New Jersey

Missing Newark girl
Newark
Andrew Weber
July 03, 2019 - 9:45 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A 14-year-old Newark girl and her 9-year-old brother -- who went missing Wednesday, sparking a massive manhunt -- have been found, Newark police said. Treazure Greene and her brother Shan were reported missing Wednesday morning from their home on South 7th Street. They were...
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Marijuana
Photo by Mark Mirko/Hartford Courant/TNS/Sipa USA
July 02, 2019 - 6:57 pm
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey expanded its medical marijuana program, including increasing the number of illnesses eligible for cannabis use, boosting the amount that can be dispensed and raising the number of cultivator permits, under a broad new law. Gov. Phil Murphy, a Democrat, signed the...
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Jersey City
Glenn Schuck
Glenn Schuck
July 02, 2019 - 7:31 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Two men, part of a group of setting off fireworks, were shot by Jersey City police Monday night. Police confirmed officers discharged their weapons. The shooting happened on Randolph Avenue between McDougall Street and Branhall Avenue at around 10:15 p.m. Two young men claim...
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Getty Images
July 01, 2019 - 6:22 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey will consider expanding its beach access regulations to take into account two things every day-tripping beachgoer knows: Being able to access a beach also includes being able to park near it and use a public restroom. Catherine McCabe, the state's...
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President Trump
Matt Kryger/IndyStar
July 01, 2019 - 5:57 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- President Donald Trump has congratulated New Jersey lawmakers for passing a budget that didn't raise taxes on the wealthy. Trump, a Republican, tweeted Monday that many high-end taxpayers were planning to leave New Jersey had taxes gone up. He says they'll now stay...
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Bill Baroni
The Record-USA TODAY Sports
July 01, 2019 - 2:50 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A former Chris Christie appointee convicted in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal is set to be freed from prison after a federal judge ordered his release Monday pending an appeal before the U.S. Supreme Court. U.S. District Judge Susan Wigenton signed the order...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
© Danielle Parhizkaran/NorthJersey.com
June 30, 2019 - 3:13 pm
Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law a $38.7 billion budget that boosts education, public pension and transit spending and also keeps state beaches and parks open as the July 4 holiday approaches.
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In this June 27, 2019 photo, a clerk takes a bet from a gambler at the new sportsbook at Bally's casino in Atlantic City, N.J. New Jersey surpassed Nevada in terms of sports betting volume in May, taking the national lead for the first time. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
June 29, 2019 - 1:52 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Here's all you need to know about how fast sports betting is growing in New Jersey: the state took in more sports bets last month than Nevada did to lead the nation. According to gambling regulators in both states, New Jersey saw $318.9 million worth of bets, edging past...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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June 28, 2019 - 4:10 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law a bill establishing a state-based health care marketplace. Murphy signed the legislation on Friday in a private ceremony. Under current law, New Jersey uses a federal exchange, or marketplace, letting people shop for and enroll in...
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June 28, 2019 - 3:44 pm
VERNON, N.J. (AP) -- A doctor convicted of attacking a 12-year-old boy in a ``ski rage'' incident at a northern New Jersey resort must spend the next three Valentine's Days in jail. A state judge handed down the sentence Thursday to Samuel Caruthers. The judge chose Valentine's Day because that was...
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