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Crew Reels In 820 Pound Shark Off New Jersey Coast

Five men from Philadelphia are still reliving the moment when they caught one of the largest sharks ever off the New Jersey coast.


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Townsend’s Inlet Bridge Will Not Be Open Memorial Day Weekend

The bridge that connects Sea Isle City and Avalon will remain closed for Memorial Day Weekend, according to officials.


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Gov. Christie Signs Cybersecurity Executive Order

Gov. Chris Christie has sign an executive order aimed at better protecting the state from cybersecurity threats.


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Police: Clearview Regional High School Evacuated After Written Bomb Threat Found Inside School

Clearview Regional High School in New Jersey was temporarily evacuated Wednesday as police investigated a bomb threat.


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New Jersey Natural Gas Cutting Rates

The state Board of Public Utilities on Tuesday approved a rate decrease that will save the average New Jersey Natural Gas customer $33.10 a year.


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Burlington City Hosts Crisis Response Training For Local Officers, Chaplains

As an extension of their community policing model Burlington City is hosting crisis response training this week for local officers and chaplains.


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Community Steps Up After Local High School’s Prom Cut Short By Power Outage

A prom is supposed to a night you will never forget, but after the power went out at the Winslow Township High School prom, the community is pulling together to give those students a second chance.


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Investigators Look Into Fire At NJ Police Building

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-321-0010, or going to People can also text message HCTIPS to 274637.


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One Dead After Overturned Truck Catches Fire On I-295

Police say it happened at about 8:45 p.m. Sunday when the truck crashed and burst into flames near the Route 73 overpass in Mount Laurel.


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New Jersey Man Sentenced To 27 Years For Crash That Killed Two Women

A New Jersey man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for causing fatal head-on crash that killed a woman and her daughter two years ago.


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NJ Officials Want Residents To Spread The Word About Home Grown Fruits And Veggies

If you’re a fan of New Jersey fruits and veggies, the state would like you to go on like to talk about it.


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South Jersey Animal Shelter Expansion Expected To Be Complete By End Of Summer

Work is expected to be completed on the new Camden County animal shelter in Blackwood by the end of summer.


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In New Hampshire, Christie Talks Economy And Testing The Political Waters For A Presidential Run

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was in New Hampshire testing the presidential waters and talking about the economy.


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Camden County Restaurant Worker Tests Positive For Hepatitis A

Officials say a server at Iron Hill in Camden County was confirmed to have Hepatitis A.


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Worker Passes Out From ‘Syrup-Like’ Smell At NJ Postal Facility

One employee passed out and 11 others felt nauseous after a “syrup-like” odor was detected at a mail distribution center in New Jersey Friday morning, officials said.