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Scooter driver charged with possession of heroin in Washington Borough

Scooter driver charged with possession of heroin in Washington Borough

WASHINGTON BOROUGH, NJ (Warren County) – A Hudson County man driving a moped scooter is facing drug charges after cops stopped him on Sunday afternoon. At 3:40 p.m., a Washington Township police officer conducted a motor vehicle stop of a moped scooter on Route 31 north in Washington Borough for […]

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County Considers Options for Replacing a Bridge in Morristown

County Considers Options for Replacing a Bridge in Morristown

Morristown-Morris County will oversee a study of options for rehabilitating or replacing the busy but deteriorating Martin Luther King Avenue Bridge in Morristown, with the review financed by 400,000 in federal funds allocated by the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority. “Each day, this 127-year-old bridge carries significant traffic across the […]

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Independence Township Tax Increase

Independence Township Tax Increase

Independence Township residents will see a tax increase this year.  At their latest meeting the Independence Township Committee formally adopted the 4.3 million dollar municipal budget for 2017.  Independence Mayor Bob Giordano says that the increase will total approximately 38 dollars on the average home priced at 240,000 dollars. According to […]

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Pennsylvania woman indicted in fatal I-78 crash in Hunterdon County

Pennsylvania woman indicted in fatal I-78 crash in Hunterdon County

CLINTON TOWNSHIP, NJ (Hunterdon County) – A Pennsylvania woman was indicted after being charged with driving while intoxicated in a fatal accident on Interstate 78 in August. Tiasha C. Falu, age 35, of Reading, Pa. was indicted on March 9  by a Hunterdon County grand jury for second-degree death by […]

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Hackettstown man hides in closet to avoid arrest

Hackettstown man hides in closet to avoid arrest

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A 20-year-old Hackettstown man allegedly hid in a closet to avoid being arrested. On Saturday at 11:39 a.m.,town police responded to an apartment at 55 North Main St to serve an active NJ Wanted Person warrant and a $750 Mansfield Twp criminal warrant on Ian […]

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U.S. Supreme Court won’t throw out Menendez corruption case

U.S. Supreme Court won’t throw out Menendez corruption case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez seeking to throw out a corruption indictment against him. The justices on Monday let stand a lower court ruling that refused to dismiss the charges. A trial in the case is tentatively scheduled for […]

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WATCH: Oh Deer: Rescuers and a deer needed to be saved from Roxbury Twp. pond

WATCH: Oh Deer: Rescuers and a deer needed to be saved from Roxbury Twp. pond

ROXBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ (Morris County) – Officials rescued a deer Sunday morning that was stuck on a frozen pond since 8:00 a.m. Saturday in Roxbury Twp. The deer had been stuck on the pond located behind Lagoon Way since Saturday morning, according to resident Frank Macaluso. The Roxbury Township Police […]

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6 arrested after drug investigation in Warren County; heroin, meth, shotgun seized

6 arrested after drug investigation in Warren County; heroin, meth, shotgun seized

BELVIDERE, NJ (Warren County) – A six month investigation conducted by the Belvidere Police Department and the Warren County Prosecutor’s Narcotics Unit into the distribution of heroin and methamphetamine within the town of Belvidere leads to six arrests. On March 3, a narcotics search warrant was executed in Belvidere and […]

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Mansfied Twp. man charged in hit-and-run that killed dog

Mansfied Twp. man charged in hit-and-run that killed dog

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – A pet dog was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Hackettstown Wednesday afternoon. At 4:26 p.m. town police responded to West Moore St in reference to a vehicle that struck a dog and then left then scene, police said. When officers arrived on scene, witnesses […]

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WATCH: Assemblyman Jon Bramnick on the Statehouse floor

WATCH: Assemblyman Jon Bramnick on the Statehouse floor

  Bramnick calls out Dems on presidential tax returns TRENTON, N.J. – Presidential candidates may be required to disclose their federal tax returns to appear on the New Jersey ballot in 2020, but gubernatorial and legislative candidates won’t after Democrats pushed back against Assembly Republican Leader John Bramnick’s call for […]

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