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Brooklyn Truck Driver Charged In Fatal Lawrence, N.J. Crash

Two children and an adult were killed Friday evening in a nasty accident in Mercer County, N.J.

08/03/2013

Northern New Jersey prosecutors announce more than 100 arrests in heroin ring bust, May 2, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

NJ Prosecutors Post Photos Of Nearly 100 Alleged Heroin Users As Overdoses Spike

Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli says the probe was prompted by what he says was an alarming increase in the number of fatal overdoses and overdoses.

05/02/2013

Fire trucks near the scene of the crash in West Windsor (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

One Dead As Small Helicopter Crashes Near Route 1 In West Windsor

A helicopter crash in central New Jersey has left one dead, West Windsor Police have confirmed. The fatal victim was the only person on board.

09/15/2012

Damage In Freehold Township (Credit: CBS 2)

State Of Emergency Declared In Freehold Township Following Heavy Storms

A state of emergency has been declared in Freehold Township as thousands of utility customers in Central Jersey remained without power late on Sunday morning after a series of severe storms moved through the region.

07/29/2012

David Lundy (Credit: CBS 2)

Amber Alert Issued For West Windsor Boy Who Police Suspect Was Kidnapped By Grandfather

A frantic search is underway on Saturday for a missing five-year-old New Jersey boy who police said was kidnapped by his own grandfather. Police issued an Amber Alert for David Lundy of West Windsor in Mercer County.

06/16/2012

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack (credit: CBS 2)

Trenton Mayor’s Half-Brother Admits Official Misconduct

Stanley Davis, a supervisor with the city’s water utility, faces a six-year prison term under his plea deal with Mercer County prosecutors.

01/28/2012

Thomas Nast Self Portrait

NJ Assemblyman Wants Thomas Nast Off Hall Of Fame Nomination List

His cartoons famously depicted Santa Claus and Uncle Sam, but there’s a move afoot to keep Thomas Nast out of the New Jersey Hall of Fame.

12/14/2011

Smoke billows from the Twin Towers - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: Robert Giroux/Getty Images)

Controversy Over Names On Mercer County 9/11 Memorial

Two plaques at the Mercer County 9/11 memorial feature the names of politicians and volunteers but not those of local victims of Sept. 11.

11/15/2011

Mosquito (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

First West Nile Virus Case Confirmed In New Jersey This Summer

The Health Department says a 50-year-old man from Hamilton Township developed symptoms in July. He was not hospitalized and is recovering at home.

08/09/2011

Morris County, NJ (file / credit: Morris County Tourism Bureau)

Morris County Tops Quality Of Life List In New Jersey Survey

The results are in from a new survey on the quality of life in the counties of New Jersey.

08/02/2011

The New Jersey capitol building in Trenton. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Trenton Mayor Scraps Plans To Furlough 600 Workers

New Jersey’s capital city has scrapped plans to furlough 600 workers following objections from state environmental officials and a Superior Court judge.

02/26/2011

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Judge Upholds Health Payment For NJ Public Workers

Public employees who challenged a requirement to start paying toward their health insurance have lost a round in court.

01/20/2011

Class-Action Suit Filed Against NJ Over Legal Immigrant Benefits

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is being sued over a new state policy that denies Medicaid benefits to certain groups of legal immigrants. Lawyers for Seton Hall University Law School and the firm Gibbons […]

09/02/2010