New Jersey

Fire rainbow
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Adam Warner
May 27, 2019 - 6:23 pm
Visitors to the Jersey Shore on Sunday got a front row seat to a beautiful phenomenon known as a "fire rainbow."
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Trenton shooting
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May 25, 2019 - 11:13 am
New Jersey police say 10 people have been wounded following a shooting at a Trenton bar.
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 Drugs and syringe for Legionnaires' disease.
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David Caplan
May 24, 2019 - 3:29 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Five people have died in an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease, in New Jersey's Union County, the state's Department of Health announced Friday. The agency said it was aware of 22 confirmed cases of the disease in people who live in or visited the county. The affected people...
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David Caplan
May 24, 2019 - 1:47 pm
HACKENSACK, N.J. (1010 WINS) — A Hackensack charter middle school, which is housed in a building owned by a church, was forced to paint over an LGBT Pride mural after the church deemed the art as "obscene." "So...my school’s owned by a Catholic Church and they want me to take down my Keith Haring...
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May 23, 2019 - 4:59 pm
SEA GIRT, N.J. (AP) -- Smoke 'em if you've got 'em _ but not on the beach in New Jersey this summer. Smoking and vaping will be banned on nearly every public beach in the state this summer under tougher new restrictions. Nonsmokers are rejoicing over the ban, which also applies to public parks. But...
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Marijuana
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May 23, 2019 - 4:54 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Amid a stalled effort to legalize recreational marijuana, New Jersey's Democrat-led Assembly passed a bill Thursday to expand the state's medical marijuana program. The Assembly voted 65-5 with six abstentions, sending the bill to the Democrat-led Senate, which has already...
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Glenwood Apartments, Old Bridge
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Mike Montone
May 23, 2019 - 12:41 pm
OLD BRIDGE, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- An Old Bridge woman is accused of murdering and sexually assaulting a 70-year-old woman. RELATED: Bronx man charged in 2005 cold case sex assault in NJ Magician David Blaine at center of NYPD sex assault investigation: report Former Yankees hero John Wetteland...
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May 22, 2019 - 6:13 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities say roughly two dozen students were exposed to pepper spray at a northern New Jersey school when an 8-year-old girl inadvertently sprayed the substance. The exposure at the Whitney M. Young Jr. Community School in Jersey City occurred around 10:30 a.m...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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May 22, 2019 - 5:56 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Gov. Phil Murphy told TV viewers Wednesday that millionaires ``like me'' should pay more in taxes as part of his push to increase rates on people earning more than $1 million. Lawmakers are balking at the proposal, saying raising taxes isn't the answer to New Jersey's fiscal...
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May 20, 2019 - 6:14 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Officials have once again pushed back the opening date for a massive retail and entertainment center in the Meadowlands. The long-delayed American Dream project was slated for a late summer opening. But officials said Monday that it will now open this fall. American...
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