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Gangsters freed, commit 8 more violent crimes across NJ, cops say
Their reign of terror through New Brunswick and South Brunswick has come to an end, law enforcement officials said.
NJ man gets 8 years for killing grandparents in his 4th DWI incident
A Hunterdon County man with a troubled driving record was sentenced to eight years in prison for killing two grandparents in an intoxicated-driving crash last year.
Monitoring bracelet doesn’t stop NJ teen from stealing car with 7-year-old, cops say
He's back behind bars. But for how long?
3 boys home alone didn’t know Toms River house was on fire
A woman is being credited with saving the lives of three boys who didn't know their house was on fire. She also rescued the family dog.
Feds deport NJ man whose parents fled communism when he was 2
A 27-year-old New Jersey man who has known no other home but the United States has been deported to Bulgaria.
NJ school bus ‘brake check’ breaks student’s leg — driver arrested
Police said Ricky K. Moore, 28, of Hamilton, admitted to abruptly stopping the bus.
Stay-at-home moms suing New Jersey over right to sell cookies
New Jersey is the only state that doesn't allow bakers to sell goods to the public from their home kitchens.
NJ pre-school teacher called kids ‘little douchebags,’ punished them in bathroom
A preschool teacher in Passaic County has been fired after calling her special-needs students “little a**holes” and confining them in a narrow bathroom as punishment.
Trump family among biggest taxpayers in Monmouth County — See the list
President Donald Trump and his family don’t live in Monmouth County but their companies are among the biggest property taxpayers around.
Hunterdon couple living in tax-free ‘church’ admit cheating welfare
A Hunterdon County couple have admitted to being welfare cheats while living tax-free in a home the township considers a church.
‘Tis the season: NJ cops start DWI crackdown weeks before holidays
New Jersey this year awarded more than $851,500 to police agencies to help pay for the extra patrols this month.
Teen’s family gets $17M in lawsuit against Jersey Shore University Medical Center
The family of a teen who suffered a brain injury as a result of treatment at a Monmouth County hospital was awarded $17 million by a jury.