New Jersey

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August 31, 2018 - 7:41 am
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS/AP) -- One of the more appealing things about New Jersey used to be low gas taxes. But now, the Garden State is well on its way to have some of the highest gas taxes in the nation. Summer can’t be over yet. No !!! #LaborDayWeekend #1010wins pic.twitter.com/r6bfXnNZjP —...
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August 30, 2018 - 4:49 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey lawmaker is calling on the state's attorney general to form a grand jury to investigate potential sex abuse in the Catholic Church. Democratic state Sen. Joseph Vitale said Thursday he wants Attorney General Gurbir Grewal to confirm whether ``generations of hidden...
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August 29, 2018 - 12:56 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey prosecutors cannot categorically decriminalize marijuana, though they can use discretion when pursuing such cases, state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Wednesday in newly published guidance. The nearly nine-page guidance for municipal prosecutors comes as the...
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August 29, 2018 - 10:34 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- An elderly New Jersey man who had thousands of child sex abuse images and videos on his home computer has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison. Mark Derzko must also register as a sex offender and pay $24,000 in restitution as part of the 97-month sentence imposed...
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August 27, 2018 - 6:30 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed off on $500 million in new bonds for vocational schools and school security. The Democrat signed the legislation after sending it back to the Democrat-controlled Legislature with his proposal to slash the original bill to $500 million from $1...
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August 27, 2018 - 6:23 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has vetoed legislation imposing a five-cent fee on plastic carry-out bags. The Democratic governor announced the veto Monday. He says the fee doesn't go far enough to reduce the prevalence of plastic bags that can mar the state's shoreline and clog...
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August 25, 2018 - 5:09 pm
School buses in New Jersey will now be required to have lap and shoulder restraints for all students, under a law signed by Gov. Phill Murphy Saturday.
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August 24, 2018 - 8:52 am
PARAMUS, NJ (1010 WINS) -- New Jersey could be about a month away from a vote to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. The Garden State could be getting even greener. New Jersey appears poised for a vote on legal pot – so what’s your take on toking? https://t.co/8LJ5K6utUa — 1010 WINS (@...
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August 21, 2018 - 12:54 pm
TETERBORO, NJ (1010 WINS/AP) -- A Gulfstream jet carrying hip hop artist Post Malone landed safely Tuesday afternoon at Stewart International Airport in Orange County, N.Y., after it circled the NYC-area airspace for several hours to burn off fuel after the plane's tires blew out during takeoff...
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August 21, 2018 - 8:48 am
MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- Prosecutors say a longtime New Jersey cop passed along information about police activity to help people he knew avoid arrest and also had sex with a woman while on duty instead of arresting her for outstanding warrants. Monroe Township police Sgt. Jody Collins also...
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