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November 27, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — An Illinois man is the second person arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport last week with a handgun found in his luggage on Thursday, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said. A day earlier, TSA agents detained an Indiana man with a disassembled 9mm handgun, ...

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WEST TRENTON, NJ — With Thanksgiving weekend typically one of the busiest travel times of the year, the New Jersey State Police (NJSP) is increasing patrols to ensure that motorists arrive safely at their destinations.  Between the evening of Wednesday, November 23 and the morning of Monday, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy headlined a host of public officials at Newark Liberty International Airport to celebrate Tuesday’s opening of its new $2.7 billion Terminal A, described as the “largest design-build project in New Jersey history.” “So, this what $2.7 billion dollars will get you,” ...

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NEWARK, NJ — An 18-year-old Sayreville man now faces federal charges, accused of making threats to attack a New Jersey synagogue. It prompted an FBI alert last week for synagogues around the state, causing law enforcement to increase security. Omar Alkattoul is charged with one count of ...

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NEWARK/TRENTON, NJ — The FBI says it has found the person responsible for making a "broad threat" against New Jersey synagogues and that person "no longer poses a danger to the community." On Twitter, the FBI's Newark Office released a statement, saying "Upon receipt of threat information ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The FBI's Newark office is investigating a "broad threat" to synagogues in New Jersey and is asking people to be alert. New Jersey Attorney General Matthew Platkin says law enforcement will be increasing patrols, both marked and unmarked, in "sensitive areas." “The FBI has received ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The Rutgers University Marching Scarlet Knights have been selected to perform in the 2023 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, representing the state of New Jersey. This will mark the first parade appearance by the band. The Marching Scarlet Knights, under the leadership of ...

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PRINCETON, NJ -- The body of missing Princeton University student Misrach Ewunetie was found on campus Thursday afternoon after a days-long search for the 20-year-old college junior. According to a statement by Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri and Kenneth Strother Jr., Princeton ...

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CENTRAL NEW JERSEY —Central New Jersey would officially become a recognized division of the Garden State under a new bill that was introduced this week. Assembly Bill A4711 was introduced by Assemblymen Roy Frieman, Anthony V. Verelli, and Assemblywoman Sadaf F. Jaffer and referred to Assembly ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — "I totally forgot I submitted. I was in shock when I won!" Scotch Plains-based author Robert Constant's marketing plan for his latest children's book was derailed by COVID, but a recent award is giving his book new life.  Hello Grandma!, Constant's second children book, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Choose New Jersey, an organization that stimulates job creation and attracts business to the state, has opened an office in Ireland, making New Jersey the first state in the U.S. to have an economic development office in that nation. “New Jersey’s longstanding connection to Ireland, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — An upcoming film “Inappropriate Behavior,” has brought film legend Robert DeNiro, and a host of other A-list celebrities to Jersey City in recent week.  According to sources the film also stars Bobby Cannavale, Whoopi Goldberg and Rainn Wilson. Stephanie Daniels, director of ...

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NEW JERSEY — Despite research from the American Psychiatric Association (APA) that finds that 87% of Americans feel “anxious” or “very anxious" about inflation, New Jerseyans seem to be among the least impacted, according to a new study by WalletHub.   In its analysis of 2022’s Happiest ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) led a bipartisan group of 43 colleagues in sending a bicameral letter to President Joe Biden to urge him to issue a Major Disaster Declaration for all of Puerto Rico’s municipalities in response to Hurricane Fiona. Just days before the fifth ...

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CRANFORD, NJ — The royal coffin procession brought Queen Elizabeth II from Scotland to England on Wednesday, and it will take her to her final resting place early next week. Many years ago, shortly after she became Queen, a different royal procession brought the young Queen and her husband, ...

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LOVELADIES, NJ — A perfect beach day lured unsuspecting beach-goers into rough surf in Loveladies on Saturday, claiming the life of a 51-year-old male swimmer. It is swim-at-you-own-risk on most beaches after Labor Day, and the beach where the incident occurred was unguarded. Combined with heavy ...

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CRANBURY, NJ — On September 11th, 2001, a Cranbury resident was one of the many brave passengers on United Airlines Flight 93 who tried to take control of the hijacked plane that crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Todd Beamer had lived in Cranbury for a year with his wife and two children ...

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FRANKLIN, NJ – Authorities are continuing to investigate the death of a two-year-old girl who they say suffered a heart attack after she was left unattended in a vehicle on Tuesday, according to Somerset County Prosecutor John P. McDonald. The following account was provided by ...

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NEW JERSEY — The average price for a gallon of gas in New Jersey dropped another 11 cents from last week to Monday's price of $4.06 ($4.17). The average price in the Garden State is 45 cents cheaper than a month ago ($4.51), but still 87 cents higher than a year ago ($3.19). New Jersey’s average ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – He was a swimmer from a very young age, and now Bridgewater resident Lee Evans is taking on a 4-mile-long race, crossing continents. Evans is participating in the Bosphorus Cross-Continental Swimming Race on Aug. 21, starting on the Asian side of the Bosphorus in Istanbul, and ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey was ranked as the 2nd "Best State to Live in" for 2022, according to a new study conducted by WalletHub. The personal-finance website ranked the 50 states by using 52 different categories, from housing costs and income growth to education rate and quality of ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law Wednesday that extends outdoor dining in New Jersey until November 2024. "There are restaurants and bars and growing numbers of breweries that are still relying on the outdoor dining spaces they were allowed to create to get themselves back ...

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NEW JERSEY - July 27th is National New Jersey Day.  New Jersey was the third state to ratify the Constitution of the United States of America and the first state to ratify the Bill of Rights. New Jersey's central location amidst the thirteen colonies during the colonial era made it home to ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Vice President Kamala Harris gave a 30-minute speech to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) National Convention at the Atlantic City Convention Center on Monday. With several thousand in attendance, Harris encouraged attendees to action ...

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NEW JERSEY — The summer days are about to getter even hotter with a heat wave expected to bring heat indices near 100 degrees this week, according to the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management (NJOEM). Because of the heat wave, local cooling centers will be open. All Burlington County Library ...

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NEW JERSEY — The average price of a gallon of gas in New Jersey has dropped 36 cents in the last month. AAA says drivers are paying an average of $4.69 a gallon on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. It's down 2 cents from Monday and 12 cents from last week. Prices are still $1.53 higher per gallon than ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers is preparing to play a pivotal role in New Jersey’s rollout of the new National Suicide Prevention Lifeline number later this month. The 988 hotline will work similar to how the 911 hotline currently works and will serve as an alternative to calling the three-digital ...

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NEW JERSEY — The price of gas in New Jersey is heading down as the Fourth of July weekend gets closer. The average price of a gallon of unleaded is $4.85, according to AAA. That's down 2 cents from yesterday and 9 cents from last week. Drivers are paying $1.71 more than this time last ...

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RED BANK, NJ — While summer break has just started for most students, Governor Phil Murphy and state lawmakers are looking ahead to the beginning of the next school year by pushing for a "Back-to-School" Sales Tax holiday that they touted Wednesday morning as a way to ease the financial burden of ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - While saying that the bipartisan legislation does not go as far as he would like, U. S. Senator Robert Menendez said it may well go far to saving lives. “It is our duty as lawmakers to take action and find ways to advance legislation that can save lives,” Menendez said during a ...

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