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  1. Do movie theater security guards need guns? NJ judges say noRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Six years after a gunman killed 12 people and injured 70 more during a shooting at a Colorado movie theater, judges in New Jersey say cinema security guards have no need to carry firearms. A security guard at a local movie theater applied for a carry permit, which was approved by the borough police chief.

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  2. Elizabeth couple left elderly dog to die on a chain, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    An elderly dog with not much longer to live was left outside to suffer by an Elizabeth couple, police said. Police officers responded to the home of Moris and Glady Gamez on the 300 block of Magnolia Avenue last week where they found a dog chained up outside the home, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan said.

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  3. NJ about to spend millions fighting deportationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    At any given time, 2,000 people are being detained on immigration charges in New Jersey - at a private facility in Elizabeth or three county jails in North Jersey. They're not provided with a lawyer, unlike people facing criminal charges.

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  4. The first governor of New Jersey was elected on this dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    I'm not sure if became as despised as some more recent chief executives of the state, but on August 31, 1776, William Livingston was elected the first governor of New Jersey under the new constitution. , Livingston was not elected by a popular vote of the citizenry, he was elected by the legislature and his term was only one year.

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  5. Elizabeth cop saves 1-year-old from drowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    In another example of the daily job of our outstanding New Jersey Police Officers, Patrolman Leo Nunes is this week's #BlueFriday honoree. He's been a cop in Elizabeth for the past twenty plus years, serving his community tirelessly with dedication, commitment and valor.

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  6. 'Cuffed man hit, dragged, choked in Elizabeth cops' custody - attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A video released appears to show a man being beaten and dragged while handcuffed and in police custody as several officers standby - and one officer involved has been indicted in the case. Meanwhile, all charges have been dropped against Raul Tornes for the altercation that put him in police custody in the first place.

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  7. Nearly 100 abused animals rescued from 2 Elizabeth homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Last month, 13 dogs were discovered in the home of Rosa Montero in the 200 block of Fulton Street, including two that were reported to the city health department for living in unsanitary crates in the yard, according to Acting Union County Prosecutor Michael Monahan. One of the outdoor dogs was missing teeth and had to have several more removed.

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  8. Sensory-friendly Watchung Reservation trail caters to special-needs individualsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    It's the first of its kind in Union County, the first of its kind in New Jersey and possibly the first of its kind in the nation. The Watchung Reservation Sensory Trail is open, catering to those with special needs.

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  9. NJ motel rapist forced boyfriends to listen - gets life in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A city man was sentenced Thursday to life in state prison after being found guilty of raping four couples at motels in separate occasions. Rasheed Powell, 43, was hit with a stunning 148-year prison sentence by Superior Court Judge Robert Kirsch, who called Powell's violent and perverted crimes a "reign of terror" and an "incomprehensible hell."

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  10. NJ teens: We deserve $15 minimum wage, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Youth workers with Make the Road New Jersey canvassed the Asbury Park boardwalk to gather signatures opposing carve-outs in a minimum wage bill. If a minimum wage of $15 per hour ever becomes a reality in the Garden State, teen workers want to make sure they're not left behind.

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  11. NJ woman who duped family with tale of illness apologizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A woman accused of spending more than a month with a family who falsely believed she had a terminal illness took to social media to apologize and explain her actions. Galloway resident Kiley White, 26, was arrested and charged with deception and harassment after the Egg Harbor Township Police Department  said she took goods and services from the family that took her in.

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  12. Horses at NJ sanctuary were wasting away, officials and advocates chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The owner of a South Jersey equine sanctuary was charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty and causing bodily harm to an animal. Sarah Rabinowitz, 62, owner of the Labrador Hill Equine Sanctuary, was charged on Friday after officers from the Waterford Police Department, agents from the NJSPCA, and a veterinarian from the New Jersey Department of Agriculture met earlier in the week with the Camden County Prosecutor's Office to discuss an ongoing NJSPCA investigation of the facility.

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  13. New Jersey sets aside $2.1 million to help immigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    New Jersey set aside $2.1 million to help immigrants facing deportation in the state, money that advocates say will go a long way in helping but still falls short of the estimated cost of legal representation. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy and the Democrat-controlled Legislature signed off on the new spending this month as part of a recently adopted $37.4 billion fiscal year 2019 budget just as the federal government fell short of a deadline to reunite families separated under a federal zero-tolerance immigration policy.

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  14. Soldier fought back after Elizabeth armed robbery, prosecutor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Police are seeking a man they say tried to rob a member of the Air National Guard leading to a brief gunfight before the suspected robber fled on foot. The incident happened just after 1 a.m. on Sunday morning in the area of Mary Street and Trinity Place, according to the Union County Prosecutor's Office.

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  15. Cop will be running torch through your town for special causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The annual Torch Run for Special Olympics is set to go again Friday across the Garden State. It is an event that has grown by leaps and bounds over the years.

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  16. Spent 4 hours drinking, then killed man going wrong way on 1&9Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A 37-year-old man got drunk then got behind the wheel of a car, driving it the wrong way on a highway ramp where he killed a man who was headed home from work. Sergio Gomez Ochoa was sentenced Friday to six years in state prison after pleading guilty in April to vehicular homicide.

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  17. The peregrine falcon makes a Jersey comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The peregrine falcon is back. And they've taken up residence atop some of New Jersey's most pricey real estate with killer views.

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  18. Annual superhero event helps officers raise money for Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Those officers marked a milestone in 2017 by being among the top 10 Special Olympics fundraisers in the state. So it's a no-brainer for charity coordinator Peter Femia and his colleagues to bring back Heroes4Heroes, in which they all dress up as superheroes for the Law Enforcement Torch Run that precedes the opening ceremonies, for another year.

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  19. Goethals Bridge replacement ending as new span opens MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The Goethals Bridge will stay closed on Sunday heading into New Jersey to prepare for the opening of the new westbound span on Monday. The opening scheduled for 5 a.m. will complete the $1.5 billion project to replace the 90-year-old span that connects Staten Island and Elizabeth.  The weekend closure allowed existing ramps, which now serve New Jersey-bound traffic on the eastbound span, to be realigned to the westbound structure.

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  20. Naked sergeant terrorized NJ cops with 'Big Blue' sex toy and feces, lawsuit saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    This police department's top brass sexually harassed and physically assaulted underlings while using racist slurs, committing crimes and stealing from the public, according to a scandal-filled lawsuit filed by six department employees. The complaint, filed last week in Superior Court in Elizabeth, claims Police Chief Attanasio and his predecessor, James Debbie - who retired in 2014 and was hired as the borough's full-time business administrator - presided over an animal house police department where top officials ran wild with sexual hijinks and municipal leaders did nothing to stop them.

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