New Jersey

Police in Camden say they’re tracking down some people going around town firing off a paintball gun at random.
Camden County Police Department
David Madden
August 14, 2019 - 4:33 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Police in Camden say they’re tracking down some people going around town firing off a paintball gun at random. There have been at least two incidents since Sunday. The first was in the early morning on Seventh Street near Market Street downtown. Two suspects...
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Camden County
David Madden
August 11, 2019 - 6:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of formerly incarcerated Camden County residents turned out to Thursday's event aimed at providing them with assistance in reentering society. This was the first Reentry Resource Forum event, which brought together a number of county and state agencies to offer...
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David Madden
August 10, 2019 - 6:00 am
NEWARK, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A new directive from New Jersey’s top law enforcement official aims to help police officers across the state cope with the stress of their job — becoming the first in the nation to require all law enforcement officers to participate. Burlington County has had a pilot...
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Jay Scott Smith
August 10, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This time of year, you and your pets have to be on the lookout for ticks, the blood-sucking bugs that can transmit Lyme disease. But New Jersey Rep. Chris Smith believes there's much more to be concerned about. Smith introduced a bill that recently passed in the U.S...
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John McDevitt
August 09, 2019 - 5:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you think we've had more severe thunderstorm warnings and tornadoes this year than last year, you would be right. Just ask Dover Cub Scout Michael Ratliff, who learned a thing or two about tornadoes at the Franklin Institute's "Changing Earth" exhibit, which...
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David Madden
August 09, 2019 - 3:45 pm
SOUTH JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Changes are on the horizon for New Jersey’s controversial tax on shore house rentals. Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Friday that would limit the scope of rentals that are subject to the tax. The 11.6 percent tax, which went into effect last year, is similar to...
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Michael Barisone, former dressage Olympian, has been charged with attempted murder.
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August 09, 2019 - 7:18 am
By Madeline Holcombe and Rob Frehse, CNN (CNN) -- A former US Olympian was charged with two counts of attempted murder Thursday after a shooting was reported at his New Jersey farm, authorities said. Michael Barisone, 54, was part of the US Olympic Dressage Team in the 2008 Olympics in China. The...
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David Madden
August 08, 2019 - 4:17 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Two Camden buildings will be awash in orange light for the rest of this month to show solidarity with Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas, cities victimized by mass shootings last weekend that left 31 people dead. Camden City Hall and the Florio Center for Public Service...
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David Caplan
August 07, 2019 - 4:58 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A tornado touched down in Springfield, New Jersey, Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. The tornado had estimated winds of 70 mph, and touched down briefly around 2:47 p.m. near Springfield Avenue and Route 22 Video posted to social media showed...
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N.J. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal
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David Madden
August 07, 2019 - 3:30 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey is forming a task force aimed at tackling hate and bias incidents involving young people. An executive order from the governor’s office paves the way for Interagency Task Force to Combat Youth Bias, following the release of a study conducted by Attorney...
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