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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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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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Andrew Weber
October 11, 2019 - 10:51 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – A construction worker was killed after being electrocuted at a construction site in New Jersey Friday morning, according to authorities. Two other construction workers were seriously injured. The incident occurred around 8 a.m. on Quincy Court in Woodbridge Township. The...
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JANIFEST
Andrew Weber
October 11, 2019 - 8:38 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – A four-alarm fire tore through a row of homes in Jersey City Friday morning. The fire began in a residence on Wade Street near Rutgers Avenue right before 4:30 a.m. Firefighters are dealing with challenges such as high winds and hoarding in homes. They figured out that the...
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American Dream
David Caplan
October 10, 2019 - 2:22 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A worker at the soon-to-open American Dream mall in East Rutherford, N.J. was killed Wednesday afternoon, the Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Thursday. New Jersey state police identified the worker as 37-year-old Eric Papenfuhs of...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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1010 WINS Newsroom
October 10, 2019 - 9:50 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday called for borrowing $500 million to pay for the removal of lead paint in homes and the replacement of thousands of lead pipes across the state as part of a ``comprehensive strategy'' aimed at addressing the public health...
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New Jersey Turnpike
Dreamstime
Andrew Weber
October 08, 2019 - 11:19 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – A person was killed early Tuesday morning in a crash which caused a tractor-trailer to flip over on the New Jersey Turnpike, say authorities. NJSP investigating crash on the @NJTurnpike SB local lanes at milepost 80.9 in Milltown, Middlesex County, which occurred at 3:48 a.m...
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