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BREAKING NEW JERSEY: Governor Murphy Orders State of Emergency for Saturday's Snowstorm

Governor Phil Murphy has issued a state of emergency for the entire New Jersey beginning at noon Saturday due to a snowstorm that expected to drop a significant amount of snow in the region.


Williamstown Man Wins $1 Million from Scratch-Off Ticket

WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J. - A last-minute decision turned into one big surprise for a lucky man in Gloucester County. James Barbino, of Williamstown, stopped by Traders Variety on the Black Horse Pike to buy some lottery tickets and made the quick decision to purchase a $1 million multiplier scratch-off ti


Gov. Phil Murphy declares state of emergency for New Jersey starting at noon

NEW JERSEY (WPVI) -- New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced Friday afternoon that he is issuing a State of Emergency for the entire state effective 12 p.m. Saturday ahead of the impending weekend storm.


Camden County Sheriff Adds Four Names to “Most Wanted” List

The Camden County Sheriff’s Department’s “most wanted” list has a new look to it. After four names were taken off the list with their captures over the past two weeks, four new names were added. They include: Donald Miller who is wanted on a bond violation, Charles Newton who is wanted for alleged b


$1M Scratch-Off Sold in Gloucester County

James Barbino of Williamstown in Gloucester County is a regular lottery player who likes playing both lottery draw games and scratch-off games. While in the store he usually visits to buy lottery tickets, he made a quick decision to purchase a Million Dollar Multiplier scratch-off ticket because it


Veteran died alone, so funeral home is giving him a proper service and asking strangers to come

A funeral director is making a final gesture to honor a former U.S. military veteran who died alone. Peter Turnpu, 77, served in Vietnam but left little behind about his life since.


Gloucester County NAACP welcomes new officers, executive board

Members of the Gloucester County NAACP installed new incoming officers and executive board members on Saturday, Jan. 12. Officers installed were Loretta Winters, president; the Rev. Dr. Charles Boyer, first vice president; Yolanda Balicki Garcia, second vice president; Melvin Pierson, third vice pre


4-Year-Old Boy Dies After Never Waking Up From Nap At New Jersey Preschool

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — An investigation is underway after a 4-year-old never woke up from a nap at a New Jersey preschool. Staff at the Cordero School in Jersey City found the boy unresponsive after he took an afternoon nap Thursday.


Woman critical, man injured in Camden shooting

CAMDEN, N.J. (WPVI) -- Gunfire injured a woman and at least one man in Camden, New Jersey. Police rushed to the 2900 block of Hartford Road late Thursday night. The victims were taken to Cooper University Hospital.


Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party Canceled at Rowan University Due to Weather

GLASSBORO, N.J. - Theimpending wintery weather is already putting a damper on weekend plans, including leading to the cancellation of a viewing party for an out-of-this-world experience.


Hundreds Of Strangers Show Up At Funeral To Honor New Jersey Veteran Who Died Without Any Family

WRIGHTSTOWN, N.J. (CBS) — Flying flags and wearing everything from biker jackets to dress suits, a large, diverse crowd assembled Friday to say farewell to a man they never knew. Last month, 77-year-old Peter Turnpu died alone in his Waterford home.


Humans To Blame For World’s Most Popular Coffee Species Going Extinct, Scientists Say

BERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 24: Freshly-roasted espresso coffee beans cool in a refurbished 1918 Probat coffee bean roaster at Bonanza Coffee Roasters on January 24, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. Bonanza founder Kiduk Reus is among a growing number of so-called third wave artisinal coffee bean roasters who


Camden Man Dies of Multiple Gunshot Wounds, Police Investigate

CAMDEN, N.J. - Law enforcement officials in Camden County are investigating a deadly shooting that happened earlier this week. On Wednesday, January 16th, at around 2:50 p.m., officers with the Camden County Police Department were called to the intersection of Morton and Norris streets in Camden for


New Jersey priest charged with sexually assaulting teen for 4 years in the 90s

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. -- A New Jersey priest accused of sexually assaulting a teen has a detention hearing scheduled for Friday. Father Thomas Ganley was taken into custody this week by a New Jersey prosecutor's office.


Suspicious death under investigation in Gloucester City

GLOUCESTER CITY, N.J. (WPVI) -- Police are investigating a suspicious death in Camden County, New Jersey. Authorities were called to the scene just off the 1400 block of Crescent Boulevard in Gloucester City.


Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest for Drugs, Guns in Deerfield Township

The New Jersey State Police have arrested Robert Bennett, 32, of Millville, N.J. after a car stop that led to the seizure of drugs and the recovery of two guns. According to police, on Saturday, January 12, at 2:00 a.m., troopers from Bridgeton Station stopped Bennett for a traffic violation in Deer


Camden Shots Fired Incident Results in Injuries

Police in Camden are investigating a shooting that sent several people to the hospital on Thursday night. According to preliminary reports, police were called to the vicinity of 2957 Hartford Road after they received reports of shots fired that rang out at approximately 10:30 p.m.


Atlantic County Sheriff's Office confirm arrest of wanted man

MAYS LANDING — A suspect wanted by the Atlantic County Sheriff's Office has been arrested, officials confirmed Wednesday. Lewis Wilkerson, 28, was arrested out of state on Dec. 13, according to the Sheriff’s Office.


Firefighters battle raging fire near railroad in University City; SEPTA service delayed in area

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Flames broke out adjacent to a set of railroad tracks in the area of 34th street and Health Sciences Drive Thursday night. Officials said the fire began around 6:30 p.m.


Mount Laurel allows extension for planned Dunkin' Donuts

MOUNT LAUREL — A controversial planned Dunkin Donuts will have more time to get off the ground after the developer was granted a year extension for its site approval. The proposed Dunkin’ Donuts on Pleasant Valley and Fellowship roads received site plan approval from the Zoning Board in December 201