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New Jersey Inmate Guilty Of Collecting Nearly $16K In Unemployment

The jury in Cumberland County found 63-year-old Bruce Garrett of Vineland guilty of theft by deception.


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Report: Percentage Of Long Wait Times At NJ VA Hospitals Lower Than National Average

Almost 6,000 medical appointments for veterans were delayed at least a month from September to February in New Jersey, including at one Vineland clinic that fared particularly poorly.


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Man Accused Of Shooting Arrows At Fellow N.J. Homeless Encampment Residents

A South Jersey man was accused Friday of using a bow and arrow to shoot at the homeless.


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Vandals Target Religious Icons At Two Vineland, N.J. Churches

Nearly a dozen religious statues at two churches in Vineland, N.J. have been defaced.


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Police: Boy, 12, Gave Friend Marijuana As Birthday Present At NJ School

Both boys were released to their guardians pending a juvenile court hearing.


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More New Jersey Towns Look To Become Their Own Utilities After Sandy

For at least one New Jersey town, power was restored quickly and orderly after superstorm Sandy, and there is a very good reason.


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NJ Builder Who Shot Himself In The Heart With Nail Gun Released From The Hospital

A self-employed builder from New Jersey who accidentally shot a nail into his heart last weekend has been released from the hospital and is expected to fully recover.


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New Jersey Launches Program For Unused Drug Disposal

New Jersey is launching a pilot program that allows consumers to drop off unused medications in secure locations.


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Tribute Planned For Star Bull Rider Killed In NJ

Rodeo organizers said 24-year-old Rigoberto Flores of Brentwood, N.Y. was killed when he was thrown and fatally injured by a bull on Sunday.


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Police: Burglar Offers To Repair Broken Screen At New Jersey Home During Break In Attempt

The homeowner, Maria Cardona, said the man made her nervous as he told her about his family and kept a hand in his pocket. She says he was “really polite,” but she just wanted him to leave.


Communications clerk Angel Castro monitors a remote surveillance camera view in the newly-opened Surveillance Operations Center - Newark, NJ - July 1, 2008 - Photo: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

New Jersey Cities Getting Grants For Crime Fighting Technology

17 cities are getting federal grant money to install cameras and license plate readers, and people to check those systems.


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Dead Kittens Found In Abandoned Pet Carrier In N.J.

Police in Vineland are searching for whoever left four kittens to die inside an abandoned pet carrier in a parking lot.