New Jersey

Phil Murphy
Danielle Parhizkaran/NorthJersey.com
March 05, 2019 - 6:39 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Gov. Phil Murphy unveiled his second budget on Tuesday. The $38.6 billion spending plan is about 3 percent larger than the current fiscal year's $37.4 budget. Here's a look at some key proposals: TAXES The first-term former Wall Street executive is once again calling for...
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Phil Murphy
Danielle Parhizkaran/NorthJersey.com
March 04, 2019 - 5:39 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is about to unveil his second budget and says this year's spending blueprint will put forward ``significant and sustainable savings,'' though he offered little detail. The first-term Democrat and former Wall Street executive is set to deliver his...
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Dreamstime
March 04, 2019 - 5:32 pm
BERGENFIELD, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey police union has cancelled a planned raffle that listed a semi-automatic rifle and a shotgun as prizes. Bergenfield police say a state statute bars giving away weapons as prizes and the event has been cancelled. NorthJersey.com reports Det. Dave Tortora,...
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Marijuana weed
Trevor Hughes, Trevor Hughes-USA TODAY NETWORK
March 04, 2019 - 5:02 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey's state government saw a surge in lobbyists spending in 2018 over offshore wind turbines and marijuana legislation, the state Election Law Enforcement Commission said Monday. The news comes as the state's election and lobbying watchdog released annual data on how...
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Handout
March 04, 2019 - 1:30 pm
BELLEVILLE, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A good Samaritan is being credited with the rescue of a woman who crashed her car into the Passaic River on Monday morning, in Belleville. But in an exclusive interview with 1010 WINS, Michael James said his U.S. Navy instincts kicked in and he didn't think twice...
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Newark Liberty Airport
© Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren, special to USA TODAY
March 02, 2019 - 12:09 pm
Two planes clipped each other at Newark Liberty Airport this morning near the gates.
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Dog chases customers through Newark store.
Samantha Liebman 1010 WINS via handout
February 28, 2019 - 11:43 am
NEWARK, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Authorities say a dog attacked a man outside of a Newark grocery store, before running down the block and biting three kids. Surveillance catches this German Sheppard as it chases children into a supermarket in #Newark . Police say it bit 3 children and one adult. All...
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Dickinson High School in Jersey City.
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February 28, 2019 - 9:51 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- School officials in Jersey City say four students at Dickinson High School have been charged with trying to change recorded grades. RELATED: Wyoming district will open 1-student school next fall | School board in Virginia may end transgender bathroom ban | West...
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Parking Garage
Dreamstime
February 28, 2019 - 9:48 am
A new proposal would let New Jersey’s six biggest cities charge a 3.5 percent tax on parking in public and private facilities.
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February 27, 2019 - 2:55 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- A man convicted of strangling and drowning one ex-girlfriend and fatally shooting another as well as the man she had recently started dating has been sentenced to 190 years in prison. Jeffrey Holland was convicted last December of the three murders, as well as other counts...
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