New Jersey

Camden County police
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Mike DeNardo
June 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The family of a teenager struck and killed by a Camden police officer wants the state to investigate her death. The Camden County prosecutor found that no criminal charges were warranted against County police officer James Lopez, who struck and killed 17-year-old...
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New Jersey health commissioner
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David Madden
June 25, 2019 - 5:10 pm
EWING, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey needs a new health commissioner, and Gov. Phil Murphy intends to pull off a job swap of sorts. Shereef Elnahal, the current health commissioner, is leaving to take on the role of CEO at University Hospital, a state-owned facility in Newark, next month. The...
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Caesars Palace
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David Madden
June 25, 2019 - 12:24 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A massive merger in the gaming industry could have serious financial repercussions down the shore. Eldorado Resorts is planning to take over Caesars Entertainment in a $17.3 billion transaction, which will result in the largest gaming company in America. About...
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Exactly 45 years ago, a 14-year-old girl went missing in South Jersey. Now, authorities have released new, disturbing evidence in this cold case.
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Andrew Kramer
June 24, 2019 - 9:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Exactly 45 years ago, a 14-year-old girl went missing in South Jersey. Now, authorities have released new, disturbing evidence in this cold case. "This case has been past down through generations of law enforcement," said Burlington City's police chief John Fine. What...
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David Madden
June 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey legislators are poised to vote this week on a proposal that would give those in a hospital more information before they’re transferred to a facility out of the state for treatment. It’s called the Patient Protection Act, and Assemblyman Nicholas...
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Free disaster cleanup kits
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Molly Daly
June 22, 2019 - 4:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Free disaster cleanup kits were handed out Saturday to Burlington County residents whose properties were inundated in Thursday's flooding. The county public safety center in Westampton was one of two pickup locations. Richard Moyer of the American Red Cross of...
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U.S Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ)
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David Madden
June 22, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — Silencers on guns are illegal in New Jersey, a state with one of the most stringent gun control laws in the nation. Now there’s a move to take that ban nationwide. U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez used Trenton’s City Hall as the backdrop for announcing introduction of the HEAR...
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a press conference on the budget with policy experts on Friday, June 21st, 2019.
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David Madden
June 21, 2019 - 5:04 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — With little more than a week before the June 30 budget deadline, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy continues to play his cards close to the vest on how he will deal with the $38.7 billion spending plan dealt to him by fellow Democrats in the legislature. Surrounded by his...
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Justin Udo
June 20, 2019 - 8:02 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law Thursday requiring ride-hailing vehicles to take some extra precautions to help ensure their passenger’s safety. Sami's Law is named after the New Jersey woman who was abducted and killed in South Carolina back in March after she...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Molly Daly
June 20, 2019 - 6:54 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey lawmakers have passed a $38.7 billion budget plan that's stripped out some of Gov. Phil Murphy's top priorities. The Senate passed the bill early Thursday afternoon by a 31 to six vote that included seven Republicans. A few hours later, it cleared the...
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