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Wildwood Police Seek ID of Person in Investigation

WILDWOOD - The Wildwood Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance identifying the subject in the accompanying photographs. The person is wanted for questioning in a theft investigation.


Mother Charged With Killing New Jersey Toddler Doesn't Show for Court, Attorney Claims Postpartum Depression

A New Jersey mother who police say told them she fatally struck her toddler son because he wouldn't "eat nor listen to her" will remain jailed until her murder trial. A judge issued the ruling Tuesday during a court hearing that Nakira Griner was due to attend. But her attorney, Kim Schultz, said th


The Wildwoods, New Jersey Named One Of ‘Best Family Beach Vacation’ Spots In US

WILDWOOD, N.J. (CBS) – If you’re looking for somewhere to take the kids this summer, look no further than the Wildwoods, New Jersey. The Wildwoods have been named one of the “25 best family beach vacations to take with the kids in the USA” by TripAdvisor.


New Jersey Bill Proposes Strictest Plastic Ban In the Nation

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey is the newest battleground in the war against plastic pollution. The state is considering whether to adopt the strictest plastic ban in the nation.


Area births for week of Feb. 18

FLORES-LOPEZ — To Karla Flores and Fracisco Lopez, of Wildwood, a son, Jan. 26. ASHBRIDGE — To Joyce Kauffman Ashbridge and Allen Ashbridge III, of Villas, a son, Feb. 4. FELICIANO — To Kimberly Cruz Feliciano, of Wildwood, a son, Feb. 7.


3 dead in multi-vehicle crash on Route 23 in New Jersey; Driver revived with Narcan, sources say

WAYNE, New Jersey (WABC) -- Three people died in a multi-vehicle crash in New Jersey that was apparently caused by a driver under the influence of drugs, sources said. It happened just before 9 a.m. in the northbound lanes of Route 23, at New York Avenue, in Wayne Tuesday morning.


Around Ocean City: Priests|Drug Bust|Wildwood Beach Brawl|Fires

Patch reviews this week's top stories in Ocean City. Check out these top New Jersey stories you might have missed.


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.


Possible Serial Cat Killer Sought by Authorities in New Jersey

Authorities in New Jersey are asking the public's help in identifying a possible serial cat killer. The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office SPCA Division and the Asbury Park Police Department began a joint investigation on Feb. 18 after the SPCA received a call from the police department concerning


Fifteen-year sentence for New Jersey woman who used children to traffic heroin-filled snack boxes into Brunswick County

BRUNSWICK COUNTY — A New Jersey woman will serve at least 15 years in prison for using children to traffick heroin into Brunswick County. Cherelle Renee Hills, 37, was convicted late last month on three counts of trafficking heroin, possession with the intent to manufacture, sell and deliver heroin,


Woman in videotaped Wildwood beach arrest accepts plea deal

WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) - A Philadelphia woman whose violent arrest at a New Jersey beach over Memorial Day weekend last year was captured on video has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct.


NJ State Police issues commercial travel restriction

A commercial vehicle travel restriction due to the anticipated severity of the impending winter storm was announced by New Jersey State Police Colonel Patrick J. Callahan. The commercial vehicle travel restriction will start at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20, for the following roadways:


New Jersey Declares State Of Emergency Ahead Of Winter Storm

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) – New Jersey has declared a state of emergency ahead of the winter storm expected to hit the region. The state of emergency is in effective beginning at 5 a.m. on Wednesday.


Diner known for large portions opening first location in New Jersey

A restaurant known for its large portions and traditional diner food is opening its first location in New Jersey. Metro Diner is opening at 269 Route 18 in East Brunswick, and the company is looking to hire more than 100 employees for the restaurant.


1 Killed, Another Injured After Being Struck By 2 Different SEPTA Trains, Officials Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A woman was killed and another person was injured after being struck by two different SEPTA Regional Rail Trains on Tuesday evening, officials say. SEPTA Police are investigating after a woman was struck and killed by a train on the Norristown High Speed Line near the Roberts Ro


New Jersey gov signs bill doubling paid family leave time

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) signed legislation Tuesday that will double paid family leave time in the state. The bill allows workers to take 12 weeks of paid time off after childbirth or to care for a sick family member, increases maximum pay under the leave program from $650 to $860 and makes b


Wintry Wednesday expected for New Jersey

Snow and sleet arrive mid-morning across New Jersey. Greatest accumulations expected in north/central New Jersey. Another round of wintry weather is expected Wednesday in the form of a “kitchen sink” storm arriving just after the morning commute in southern New Jersey, and northern reaches of the st


Winter storm watch in effect for parts of South Jersey

The potential for significant snow and sleet levels are high enough for the National Weather Service (NWS) in Mount Holly to issue a Winter Storm Watch for parts of South Jersey.


Who are the top area wrestlers heading into the regional tournament?

A look at the top performers from Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland and southern Ocean county high schools. These are the final rankings of the season. The Press wrestling All-Stars will be published in March.


Multiple Injuries Reported After Bus, Tractor-Trailer Collide On New Jersey Turnpike

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (CBS) – Multiple people have been injured after a bus and tractor-trailer collided on the New Jersey Turnpike in Mount Laurel on Tuesday. The crash happened just after 12:30 p.m. on the northbound lanes of the turnpike, north of exit 4/Route 73.