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Tracy Morgan sues Wal-Mart for crash that killed 1

7-12-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Tracy Morgan is suing Wal-Mart over last month's highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in New Jersey, claims Wal-Mart was negligent when a ...

NJ man charged in Parkway crash that killed 2

7-11-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man who allegedly drove the wrong way on the Garden State Parkway has been charged with causing a crash that left two people dead. Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey announced Friday that ...
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Camden County Metro Police Establishes Cold Case Squad

7-11-14
To help improve the rate of homicides that are solved in Camden, the police force has established a cold case squad.
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Antidote Distribution Up as More Powerful Heroin Hits Streets

7-11-14
Pharmacies are offering Narcan and Naxolone, antidotes for narcotic overdoses, for a fee. Law enforcement officials in Ocean County also carry antidotes.

3 victims identified in fatal E. Orange auto crash

7-11-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in Essex County have identified the victims of a two-car crash in East Orange that killed three people and injured two others. The three men who died in the accident Wednesday are 24-year-old Tyrief Parker of East ...

Fire crews battling clutter along with the flames

7-11-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Firefighters say they are increasingly battling blazes complicated by clutter. New York City fire officials say that are investigating whether piles of junk in a high-rise apartment fire were a potential factor in the death of a ...

Police: NJ woman faked Pennsylvania assault

7-11-14
BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania say a woman has admitted to filing false assault charges against her ex-boyfriend to prevent him from getting custody of their child. Bensalem police say 30-year-old Rachel Dickstein of Willingboro, N.J. ...

Man arrested in 2012 Camden killing

7-11-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force has arrested a man wanted in 2012 New Jersey slaying in Florida. Authorities took 32-year-old Tino Cruz into custody at a friend's home in Jacksonville, Florida. Cruz is charged ...

Fire chief: Woman killed in fire at cluttered home

7-11-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Fire officials say they had a hard time getting to a woman on the second floor of a house on fire in New Jersey because of an extreme amount of clutter and she later died. Jersey City Fire Chief Darren Rivers says that ...

1 injured in south Jersey chemical plant blast

7-11-14
WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — A small explosion at a chemical plant in southern New Jersey forced the evacuation of employees and left one person injured. It happened at the Johnson Matthey plant in West Deptford just after 5:30 a.m. Friday. Plant ...