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The Top 20 Most Violent and Deadly Towns in South Jersey
The most crime-ridden city in South Jersey is also the crime capital for the whole state.
Man, woman found shot dead in car in Atlantic County
Authorities are investigating the incident as a double homicide.
The most violent school district in every NJ county — Is your child safe?
A New Jersey 101.5 analysis of statewide data found startling jumps in violence in a number of school districts.
Allergic to milk? ShopRite recalls bags of chocolate chips
ShopRite supermarkets are recalling certain bags of semi-sweet chocolate chips because they may contain milk chocolate chips.
Man drowns in NJ lake after running from cops investigating Wawa theft
A 20-year-old man drowned Saturday morning after fleeing Woodbury police investigating a reported shoplifting at a Wawa.
Russian Jet Buzzes Trump Golf Club’s Restricted Skies in Bedminster, Reports Say
The fly-over is allowed under a 2002 treaty that allows Russia and the United States to fly short-notice flights in each other's territories.
Fired Senior Lifeguard Wins Discrimination Case Against Jersey Shore Town
Ocean City has paid out more than a half-million in discrimination claims.
Faces of Sandy fraud: NJ has charged 96 people with taking funds meant for victims
In the latest batch of charges, officials say five more people were caught applying for relief or low-interest disaster loans for which they were not eligible.
Happy Fourth of July! Christie Makes Some Fireworks Legal in NJ
A week before the nation celebrates its independence, Gov. Chris Christie signed a law that makes some fireworks legal in the Garden State.
That’s a BIG kitty! Jersey bobcat traps family in their bathroom
The mother took photos of the cat as its tabby face peered curiously back through a window.
NJ Transit Bus Driver Shot and Killed; Woman Then Takes Her Own Life
Officials say the 45-year-old man was shot by a woman, who later shot herself to death.
Walmart testing new home drop-off service at NJ stores
The retailer has been testing the service for the past month at just three of its 4,700 stores — and two of them are in New Jersey.