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  1. Eastern League All-Star game MVP Zack Zehner ready to give 1B a shotRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Times of Trenton

    Last week, as four of the Thunder players made their way to the 2017 All-Star Game in Manchester, New Hampshire, it was Zehner that came home with some hardware after the East's 7-1 win. The outfielder was named MVP , after his two-run double led a six-run seventh inning rally.

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  2. Heat and thunderstorms expected in N.J. over weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NJ.com

    Most regions of New Jersey had an official heat wave as of Friday, with three straight days of temperatures reaching 90 degrees or higher. The heat wave is expected to stretch into its fourth day this weekend in the Newark area, the Trenton area and South Jersey, but not along the Jersey Shore, according to the National Weather Service.

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  3. Trenton man indicted on murder charge for Hopewell killingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Times of Trenton

    TRENTON -- A Trenton man has been indicted on murder charges in the killing of 37-year-old Laura Perez , who was found slain with a hammer inside a Hopewell Township home earlier this year. Brian Sheppard 53, faces first-degree murder, weapons and eluding charges in the killing of Perez, who was found dead inside a house on Washington Crossing-Pennington Road on April 25. The Mercer County Prosecutor's office said the house's owner, who was renting Sheppard a room, called 911 to report that he returned from work to find his pickup truck was missing.

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  4. Chris Christie just did something he says will save lives in N.J.Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NJ.com

    Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill into law Friday that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill into law Friday that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21. TRENTON -- New Jersey became the third state in the nation to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21, Gov. Chris Christie announced Friday, saying, "no one should lose their life due to any addictive substance." New Jersey already had banned tobacco sales to anyone under 19. But the bill's advocates pushed for a higher age pointing to studies that show youth who don't take up smoking into their early 20s will never make it a habit.

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  5. Broad daylight drive-by shooting under investigation in HamiltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Times of Trenton

    Police responding to the 2:35 p.m. report of gunfire in the 300 block of the street off Greenwood Avenue did not find anybody that was wounded in the shooting, Detective Lt. Michael Kelvy said.

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  6. Sex Money Murder gang member sentenced to five years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Times of Trenton

    TRENTON -- A 53 year-old Trenton man who confessed to manufacturing and selling cocaine for more than two years was sentenced to five years in federal prison Thursday. William Enmond pleaded guilty in March to conspiring to sell more than 1.5 kilograms of cocaine and more than 87 grams of cocaine base in the Trenton area.

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  7. Sex offender can be charged for volunteering at church youth group, N.J. court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Newark Star-Ledger

    TRENTON -- New Jersey's highest court on Thursday ruled that a convicted sex offender could be tried for violating Megan's Law by volunteering for his church's youth group years after he was released from prison. The state Supreme Court unanimously found the church's youth ministry wasn't exempt from the definition of a "youth serving organization" under the statute, which restricts contact between children and those convicted of sex crimes.

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  8. 15-year-old wounded in Trenton shooting diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 15 | The Times of Trenton

    TRENTON -- The teenager shot in the head in Trenton Tuesday night during a burst of gunfire that also wounded three other teens died at a city hospital Thursday morning, officials said. He was pronounced dead at about 10 a.m. at Capital Health Regional Medical Center, where he was taken following the 9:45 p.m. shooting at Division and Hewitt streets in the city's Chambersburg section.

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  9. Wine trucking company owner admits $460K tax evasion schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | NJ.com

    TRENTON -- A Monmouth County trucking company owner admitted in federal court Wednesday that he inflated the expenses of his wine delivery business to avoid paying more than $460,000 in taxes. Giacomo Giorlando, 54, of Morganville, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Peter G. Sheridan in Trenton to three counts of tax evasion and one count of bankruptcy fraud, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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  10. 15-year-old boy in 'extremely critical' condition after Trenton shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 15 | The Times of Trenton

    TRENTON -- A 15-year-old Trenton boy who was shot in the head late Tuesday remains in "extremely critical" condition as authorities continue to investigate the shooting that wounded three other teenagers. The 15-year-old boy who was shot in the leg and head was the most seriously wounded, police said.

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  11. Trenton firefighters rescue man from back of burning houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The Times of Trenton

    TRENTON -- Two Trenton firefighters pulled a barely-conscious man from the back of a burning Chestnut Avenue home late Tuesday, officials said. John Snee and Miguel Ortiz, of Ladder 2, found the man in the rear kitchen area of the home and carried him over a fence, through a yard and out to the sidewalk, where medics took over treatment, firefighters said.

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  12. 4 teens shot in Trenton; one in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | The Times of Trenton

    TRENTON -- Authorities are investigating a shooting that left four teeangers wounded, including a 15-year-old in critical condition after being shot in the head, Lt. Stephen Varn of the Trenton Police Department said Tuesday.

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  13. Man accused of selling murder weapon ordered detainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | The Jersey Journal

    TRENTON -- A city man accused of selling a gun that authorities say was used in a 2016 Trenton killing has been ordered to be detained until his next scheduled court appearance. Gregory Leary, 27 is accused of selling heroin, some of which was laced with fentanyl, and two handguns to a confidential informant working with police.

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  14. Another Trenton heroin dealer is going to federal prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | The Times of Trenton

    TRENTON -- A city drug dealer and brother of the man who authorities say ran a sophisticated heroin operation was sentenced to over six years in federal prison Tuesday. Elijah "Uncle E" Abdullah was sentenced to 74 months behind bars by U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson, in Trenton.

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  15. Thank state senators for N.J. inmate assault law; Dems lead N.J. to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | The Jersey Journal

    Thanks must be given to state Senate President Stephen Sweeney and State Sen. Jeff Van Drew for co-sponsoring and helping to get Senate Bill 596 signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie on July 3. This law provides additional benefits, beyond worker's compensation, if a prison inmate in New Jersey seriously injures someone on the facility's staff. In general, the law provides 100 percent income replacement while they recuperate.

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  16. Heat wave will usher in high temps, oppressive humidityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | The Jersey Journal

    Ready for another heat wave ? Another one is on the verge of making New Jerseyans drip with sweat as temperatures climb into the low 90s on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, forecasters say. The humidity also will be high, making it feel as hot as 100 degrees along the Interstate 95 corridor from Trenton to Philadelphia and down to Wilmington, Delaware, particularly during the afternoon on Wednesday and again on Thursday, according to the National Weather Service .

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  17. 2nd man charged in street fight last year that injured womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 2 | The Times of Trenton

    TRENTON -- A second Trenton man has been charged in connection with a street fight last August in which a woman was beaten, Trenton police said. Kenneth Askew Jr., 27, is charged with aggravated assault and weapon possession charges for his role in the July 29, 2016 fight on the 800 block of Parkside Avenue, police said.

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  18. This 'wow' moment connects kids to American Revolution | EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | The Times of Trenton

    An author of children's books and lover of history, Willever seemingly has never a met a challenge she hasn't overcome. For years, the Old Barracks Museum in downtown Trenton drew children by the boatload to its one-week sessions, where the young participants learned hands-on about life during America's Revolutionary War.

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  19. Victim woke up to knife-wielding man above himRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | The Times of Trenton

    TRENTON -- A city man threatened another man with a knife in a Roebling Avenue home and was arrested nearby with two, 12-inch knives in his pocket, Trenton police said. Juan Hernandez, 32, was detained Friday morning by patrol officers and Detective Jose Pantoja, who spotted the man walking down the street and followed him until backup officers arrived.

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  20. Community comes together for dinner and a movie for homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | The Times of Trenton

    TRENTON -- Homeless members of the Trenton community will be able to experience a special night of food and entertainment for the fourth year in a row on Tuesday evening. Dinner and a Movie for the Homeless hosted by Brain Blakely will once again celebrate the late city activist Juan Martinez.

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