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Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


FBI arrests Trenton police officer at TPD headquarters in excessive force investigation

TRENTON — City police officer Drew Inman was arrested this morning by the FBI as part of an investigation targeting former and current officers over allegations of use of excessive force, according to two sources with knowledge of the arrest.


Serious Accident Closes Part Of 206 In Burlington County

A serious accident has closed part of Route 206 in Burlington County Monday morning. Route 206 is closed in both directions south of Vincentown-Buddtown Road in Southampton, according to 511nj.org. There are delays of 10-15 minutes in the area.


List of Boy Scout leaders accused of sex abuse has South Jersey ties

A list of about 50 New Jersey Boy Scout leaders accused of sexually abusing minors released Tuesday shows five names with ties to Atlantic and Ocean counties. The list, which was compiled and released by the law firms of Greg Gianforcaro and Jeff Anderson & Associates, names one leader each based in


Wildwood mayor says town will continue playing Kate Smith recording on boardwalk

The mayor of Wildwood, N.J. says the town will continue to play Kate Smith’s recording of “God Bless America” on its boardwalk despite allegations of racism against the singer.


Easter Bunny hailed as hero in Florida; facing criminal charges in NJ

A man in a bunny costume who was hailed as a hero in Florida for intervening in a fight between a man and woman on Easter Sunday is wanted on charges of breaking into a car in South Brunswick.


Construction worker alleges negligence of Skanska USA Building, Central Salvage caused wood to fall and injure him

PHILADELPHIA – A Levittown couple are seeking damages from two companies for injuries the husband sustained while working at a Philadelphia construction project. William Baxter and Tarra Baxter filed a complaint on April 8 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against S


Cash4Life lottery ticket worth $1K a week for life sold at N.J. ShopRite

The Cash4Life ticket sold in New Jersey worth $1,000 a week for life was bought at a North Jersey supermarket. Someone purchased the lucky ticket at ShopRite in the Essex Green Shopping Center on Prospect Avenue in West Orange, New Jersey Lottery officials announced Tuesday.


Members Sought For Newtown Police Youth Aid Panel

NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP, PA — Newtown Township Police are looking for a group of local young people to join its Youth Aid Panel. The panel typically meets once a month on the third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.


VIDEO: Trenton Cops Charged With Assault, Obstruction: Feds

TRENTON, NJ - A man was knocked to the ground by officers in a physical altercation during an arrest in Trenton two years ago. Body camera footage of the incident was released by the police department, and now two officers are facing civil rights and obstruction of justice charges in federal court.


Free paper shredding event planned in Florence for Burlington County residents

FLORENCE — Burlington County residents are invited to recycle confidential documents at a free paper shredding event from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sunday at the Burlington County Resource Recovery Complex, 22000 Burlington-Columbus Road. The event may end early if shredding trucks are filled.


Next year, you won’t be able to use your license to get on a plane. But N.J. isn’t giving out new IDs yet.

A federal mandate will make your current New Jersey driver’s license useless if you want to use it to fly from any U.S. airport -- unless you upgrade it to a more secure “Real ID” license by October 2020. But, while most other states have already started issuing the Real IDs, no one in New Jersey ha


Witness says couple was raping toddler — NJ man admits it

A Bloomfield man has admitted raping a toddler — a guilty plea that will send him to prison for 25 years without a chance for parole. Jaime Mauricio Leon, 34, was arrested after a witness told police on June 16, 2017, that he had seen a man and a woman sexually abusing a toddler when he looked throu


N.J. man caught sexually assaulting sleeping child when passerby looked in bedroom window faces 25 years in prison

A New Jersey man caught sexually assaulted a sleeping child when a passerby happened to look into a Long Branch bedroom window in 2017 has admitted to multiple charges and faces 25 years in state prison when he is sentenced, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office said Tuesday.


Amazon warehouse near complete, but not move in date uncertain

Construction of a massive 1-million-square-foot warehouse at the former U.S. Pipe and Foundry property is essentially completed, but local officials say they don’t know when the warehouse’s lone tenant, retail giant Amazon, will begin hiring or operating.


Troubled cops sully Trenton Police Department’s reputation

TRENTON — Hired to protect and serve, Trenton’s police force is familiar with so-called “bad apples” in law enforcement. The Trenton Police Department has punished a number of officers accused of conduct unbecoming a public servant since the turn of the century, culminating with the recent firing of


Trenton cop gets fired for racist social media commentary

TRENTON — Another one bites the dust. City cop Michael Palinczar has been fired from the Trenton Police Department for posting racist commentary on social media. Palinczar, who described himself as an “overseer” of Trenton’s population, is the latest officer to be booted from the force for conduct u


Man arrested for smuggling heroin from New Jersey into NC

WASHINGTON, N.C. (WNCT) - A man has been arrested after investigators said he was smuggling heroin from New Jersey into Beaufort County. Investigators with the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office Drug Unit arrested Kiante Izquierdo, 22, of Washingon, on April 19.


New Jersey Has 2 Of The Most Underrated Small Towns In America

If you love small towns, then you're in luck. New Jersey has two of the most underrated small towns in America, according to one publication. The Active Times picked the 50 most underrated small towns in the United States, and the Garden State is home to two of them. So if you're doing a staycation,


HS Softball Wrap: Neshaminy keeps pace in SONL race

LANGHORNE, Pa. — Behind big games from the Jones girls, Liana and Kylee, the Neshaminy High softball team remained one game behind undefeated Pennsbury in the Suburban One National standings with a solid 11-1 win over Bensalem Tuesday.