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NJ prosecutors throwing the book at COVID-19 coughing suspects
It's a new type of sick crime: Coughing on a cop.
NJ warns about false message urging minorities to abandon social distancing
False messages purporting to be from the CDC are urging people to abandon social distancing and congregate in packed public places.
NJ shutting indoor shopping centers, malls — Closed hospitals may reopen
The new normal in New Jersey now also means no more shopping at indoor malls, no hanging out at arcades and no family outings at amusement parks.
Murphy says there’s no need to hoard as NJ coronavirus cases climb to 69
Gov. Phil Murphy's message on Saturday to an increasingly anxious state in the midst of a coronavirus outbreak was that there was no need to panic or to hoard.
3rd coronavirus case confirmed in NJ — this one in Camden County
The new coronavirus is now in Camden County.
South Jersey college student gets $100,000 from Justin Bieber
The check was presented Feb. 7 on MTV in honor of Coker's work with Active Minds, a mental health awareness initiative with campus chapters across the nation.
Drunk driver gets decade in prison for killing NJ couple in 100 mph crash
Amish Patel, 31, must serve 85% of his sentence before he is eligible for parole.
Man called for shooting ‘all the black people’ at Burlington school, cops say
A Texas man is facing a hate crime charge in New Jersey.
NJ private school therapist charged with molesting student
A private school therapist in Bergen County has been charged with molesting a teenage student at her home.
NJ gets several new laws, regulations to combat ‘black hair’ discrimination
The year 2019 was a big one in New Jersey for hair.
Body of missing South Jersey mom found in burning car
The body of a 22-year-old woman who had been reported was found days later in a burning vehicle.
NJ man fights for right to watch porn in car outside fast-food joint
An Jersey Shore man believes he has the right to watch hardcore porn in his car while using the public W-Fi of a fast-food restaurant.