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Person Killed Jumping In Front Of NJ Transit Train

There are 60-minute delays on NJ Transit's Northeast Corridor Line after a person was struck and killed while jumping in front of a train. There are reports that he or she jumped off a platform in Metuchen at seven o'clock this morning, going through the train's windshield. The engineer was hurt and rushed to the…

NJ Won't Prosecute Any Pot Possession Cases Until September

New Jersey is going to stop prosecuting pot possession cases, at least temporarily. State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal is asking municipal prosecutors to adjourn all marijuana cases until September 4th or later, while his office develops appropriate prosecution guidelines. That's seen as a big step toward legalizing recreational marijuana which has been decriminalized in nine…

Family Devastated After Woman Killed In NJ House Collapse

A family is devastated after a woman died while shielding her teenage daughter in a house collapse Monday morning in Hamilton.  Firefighters say rescue teams and search dogs found 38-year-old Tika Justice dead on top of her daughter, who survived on the second floor.  She and her sister, who was also in the home, suffered…

Middlesex County and RWJBarnabas Health Announce Long-Term Care Facility Partnership

Middlesex County is partnering with RWJBarnabas Health to manage the Roosevelt Care Centers. “We are very excited to forge this partnership with RWJBarnabas Health, the state’s largest health care provider. It will enable Middlesex County to continue offering access to high quality, long-term care in a cost-effective way, with best-in-class services,” said Middlesex County Freeholder…

Hot Tuesday Expected For Garden State Today

The heat is still on in the Garden State as the National Weather Service is calling for another excessive heat warning today.  Bergen, Passaic, Essex and Union counties are heading for another stifling day that may again see heat index values hit as hot as 105 degrees this afternoon.  An Ozone Action Day has also…

NJ Anthony Bourdain Trail Proposed 

New Jersey native Anthony Bourdain may soon be celebrated in his home state.  South Jersey Assemblyman Paul Moriarty wants to create "The Anthony Bourdain Food Trail" in honor of Bourdain, a Bergen County native.  The trail would include the ten eateries Bourdain featured in 2015 for his show "Parts Unknown."  The celebrity chef took his…

Possible Trenton Art Event Shooting Facebook Warning 

The shootout which marred a popular Trenton art event over the weekend may have been planned.  Trenton city Councilman-elect Jerell Blakeley says there was a Facebook post Saturday night warning people not to attend the "Art All Night" festival that ran overnight into Sunday morning, stating that someone would be "shooting it up."  The Mercer…

Bruce Springsteen Helps Christen Jersey Shore Bowling Alley

If you're wondering what Bruce Springsteen likes to do when he's not bringing down the house Tuesday through Saturday in his Broadway show, it often involves going back to his roots.  The Boss was at Asbury Lanes last night on the Jersey Shore helping to christen the bowling alley after a two-year makeover.  It's a…

Hot Day Forcing Schools To Close Early

Potential record setting heat today is apparently too much for some school districts to handle.  Jersey City, Hackensack, Edison, Paterson and a few other districts are having early dismissals.  Temperatures are expected to hit the mid 90's and factoring in the humidity could make it feel around 100 degrees this afternoon.