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18-year NJ Corrections Officer Sentenced For Smuggling Drugs into Jail
A former Monmouth County Correctional Institution officer has been sentenced to five years in state prison for conspiring to smuggle drugs into a jail so they could then be distributed to inmates. Monmouth County Prosecutor Raymond Santiago's office says 55-year-old Bryant Mack of Shamong, Burlington County, was sentenced on Friday.
NJ police have ID’d one of the 2 bodies found at Sandy Hook
MIDDLETOWN — Investigations continue after two bodies were found in the water off Sandy Hook. State Police Lt. Lawrence Peele said the body of a white female was recovered from the water off Gunnison Beach around 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 6. She has been identified but her name...
Missing kids in New Jersey: Help bring them safely home
👦 New Jersey officials are urging residents to be on alert for these missing kids. 👧 Some are suspected victims of kidnapping and human trafficking. 👦 If you spot a missing child, please alert the NJ State Police. On this Missing Children’s Day, New Jersey is highlighting...
NJ Lottery Player Finally Claims $1.4 Million Jackpot
A lot of people think when you hit the lottery, you immediately claim the prize -- but that's not always the case. When you go from living on an average salary to suddenly having a huge check coming your way, you certainly want to get your financial ducks in a row and have some good advice and planning.
Camden County, NJ, Police Look For Missing 12-year-old Girl
Authorities in Camden County are asking for your help locating a 12-year-old girl. The Camden County Police Department says Genesis Rodriguez was reported missing from her home on the 1200 block of Chase Street in the Whitman Park section of Camden Friday night. She is described as a Hispanic female,...
No. 1 seed disqualified from baseball state tournament after pitch-count violation
Ridge, one of the favorites to win the Group 4 baseball state championship, has been disqualified from the state tournament by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association following a pitch-count violation in its 8-1 quarterfinal win over Westfield on Thursday. Ridge — the No. 7 team in the NJ.com...
This New Jersey dive bar serves some of the state’s best BBQ ribs
I'm back again to talk about the best BBQ ribs in the state of New Jersey. Ribs are one of my all-time favorite things to throw on the smoker and let cook for an afternoon in the summer while sipping on some beers in the backyard. However, it's no secret...
Burlington County honors NJ state detective on Memorial Day Weekend
MARLTON, N.J. (CBS) -- A New Jersey State Police detective found a Memorial Day Weekend crowd Friday morning at J. Harold Van Zant Elementary School. The students lined the streets chanting, "U-S-A, U-S-A!""We surprised a local hero," explained Dave Silver, President of Operation Yellow Ribbon."You know how much I just love being the center of attention," said New Jersey State Police Detective Jacob Schor.Actually, he is not one who wants the spotlight. However, he was already awarded 2021 New Jersey State Police Officer of the Year for his work after a mass shooting in May of that year in Fairfield...
63-year-old woman dead after shooting in Northeast Philadelphia: police
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A woman is in custody after a fatal shooting in the Morrell Park neighborhood of Northeast Philadelphia Saturday, police say.A 63-year-old woman was pronounced dead on the scene of 3300 Kayford Circle and police say the woman was shot once in the stomach and once in the chest. They say the incident happened inside a living room.Officials say they found a gun on the scene and a motive is unknown at this time.This is a developing story. Stay with CBS News Philadelphia for updates.
20 town names in NJ with crazy pronunciations that make no sense
Since I started working 25 years ago here at New Jersey 101.5, I think I have learned how to pronounce every single town, borough, township, and any other little hamlet that exists in the state of New Jersey. Imagine the thousands and thousands of phone calls I’ve gotten over the...
ShopRite to host job fair on June 1
NEW JERSEY – ShopRite will host a hiring fair for candidates looking for career opportunities and valuable experience in retail on Thursday, June 1. The walk-up job fairs are taking place from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at most store locations throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware and Maryland.
How a South Jersey couple started cooking for families in shelters
A couple who started the Facebook page, "My Wife Can't Cook," now shares recipes, laughs, and love far beyond the internet.
NJ Lottery Games with the Most Top Prizes Remaining
This is a list of New Jersey Lottery Scratch-off games that have the most outstanding top prizes. In other words, next time you're in the store thinking about which ticket to buy, these should be at the top of your list. Keep in mind these are only the top prizes. All of these games have thousands of dollars in secondary prizes.
Camden's fire chief clocks out for last time after 36 years of service
CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) -- Camden's fire chief retired Friday after nearly four decades of service to the community.Michael Harper Sr. received a proclamation and then clocked out for the last time.He worked his way up through the Camden Fire Department during his 36-year career and was named chief in 2011.In a sendoff speech, Harper was honored for his crucial role in getting grants to help better the department and for helping in the development of multiple officers in the department.After hugging his dad, Harper gave a short speech too."Everything we do here is for the residents of this city," Harper said. "No matter what you do, the Camden Fire Department is reveled all over the land. Keep up the spirit, teach the new guys, teach them so that they can enjoy the same careers that all of us did.""Stay safe, love your families and enjoy life," Harper added. Mayor Victor Carstarphen and members from other departments including the Philadelphia Fire Department also stopped by to wish Harper well.
80s trends once prominent in NJ will make you feel nostalgic
It's no surprise that signs of the 1980s are alive and well across the country. Most notable, of course, is the popularity of '80s music. And it's no exception here in the Great Garden State. From the north to the south, New Jerseyans are cranking up the 80s hits everywhere they go.
Get Ready to Party Like it's the 90s and 00s: DJ Deejay's Moshulu Boat Party!
Are you ready to dance the night away with the best throwback tunes? DJ Deejay’s 90s VS 00s Moshulu Boat Party is coming to Philadelphia on Sunday May 28th, during Memorial Day Weekend, and it's a party you don't want to miss!
Locals: These are the 16 Worst Things Bennies Have Done at the NJ Shore
With the start of Memorial Day Weekend, summertime is unofficially here. That means those of us from around here will be welcoming with open arms (more or less) all of our friends and relatives from neighboring states. For the next few months, our beaches, boardwalks, roads, parking lots, pizza places,...
One Man Crime Spree Wanted By Police All Over The Region
Kristopher Schwartz is wanted by Bensalem, Hatboro, Philadelphia Warrington and multiple parole violations. He will write bad checks and then skip out with the merchandise or goods/ services.. Bensalem Police are sick of Kristopher Schwartz and posted him as a wanted person, in the hopes that social media will get him arrested.
Where to buy legal weed in N.J.: an updated list
As the Garden State’s legal cannabis market continues to rollout since it opened more than a year ago, several new retail stores for adult consumers have opened this year. Three more legal dispensaries opened in New Jersey this month. There are now 30 stores dotting the state that are open for recreational sales. We will continue to update this list with details on where you can buy legal weed in New Jersey as more stores open.
N.J.’s top baby names: The most popular boys and girls names of 2022
The Social Security Administration (SSA) released its list of New Jersey’s most popular baby boy and baby girl names for 2022 recently. If you had a baby last year, you can see where your child’s name stands on the list. Or if you’re an expecting parent, you can gain some insights on the most popular baby names.
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