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Police: Two men steal cash, meds from Phillipsburg pharmacy

Police in Phillipsburg are investigating after a robbery at the Medimax Pharmacy in the 500 block of Marshall Street

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N.J. lawmakers pass bill to increase sales of smart guns

The governor vetoed a similar measure last legislative session


NBA top draft Simmons' cousin killed in NJ hit-and-run

Family members say the cousin of Ben Simmons, who was picked first by the Philadelphia 76ers in the NBA draft, has died after being struck by a car in a New Jersey neighborhood.

A 2nd New Jersey university will keep Woodrow Wilson's name

Another college in New Jersey has decided to keep former President Woodrow Wilson's name on a school building.

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Man charged after crash kills jogger and passenger in truck

A New Jersey man has been charged with vehicular homicide after authorities say he fatally struck a jogger, before his truck overturned and his friend in the passenger seat was…

Report: Police shooting of Ocean County man justified

The attorney general's office has concluded police were justified in fatally shooting an Ocean County man who had once told them he was "going to get a cop to shoot me."


2 unions, NJ Transit still at odds over rail contract

Two rail unions negotiating with New Jersey Transit haven't agreed to extend a "no-strike" deadline until mid-July.


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  • Holyfield-Tyson II 1997 boxing match

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    On this day: June 28

    The last of America's Founding Fathers dies, Archduke Franz Ferdinand is assassinated, Mike Tyson bites off a bit of Evander Holyfield's ear, and Elián González returns to Cuba, all on this day.

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