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No drugs found during Hackettstown High School drug sweep

No drugs found during Hackettstown High School drug sweep

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – The high school went into a shelter in place Wednesday morning while a planned, two-hour drug sweep involving K9 units and law enforcement was conducted. The sweep, which resulted in no illegal substances being found, is part of a prevention strategy coordinated by the Hackettstown […]

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Mt. Olive High School Student Artists Honored

Mt. Olive High School Student Artists Honored

Morris County- Mount Olive High School students were recently big winners in the art invitational competition sponsored by the school’s chapter of the National Art Honor Society. Tiara Herpriyonggo took home top honors, winning Best in Show. She also was offered an $11,000 annual scholarship (for four years) to Maine […]

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Cops: Man flees scene of crash, charged with DWI

Cops: Man flees scene of crash, charged with DWI

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – A man who allegedly ran from his vehicle after crashing was charged with driving while intoxicated Monday evening. Robert Groover, whose age and hometown were not released, was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and failure to keep right. Township police were call […]

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Hackettstown woman sentenced to probation for attempting to obtain CDS by fraud

Hackettstown woman sentenced to probation for attempting to obtain CDS by fraud

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – A Hackettstown woman was sentenced to three year of probation after pleading guilty to attempting to obtain a controlled dangerous substance by fraud, the prosecutor’s office said in a news release Thursday. Brienne Fitzsimmons, 30, was sentenced by Judge William J. McGovern III at the […]

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N.J. man identified in fatal crash involving State Police cruiser in Hunterdon County

N.J. man identified in fatal crash involving State Police cruiser in Hunterdon County

LEBANON BOROUGH, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A Somerset County man has been identified as the person killed in Sunday’s fatal crash involving a State Police cruiser on Route 22. At 7:57 a.m., Trooper Emmanuel Gonzalo, 26, who is assigned to Troop “B” Perryville Station, was driving a marked Ford Crown […]

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Hackettstown Hardware Hijinx

Hackettstown Hardware Hijinx

On Saturday afternoon, Hackettstown police responded to Home Towne Hardware on Main Street in reference to a theft complaint. Through an investigation it was determined that on Friday afternoon a male had opened the cash register near the side door and stole approximately $75.00. The male left the premise and […]

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Centenary University’s Earth Day Celebration

Centenary University’s Earth Day Celebration

Centenary University was one of many institutions celebrating Earth Day over the weekend.  ‘RNJ’s Dave Kelber was at the University’s 10th annual event, and files this report: This year, Centenary’s Earth Day celebration started with bird watching and a nature walk at the Charles O. Hayford Hatchery. -News brought to you […]

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Investigation continues into fatal crash involving NJ State Police cruiser in Hunterdon County

Investigation continues into fatal crash involving NJ State Police cruiser in Hunterdon County

Click HERE for an update on this story. LEBANON BOROUGH, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A fatal crash involving a New Jersey State Police trooper has shut down Route 22 on Sunday morning. The crash happened at 7:57 a.m. on Route 22 westbound at the intersection with Cokesbury Road, State Police […]

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Prosecutor warns of deadly heroin batch after 12 overdoses, 3 deaths in less than a week

Prosecutor warns of deadly heroin batch after 12 overdoses, 3 deaths in less than a week

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – The Sussex County Prosecutor issued a safety alert Friday about a potentially deadly batch of heroin after 12 overdoses and 3 deaths in less than one week in the county. Sussex County Prosecutor Francis A. Koch said we are facing a heroin and opioid epidemic […]

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Police revive four drug overdoses in same Newton house in one day, two others arrested

Police revive four drug overdoses in same Newton house in one day, two others arrested

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – Two Newton residences were arrested on drug charges Thursday after police revived four people who overdosed Tuesday at the same Halstead Street home. Town police responded to a Halsted Street residence at 2:07 p.m. for a report of an unconscious male. When police arrived, they […]

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