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Firefighters Rescue Woman From Roof Of Burning Passaic Home

Firefighters came to the aid of a woman who was trapped on the roof of a burning three-family home in northern New Jersey.

09/07/2014

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Police: Man Attempts To Lure Teenagers Into Car In Fort Lee

Families in Fort Lee are on edge as police hunt for a man who tried to lure a teenager into his car.

09/06/2014

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Storms Cause Damage, Outages Across Tri-State Area

As some parts of our area experienced severe weather, the first line of storms brought down plenty of trees and drenches parts of the tri-state area.

09/06/2014

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2 Found Dead In Scotch Plains Home

Their names and further details on what caused their deaths were not immediately disclosed.

09/06/2014

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N.J. Man Faces Animal Cruelty Charges For Fatally Beating Dog With TV Remote

Animal cruelty charges have been filed against a man who allegedly beat his sister’s Yorkshire Terrier to death with a television remote.

09/06/2014

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Officials: N.J. Firefighters Overcome By Bug Bomb Fumes When Responding To Fire Alarm

One firefighter was treated at a hospital and eight others were hosed down after they were affected by fumes from a bug bomb that was set off at a northern New Jersey nail salon.

09/06/2014

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Police: Scammers Are Targeting Bergen County Residents With ‘Virtual Kidnappings’

Police said that they have received reports from across Bergen County, with the latest incidents taking place in Westwood, Saddle Brook, and Wyckoff.

09/06/2014

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Princeton Employee Faces Tough Decision Over Medical Marijuana

An employee of Princeton University has been given a choice; either stop using medical marijuana or quit.

09/06/2014

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2 Killed, 1 Hospitalized Following Separate Newark Shootings

Two men were killed and another was hospitalized following separate shootings in Newark. But authorities say it doesn’t appear that the incidents are connected.

09/06/2014

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N.J. Senator Co-Sponsors Gun Carry Bill As Penn. Woman Faces Mandatory Jail Time

Shaneen Allen was pulled over last year during a traffic stop and said she had a Pennsylvania concealed carry permit. But the permit isn’t valid in New Jersey, which has some of the strictest gun laws in the nation.

09/06/2014

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Sources Say Trump Taj Mahal Casino In Atlantic City Is Poised To Close

The Trump Taj Mahal is poised to be the latest casino to file for bankruptcy and go out of business in Atlantic City, sources said Friday.

09/05/2014

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Rainforest Cafe Sues To Stay At Trump Plaza Casino

A popular restaurant at Trump Plaza is suing the Atlantic City casino, asking a judge to permit it to keep operating after the casino shuts down on Sept. 16.

09/05/2014

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N.J. Crime Ring Burglarizing Vehicles, Attempting To Resemble Victims To Cash In

Police say the criminals try to hit as many banks as they can within an hour of their thefts, before alerts can go out.

09/05/2014

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Newark Mayor Ras Baraka Swears In First Class Of New Police Recruits Since 2010

The city says the new officers will enhance the mayor’s initiative to increase the number of police officers on the force.

09/05/2014

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Funeral Set For N.J. Woman Who Died Napping In Car Between Jobs

Friends helped raise the money for the funeral for the woman who worked many jobs.

09/05/2014