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Seal trapped between jetty rocks in Cape May County gets tight rescue after lucky find by fishermen

A lucky find on Wednesday by some passing fishermen led to the tight rescue of a grey seal that was trapped between some jetty rocks in Cape May County. The fishermen were walking out on the jetty at Higbee Beach on the bay side of Lower Township when they heard a noise and looked between the rocks


Indictment: NJ man killed by 100 mph driver

MOUNT HOLLY — A grand jury this week handed up an indictment against a Nutley man charged with killing a 34-year-old he rear-ended while driving 100 mph in August. William Dunbar, 26, is facing charges of first-degree aggravated manslaughter and second-degree vehicular homicide.


Wildwood Introduces Budget with Tax-rate Hike

WILDWOOD – “We (Wildwood officials) worked hard on this budget,” Commissioner Anthony Leonetti said April 10. Expressing disappointment at Commissioner Peter Byron’s “no” vote, Leonetti continued to explain the administration’s struggle to keep the tax increase at 4.9 cents.


Toddler found wandering New Jersey streets alone at night twice

ENGLEWOOD, New Jersey (WPVI) -- A mother in New Jersey is facing criminal charges after her toddler was found wandering the streets of Englewood on two different occasions. Authorities said Wednesday that Maria Ramirez is facing a charge of child endangerment.


The Fishing Line: April 17

Well, it would appear that spring fishing is picking up steam. Yes, some days the weather wins and the boats remained tied up, but other days provide the local anglers with a chance at redemption. The fish still need to cooperate and for the most part they have. This recent Thursday and Sunday were


NJ man shoved mom and stabbed dad to death, prosecutor says

MILLVILLE — A city man was charged with killing his father during a fight at home on Friday morning. A fight between Michael Tedesco, 38, and his 66-year-old father Gary in the elder man's home on Carlton Avenue led to the stabbing, according to Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae.


Middle Twp. Police Arrest Man after 2 Crashes, Leaving Scene; Another Faces DWI Charge for Disregarding Crash Scene Investigation

DEL HAVEN -At approximately 10:30 p.m. April 12, the Middle Township Police Department received a report of a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Route 47 and Fulling Mill Road in Rio Grande.


Wanted: ‘Historic Architect’

WILDWOOD – Presented in a resolution April 10, Wildwood officials sought the services of “a Historic Architect” to design “compatible alterations” for the entrance into the municipal police building. The architect would consult with the city engineer and the state Historic Preservation Office. A req


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.


New Jersey shop serves up sandwiches on two slices of … pickle?

HADDON TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Imagine turkey breast and corned beef topped with Swiss cheese, a homemade thousand island dressing and cole slaw — all contained between two giants slices of pickle.


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.


Sixers’ Joel Embiid to play in Game 4 versus Nets

NEW YORK – Joel Embiid will play for the 76ers Saturday in Game 4 of their opening-round playoff series against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center. The two-time All-Star center missed Game 3 due to tendinitis in his left knee. But the team announced he would play 8 minutes, 12 seconds before t


Here’s the N.J. egg that will be in the White House Easter Egg Roll. It’s pink and blue and covered in yellow birds.

A New Jersey high school student’s art has been chosen to represent the Garden State state at the White House’s annual Easter Egg Roll. Ahmed El Gazzar, a senior at Hackensack High School, created the winning design, selected by the New Jersey Department of Education to represent the Garden State at


Over 2 million tulips explode with color at this New Jersey farm

At Holland Ridge Farms you are in for are visual treat: The are acres of vivid colors covering the landscape. The tulip fields located in Cream Ridge are a kaleidoscope of color with more than 2 million tulips welcoming spring. Rows and rows of more than 200 varieties across 50 acres makes this a se


Parents concerned over New Jersey school's plan to cut class time for rest of school year

MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (WABC) -- Parents in New Jersey are speaking out after their kids are set to lose hours of instructional time at school in favor of up to three hours of study hall each day.


Should N.J. ditch changing clocks for Daylight Saving Time? It could happen.

Delaware this week became the latest state in which lawmakers proposed a striking idea to avoid the annual, often-hated practice of switching clocks back and forth because of Daylight Saving Time: Simply move to another time zone.


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.


Everything to know about New Jersey's severe storm risk Friday night

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Millville man charged Friday in murder of father

BRIDGETON — A Millville man was arrested and charged with murder Friday evening after allegedly stabbing his father to death and assaulting his grandmother. Michael Tedesco, 38, also charged with possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a weapon and robbery, is currentl


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.