New Jersey

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David Madden
August 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Camden County Police Department has a new policy on the use of force, formulated with the help of an outside group, and there’s talk that this could serve as a national model. The Policing Project at New York University’s School of Law worked to develop the policy...
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48th Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival
Courtesy of P.J. March with the Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival
Molly Daly
August 25, 2019 - 6:40 pm
SALEM COUNTY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The 48th Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival will be held this weekend at the Salem County Fairgrounds in South Jersey. The three-day event just minutes from the Delaware Memorial Bridge features an embarrassment of musical riches from noon to 11 p.m. Friday and...
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Mike DeNardo
August 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — For the second time this year, the Cherry Hill Food Pantry is searching for a new home. Janet Giordano, executive director of the pantry, couldn’t believe it. "When I got this letter, it was like somebody hit me over the head with a club,” she said. “I was...
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Spotted lanternfly
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Mark Abrams
August 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN COUNTY N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Camden County officials are turning to the public for help in tracking a new threat to South Jersey's agricultural community. The spotted lanternfly has arrived in Camden County, according to Camden County spokesman Dan Keashan. "We've received two calls in...
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Prescription bottle with blank label for copy space and white pills or tablets on metal table for opioid epidemic illustration
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David Madden
August 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Burlington County is stepping up efforts to address the opioid addiction problem, pairing up police with health care experts. Operation Helping Hand has been in place for a few months, aiming to use recovery specialists to advise people in need of help on how...
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David Madden
August 23, 2019 - 4:00 pm
LINDENWOLD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Camden County authorities have released a recording of the 911 call that led police in Lindenwold to a 2-year-old found dead last week inside a hot car parked in the PATCO lot. The almost five-minute call alerts the dispatcher to the problem. “The baby was left in...
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AP News
August 23, 2019 - 8:50 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey spends more per mile on its highway system than any other state in the country but isn't getting its money's worth, according to a report released Thursday by a nonpartisan public policy group. The report by the Reason Foundation ranked New Jersey's highways dead last...
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In this Aug. 15, 2019, file photo, the Mid-Atlantic Region Champion Little League team from Elizabeth, N.J. participates in the opening ceremony of the 2019 Little League World Series baseball tournament in South Williamsport, Pa.
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August 19, 2019 - 4:26 pm
By Tyler King, Associated Press SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Ray Amato takes in the scene from the very top of Lamade Stadium as the signature chant of the New Jersey Little League team echoes through the stands: "Let's go Troopers! Let's go Troopers!" Amato smiles, but not because New Jersey has...
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Police in Camden say they’re tracking down some people going around town firing off a paintball gun at random.
Camden County Police Department
Justin Udo
August 19, 2019 - 4:24 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Police in Camden arrest a man who they say terrorized the city in a series of paintball gun attacks, but authorities are still searching for his alleged accomplices. Lt. Vivian Coley with the Camden County Police Department said last week, a group of men were riding...
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NJ Transit
KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
August 19, 2019 - 3:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy wants an accurate picture of the delays and cancellations that have plagued the Atlantic City Rail Line and other New Jersey Transit trains for the last several years. Murphy has signed an executive order mandating that NJ Transit make...
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