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Trenton homicide trial ends with murder conviction, justice for Mooky Johnson

TRENTON — The man who shot and killed 26-year-old Jermaine “Mooky” Johnson in an April 2016 broad daylight execution has been convicted. Jamar McCoy, 35, of Ewing, has been found guilty of murder and weapons offenses in connection with the brazen crime.


NJ Marijuana Legalization: Vote On Recreational Use Expected Monday

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — For months, Gov. Murphy and state leaders have been divided on how to make money off marijuana. On Monday, everything may come together to make New Jersey the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana.


Powerball lottery hits $750M with no jackpot winner. 8 tickets sold in N.J. win $50K

While no Powerball tickets sold across the country matched the jackpot winning numbers for Saturday’s $625 million lottery drawing, eight tickets worth $50,000 each were sold at locations across New Jersey.


N.J. fixed more bad bridges after raising state gas tax. Now they’re talking about hiking your federal gas tax.

WASHINGTON — New Jersey raised its gas tax three years ago, and since then, there are 24 fewer bridges in poor condition in the state. Now there’s talk about raising the federal gas tax to fund road and bridge construction in New Jersey and across the nation.


Oprah in Cape May with NJ native Stedman Graham and Gayle King

Oprah Winfrey recently made her way back to Cape May, along with Gayle King and NJ native Stedman Graham. The media icon, her best friend and her longtime companion were seen taking in a few meals last weekend, including at Uncle Bill's Pancake House, which shared a couple of photos on Instagram.


New Jersey governor: Push to legalize pot is short on votes

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says the votes in the Legislature are not yet there to legalize recreational marijuana. The Democrat said at news conference Thursday that he and legislative leaders are "making progress" in persuading lawmakers that they should back the measure Monda


5 New Properties For Sale In The East Windsor Area

EAST WINDSOR, NJ — On the hunt for a new house nearby, but tired of browsing through the same old real-estate listings again and again? With our weekly list of new houses in your area, you can stay on top of the scene.


Lawrenceville: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ — Looking for a new house nearby, but getting tired of browsing through the same old real-estate listings again and again? Never fear! To save you some time, we've got the latest batch of new listings nearby.


Car Drives Off Rt. 22, Flips And Lands On Parked Car: Top News

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — It's been a busy third week of March and staying on top of all the local news can be tough. No worries, we have put together the top stories of the week for Somerset County.


Hero teen rescues blind 16-year-old dog stuck in sewer drain

The neighborhood spent three days looking for Randall Harris’ Chihuahua, Peanut, only for a 15-year-old student to discover the beloved dog was trapped underground all along.


1 dead, 1 critically wounded in NJ restaurant shooting: police

EDISON, New Jersey— One man is dead and another is fighting for his life after both men were shot outside of a restaurant in Edison, police officials said Saturday morning. Police responded to a call just before 2 a.m. for a shooting at Akbar Indian Restaurant at 21 Cortlandt St. where a Reggae even


Princeton Professor, President's Aide, Takes Own Life: Top News

PRINCETON, NJ — It's been a busy third week of March and staying on top of all the local news can be tough. No worries, we have put together the top stories of the week for Princeton.


Social media posts at issue in massage trial

WEST CHESTER — Attorneys for an East Whiteland chiropractor accused by a former female patient of touching her inappropriately during a massage therapy session want a Common Pleas judge to allow them to use internet posts and podcasts showing the woman advocating against male misbehavior, but not ag


Television: Phillies are back and so are the broadcasters

The acquisition of Bryce Harper and other key additions (J.T. Realmuto, Jean Segura) blend with the maturing of some popular players to make the Phillies one of the teams to watch this Major League Baseball season.


‘Three shots to the back, how do you justify that?’: Philadelphia protesters show solidarity in justice for Antwon Rose

A group of more than 100 protesters gathered in Rittenhouse Square late Saturday afternoon to speak out against the acquittal of a former East Pittsburgh police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Antwon Rose II after a traffic stop last summer.


In DelMar Lounge robbery, killing, person of interest taken into custody

A person of interest connected to the robbery and killing of a Germantown bar worker has been taken into custody, Philadelphia police said Saturday. Police could not confirm any other details, a spokesperson said.


Lawsuit: Hopewell Township cop alleges rampant racism, retaliation in police department

HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP — An explosive lawsuit brought by one of their own accuses the township police force of being “embedded with a culture of bias and racial animus,” a crippling allegation for a community that has long struggled with prominent examples of racial discord.


DOJ: Trump campaign did not coordinate with Russia in 2016 according to Mueller report

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Sunday special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election.


Hamilton School District and Mercer Prosecutors to hold town hall on opioid epidemic

The Hamilton Township School District and the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office have partnered to bring three very important town hall meetings to Hamilton Township. “I would like extend a sincere thank you to the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office, Hamilton Town Council, and our Board of Education f


Flemington Seeking Buyer for 'Filling Station' Property

FLEMINGTON, NJ – It may not be the most impressive property in the borough, but one of Flemington’s most iconic properties will be promoted for sale again soon. What was once called Eric Hineline's Main Street Garage was reborn in 2016 as a beer garden and community gathering place with outdoor dini