New Jersey

This July 12, 1972 file photo shows the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in Lacey Township, N.J. Federal regulators say America’s oldest nuclear power plant will shut down Sept. 17, 2018.
AP Photo, File
July 02, 2018 - 4:11 pm
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — America's oldest nuclear power plant will shut down on Sept. 17, but the Oyster Creek plant near the New Jersey shore will stay right where it is for the next 60 years. Officials with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission held a briefing Monday on shutdown plans for...
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Celebrities and VIPs smash guitars as part of the grand opening celebration at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.
AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File
July 01, 2018 - 8:57 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Even after spending a half-billion dollars on an Atlantic City casino, Hard Rock still hopes to build one in northern New Jersey near New York City one day. Hard Rock CEO Jim Allen said the company has made significant investments of money and time preparing for casino...
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Donald Norcross
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David Madden
June 29, 2018 - 2:18 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Last week, South Jersey Congressman Donald Norcross, D-Camden, attempted to visit three children separated from their parents and housed in a Camden shelter as part of President Trump's "zero tolerance" program to combat illegal immigration. He was turned away at the...
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School bus
Kim Glovas
June 29, 2018 - 1:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey State Police say a school bus overturned on the New Jersey Turnpike on Friday morning, creating a huge traffic backup. No one on the bus suffered any serious injuries. It happened shortly after 11:30 a.m. between exits 3 and 4 in Cherry Hill. According to...
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The Hard Rock Hotel Casino in Atlantic City
David Madden | KYW Newsradio
David Madden
June 28, 2018 - 3:03 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Hard Rock Hotel Casino in Atlantic City held its grand opening with the type of fanfare only they could create. It took an hour of speeches to get the crowd in the Etess Arena to the moment they came for, as more than two dozen guitars were shattered on the...
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Ocean Resort owner Bruce Deifik at the casino's grand opening
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
June 28, 2018 - 2:53 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — With a little less fanfare than the Hard Rock Hotel Casino , the ribbon that was cut officially marked the opening of Atlantic City's Ocean Resort Casino. The Ocean Resort rises from the ashes of the failed Revel casino. Ocean Resort owner Bruce Deifik said...
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The Miller family, from left: George, Kristi, Tara, Lauren, Debbie
Courtesy of Lauren Miller
Kristen Johanson
June 27, 2018 - 9:43 pm
SOUTH JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — A Jersey Shore family is turning devastation into hope for others. Tara Miller was 28 years old when she was diagnosed with stage 3 melanoma, after finding a small bump behind her ear. "It progressed within a couple of months to stage 4," said her twin sister, Lauren...
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Hard Rock Cafe
David Madden | KYW Newsradio
David Madden
June 27, 2018 - 8:42 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Gamblers down the shore got a one-day head start at two new places to lay down their bets as New Jersey regulators approved the Hard Rock Hotel Casino and Ocean Resort Casino for gaming after two days of practice play. Both facilities opened their casinos to...
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U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May
United States Coast Guard
Molly Daly
June 27, 2018 - 2:02 pm
CAPE MAY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities have arrested the man accused of taking a small plane from his family's banner towing business on a wild joyride over Wildwood Sunday before landing it on the beach at the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May, then fleeing the scene. Cape May...
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New Jersey State House, Trenton, New Jersey,
David Madden
June 27, 2018 - 10:33 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There seems to be some give and take between New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and fellow Democrats in charge of the legislature in an attempt to get an agreeable budget passed before a potential government shutdown this weekend. For his part, Murphy will consider a...
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