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Evesham Police and Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office arrest alleged methamphetamine dealers

The following information is on file with the Evesham Township Police Department:. On March 13 — through a month-long cooperative investigation between the Burlington County Prosecutors Office Narcotic Task Force and the Evesham Township Police Department — officials arrested a pair of females from


Manufacturing alive and well with 11,000 companies in NJ

New Jersey used to be the home of several automobile manufacturing companies and other firms that made large appliances and machines. The assembly lines of yesteryear are gone. But plenty of things are still made in the Garden State.


‘It’s Monday Or Never’: Gov. Murphy Says Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana In New Jersey Short On Votes

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS/AP) — Days ahead of a planned vote in the Legislature that would make New Jersey the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana, Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday that the measure is short of the votes needed to pass. The Democrat spoke Thursday during a news conference alongside


NJ mom accidentally kills baby while passed-out drunk

DELRAN — A Burlington County woman has been sentenced to four years in state prison for the accidental killing of her newborn son in 2015. A relative showed up at Melissa Johnson's house in February 2015 and found the woman asleep on the couch with her three-month-old son partially wedged underneath


He was deported 3 times, but he kept coming back to N.J. Now, he’s headed to jail, ICE says.

Immigration officials are unsure exactly when Carlos Juarez-Sanchez, a native of Honduras, first illegally crossed the border into the U.S. But, they know he was deported in 2008. And again in 2013. And again in 2014.


One of N.J.’s largest hospital chains looking to expand its turf with another big merger

Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth is in confidential negotiations to join one of the state’s largest hospital systems, continuing a decade-long frenzy of mergers in New Jersey’s fierce healthcare market, NJ Advance Media has learned.


3 charged in New Jersey drug mill linked to dozens of overdoses, deaths

NEWARK, New Jersey -- Three men stand accused of running a drug mill that allegedly sold heroin and fentanyl stamped with "brands" linked to dozens of overdoses, including 84 deaths.


Home invasion suspects sought in Franklin Township, New Jersey

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (WPVI) -- Police in Gloucester County are looking for two gunmen caught on camera terrorizing a Franklin Township homeowner last week. Footage from inside the home on the 3500 block of Bluebell Road shows the masked men pushing the victim into his living room at gunpoint last


Morning Briefing: Missing man found dead; Dogs removed from home; 76ers get big win over Celtics

Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region. After a couple of nice days, we are going to feel like ducks today. It's going to rain all day and there are flood watches all over. Expect the high to hit about 50 degrees.


$1M Powerball ticket sold at South Jersey supermarket; five $50K tickets sold in North, Central Jersey

The $1 million ticket bought in New Jersey for Wednesday night’s $562.1 million Powerball drawing was purchased at a supermarket in Gloucester County, officials said. The ticket, which matched five numbers but not the Powerball was bought at ShopRite on Mantua Pike in West Deptford, according to the


Feds: Bust at Philly Port nets $38M in cocaine, in largest seizure in two decades

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents said Thursday that they had seized 1,185 pounds of cocaine from a shipping container at the Port of Philadelphia this week, a haul that authorities estimated was worth $38 million and called the largest cocaine bust at the port in 21 years.


Video shows suspect in fatal Germantown bar shooting; suspect still at large

GERMANTOWN (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police have released surveillance video of the suspect being sought for the fatal shooting of a bar employee in the Germantown section of the city.


Federal Agents Seize $38 Million Worth Of Cocaine At Port Of Philadelphia, Authorities Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) – Federal agents seized 1,185 pounds of cocaine worth $38 million from a shipping container at the Port of Philadelphia on Tuesday. U.S. Customs & Border Protection officials say it was their largest cocaine seizure in 21 years.


Road improvements roll out in Franklin, Elk and Glassboro

Starting on Monday, March 25, construction will begin on the second grouping of roads to be milled and paved in accordance with the Gloucester County Highway Department’s 2019 Highway Overlay Program projects.


Atlantic County Doctor Convicted in Opioid Trafficking Ring Gets License Revoked

Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Office of the New Jersey Coordinator for Addiction Responses and Enforcement Strategies today announced that the state Board of Medical Examiners permanently revoked the medical license of a doctor sentenced to prison last summer for his role in a narcotics


How a South Jersey district struggled when a wrestler had to forfeit his dreadlocks or his match

Buena Regional High School wrestler Andrew Johnson had 90 seconds to decide: Forfeit your match or cut your dreadlocks. His response to his coach was immediate: “I’m going to cry, but cut it.”


Glassboro Barricade Incident Ends with One Arrest

A woman was arrested Tuesday evening after barricading herself inside her Glassboro home after officers attempted to serve an arrest warrant. According to authorities, police received reports of a woman allegedly throwing knives from her Munyon Drive home around 9 p.m.


Camden County Cop Shot In Ambush Justified In Returning Fire, Authorities Say

CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS/AP) — Authorities have determined a police detective was justified in returning fire when two men allegedly ambushed him and another officer while their vehicles were stopped at a red light last summer. The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office announced Wednesday it had found no reaso


Northfield Councilwoman Korngut Running for Atlantic County Executive

Northfield Councilwoman Susan M. Korngut announced her candidacy for Atlantic County Executive. “County government has been stuck in ‘cruise control’ for too long. We need to make bold moves to improve the lives of our residents,” said Korngut. “It’s time for new leadership to tackle the problems we


AAA supports bill requiring drivers to clear vehicles of snow, ice

Newly introduced legislation would require drivers in Delaware to clear their vehicles of snow and ice before getting on the road after a winter weather event if passed. As a matter of safety, courtesy and common sense, AAA Mid-Atlantic supports Senate Bill 58.