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May 13, 2019 - 5:43 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey doctor who authorities said referred to himself as the ``El Chapo of Opioids'' prescribed painkillers without seeing the patients who were receiving them, often communicating via text message, and falsified records to cover his tracks, according to a criminal...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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May 13, 2019 - 5:26 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Monday to ease restrictions on when childhood sexual abuse victims can seek damages in court, an action that comes after a wave of details last year about the abuse of minors in the Roman Catholic Church. Murphy said in a...
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Newark hit and run
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May 12, 2019 - 2:31 pm
Police in Newark have a driver in custody who they believe left the scene of a crash that seriously injured a young girl.
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Cheeques Gentleman’s Club
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May 12, 2019 - 10:47 am
Two people were fighting for their lives Sunday morning after a large fight and hit-and-run outside a New Jersey strip club.
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Cat shot arrow
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May 11, 2019 - 12:36 pm
New Jersey authorities are looking for the person responsible for shooting a cat with an arrow.
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Pride flag
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May 11, 2019 - 11:28 am
A plan to fly the LGBTQ pride flag over Rutherford Borough Hall has led to an online petition and flyers posted around town calling on leaders to cancel it.
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Petri dish
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May 10, 2019 - 5:11 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A microorganism that played a role in treating tuberculosis is now officially recognized as New Jersey's state microbe. Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Friday giving the distinction to Streptomyces (strep-toh-MY'-seez) griseus (GREE'-say-us). The microbe was discovered in New...
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May 10, 2019 - 4:15 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who defrauded Medicare by using the promise of ice cream to lure senior citizens into genetic testing was sentenced Friday to more than four years in prison. Seth Rehfuss had pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud. U.S. District...
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Old Bridge house where car was fire-bombed
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May 10, 2019 - 7:31 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — New Jersey resident Nick Calco, 17, woke up Thursday morning to find a Molotov cocktail thrown into his Chevy Malibu. The car was parked in his driveway. Authorities say the act happened at about 1:30 a.m. on Carter Bridge in Old Bridge. Calco can’t think of anyone who would...
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Marijuana
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May 09, 2019 - 7:17 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says holding a referendum on legalizing recreational marijuana is an option, but he's still pushing for legislation that has so far stalled. Murphy and fellow Democrat Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin were asked about marijuana at an unrelated event...
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