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New Jersey requires high school students to get CPR lessons

New Jersey high school students will be required to have CPR training starting this year.

Phillipsburg, NJ

Vintage general store planned for Phillipsburg

During Tuesday night's Phillipsburg Town Council meeting, Mayor Harry Wyant told the legislative body that investors behind Lehigh Junction LLC had a favor to ask.

Revel Atlantic City


Missing money: $21K falls off armored truck after casino pickup

Nearly $21,000 is missing after the cash fell from the roof of an armored truck that had picked it up from a soon-to-be-closed casino in Atlantic City.

Showboat Casino, Hotel


Showboat gets OK to close Aug 31; track slots eyed

New Jersey regulators have given final approval for Atlantic City's Showboat Casino Hotel to shut down on Aug. 31.

David C. Hardy

NJ man accused of sex acts with teen

A Somerset (NJ) County man is in jail, awaiting a court appearance on charges of engaging in sex acts with a child.

Phillipsburg police search for robbery suspect

Phillipsburg police seek purse snatcher

Phillipsburg police are looking for a purse snatcher who knocked a 67-year-old woman to the ground Sunday night.

Phillipsburg, NJ

Phillipsburg targets downtown drug activity

Officials in one Warren County, New Jersey city are cracking down on drug activity.

Chris Christie


New Jersey's bill for Bridgegate law firm surpasses $6.5M

New Jersey taxpayers are on the hook for more than $6.5 million to the law firm Gov. Chris Christie hired to represent his office in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal.

Warren Co. (NJ) freeholders meeting

Warren Co. accepts $8.24M bond referendum, denies petitions

Warren County's November elections will only feature one referendum as officials Wednesday bypassed a privatization question petitioned for by residents.

Phillipsburg police car

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Rash of burglaries to vehicles reported in Phillipsburg

The Phillipsburg Police Department says its investigating a number of burglaries to unlocked vehicles.

Prosecutor: Tip leads to arrest of alleged drug dealer

A phone tip to authorities has led to the arrest of an alleged drug dealer in Hunterdon County, officials said.

Chris Christie family

REUTERS/Mike Segar

Poll: New Jersey voters split on Gov. Chris Christie

New Jersey voters remain split on Gov. Chris Christie, but they're pretty sure he's preparing to run for president in 2016.


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    On this day: August 20

    Charles Darwin publishes his theory of evolution, the NFL is founded, Lou Gehrig belts his 23rd career grand slam and NASA heads for Mars, all on this day.

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