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Burlington County wrestlers earn titles in seven of eight Districts

The Delran wrestling team won four weights and made a run at the team title in the District 24 championships, but fell just short of Ocean Township, which had 212 team points to the Bears' 192.5.


Notre Dame boys basketball reaches Mercer County Tournament semifinals with 11th straight win

LAWRENCEVILLE — When it comes to Hightstown and Notre Dame boys basketball, there are no surprises. It’s a matter of who can impose its will on the other at the opportune time.


Man charged with murder in fatal stabbing of both parents in New Jersey home

ENGLEWOOD, New Jersey (WABC) -- A man is under arrest after authorities say he fatally stabbed both of his parents in their Bergen County, New Jersey home. Officials say the couple, identified as Edward Boduch, 71, and Miroslawa Potocka, 72, was stabbed to death inside their home on Lafayette Place


Police: Trenton man charged with 'swatting' in Florence

FLORENCE — Authorities have charged a Trenton man with “swatting” after he allegedly reported several false crimes in the township and surrounding municipalities. Township police responded to a report of five armed men trying to break into a home in the 600 block of West Second Street on Jan. 22. Af


Judge opens a Pandora’s Box in filing NJ local government vacancies

A ruling by Superior Court judge Katherine Regan Dupuis that refused to immediately order the seating of a Linden councilman-elect could have a ripple effect throughout the state, especially in a municipality where a majority party decides to simple not fill a vacant seat held by the minority party.


Code Blue For Burlington County Through Tuesday

Burlington County will be under a Code Blue Weather Emergency through Tuesday morning. The Burlington County Health Department and Office of Emergency Management have declared a Code Blue Weather Emergency effective 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb., 16 through 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, due to freezing tem


He pushed for marijuana legalization for nearly 20 years. Now the Weedman feels sidelined.

Ed “NJ Wheelman” Forchion triumphantly walked out of Mercer County’s jail last May riding a high fueled by a significant legal win. A jury acquitted him of a witness tampering charge that grew out of his marijuana dealing cases, which were pending.


Burlington County freeholders pressured to help keep RCBC pool open

PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP — The uncertain future of the indoor swimming pool at Rowan College at Burlington County continues to dog the new Democratic majority on the Burlington County Board of Freeholders who are under pressure to pursue a takeover of the school's physical education building in order to k


Levittown: 5 Local Foreclosures Up For Sale

LEVITTOWN, PA — Are you searching for a new home, but can't spend too much? Don't lose hope yet. A tour of the latest foreclosures in the Levittown area might be just the place to start!


New poll on Phil Murphy after a year as New Jersey Governor

WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- More than a year into the job, how are New Jersey residents taking to Democrat Phil Murphy as their Governor? A newly released poll suggests that’s still an open question.


New Jersey Burglar Caught After Mistaking Police Car For His Getaway Lyft, Police Say

ROCHELLE PARK, N.J. (CBS) — A man was arrested in Bergen County, New Jersey, Thursday during an attempted burglary after mistaking a police car for his Lyft ride, police say. Rochelle Park police responded to a call of a burglary just after 10 p.m., when residents awoke to the sound of someone attem


Burlington County school districts come together to fight state aid cuts

David Levinsky @davidlevinskyKelly Kultys @kellykultys — Several dozen parents and residents in Springfield packed a Board of Education meeting last month to ask about a rumor that the tiny district’s lone school could be forced to close, the result of forecasts that the district might lose nearly a


Murphy, Democrats reach deal to tax legal weed by ounce, reports say

TRENTON — New Jersey is ever closer to legalizing recreational marijuana after Gov. Phil Murphy and Democratic legislative leaders on Friday reached a tentative deal, report said.


Officials Investigating After 7-Year-Old Girl Dies At New Jersey Motel

CARNEY’S POINT TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — An investigation is underway in Salem County after a child died at a motel. The 7-year-old girl suffered a cardiac arrest at the Friendship Motor Inn in Carney’s Point Township Friday night.


Former New Jersey officer indicted on sexually assaulting 2 children

NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) -- A Burlington Township man, who used to be a cop in New Jersey, has been indicted on accusations he sexually assaulted two children. There were a total of 46 counts in the indictment against 37-year-old William Sanchez-Monllor -- who was an officer with the Trenton Polic


Moorestown Township Police Department: Weekly Police Reports

The following police reports are on file with the Moorestown Township Police Department:. On Feb. 2, a victim reported a Stihl backpack blower taken from garage which may have been left open. The value is unknown at this time.


Shed Where Man Was Sleeping Burns In Bristol

BRISTOL TOWNSHIP, PA — Firefighters in Bristol responded early Saturday to a shed that caught fire in the Croydon section of town. Fire crews were dispatched at 5 a.m. to the 600 block of Rosa Avenue, where they discovered the shed on fire.


Bucks Co. Woman Reported Missing Has Been Located, Police Say

MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP, PA — A 34-year-old Levittown woman reported missing earlier this month and thought to be in the Washington Crossing area has been located and is safe, police said.


Gas prices tick up in New Jersey, across nation

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Gas prices have ticked up a bit in New Jersey and across the nation as crude oil prices continue to climb and refineries prepare for spring maintenance. AAA Mid-Atlantic says the average price of a gallon of regular gas in South Jersey was the state on Friday was $2.33, up a pen


Hey New Jersey, enjoy your weekend because we may see snow Sunday night

Forecasters are seeing snow in New Jersey’s future. Don’t panic yet: It’s not supposed to be much. Forecasters from the National Weather Service don’t expect the Sunday snow to leave any area of the state with more than two inches of snow, and most the the Garden State will see less than an inch.