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Trenton acting police director feels 'boxed in' following rough-and-tumble week
TRENTON — Following a hellacious and salacious week after she walked back her decision to step down as acting police director, Carol Russell granted a rare interview saying she feels “boxed in” in her new role leading the boys in blue in the capital city.
'Operation Drive Thru': 8-month probe leads to 5 arrests, $400K in drugs seized in NJ
TRENTON, N.J. (WTXF) - An eight-month investigation in Newark has yielded several arrests in what authorities are calling a major drug ring. Among the drugs seized on Wednesday in several raids were more than 111,000 bags of heroin valued at more than $330,000, plus cocaine and crack cocaine worth m
Zombie Mall: Within the Walls of Burlington Center
Published Dec 14, 2018 at 5:33 PM | Updated at 5:47 PM EST on Dec 14, 2018. 30 years after its unveiling, the Burlington Center Mall maintains its building structure -- and not much else. Here's a closer look into Central New Jersey's "zombie mall."
Overnight Crashes Damage Utility Poles
Two utility poles were damaged in separate overnight crashes. The first crash happened at the intersection of South Pine Street and Bellevue Avenue in Langhorne Manor around 11:30 p.m. Saturday. Full details were not immediately available, but PECO crews were working to repair a damaged utility pole
Court orders new trial, citing questions in unrelated case
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) ï¿½ The New Jersey Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a man convicted of a shooting death in a park, saying Pennsylvania detectives had violated his rights while questioning him about an unrelated homicide in that state.
Burlington County Sheriff warns of phone scam
BURLINGTON, N.J. (WTXF) - Burlington County Sheriff, Jean Stanfield, has advised residents to be vigilant the next time their phone rings. Police warn of a phone scam in which an individual masquerades as a Burlington County Sheriff's Deputy calling with an arrest warrant for failing to appear for j
New Jersey Becomes First State to Ban Circus Animals
TRENTON — New Jersey on Friday became the first state to ban wild and exotic animals from circus acts. Gov. Phil Murphy signed Nosey's Law, named after a 36-year-old African elephant that was abused as it traveled the country, including New Jersey. The law was championed by former state Sen. Ray Les
Hazardous weather outlook issued for Lehigh Valley
The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a hazardous weather outlook for portions of the Lehigh Valley. The advisory is for northern New Jersey, east central Pennsylvania and northeast Pennsylvania, which includes Warren County and Northampton County. The advisory is until 6 p.m. Sunda
Man Dead In Burning Car At South Jersey Buffalo Wild Wings: Cops
A man was found dead in a burning car on Friday in a parking lot at a New Jersey Buffalo Wild Wings, police said. The unidentified man was found at approximately 5:58 p.m. after officers from the Hamilton Township Police Department responded to 4415 Black Horse Pike, police said.
Edison Resident Sentenced to Seven Years in State Prison for Conspiring With Doctor to Supply Opioids to Drug Ring
TRENTON, NJ – A Warren businessman and Edison resident who operated a hearing aid company was sentenced to state prison today for conspiring with a doctor to supply a drug ring with tens of thousands of high-dose pills of the highly addictive opioid painkiller oxycodone, Attorney General Gurbir S. G
Ice, sleet and snow in the mix for northern N.J., forecasters say
Winter is coming, northern New Jersey. The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Sussex and Warren counties, as well as northeastern Pennsylvania, from Saturday’s overnight hours through Sunday. Freezing rain, sleet and snow are all in the forecast, with up
Beware Of Felony Lane Gang, Police In Bucks Co. Say
BUCKS COUNTY, PA — Police in Bucks County are again warning residents of a criminal enterprise known as the Felony Lane Gang that targets gyms, daycares and sports fields to commit thefts.
Acting Trenton police director not quitting, will go before council for approval
After a bruising week rampant with reports of her impending resignation, Carol Russell remains Trenton’s acting police director and will go before City Council next week for their approval, Trenton Mayor Reed Gusciora said Friday.
Homeless Vet In GoFundMe Scam Released From Jail: Reports
BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ – Homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt who was implicated in a GoFundMe scam with a New Jersey couple was released from jail Friday, according to reports. A Burlington County judge ordered 35-year-old Bobbitt, of Philadelphia, to be released on bail pending his trial, according to C
Events in New Jersey on 12-16-2018
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Judge in TCNJ death by auto case releases alleged drunk driver to house arrest
TRENTON — The reckless driver accused of killing a college student in a booze-fueled crash has been released from jail on strict conditions. David Lamar V, 22, of West Windsor, was discharged from the Mercer County Correction Center on Thursday after a Superior Court judge denied the state’s pretria
Lawuit: Aide tackled Burlington County student, said she ‘had to learn’
MOUNT HOLLY - An aide at a private school for children with emotional and behavioral problems injured a ninth-grader by tackling her to the ground after the student threw a water bottle, a lawsuit alleges.
This mall closed but its famous statue is still stuck inside. Some are trying to save it.
A weed-strewn path to a side service entrance of the shuttered former Burlington Center Mall led to a narrow concrete hallway. Larry, the guard who now oversees the cavernous 1.5-million-square-foot former retail mecca, led the way.
Sandy Hook Elementary Evacuated For Bomb Threat On Shooting Anniversary
Sandy Hook Elementary School was evacuated and classes dismissed for the day after a bomb threat was called in on Friday, the sixth anniversary of a 2012 shooting at the Newtown, Connecticut, school that left 20 children and six adults dead.
New Jersey Bans Police From Possessing Duty Weapons While Off Duty
Trenton, NJ – The new law that limits gun magazines to 10 rounds went into effect on Dec. 10 without the legislature taking up the amendment to create an exception for law enforcement officers.