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These 24 men tried to have sex with boys and girls, NJ says
They thought they were chatting online with teenage boys and girls — and many of them traveled to Toms River to meet the underage prey for sex, officials say.
Murphy to veto shopping bag tax amid push for outright ban
The legislation would have placed a 5-cent fee on single-use plastic and paper bags. The money would have been used for a Healthy Schools and Community Lead Abatement Fund.
Ex-boyfriend executes man in Long Branch restaurant, cops say
Prosecutors say Miguel Leal Camara, 40, walked into the the Bom dMais Luncheonette after 3 p.m. Tuesday and shot 45-year-old Marco Antonio Rosa Moreira in the head.
Flash flood watch, flood advisory for NJ on Saturday
Torrential downpours are expected across the state this afternoon and evening with conditions that could lead to flooding.
Jenkinson’s Boardwalk fires woman who kicked out black girls
Jenkinson’s Boardwalk has fired a cashier who was seen on a video telling a camp leader that a group of black girls was “not welcome.”
Gunman wanted in Keyport murder turns himself in to NYPD
John Curtin, 19, is charged with killing Evan Smutz in his apartment Thursday afternoon.
Young dad dies after being hit by speeding biker in cop chase
An innocent 24-year-old Jackson man whose car was slammed by a motorcycle speeding to get away from the police has died.
Accused perv masseur could lose license, but no criminal charges in NJ
A massage therapist who admitted to having sex with one client and who was accused of sexually penetrating another woman could lose his license to practice in New Jersey.
Murphy willing not to raise sales tax if Dems hike millionaires tax
With a budget deadline hours away, Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday said he'd be willing to back down from raising the state sales tax in a compromise offer to Democratic legislative leaders.
Beaches, parks, MVC — What would close next week in NJ shutdown?
If Democrats do not hammer out a deal by the end of Saturday, all non-essential state services will close until a budget is adopted.
He followed women home from NJ stores to rape them, prosecutor says
A Howell man remains behind bars awaiting trial on charges that he attempted to rob and rape three women he spotted at shopping centers on separate occasions.
Thunderstorm batters NJ: Tens of thousands without power
More than 137,000 people were without power late Tuesday afternoon as a severe thunderstorm barreled its way into New Jersey.