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Cinnaminson Township Police Use Dating Site ‘PlentyOfFish’ To Capture Sex Assault Suspect

CINNAMINSON, N.J. (CBS) — A Florence Township man is under arrested after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman he lured with an online dating app, according to police. Many people use dating sites. Some use them to make friends, others to find love. And unfortunately, neither was the case for a P


Life Sentence For Burlington County Man With Long Rap Sheet

A Burlington County man who has been arrested 21 times for theft, burglary, assault, and weapons offenses has been sentenced to life in prison for the armed robberies of a Florence Township convenience store and gas station two years ago, Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina announced.


Body Cam Footage Shows Camden County Officers, Good Samaritans Pull Men From Burning Vehicle On I-676

CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) — Harrowing body camera footage shows four Camden County police officers and good Samaritans pulling men from a burning vehicle. It happened on I-676 in Camden around 2:30 a.m. on April 7.


Aston Township carnival shut down permanently after large fight, arrests made

ASTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WPVI) -- Cell phone video captured some of the chaos that erupted at the Aston Township Fire Department carnival on Thursday night. Unfortunately, a massive brawl would become the last few moments in history for the annual carnival.


Man, 81, wounded inside house after someone opened fire on Burlington County home

An 81-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his leg Wednesday night when someone opened fire on a Burlington County home. The shots were fired around 10:40 p.m. on Raeburn Lane in Willingboro, police said.


Flyers cover Kate Smith statue, won't play her recording of 'God Bless America' amid racism allegation

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia Flyers have covered the statue of Kate Smith outside the Wells Fargo Center and will stop using her recording of "God Bless America" as an allegation of racism against the singer has come to light.


Paper Shredding Event In Burlington County Set For April 28

Burlington County residents will once again have an opportunity to recycle their confidential documents at the next free paper shredding event on Sunday, April 28, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Burlington County Resource Recovery Complex in Florence. The event may end early if shredding trucks become ful


Flash flood watch extended for South Jersey as thunderstorms loom

With driving rains and tropical downpours expected, the National Weather Service has extended the area of the flash flood watch. All of South Jersey is now included Friday and Saturday.


Listeria outbreak linked to deli meats spreads to N.J., N.Y., Pa. Fatal case reported in Michigan.

An outbreak of listeria linked to sliced deli meats has spread to four states including New Jersey, and one person has died from the infection in Michigan, according to the Centers for Disease Control.


Northern Burlington County Regional enlists Rep. Andy Kim in fight for facilities funding

MANSFIELD — At Northern Burlington County Regional High School, engineering students work at computers in a former auto shop that now doubles as their classroom and as an agriculture sciences lab.


Wendy Williams' Estranged Husband Calls Cops to New Jersey Mansion After She Files for Divorce

One week after Wendy Williams filed for divorce, her husband Kevin Hunter asked police to come to their home. On Thursday, Hunter called local law enforcement and asked that they respond to his and Williams’ New Jersey mansion to address members of the media, who were waiting outside.


Hundreds of fake Bryce Harper jerseys seized in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- More than 300 fake jerseys bearing the name and number of new Phillies star Bryce Harper have been seized in Philadelphia. Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection say if the jerseys had been authentic, they would have been worth more than $44,000.


10,000 Candy-Filled Easter Eggs To Be Dropped From Helicopter In Northeast Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Ten-thousand candy-filled Easter eggs will be dropped from a helicopter onto a field at Pennypack Park in Northeast Philadelphia on Saturday. The event for children will run from noon until 3 p.m. at River Fields at 7801 State Rd., with the Easter egg drop happening at 2 p.m.


Man in bike helmet robs NJ bank with help from employees

PARK RIDGE — It wasn't exactly an inside job, but a man wearing a bike helmet got help from employees to rob a bank on Wednesday by sending them into the vault to fetch the cash.


Arrest Made in Million Dollar Philadelphia Thrift Shop Blaze

A Philadelphia man has been charged with setting a 4-alarm fire that consumed a popular thrift store in Philadelphia's Port Richmond section earlier this month. Joseph Wolbert is charged with arson, causing a catastrophe and related crimes for the April 7 blaze at the Thrifty Irishman thrift shop al


N.J. trooper shared sexually explicit photo of 5-year-old with girl’s own mother, authorities say

A New Jersey state trooper exchanged a sexually explicit photo of a 5-year-old girl with the victim’s own mother after she asked him if he wanted to rape the girl, according to a criminal complaint by the state’s Office of the Attorney General.


Pit bulls attack horse in N.J. neighborhood, leaving it with bloody gashes requiring surgery

Two pit bulls got loose in a Hunterdon County neighborhood Wednesday evening and attacked a horse, leaving it with bloody gashes on its face and legs that will require surgery, authorities said.


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


N.J. police chief demoted me, forced me to retire for taking leave to care for sick mother, ex-cop says in lawsuit

A New Jersey police captain who took leave in order to care for his ailing mother has filed a lawsuit alleging his chief was angered by his absence and retaliated by demoting him and ultimately forcing him to retire.


Hunt on in Yeadon for driver in fatal hit-and-run

YEADON — While the hunt is on for a 27-year-old Philadelphia man who is wanted on charges involving a fatal hit-and-run crash Tuesday afternoon, a Yeadon woman is grieving the loss of her husband of more than 30 years.