New Jersey

AP Photo/Julio Cortez
August 01, 2018 - 2:33 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- State officials on Wednesday announced a new crackdown on polluters, saying that enforcement was "back in business'' after a near-decade-long hiatus and launching six new lawsuits to recover damages and costs. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal alongside Environmental Protection...
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July 31, 2018 - 7:27 pm
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) -- Passaic County authorities have charged two men with killing a pizza deliveryman. County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes says 18-year-old Andy DeJesus and 18-year-old Joel Nunez, both from Garfield, are charged with murder, robbery and other offenses in the killing of 27-year-old...
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Seeing eye dog file
Dreamstime
July 31, 2018 - 10:46 am
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- New Jersey has an official state animal; the horse, its official fruit is blueberry, and the common blue violet is the official state flower. What New Jersey doesn't have is an official state dog. Republican State Senator Anthony Bucco wants to change that. He's...
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July 26, 2018 - 5:15 pm
Dennis Malloy and Judi Franco, hosts of 101.5, are in hot water after repeatedly referring to Gurbir Grewalhim "turban man" on the air.
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The exotic longhorned tick has been found in Bergen County.
NJ Department of Agriculture
July 25, 2018 - 12:23 pm
HACKENSACK, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- It's tick season. A 12-year-old girl from Bergen County is believed to be the first person in the U.S. carrying an exotic tick discovered by researchers last fall. Lab tests show the tick -- a species from Asia known as the 'Longhorned' tick -- does not carry the...
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A Perth Amboy police officer saved a man from a speeding train.
City of Perth Amboy
July 25, 2018 - 11:18 am
PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A Perth Amboy Police Officer made an amazing rescue of a man on NJ TRANSIT tracks, and caught it on his body cam. Patrolman Kyle Savoia spotted the despondent man last Thursday and ran toward him screaming for him to move and stop the train. "Hey, bud! Hey move,''...
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Fire truck file image.
Dreamstime
July 23, 2018 - 7:32 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A woman killed in a New Jersey house collapse shielded her youngest daughter as the structure came down, authorities said. The home tumbled into rubble on South Broad Street in Hamilton Township, near Trenton, just before 7 a.m. Monday. The 16-year-old girl and her 20-year-old...
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Dreamstime
July 23, 2018 - 10:51 am
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Three people have been rescued following a house collapse in New Jersey. A three-story home on South Broad Street in Hamilton Township collapsed just before 7 a.m. but it's not clear why. One person pulled from the rubble suffered minor injuries. There was no...
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tree fallen
Sam Liebman/1010 WINS
July 22, 2018 - 8:40 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Most of the city seems to have escaped the worst of the nor’easter. Rain totals in Newark reach nearly 2-inches, while JFK and Central Park saw just under an inch. There were also some reports of wires down, and a tree hit a building in Roselle Park, New Jersey. As 1010 WINS...
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Rough surf along the Jersey shore.
Dreamstime
July 20, 2018 - 2:53 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- If you've been trying to quit smoking, maybe a trip to the Jersey Shore will help you snuff out the habit. Gov. Phil Murphy says no more butts on the beach. "By this time next year the only smell most New Jersey beachgoers will be enjoying will be the scent of salt air...
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