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Seaside Heights Bans Loud Music On The Beach

Were you planning on testing out your new blue tooth speakers at the beach this weekend?  You may want to leave them home if you were planning on heading out to Seaside Heights. Effective today the shore town is banning boom boxes, speakers and any other device that makes your beach set up sound like…

NJ Woman Gets Stuck In Tree Playing Pokemon Go

Firefighters in a South Jersey town are blaming "Pokemon Go" for a woman getting stuck in a tree.  Police say the young woman chased a Pokemon character up a huge tree in a Clarksboro cemetery Tuesday night. When she couldn't climb down, she called 911.  Firefighters used an extension ladder to rescue her.  A man…

NJ Police Search For Man Who Attacked Teen Bus Passenger

The Tenafly Police Department is stepping up patrols along major bus routes after a 16-year-old girl was attacked by a New Jersey Transit bus passenger.  Detectives say the teen got off at the Westervelt Avenue stop in Tenafly, and noticed a fellow passenger was now following her. Moments later he tried to sexually assault her. …

Rutgers Issues Warning After A String Of Crimes

Rutgers University is issuing a warning to students after a string of recent crimes.  Rutgers University and New Brunswick police are investigating two armed robberies and a burglary that happened between Monday night and Tuesday morning. The university is urging students to take safety measures.  So far no one has been arrested.

South Jersey Family Sues Over Teen's Suicide Ruling

A South Jersey family is suing to change a medical examiner's ruling that their daughter and sister killed herself. The lawsuit, filed in New Jersey Superior Court yesterday, charges that the state's investigation into 18-year-old Tiffany Valiante's death was flawed and incomplete. An attorney for her parents and sisters say they are not seeking monetary…

NJ Has High Cancer Rate But Good Survival Rates

New Jersey has one of the highest cancer rates in the nation. The CDC says the Garden State ranks fourth behind Kentucky, Delaware and New York among all types of cancer, including breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer. However, the numbers also show that survival rates are much higher in New Jersey than elsewhere. Dr.…

Fanwood Woman Electrocuted In Severe Storm

A Fanwood woman is electrocuted after wires went down on her car during heavy storms Monday afternoon.  According to police, a tree fell on the unidentified woman's car, bringing wires with it. The 26-year-old woman was killed when she tried to get out on the passenger's side and touched a live wire.  A 12-year-old girl…