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April 5, 2022

NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey’s average gas price dropped five cents this week to $4.16 from $4.21. Today’s average price is down 21 cents from the high of $4.37 we saw on March 10, but it’s still 27 cents higher than a month ago ($3.89) and $1.25 higher than April 4, 2021 ($2.91). New Jersey’s average ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – (Updated version) A Roxbury teenager on Friday found himself in the middle of a frightening incident in Randolph involving an attempted bank robbery, a stolen car, an automobile crash, a thwarted carjacking and a massive law enforcement response. 18-year-old Joseph Sargenti said he ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A man, whose identity has not been released, was found dead hanging from a tree in Elizabeth Tuesday night.  The body was found between Marshall Street and Franklin Street, specifically next to an empty lot on the 300 block of Marshall Street. According to a spokeswoman for the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has tested positive for COVID-19. Murphy took a rapid antigen test this afternoon that came back positive. A PCR test that followed also test came back positive, according to a statement from Communications Director Mahen Gunaratna. Murphy is currently ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - NJ Sharing Network, a statewide nonprofit organization responsible for aiding in donated organ and tissue donations, is reflecting on some of their organ donor heroes that have gone on to save lives throughout the Garden State for Black History Month. The organization shared the ...

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SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ—New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has issued a state of emergency as of 5 p.m. Friday for all of New Jersey, and The National Weather Service has upgraded the watches to a Winter Storm Warning through Saturday evening for most of New Jersey.  The NWS has also issued a Blizzard ...

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SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ—The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch through Saturday evening for the entire Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions for the impending major storm that will impact our area. The storm is expected to reach our area in the early evening on Friday.  There are many ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – A group of more than 50 volunteer “citizen scientists” did a great job last year tracking harmful algal blooms in Lake Hopatcong and the rest of the Musconetcong River watershed, said Christa Reeves, a Musconetcong Watershed Association (MWA) representative. Reeves, who serves as ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- In the 122nd meeting between Army and Navy, the rivalry provided another anxiety-ridden contest for both sides, one in which the underdog, Navy (4-8) defeated Army (8-4) in a last-minute defensive stop to clinch a 17-13 victory and secure 18 of the last 23 matchups. Navy now ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – The Army-Navy Game, one of college football’s greatest rivalries, returns to the Meadowlands for the first time in almost two decades on Saturday, Dec. 11, as the Black Knights of Army (8-3) play the Midshipmen of Navy (3-8). Most often, the game is played in Philadelphia, but ...

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RARITAN BOROUGH, NJ — "I hate to lose." Republican Jack Ciattarelli conceded the Governor's race Friday afternoon in his hometown of Raritan Borough. "I called Governor Murphy earlier today and congratulated him on his re-election and wished him well in serving the people of New Jersey," ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Among those frustrated by his inability to visit his unit at Public Storage on Route 22 in Scotch Plains is two-time Super Bowl champion and Giants legend Carl Banks, who stored mementos of his stellar NFL career at the storage facility.  Items in the storage unit ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Two days after Public Storage of Scotch Plains was served with an injunction to stop tossing Scotch Plains resident Mary Jean Murphy's belongings, the company issued a second public statement about the situation. Through its outside p.r. firm, the storage company said its ...

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SURF CITY, NJ — On Sunday, October 3, the Surf City Police Department discovered two dead at a residence on North 7th Avenue. The Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer and Surf City Police Chief John N. Casella, Jr. confirmed that the deaths are currently being investigated by the Ocean ...

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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 and crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Todd Beamer had lived in Cranbury for a year with his wife and two children before ...

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September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers football fans eager to finally welcome Head Coach Greg Schiano back to the banks in person will have to wait two more days. Rutgers’ season opener against Temple has been postponed to noon Saturday, to be broadcast on the Big 10 Network. The decision was made early ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  According to sources, an arrest has been made in the overnight shooting/ homicide that took place in Morristown on Clyde Potts Drive. The shooting occurred around 2am on Wednesday, August 18th. According to reports, the suspect(s) stole a white Land Rover with R40LMW license ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A non-profit activist group led by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., and 18 students have filed a lawsuit challenging Rutgers’ university-wide COVID-19 vaccine student mandate. Scotch Plains-based attorney Julio Gomez, who is representing Georgia-based Children’s Health Defense and the ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ — Local police have released additional in the death of a three-year-old boy at the Oyo Hotel in East Hanover.  Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon and East Hanover Chief of Police Christopher ...

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SUSSEX COUNTY, NJ — The spotted lanternfly, with its whitish upper wings and red lower wings dotted with black spots, has become a familiar sight across the state lately. State and local officials are still asking you to kill it.  “This invasive insect has the potential to impact dozens of ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - On Friday, The East Hanover police confirmed that there was police activity at the OYO Hotel in East Hanover in the same parking lot as Target on Rt. 10. Witnesses report that there were helicopters, the Morris County Sheriff's Emergency response team and crime scene ...

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