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NJ Rowan College baseball player drowns at state park where swimming is prohibited
Nathaniel Figueroa, 21, of Vineland drowned at a Corsons Inlet State Park on Friday after being caught in a riptide, NJ DEP officials said.
Lakewood, NJ cop charged with fracturing opponent’s face at rec softball game
Lakewood officer Patrick Carney is charged with aggravated assault for punching a batter at a men's softball game at Veterans Park in Berkeley on June 1.
NJ schools get remote option on election day in response to Texas shooting
NJ schools that will be acting as polling places in Tuesday's primary election will be closed and instead hold remote learning as a result of the TX school shooting.
After latest shooting, NJ school district changes stance on hiring armed guards
Middletown school board President Frank Capone said Gov. Murphy and the NJEA should reimburse districts for the costs of armed officers.
Pop-up party rumors swirl that this Jersey Shore town could be next, police say
The Asbury Park police said there will be "zero tolerance" for pop-up party chaos in their community.
Accused Buffalo shooter named NJ’s Lakewood, Toms River in anti-Semitic manifesto
The manifesto officials said was posted by Payton Gendron called the activities of Hasidic Jews "deplorable" and laments "Hasidic community growth and its impact" in New Jersey.
NJ mall shoppers get anonymous Mother’s Day cash surprise
"Happy Mother's Day everyone," the man said to the shoppers below at the Freehold Raceway Mall as he tossed the dough with a wave.
NJ woman gets 95 years in prison for “monstrous” murder of girlfriend
A Tinton Falls woman convicted of strangling her girlfriend to death after a failed shooting attempt months prior will not be eligible for parole until she is over 100 years old.
Frank Pallone calls for more action on Colonia High School brain tumor cluster investigation
U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone called for more to be done to investigate a possible cancer cluster at Colonia High School in Woodbridge, NJ.
COVID restrictions continue for cooped up NJ veterans with curtailed family visits
Lyons CLC, a federally run nursing home in NJ for veterans, is limiting residents to a single 30-minute in-person visit every two weeks due to the pandemic, along with other restrictions. Susan Mondie, the wife of a Vietnam War veteran living at Lyons CLC, says she sees no end in sight for these restrictions.
NJ man charged in anti-Semitic Lakewood attacks goes on obscene rant in court
Dion Marsh, 27, made a profane appearance in Ocean County court Wednesday. Marsh is charged with attempted murder for the April 8, 2022 Lakewood attacks that left four Jewish men hospitalized.
Gov. Murphy pumps brakes on controversial gender identity lessons in NJ schools
After pressure from Republicans and Democrats, Governor Phil Murphy has directed the Department of Education to review sexual orientation and gender identity guidelines for young students in NJ schools.