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  1. NJ school fires special ed teacher over N-word rant about rap lyricsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A tenured special education math teacher is out of a job after a profanity-laced tirade in his classroom that included repeated use of a racial slur. Vincent Serpico was assigned as a special education math teacher at the high school for the 2009-10 school year after spending five years at Quibbletown Middle School as a general education math teacher, according to arbitrator John E. Sands, who presided over Serpico's tenure charge hearings.


  2. Traffic was so bad, someone built hitchhiking snowman on Rt. 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    You know the storm we're talking about. The one where 10-mile drives took hours.


  3. Even Christie got stuck in the snow for hours! He calls NJ 101.5 with reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The Garden State is used to snow. Blizzards, even. But on Thursday, the first snow storm of the season left drivers stranded - for hours - across the state.


  4. Rutgers football player charged with plotting murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    A Rutgers student who played on the football team plotted to kill the family of an acquaintance, prosecutors said Tuesday. Izaia Bullock, 22, was arrested Monday after police learned of the plan, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey.


  5. NJ after WWII - museum asks public for help adding to exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    In Middlesex County, the Cornelius Low House Museum is getting ready to do a major exhibition of what life was like in post-World War II New Jersey. Mark Nonestied, head of the Middlesex County Office of Arts and History, says the agency believes "that this was an important story to tell - the 1950s in New Jersey."


  6. After racer killed NJ vice principal, friend scrubbed Facebook, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    After an illegal street racer killed a school administrator who was walking to a relative's house, a friend of the driver rushed to wipe out evidence of the racing club on social media, officials say. Sohjah Powell-Warner, 21, of Piscataway, is the second person charged in the death of 49-year old Franklin resident Tyrone Harrison, a vice principal at New Brunswick High School.


  7. Racer killed NJ vice principal then lied that his car was stolen, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    The man charged with fatally hitting the vice principal of New Brunswick High School and fleeing the scene falsely reported that his car, which was recovered at the scene, had been stolen. Garcia was charged with first-degree aggravated manslaughter and second-degree knowingly leaving the scene of an accident result in death, among other charges.


  8. FBI agent admits spying on woman in NJ store dressing roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2018 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    Authorities say a former FBI special agent has admitted he illegally took photos of a 22-year-old woman with his cellphone while she was in a dressing room at am Edison clothing store. Middlesex County prosecutors say Danuel Brown pleaded guilty Thursday to invasion of privacy.


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

    Sep 20, 2018 | 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.


  10. 17 years after 9/11, the terror attacks are killing NJ heroesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | 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.


  11. 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.


  12. '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.


  13. 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.


  14. 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.


  15. 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.


  16. 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.


  17. 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.


  18. 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.


  19. '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.


  20. 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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