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Monmouth turned over 40 inmates to immigration officials last year
Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden said Wednesday that he hopes the state will allow his jail to continue to cooperate with federal immigration officials.
No new trial for Sarah Stern’s convicted killer — Sentencing in June
Liam McAtasney is facing life in prison.
Wrong-way driver caused 3-car Parkway wreck, cops say
A man driving on the wrong side of the Garden State Parkway on Saturday morning caused a three-car wreck that injured several people, officials said.
Major crash blocks all northbound lanes of Garden State Parkway
Northbound traffic on the Garden State Parkway in Hazlet was completely blocked early Saturday afternoon.
No more alcohol at Sandy Hook: Feds ban booze at Jersey Shore
For years, Sandy Hook stood out for two things: Naked people and booze were both permitted.
Thousand acres burning in Burlington County — highway closed
Firefighters are are battling a forest fire that quickly spread to a thousand acres in Burlington County.
Howell landowner agrees to pay homeless camp residents to leave
The agreement was announced after months of negotiations between a Lakewood businessman and the NJ Coalition to End Homelessness.
Murphy finally has deal on legal marijuana — How it would work in NJ
Don't light up just yet, though.
Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside raises record $2.3 million — See photos
It was the 26th annual Polar Bear Plunge at Seaside.
Chicago PD faults politicians like Booker for spreading Smollett ‘hoax’
The top police official in Chicago on Thursday took a shot at presidential candidates like Cory Booker for spreading what police say was a hoax hate crime.
Murphy, Democrats reach deal to tax legal weed by ounce, reports say
New Jersey is ever closer to legalizing recreational marijuana.
189 clergy accused in NJ — ‘Filth more pervasive than anyone imagined’
The names of more than 180 priests accused of sexual abuse were released Wednesday by the state's five Catholic dioceses.