New Jersey

Department of Environmental Protection agents perform a prescribed burn in 2019, to clear combustible materials that could start a wildfire.
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
David Madden
January 13, 2020 - 4:30 am
With massive wildfires causing historic levels of destruction in Australia, some wonder if similar devastation could happen here. That question was put to those who deal with wildfires in the New Jersey Pinelands. Read more here.
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prison - stock photo
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Mike Dougherty
January 11, 2020 - 9:47 am
A South Jersey woman will spend at least 40 years in jail for killing her mother and grandmother. Read more here.
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Christmas trees recycled to protect sand dunes on Brigantine beaches.
John Doring/Brigantine Department of Public Works
David Madden
January 11, 2020 - 9:05 am
By now, most of us have dealt with the natural Christmas tree that brought so much holiday cheer at home but has outlived its usefulness. Or has it? Read more here.
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Dustin Peters
Cape May County Corrections Facility
David Madden
January 10, 2020 - 3:02 pm
A North Carolina man is in custody in Cape May County and facing several firearms violations for his attempt to get ammunition into the Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May on Thursday. Read more here.
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A worker hands a piece of lead pipe to a colleague as they work to remove water service lines Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Trenton, N.J.
Mike Catalini/AP
AP News
January 10, 2020 - 11:07 am
All 37,000 of the lead water pipes in New Jersey's capital city will be replaced over the next five years at an estimated cost of $150 million, Trenton officials said Thursday.
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Rep. Jeff Van Drew.
David Madden/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
January 09, 2020 - 1:19 pm
President Donald Trump has scheduled a Jan. 28 re-election rally at the Wildwood Convention Center in South Jersey. "It's pretty clear that this was part of the deal that Congressman Jeff Van Drew made with the White House when he agreed to switch parties," says Ben Dworkin, director of Rowan...
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Frank Nucera
David Madden/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
January 08, 2020 - 1:56 pm
The attorney for a former Burlington County police chief is asking that a guilty verdict against his client be thrown out, contending there were problems with the jury that convicted him of lying to federal investigators. Read more here.
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Drug bust
Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office
David Madden
January 08, 2020 - 1:41 pm
After a year-long probe in Central Jersey, two dozen people have been charged in a large-scale marijuana ring, in which they allegedly laced popular candies with THC. Read more here.
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Christmas tree
Kamionsky/Getty Images
AP News
January 07, 2020 - 5:47 pm
More than 2,000 discarded Christmas trees have been donated to New Jersey environmental officials to reinforce sand dunes at Island Beach State Park. Read more here.
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Benjamin Franklin Bridge
Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio, file
David Madden
January 07, 2020 - 5:07 pm
The Delaware River Port Authority has some good news for drivers who use its four bridges: A no-toll-hike pledge is being extended for an extra year. Read more here.
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