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Burlington County nursing home evacuated after fire

An evacuation was ordered at a Burlington County nursing home Wednesday night after it was damaged by a fire, authorities said. The fire started in a bathroom and was reported at 4:44 p.m. at the Sterling Manor Nursing Center at 794 N. Forklanding Rd. in Maple Shade, a county dispatcher said.


Rowan College At Burlington County To Close Early For Weather

Rowan College at Burlington County has canceled all classes and activities scheduled to start at 11 a.m. or later on Wednesday, Feb. 20, the college announced. Staff is dismissed at 12:30 p.m. except for Public Safety and Facilities teams who should follow their supervisors' instructions.


2 Dead In Multiple-Vehicle Crash On Route 530 In Pemberton During Winter Storm

BURLINGTON COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) – Two people died in a multiple-vehicle crash on Route 530 in Pemberton during Wednesday’s winter storm. The accident happened around 12:18 p.m. on the 100 block of West Hampton Street.


Public employee unions plan pushback at Sweeney town hall in Burlington County

MOUNT LAUREL — Senate President Stephen Sweeney is planning to hold a town hall meeting in Burlington County this week as part of his push to build support for fiscal reforms, and public worker unions are mobilizing to provide some push back of their own.


Victim In Burlington County Double Shooting Identified

WILLINGBORO, NJ — The man who was killed in a double shooting in Willingboro early Monday morning has been identified as the search for the shooter continues. Davell Williamson, 21, of Willingboro, was fatally shot just before 1 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 18, while sitting in a car on Millbrook Drive, Bur


School bus driver revived with Narcan after crashing in New Jersey

NEWARK, New Jersey (WABC) -- The driver of a school bus carrying children with special needs was revived with the narcotic overdose drug Narcan after crashing in New Jersey Wednesday, according to authorities, and now she is under arrest.


There’s a new clerk in town and a new home for civil weddings in Burlington County. It’s prettier.

Soon after Joanne Schwartz became the first woman elected as Burlington County clerk, she felt the tug of her heartstrings and decided to make a break with past practice on one of her new duties: performing civil weddings.


Burlington County St. Patrick’s Day Parade to be held March 2

MOUNT HOLLY — As it has for the last 14 years, the Burlington County St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 2 will take over High Street with music, dancing and plenty of green.


Police ID man shot and killed inside car in Willingboro

WILLINGBORO, N.J. - Authorities have released the name of a man killed this week when a shooter opened fire on him and another man as they sat in a car on a southern New Jersey street.


Burlington County Man Arrested In Rash Of Burglaries

MAPLE SHADE, NJ - An alleged serial burglar has been arrested and charged in a rash of commercial and residential burglaries throughout New Jersey and Pennsylania, police announced.


1 Dead After Fiery Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer In Moorestown, New Jersey

MOORESTOWN, N.J. (CBS) – One person has died after a fiery crash involving a car and a tractor-trailer in Burlington County. The accident happened behind the Marshall & HomeGoods on the 400 block of Route 38 and in front of the Moorestown Mall on Tuesday.


88-Year-Old Woman in New Jersey Struck by Her Own Car as Vehicle Rolls Into Nearby Lake

An 88-year-old woman in New Jersey was hospitalized Wednesday morning after her own car rolled backwards and struck her, authorities say. According to the Harding Police Department, the victim accidentally left the car "not in park" prompting it to roll backwards and hit her on the side.


Police in New Jersey Search for Vehicle Allegedly Involved in Fatal Hit-And-Run

Authorities in New Jersey are searching for the driver of a vehicle allegedly involved in a fatal hit-and-run that took place Monday evening in North Bergen. According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, at around 8:15 p.m. the North Bergen Police Department received a 911 call reporting a bo


Ban on sales of baby walkers in New Jersey takes first steps

TRENTON — A bill that has taken its first wobbly steps in Trenton would ban the sale of baby walkers in New Jersey over concerns that young children continue to get injured in the devices despite safety improvements.


Sister speaks out after brother, nephew killed in New Jersey DWI crash

WAYNE, New Jersey (WABC) -- The driver in a multi-vehicle crash that killed three people in New Jersey has been charged with aggravated manslaughter and driving while intoxicated, among several other charges, while the family members and loved ones of the victims struggle to come to grips with their


Winter Storm Watch: Another messy snow-ice-rain maker for NJ

Tuesday: chilly and quiet. Tuesday night: dry and cold. Wednesday morning: fine. Wednesday afternoon: not so much. Temperatures on this Tuesday morning are pretty cold, with widespread 20s across the state (teens in and around Sussex County). I've seen a few wind chill values in the teens too — it's


Good melt weather Thursday — NJ’s next storm system, rain

This weary weatherman is pleased to declare that Wednesday's winter storm played out very close to expectations. The top snow total I've seen so far: Marlton, Burlington County at 3.5 inches — right in my 2-4" contour. My forecast fared pretty well — I went a little too low around Cape May County in


Another hate group identified in New Jersey, targeting young, college-educated white men

The number of hate groups operating in New Jersey rose by one last year, according to a report from the Southern Poverty Law Center. Eighteen hate groups were active in the state in 2018, up from 17 the year before.


Teresa Giudice and Jackie Goldschneider Got Savage on The Real Housewives of New Jersey Reunion

Is it The Real Housewives of New Jersey or the Teresa Show? That was the hot topic of the night in part one of the RHONJ season nine reunion. Andy Cohen gathered Teresa Giudice, Melissa Gorga, Dolores Catania, Margaret Josephs, Jennifer Aydin and Jackie Goldschneider in all their sequin glory to reh


New Jersey High School Basketball Player's Family Accuses Opposing School of Using Racial Slurs

The mother of a New Jersey high school basketball player is alleging that racial slurs were directed at her son during a game last week, according to NJ.com. Stefanie Dickerson, the mother of Lenape Valley Regional High School senior Nasir Dickerson, wrote on Facebook on Tuesday morning that her son