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FILE – This combination of March 29, 2017, file photos shows Bridget Kelly, left, leaving federal court after sentencing and Bill Baroni leaving federal court after sentencing in Newark, N.J. The Supreme Court agreed Friday, June 28, 2019, to hear a case involving Kelly and Baroni, two former New Jersey officials convicted of felonies for causing gridlock near the George Washington Bridge to punish a mayor for not backing their boss, former Republican Gov. Chris Christie. (AP Photos/Julio Cortez, File)
June 28, 2019 - 3:26 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a case involving two former New Jersey officials convicted of felonies for causing gridlock near the George Washington Bridge to punish a mayor for not backing their boss, former Republican Gov. Chris Christie. The justices announced...
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Plastic Bag
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Andrew Weber
June 28, 2019 - 1:20 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Jersey City is implementing a ban on single-use plastic bags starting Friday. The new rule prohibits retailers from providing single-use plastic carryout bags and non-recyclable paper bags to customers at the checkout counter. Say goodbye to single-use plastic bags! Mayor...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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June 27, 2019 - 6:51 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- State parks and beaches will be open for the run-up to the Fourth of July holiday, and there won't be a state government shutdown, Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday. Murphy announced his decision to enact the budget that lawmakers sent him at a news conference at...
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Kimberly Dole
June 27, 2019 - 8:47 am
MONTVILLE, N. J. (1010 WINS) -- A 12-year-old boy drowned in a lake at a high-end country club in New Jersey police say. It occurred at approximately 3:20 p.m. Wednesday at Lake Valhalla Club, a private club in Montville. Authorities say the child was playing near a dock in water that is...
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Joey "Jaws" Chestnut competes in Nathan's Famous 101th Anniversary of the 4th of July hot dog-eating contest at Coney Island.
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June 26, 2019 - 1:36 pm
Think Joey Chestnut will win this year's hot dog eating contest? Don't bet on it.
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Andrew Weber
June 25, 2019 - 11:23 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A Camden woman is accused in the stabbing death of her identical twin. Prosecutors still aren’t say aren’t saying if they even know there’s a motive why 27-year-old Amanda Ramirez would kill her identical twin Anna, stabbing her in their apartment in Camden early last...
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Fire in Paterson
Glenn Schuck
Glenn Schuck
June 25, 2019 - 7:05 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Six firefighters were treated for exhaustion and dehydration and 48 residents were displaced by a six-alarm five in Paterson, New Jersey. No residents were hurt in the fire on Summer Street. The blaze extensively damaged four two-story homes which stand about two feet apart...
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Andrew Weber
June 24, 2019 - 7:41 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Twenty years later, the search continues for Kevin Barthrop. The then-2-year-old was last seen near his home on Chilton Street in Elizabeth, New Jersey in 1999. Now authorities are hoping a new sketch showing what he might look like today will help them figure out what...
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Hot dog
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Andrew Weber
June 24, 2019 - 2:45 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The 4th of July contest at Nathan’s won’t be the only hot dog story in the headlines in the next couple weeks. Union Pork Store in Union, New Jersey is trying to set the Guiness record for the world’s largest hot dog. It’s 44.3 pounds and surrounded by a 31 pound bun. The dog...
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Garden State Parkway crash
Thomas P. Costello
June 23, 2019 - 2:43 pm
Authorities say an SUV that pulled over on the Garden State Parkway in New Jersey was struck by another SUV, killing a teenage girl from Pennsylvania.
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