 Lincoln, say police. The...
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August 05, 2019 - 5:44 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey on Monday enacted three laws designed to help victims of gun violence avoid becoming hurt again by firearms or seeking out retaliation. The new laws add to New Jersey's growing list of at least 10 gun-related laws enacted in the last year and come after weekend...
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Sen. Cory Booker
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August 04, 2019 - 2:54 pm
Local Democrats are slamming President Trump and the nation’s gun laws after two mass shootings this weekend left dozens of people dead and dozens more injured.
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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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