New Jersey

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February 21, 2019 - 9:02 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A park ranger furloughed during the partial federal government shutdown has claimed a $29.5 million lottery jackpot. The New Jersey Lottery on Wednesday announced Judith Smith had purchased the winning Dec. 17 Pick-6 ticket days before the shutdown closed the Fort Wadsworth...
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Delaware Memorial Bridge.
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David Madden
February 20, 2019 - 12:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Delaware River and Bay Authority has again approved a toll increase for drivers on the Delaware Memorial Bridge. The first one, approved in December, was vetoed by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy because the revenue raised went to projects not deemed to be necessary...
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February 19, 2019 - 10:41 pm
UPDATED: Feb. 20, 9:06 a.m. NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has declared a state of emergency for the entire state that will begin at 5 a.m. Wednesday morning. Due to winter weather conditions, @GovMurphy has declared a State of Emergency for the entire state of New Jersey...
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Governor Phil Murphy signs sweeping legislation to expand paid family leave on February 19, 2019, in Piscataway.
Edwin J. Torres/NJ Governor's Office via Flickr
Ian Bush
February 19, 2019 - 3:39 pm
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Workers in New Jersey will be able to take more time for family leave - and for more reasons - under a bill signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Phil Murphy. Think of this as paid family leave 2.0 in the state. The expanded program allows workers to take up to 12 weeks...
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N.J. Turnpike
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Kim Glovas
February 19, 2019 - 1:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Major delays are being reported on the northbound New Jersey Turnpike at Route 73, after a collision involving a bus and a tractor trailer. A spokesman for the Turnpike says only minor injuries have been reported. The right and center lanes are blocked, but traffic is...
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Assistant Prosecutor Elizabeth Vogelsong is shown standing, with defense attorney Kim Schultz seated in the background.
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David Madden
February 19, 2019 - 1:32 pm
BRIDGETON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There was a brief detention hearing for a Cumberland County woman charged with the murder of her toddler son earlier this month in the family home in Bridgeton. The mother did not attend. Nakira Griner, 24, was allowed to skip the hearing, given she’s on suicide...
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New Jersey Attorney General, Gurbir S. Grewal
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Tim Jimenez
February 19, 2019 - 6:35 am
UPDATED: 7:45 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Delaware and New Jersey are joining 14 other states to sue the Trump administration. They're trying to stop the president's declaration of a national emergency to build a border wall. The states' attorneys general argue the president is disregarding...
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Lynne Adkins
February 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A new device is helping some get a good night's sleep. There are two types of sleep apnea: obstructive sleep apnea, which is caused by a blockage of the upper airway and is often treated with a CPAP machine, and a lesser-known type, central sleep apnea (CSA). Dr. John...
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An anonymous Voorhees police officer tipped a pregnant waitress $100 for her first children.
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Mike DeNardo
February 18, 2019 - 2:10 pm
VOORHEES, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — As a Voorhees police officer finished his meal Feb. 15 at the Lamp Post Diner in Gloucester Township, he left an unexpected baby gift for the waitress — a $100 tip. The officer's bill only came out to $8.75, but he left a gracious tip for 23-year-old Courtney...
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the vatican
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February 18, 2019 - 2:10 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican says a Holy See lawyer who appeared on a list of American priests credibly accused of sexual abuse isn't currently at the Catholic church's supreme court, where he holds a top position. Monsignor Joseph Punderson was listed by the diocese of Trenton, New Jersey, last...
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