New Jersey

Seagulls on the beach at Warped Tour
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John McDevitt
August 06, 2019 - 12:37 pm
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Ocean City has called in reinforcements to weed out flocks of food thieves creating chaos along the beach and boardwalk. Seagulls have made headlines this summer for aggressively stealing food directly from beachgoers. But Ocean City hopes to rid the beach of the...
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Acting Governor Sheila Oliver signs a package of gun bills in Trenton on Monday, August 5th, 2019.
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Mike DeNardo
August 05, 2019 - 6:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey's acting Gov. Sheila Oliver has signed a series of bills designed to reduce gun violence. The new laws provide counseling to prevent victims from retaliating. The thinking behind the New Jersey Violence Intervention Program is that if you can provide...
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Benjamin Franklin Bridge
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August 05, 2019 - 11:44 am
FLEMINGTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey county has paid Pennsylvania $10,500 to spray for black flies along the Delaware River. Hunterdon County took the step after New Jersey's Environmental Protection Department decided not to participate in the program this year. In a statement, Freeholder Board...
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David Madden
August 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — So you drive through the ongoing 42-295 construction project in Camden County and wonder how’s it going? The work started six years ago and they’re about halfway done, according to Steve Schapiro at the New Jersey Department of Transportation. In fact, they’re in the...
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Pair of Blank Red Concert Performance Tickets Isolated on White Background.
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Mike Dougherty
August 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Live Nation and promoters for Metallica were recently caught selling tickets on the secondary market that were never made available to the public at face value. Now a congressman from New Jersey says it's time for some regulation in the Wild West of ticket sales...
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David Madden
August 04, 2019 - 4:00 am
VINELAND, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A lawsuit has been filed against a South Jersey school district where a former teacher admitted to sexual abuse against a special education student. Her parent contends the district failed to take action before law enforcement stepped in. The eighth grade teacher at...
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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - OCTOBER 28: A police car patrols the boardwalk in front of the old Convention Center as Hurricane Sandy approaches on October 28, 2012 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
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David Madden
August 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Police in Atlantic City are now enforcing a 10 p.m. curfew for anyone under 18. The curfew has been in place since 2006, when there was a rash of youth violence and gang activity. It’s happening again after three teenagers were gunned down in separate incidents...
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Andrew Kramer
August 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
OCEAN CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — If you're going to the beach in Ocean City, New Jersey it doesn't matter what street you're on, once you get off the boardwalk and your feet hit the sand, you'll see the signs. They read "Alcoholic Beverages Prohibited, Strictly Enforced." Apparently people haven'...
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David Madden
August 02, 2019 - 2:25 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Next time you pull up to the pump and wonder where all your gas tax money is going, you'll know. New Jersey is releasing $161 million in Transportation Trust Fund (TTF) money to fund road projects all across the state. Some of the funds come from the state’s share of...
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Hope Hall celebrates 20 years of success in Camden.
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David Madden
August 01, 2019 - 3:05 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A private program that helps New Jersey prison inmates transition to life on the outside celebrates 20 years of success in Camden. Hope Hall has assisted more than 8,000 people to get back on the straight and narrow. Operated by Volunteers of America, the facility...
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