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  1. NJ Transit cutting 18 more trains - and reducing fares, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WKXW-FM Trenton

    In a final push to get a federally mandated emergency braking system complete by a Dec. 31 deadline, NJ Transit will cut 18 daily trains on five lines and offer a 10 percent discount on all fares. The cuts include eight trains on the Morris & Essex Line, four on the Main/Bergen Line, three on the Northeast Corridor, two on the North Jersey Coast Line and one on the Montclair/Boonton Line.

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  2. 17 years after 9/11, the terror attacks are killing NJ heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The number of people known to have died from exposure to toxins at Ground Zero after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks will soon surpass the number of people killed when the Twin Towers crumpled 17 years ago today.

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  3. Carrying a flag to cross the street - Middlesex towns trying itRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Keeping pedestrians from getting hit crossing the streets of New Jersey is an ongoing struggle. In East Brunswick, Keep Middlesex Moving is trying something called "Flag It!" Keep Middlesex Moving Executive Director Bill Neary says someone crossing the street will pick up a flag that has been left in a container on one side of the street and carry it over to the other side.

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  4. 'He had zero remorse' - Killer NJ cop goes to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A Newark police officer who killed a Piscataway man during a drunken bar brawl two years ago was sentenced Friday to six years in prison. Joseph Macchia, 37, was found guilty last month by a Union County jury of manslaughter.

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  5. Drunk NJ cop starts fight and ends it with deadly gunfire - videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The family of a 37-year-old Piscataway man who was shot and killed by a drunken off-duty police officer continues to press for a law that would prohibit people from carrying firearms into bars. A Union County jury last month found Newark police officer Joseph Macchia, 37, guilty of manslaughter in the May 2016 shooting of Michael Gaffney outside Paddy's Place in this township.

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  6. Gov. Murphy reacts to soccer team's reported horrible conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Amidst allegations that members of the Sky Blue FC pro women's soccer team he owns are living in terrible conditions and their home field at Rutgers lacks proper facilities, Gov. Phil Murphy has ordered improvements be made. In a statement provided to NorthJersey.com , Murphy said that women athletes, like their male counterparts, deserve a "first-rate experience" on and off the field.

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  7. Piscataway man shoved woman out of window - now he'll rot in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A man convicted of killing a woman by shoving her out of a third-story window was effectively sentenced to die in prison on Thursday. Christopher Koller, 41, will be 98 years old by the time he is eligible for parole on a 66 ½-year sentence handed down by Superior Court judge sitting in New Brunswick.

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  8. Party's off in Point Pleasant Beach but on someplace else?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The Summer Beach Party announced on social media as happening for most of the day on Friday on the Point Pleasant Beach boardwalk has been canceled by its organizers, according to Point Pleasant Beach Police chief Joseph Michigan, who warned about the party in a Facebook post of his own. "Due to the nature of social media and the exposure that this event has already generated, this agency will be going forward with our planned security measures to ensure the safety and security of all residents and visitors this holiday weekend," Michigan wrote.

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  9. Where's the party on Friday? Not in Point Pleasant BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Police chief James Michigan in a statement on the department's Facebook page said the invitation to the "Summer Beach Meet up" has no specific location beyond the boardwalk, much like the Father's Day weekend invitation for an event in Seaside Heights and Seaside Park. "The police department is monitoring the event very closely with the assistance of local, county and state agencies" which will mean increased police presence, according to the statement.

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  10. Trooper pulled over retired officer who helped deliver himRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    New Jersey Trooper Michael Patterson was in for a surprise when he pulled over retired Piscataway Police Officer Matthew Bailly. He pulled him over for having tinted windows and then learned that the driver had actually delivered him as a baby 27 years earlier! What are the chances of that happening? Trooper Patterson joined my on Friday and we're happy to honor both the Trooper and the retired officer for #BlueFriday.

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  11. 'Get the hell out of here!' NJ traffic stop leads to unlikely reunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    State Police released bodycam footage of the moment when a trooper realizes that the man he had pulled over was the police officer who had helped his mother deliver him at birth nearly three decades earlier. The traffic stop last Friday in Kingswood was the first time the two men had come face to face since Trooper Michael Patterson's birth.

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  12. NJ trooper pulls over driver and meets guy who helped deliver him at birthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    What was supposed to be a routine traffic stop for a minor violation ended up being a walk down memory lane as a state trooper met the man who helped his mother deliver him at birth. Trooper Michael Patterson pulled over retired Piscataway Police Officer Matthew Bailly on Friday in Kingswood.

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  13. The many languages of NJ sample ballotsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    If you're a citizen of this country, you have the right to vote. I won't take that away from anyone.

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  14. Piscataway cop lied about punching handcuffed man - won't get jailRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A police officer who was caught on video punching a handcuffed suspect and then lied about it has copped a plea that will keep him out of prison. Todd Ritter, 54, a 22-year veteran of the Piscataway Police Department, was charged with third-degree tampering of public records, fourth-degree falsifying and tampering with records, and a disorderly persons offense of assault in connection with the Feb. 12 incident.

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  15. Rutgers student found dead outside dorm - 2nd death in a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A student found dead outside his residence hall on Monday is the second person to die on a Rutgers University campus in less than a week. Kyle Gotchel was discovered outside Hardenbergh Hall along College Avenue,  according to Rutgers police.

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  16. Rutgers grad student found dead on Piscataway campusRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Carey did not disclose the identity of the deceased, where on campus he was found or the circumstances of his death. "The university extends its sincerest condolences to the family and friends of the decedent.

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  17. Will the Philadelphia Eagles visit the White House?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    When will the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles visit the White House? And how many members of the team will make the trip? The question was raised by the New York Times with White House press secretary Sarah Sanders who told the newspaper that the team is discussing a date. After the Eagles' 41-33 win over the Patriots, three player they would not make the trip: Malcolm Jenkins, defensive lineman Chris Long and wide receiver Torrey Smith.

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  18. Piscataway Tech principal, assistant superintendent charged with stealingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Police on Friday arrested the principal of Piscataway Technical High School, charging him and the county vo-tech district's assistant superintendent with theft, conspiracy, burglary and money laundering. The principal, Joseph Armstead, 47, of Washington Township in Warren County, was charged with stealing from a nonprofit organization that tutors urban youth by issuing checks to himself and Brian Bilal.

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  19. Hillary speech at Rutgers sold out, moved to larger venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Tickets for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's appearance at Rutgers University were in such high demand that the school moved it to a larger location. at the College Avenue Gymnasium, it will instead be held at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway.

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  20. Piscataway cop who punched suspect deserves medalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Todd Ritter is a 22 year veteran law enforcement officer in Piscataway. He faces a host of charges for what you'll see happen in this video.

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