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Prosecutors: Woman Fatally Beat Family Dog, Bragged About It

Mercer County prosecutors say Hightstown resident Michelle Wankoff, 19, faces charges of animal cruelty and tampering with evidence.


A person was struck by a NJ TRANSIT train just west of the Metropark station on June 5, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

NJ TRANSIT Northeast Corridor Delays After Person Hit By Train

The death occurred just west of the Metropark Station after 5 a.m. Friday when a train from Trenton headed for New York hit the person.


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Small Earthquake Recorded Near Central New Jersey

Officials say a very small earthquake in central New Jersey has caused no damage or injuries.


Assemblyman Troy Singleton has proposed legislation that would make 'rape by fraud' a crime in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

Proposed Legislation Would Make ‘Rape By Fraud’ A Crime In New Jersey

A New Jersey lawmaker has a plan that would make it a crime to lie in order to sleep with someone.



NJ Appeals Court OKs New Charter School Rules

A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that the state Board of Education has the authority to change charter school rules to make it easier for existing charters to open new satellite campuses.



Trenton Man, Cesar Urena Valverde, Sentenced To Four Years In Prison After Child Porn Sweep

A central New Jersey man caught up in a child pornography sweep last year is now headed to state prison.


Lawmakers have questions about the Christie administration's decision to bring disabled adults back to group homes in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Families Press Lawmakers For Answers About ‘Return Home New Jersey’ Program

Parents of disabled adults say they are getting the run-around from state agencies in their fight to keep their relatives safe.


Lawmakers have questions about the Christie administration's decision to bring disabled adults back to group homes in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Lawmakers Demand Answers About Controversial ‘Return Home New Jersey’ Program

Now, as the fall legislative session begins democrats and republicans are working to overturn the state’s decision to take them out of their treatment facilities and put them into group homes.


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Activists Call For Marijuana Legalization In New Jersey

Several speakers urged the crowd to push state and federal lawmakers to legalize or decriminalize marijuana.


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Man Suing Newark Archdiocese Over Alleged Sexual Abuse

A northern New Jersey man is suing the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, alleging that a now-deceased priest sexually molested him more than 30 years ago.


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Man Gets 4 Years In Prison For Stealing Car Used In Trenton Drive-By

Louis Alvarado, of Hamilton, was sentenced on Friday to four years in prison after pleading guilty to receiving stolen property and other charges.


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New Brunswick Couple Charged With Running Brothels Around N.J.

Authorities say that a New Brunswick couple has been charged with running a prostitution ring with women in the country illegally in at least eight brothels across the state.


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Police: Argument Over Lawnmower Leads To Stabbing In Trenton

Trenton police say it started when 53-year-old Anthony Burton asked to borrow a 55-year-old man’s mower on Klagg Avenue.


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Trenton Police Search For Man Who Allegedly Posed As A Cop, Sexually Assaulted Woman

Police are searching for a man posing as a police officer and reportedly sexually assaulted a woman in Trenton Saturday afternoon.


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Former Public Works Director Eric Jackson Projected As Winner Of Trenton Mayoral Race

Trenton voters have elected former public works director Eric Jackson as the next mayor of the New Jersey capital city, unofficial results showed Tuesday night.