New Jersey

Gov. Phil Murphy makes a major announcement during his daily coronavirus briefing on March 21, 2020, at Rutgers Law School in Newark.
Edwin J. Torres for Governor’s Office
KYW Staff
April 02, 2020 - 1:12 pm
Officials say a record number of New Jersey residents applied for unemployment benefits last week, climbing 32% higher than the week before. Read more here.
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Nauti Spirits Distillery
Nauti Spirits Distillery
David Madden
April 02, 2020 - 12:20 pm
Small distilleries in New Jersey are not happy with Gov. Phil Murphy over the way they’re being restricted, while competing liquor stores and wineries are not nearly hit as hard. Read more here.
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Ocean City beach closed due to coronavirus
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Andrew Kramer
April 01, 2020 - 5:11 pm
More and more Jersey Shore towns are closing off beaches and boardwalks to keep outside visitors away during the coronavirus pandemic. But how are year-round residents adjusting? Read more here.
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A drive-thru coronavirus testing site operates in Camden, N.J.
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KYW Staff
April 01, 2020 - 12:13 pm
Gov. Phil Murphy and legislative leaders say New Jersey's income tax deadline will move from April 15 to July 15 and the state budget deadline will move from June 30 to Sept. 30 in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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E-ZPass toll
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Mike Dougherty
March 31, 2020 - 3:52 pm
Public hearings for a proposed toll increase on the Atlantic City Expressway will be held online over three sessions, rather than in-person, due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Coronavirus in New Jersey
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KYW Staff
March 31, 2020 - 11:25 am
New Jersey's U.S. attorney and the state attorney general have teamed up to crack down on fraud stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, as the governor announces 18,696 total cases and 267 deaths. Read the latest here.
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Burlington-Bristol Bridge
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Justin Udo
March 30, 2020 - 8:44 pm
The Tacony-Palmyra and Burlington-Bristol bridges are still accepting cash toll payments, even though many expressways have suspended the option as to follow social-distancing protocols and minimize person-to-person contact during the coronavirus crisis. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy and his staff meet with President Donald Trump
Office of the governor
KYW Staff
March 30, 2020 - 2:56 pm
New Jersey has seen its largest single-day jump in the coronavirus death toll. Read the latest here.
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Closed sign on business
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David Madden
March 30, 2020 - 4:00 am
Small businesses have particular challenges during the COVID-19 emergency, and New Jersey is offering three new initiatives to, at the very least, help the business and their workers cope. Read more here.
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In this March 24, 2020, photo, Michael Morin, co-owner of Federico's Pizza in Belmar N.J., makes a pizza
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AP News
March 29, 2020 - 2:20 pm
This is a story about bosses and their workers, in the dark days of COVID-19. It’s also a story about how one good turn deserves another and yet another. Read more here.
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