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Fugitive accused of shooting at cop in Ocean County arrested in NYC
A fugitive wanted on charges of shooting at a police officer Thursday morning in Ocean County has been arrested.
NJ woman dies from vaping, dozens more ill, health officials say
A woman from North Jersey has died from a vaping-related illness, health officials said Tuesday.
4 judges will decide whether to toss nearly 21,000 DWI cases
New Jersey has moved closer to possibly throwing out 20,600 drunk driving cases tied to a state trooper accused of failing to calibrate a breath test device years ago.
Former Mets star Dwight Gooden arrested again in NJ
For the second time in as many months, famed former New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden was arrested in a traffic stop in New Jersey.
Screams and squeals as LBI fishermen wrangle 7-foot shark
Watch out for those sharks!
No more alcohol at Sandy Hook: Feds ban booze at Jersey Shore
For years, Sandy Hook stood out for two things: Naked people and booze were both permitted.
Thousand acres burning in Burlington County — highway closed
Firefighters are are battling a forest fire that quickly spread to a thousand acres in Burlington County.
Howell landowner agrees to pay homeless camp residents to leave
The agreement was announced after months of negotiations between a Lakewood businessman and the NJ Coalition to End Homelessness.
Murphy finally has deal on legal marijuana — How it would work in NJ
Don't light up just yet, though.
Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside raises record $2.3 million — See photos
It was the 26th annual Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside.
Chicago PD faults politicians like Booker for spreading Smollett ‘hoax’
The top police official in Chicago on Thursday took a shot at presidential candidates like Cory Booker for spreading what police say was a hoax hate crime.
Murphy, Democrats reach deal to tax legal weed by ounce, reports say
New Jersey is ever closer to legalizing recreational marijuana.