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Tree Pollen Count In N.J. Soars After Wet Spring, Snowy Winter

Coughing, sneezing and itchy eyes are all signs that allergy season has hit New Jersey with a vengeance. Holy Name Medical Center allergy director Dr. Theodore Falk said tree pollen “just exploded” a week ago because it has been a cool spring.

05/10/2011

Joseph Coniglio (credit: AP)

Former NJ Senator To Get Out Of Jail

A federal judge on Wednesday reduced Coniglio’s 30-month sentence to 20 months because an appeals court threw out his convictions on mail fraud. The court faulted the way the case was presented to the jury.

03/25/2011

Doctor (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Aetna Sues 6 NJ Doctors For Overbilling

The lawsuits stem from hospital care where patients were referred to in-network hospitals but received care from out-of-network physicians. The doctors don’t have contracts and set their own fees.

03/25/2011

Rachel Morgan (Facebook); Carmody (Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Paramus Cop Shot During Traffic Stop Released From Hospital

A police officer critically injured in New Jersey is on the road to recovery. The hero from Paramus was shot during a routine traffic stop, and she was cleared Friday to go home.

02/18/2011

Scene of hit-and-run in Fort Lee (Photo/Steve Sandberg)

Cops: Woman, 90, Struck By Bus In NJ Hit-And-Run

A pocketbook and cane lay near the curb of a street in Fort Lee Friday morning – evidence of a hit-and-run that sent an elderly woman to the hospital and police on the search for an Academy bus driver.

02/11/2011

Suspect Michael Sean Carmody (Photo/Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Man Accused Of Shooting Paramus Cop Dies

The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office says the man accused of shooting and critically wounding a Paramus police officer has died from his wounds.

02/09/2011

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Snowstorm Leaves Two Dead In New Jersey

A second New Jersey death has been blamed on this week’s snow storm.

01/28/2011

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Rutgers’ LeGrand Regains Sensation Throughout Body

Injured Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand has movement in his shoulders and sensation throughout his body. Rutgers announced the improvement in LeGrand’s condition Thursday.

WFAN–01/06/2011

(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Rutgers’ LeGrand To Receive Orange Bowl Courage Award

The family of paralyzed Rutgers player Eric LeGrand updated his condition Thursday, the same day the junior defensive tackle was named the winner of the 2010 Discover Orange Bowl Courage Award.

WFAN–12/16/2010

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Paralyzed Rutgers Player LeGrand Off Ventilator

Paralyzed Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand has been taken off a ventilator and is able to breathe on his own, school officials said. His injury was reclassified to an incomplete spinal cord injury.

11/23/2010

Eric LeGrand

Fundraiser Set For Rutgers’ LeGrand

Parents from the Port Reading Saints Pop Warner Organization and the Colonia Patriot High School football program whose sons had played football with Eric LeGrand will hold a benefit dinner in Woodbridge Saturday.

WFAN–11/19/2010

Eric LeGrand

Rutgers’ Eric LeGrand Hospitalized With Fever

Hours after being admitted to Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in West Orange, N.J., Rutgers says the 20-year-old LeGrand was moved to St. Barnabas Medical Center late Wednesday with a high fever.

WFAN–11/05/2010

(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Players, Students Attend Rally For Rutgers’ LeGrand

Coach Greg Schiano delivered an emotional, prayer-filled speech during the 90-minute gathering at the College Avenue gymnasium on the Rutgers campus.

WFAN–10/29/2010

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Rutgers’ QB Questions A Not-Unwelcome Diversion

Rutgers coach Greg Schiano would usually bristle at any questions suggesting a quarterback controversy on his team.

WFAN–10/28/2010

Trainers check on Detroit Lions linebacker Zack Follett (49) after he was injured during the fourth quarter of an NFL  football game against the New York Giants at New Meadowlands Stadium, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2010, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Giants won the game 28-20. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Follett ‘Doing Better’ After Scary Injury Against Giants

Lions linebacker Zack Follett has been cleared to return to Detroit after being hospitalized following a violent helmet-to-helmet hit with a New York Giants player.

WFAN–10/19/2010

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