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I-80 crash
CBS2
Andrew Weber
October 18, 2019 - 6:51 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Three people have died and a fourth has been hospitalized after a multi-car crash on Interstate 80 in New Jersey early Friday morning, according to authorities. At least two cars crashed into one another at about 1:45 a.m. in the eastbound express lanes of I-80 in Parsippany-...
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FILE- In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo a bilingual help wanted sign for Auto Zone, a retailer of aftermarket automotive parts and accessories, is posted outside the store in Canton, Miss. Another healthy picture of hiring is expected when the U.S. government issues its September jobs report Friday, Oct. 5. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
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October 17, 2019 - 6:10 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey's unemployment rate has dipped to a new record low of 3.1%. That's according to the figures released Thursday by the state Labor and Workforce Development Department. It's the lowest monthly rate since state-level records began in 1976 and the sixth consecutive...
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David Caplan
October 16, 2019 - 5:20 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Rosario Dawson wasn't planning to meet the man of her dreams, but it happened and she's as happy as ever. "God’s got jokes, and is like ‘Boom, here’s your man — you’re in love, and guess what? He’s running for president," Dawson, 40, told The New York Post's Alexa supplement...
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Christine Todd Whitman
Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM
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October 16, 2019 - 11:17 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Former New Jersey Gov. Christie Whitman says she stands by a tweet she deleted in which she compared President Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler. The Republican tweeted Hitler "has nothing on" Trump. Whitman's tweet was in response to reports that a violent parody video depicting a...
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Kimberly Dole
October 15, 2019 - 5:37 pm
BRIDGETON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A sketch has been released of a man that may be connected to the disappearance of 5-year-old Dulce Maria Alvarez who vanished while playing in a New Jersey park. Authorities released the sketch after a witness claimed to have spotted the man in the park at the same...
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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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Carnival ride
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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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Hepatitis
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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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Daniel Bannister and Catherine Bannister
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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