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  1. Volkswagen has emissions-cheating fix readyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Volkswagen's plan to fix most of its 2-liter diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests includes a computer software update and a larger catalytic converter to trap harmful nitrogen oxide, and it may not hurt mileage or performance, according to dealers who were briefed by executives on the matter. The Volkswagen logo is seen at the main entrance gate of the Volkswagen group on November 20, 2015 in Wolfsburg, Germany.

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  2. Thata s a lot of horse: $500,000 of heroin found in suitcasea s false bottom at Newark airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Customs agents discovered 18 pounds of heroin with an estimated street value of $512 hiding in the false bottom of a man's luggage ad Newark Liberty International Airport, officials said. On July 17, Customs and Border Protection officers intercepted passenger Alfred Battle, a United States citizen, arriving from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the agency said.

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  3. USO opens new center for active military at Newark airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A stranded traveler rests in the baggage claim area of Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal B following a major blizzard on December 27, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. The 2,000-square-foot center in Terminal B offers traveling service members a place to connect with loved ones by the internet or telephone.

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  4. NJ police look to increase community confidence in law enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Recent attacks against law enforcement officers nationwide has placed even greater emphasis on the importance of strengthening ties with the community, and many New Jersey police departments have been working on gaining the public's trust. Newark Police Director Anthony Ambrose said he's been working over the past seven months to change the waning trust people have in police.

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  5. Senators: Don't let counties investigate their own deadly police shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Senate Democrats plan to push to shift investigations of fatal shootings by New Jersey police officers from county prosecutors to a special state prosecutor, in the hopes of ensuring the credibility of the case by minimizing a chance for favoritism. The introduction of the bill follows recent high-profile shootings of black men by police officers in Louisiana and Minnesota, as well as retaliatory mass shootings of police by black men in Texas and Louisiana.

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  6. NJ man killed ex-girlfriends in front of children, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    An East Orange man was indicted on charges in connection with the murder of three of his ex-girlfriends over the course of a single weekend, authorities said Wednesday. Jeffrey Holland, 27 was indicted by a grand jury on 17 counts in the murders of Ashley Jones, 23; Jarrell Marshall, 28 and Tiniquah Rouse, 21 all of Newark.

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  7. Court: Traffic stop, arrest prompted by high beams improperRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Police can't use evidence seized during a traffic stop prompted by the driver using high beams, New Jersey's Supreme Court ruled in an opinion released Wednesday. The case stemmed from a 2013 stop in Newark that resulted in weapons charges filed against the passenger of the car.

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  8. Body cameras coming to Rutgers policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The police department at Rutgers University is joining a growing list of police departments across New Jersey to employ body cameras. According to NBC 4 , the cameras are being tested now and will be in use by the time students return for the fall semester.

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  9. Newark mayor leads protest for local employmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    City officials and other activists staged a motorcade protest Monday to demand more jobs for Newark residents at the main hub of the Port of New York and New Jersey. Mayor Ras J. Baraka introduces Faith Evans at the 2016 Newark Celebration 350 Founders Weekend Festival on May 13, 2016 in Newark, New Jersey.

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  10. Weekend traffic alert: Route 280 down to one lane through NewarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Two lanes are closed in each direction between Exit 15 for Route 21 and Exit 16 for Cleveland Avenue as the westbound Route 280 bridge over Martin Luther King Boulevard in Newark is torn down. All traffic will be shifted to the eastbound bridge leaving only one lane in each direction according to the New Jersey Department of Transportation.

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  11. Fox charged, Samson guilty in airline bribe: 'They should have known better'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Former Port Authority Chairman David Samson could face up to two years in jail after pleading guilty to a corruption charge for strong-arming United Airlines into running a direct flight from Newark Liberty Airport to South Carolina, so he could get to his vacation home more easily. Also charged in the case is former United Airlines lobbyist Jamie Fox - who among his several public positions had been a Chris Christie appointee, as the state's commissioner of transporation.

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  12. New lead testing rules for NJ schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    School districts that haven't tested their drinking water for lead must do so within a year under new rules adopted by the state. Districts that test within a year will be eligible for reimbursement of testing expenses through the state.

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  13. Bridgegate fallout: Will Christie's friend David Samson plead guilty today?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The former chairman of the agency that controls New York City-area bridges, tunnels and airports arrived at a New Jersey courthouse Thursday ahead of a planned court appearance and a news conference by federal investigators. The U.S. attorney's office in New Jersey has been investigating whether David Samson, a political mentor to Republican Gov. Chris Christie, wrongfully used his Port Authority of New York and New Jersey post to get United Airlines to provide direct air service to South Carolina in 2014 to make it easier to get to his vacation home.

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  14. New Jersey adopts rules for testing schools' water for leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    School districts in New Jersey that haven't tested their drinking water for lead must do so within a year under new rules adopted by the state. The regulations were passed by the state Board of Education on Wednesday and say districts that test within a year will be eligible for reimbursement through the state.

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  15. Yes, black lives matter, but do these protests matter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    How many wars are we expected to fight in New Jersey? From protests in Newark to Morristown , the shootings in Dallas have not deterred local activists from protesting police brutality. We're already fighting a war overseas on terrorism that's taken the lives of many of our loved ones since the events of September 11. If we ever expect to win that war, we need to stand together and unite, regardless of race, creed or skin color.

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  16. Was another baby in vehicle for another deadly carjacking?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A Roselle man was fatally shot in Newark on Sunday afternoon in a possible carjacking involving a child, the second of the past weekend. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray said Alexander Owens, 29, of Roselle was found shot at the intersection of 14th Avenue and Bergen Street around 4:30 p.m. Owens was taken to University Hospital where he was pronouced dead according to the Prosecutor's Office.

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  17. NJ 'indoor city' will teach life skills to kids with special needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Construction is now underway for LifeTown, a Livingston facility developed by a New Jersey branch of the Friendship Circle organization that will give children, teenagers and young adults with special needs the chance to learn real-world skills in a comfortable setting. Rabbi Zalman Grossbaum, CEO and founder of the local Friendship Circle operation along with his wife, calls the concept an "indoor city" that will also enlist the help of teen volunteers to bring opportunities to these kids that they would not have otherwise.

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  18. Police on alert in New Jersey after fatal Dallas shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Newark Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said police will make sure protesters are able to exercise their First Amendment rights, but he said police will make sure security is in place in case of any copycats. A protest was planned for Friday evening in front of a police precinct about a mile from Newark's central business district.

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  19. Cop's killing of man in NJ barfight likely headed to grand jury. Is indictment next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A grand jury will hear evidence in the case of an off-duty officer who shot and killed an unarmed man during a bar fight two months ago, according to Union Township's police director. "That's been our impression all along," Johanna Aguilar, Michael Gaffney's girlfriend of 10 years, told New Jersey 101.5 Friday.

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  20. In NJ, cops and Black Lives Matters protestors alike mourn Dallas policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Ocean County Prosecutor's Office spokesman Al Della Fave says police leaders are telling cops to be more alert in the wake of Thursday night's shootings. "Every cop leaves their home every day knowing that there's a chance they may be involved in something that will affect their safety," he said.

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