Cumberland County

Governor Phil Murphy holds a coronavirus briefing in Trenton on March 18, 2020.
Edwin J. Torres for Governor’s Office
Brandon Brooks
March 19, 2020 - 11:55 am
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy joined KYW Newsradio for a live conversation to tell listeners where the state is in the fight against coronavirus. Listen and read more here.
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New Jersey hillside
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David Madden
November 26, 2019 - 3:08 pm
New Jersey is buying a large piece of land from Atlantic City Electric in rural Cumberland County in the name of conservation. Read more here.
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East Point Lighthouse.
KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
November 07, 2019 - 5:30 pm
A project to protect New Jersey's second oldest lighthouse from flooding isn't enough to save it from the ongoing danger posed by erosion and storm surge from the nearby Delaware Bay, a group which runs the historic site for the state warns.
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Dulce Maria Alavez
Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office
John McDevitt
October 04, 2019 - 6:57 pm
The search continues for missing Dulce Maria Alavez, a 5-year-old Cumberland County girl who was abducted nearly three weeks ago. Officials are hopeful she is still alive. Read more here.
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Dulce Maria Alavez
Bridgeton Police Department
Mike Dougherty
October 04, 2019 - 9:45 am
Authorities in Cumberland County, New Jersey, have released a recording of the emotional 911 call made by the mother of Dulce Maria Alavez, the little girl who went missing in Bridgeton last month. Police are still looking for the girl.
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A fire at a produce packing plant on Lebanon Rd in Millville.
Mike Dougherty/KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
September 17, 2019 - 2:45 pm
Crews are battling a multi-alarm fire at a produce packing plant in Cumberland County. Firefighters are on the scene at the F&S Produce company in the 700 block of Lebanon Road. The fire was reported at about 1 p.m.
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David Cade
New Jersey State Police
Steve Tawa
June 07, 2019 - 1:21 pm
BURLINGTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A former prison guard in South Jersey has been sentenced after he plead guilty for smuggling opioid painkillers into South Woods State Prison in Cumberland County. After learning that 54-year old David Cade was smuggling drugs behind bars in Bridgeton in exchange...
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Assistant Prosecutor Elizabeth Vogelsong is shown standing, with defense attorney Kim Schultz seated in the background.
David Madden/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
February 19, 2019 - 1:32 pm
BRIDGETON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — There was a brief detention hearing for a Cumberland County woman charged with the murder of her toddler son earlier this month in the family home in Bridgeton. The mother did not attend. Nakira Griner, 24, was allowed to skip the hearing, given she’s on suicide...
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Dreamstime
Mike Dougherty
November 28, 2018 - 4:02 pm
MILLVILLE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A car smashed into a house Wednesday afternoon in Millville and the house caught fire. Authorities in Cumberland County say it happened on Buck Street near Powell just before 3 p.m. The fire has reached two alarms. The good news is, so far, there are no reported...
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Vote here
David Madden
October 20, 2018 - 10:00 pm
BRIDGETON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- Talk about taking a political competition to the next level. One county in South Jersey has come up with a way they hope will boost voter participation in next month’s midterms. Make voting a contest, with a prize for the winning municipality. Cumberland County...
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