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  1. Ex-Atlantic City security guard admits robbing casino after he was firedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NJ.com

    TRENTON - A former security guard at Caesars has pleaded guilty to committing an armed robbery at the Atlantic City casino shortly after he was fired in 2014 - a caper that netted a loot worth more than $180,000 and sparked a three-state manhunt, the state Attorney General's Office announced. Izyiah Plummer, 21, of Atlantic City, pleaded guilty Monday to all of the charges against him, including first-degree armed robbery, conspiracy, aggravated assault, and weapons offenses, Attorney General Christopher Porrino said.

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  2. Salem teen shooting victim not the intended target, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | NJ.com

    SALEM - A Salem teenager was in stable condition Friday after being shot outside of her home the night before, authorities said. The girl, 15, was struck once in the left hip as she stood in her driveway on Elm Street around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, according to Salem City Chief of Police John A. Pelura III.

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  3. What is the recruiting pitch used by Rutgers players to entice future prospects?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | The Jersey Journal

    As he discussed why Rutgers has found success on the recruiting trail since he took the head coaching job last December, Chris Ash deflected the praise and lobbed it to the players on his team who, he said, "create the type of environment that recruits wanted to be a part of.' ' "It started in our own locker room,'' Ash said last week from the podium at Big Ten Media Day .

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  4. Family sickened by insecticide at resort awarded $87M, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 30 | The Gloucester County Times

    A Delaware family poisoned by an insecticide sprayed in their vacation lodgings has been awarded an $87 million civil judgment, a report says. The U.S. Justice Department said Terminix illegally used methyl bromide at a resort in the U.S. Virgin Islands where the family stayed, 6ABC reported.

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  5. CCC names new Director of Admissions and RecruitmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Gloucester County Times

    Currently residing in Wilmington, Delaware, Rooney's roots are in northern New Jersey where he attended Ramapo College of New Jersey, earning a bachelor's degree in history. Prior to coming to Cumberland County College, Rooney worked with students interested in entering the medical field as the Associate Director of Admissions for the Ross University School of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine of Houston, Texas.

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  6. Wawa thief who took her coffee to go nabbed by copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | NJ.com

    Surveillance images of a woman wanted for stealing thousands of dollars in coffee from Wawa stores in four states were released by police on Wednesday. The woman, police said, had committed up to 50 thefts from the convenience store chain since the beginning of this year.

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  7. Big Ten Media Day: What would you ask Rutgers wide receiver Andre Patton?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | NJ.com

    There is no official measurement of feet at the NFL Combine. There is for other extremities, and Rutgers' record-breaking wide receiver Leonte Carroo did have the 16th biggest hands among receivers last February in Indianapolis.

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  8. Salem Community College 2016 Distinguished AlumnusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | NJ.com

    Briening graduated from SCC with an associate degree in scientific glass technology in 1977. He also graduated magna cum laude from Glassboro State College, now Rowan University, with a bachelor's degree in sculpture in 1991.

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  9. Teen indicted in crash that killed Gloucester County high schoolerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | The Gloucester County Times

    John Kirsch, who attended Salesianum School in Wilmington, Delaware, was charged with second-degree vehicular homicide, delawareonline reports . He was also charged with being under the age of 21 and operating a vehicle after consuming alcohol as well as possession/consumption of alcohol by a minor.

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  10. Cowtown: Inside the wild and controversial ride of N.J.'s only rodeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | NJ.com

    PILESGROVE - A cowboy wedges his hand into a flat braided rope on top of a bull. He raises a hand in the air and nods, signaling the crew to open the chutes.

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  11. Fan wanted for throwing beer bottle at Phillies' Ryan Howard turns himself inRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | NJ.com

    PHILADELPHIA - A fan who was wanted for throwing an aluminum beer bottle at Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard at the end of a game in Citizens Bank Park earlier this month has turned himself in to authorities. Sidney Smith, a 21-year-old from Wilmington, Del., surrendered to detectives on Friday, police said in a statement.

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  12. Glassboro residents build a playground in a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | NJ.com

    Or in the case of a assembling a playground at East New Street Park in Glassboro, they came to build it. Glassboro residents can take ownership over a playground in the park off of Cross Keys Road after building it themselves on Saturday, June 11. More than 100 residents and community leaders slid into action to take part in the first-ever playground community build project in the borough.

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  13. Gift of the Heart recipients from Penns GroveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

    The law firm of Hoffman DiMuzio has allocated close to a half a million dollars to its "Gift of the Heart" Community Service Scholarship Foundation. Forty-one graduating seniors from Gloucester and Salem County high schools have been selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship for embodying the service ideals of the program.

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  14. Could this futuristic bridge across the Hudson solve N.J.'s transit woes?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | NJ.com

    A rendering shows the proposed twin suspension bridges of the Empire State Gateway project that would cross Manhattan and accommodate trains, buses, pedestrians and bicyclists as an option to building new Hudson River rail tunnels. A transportation consultant with big dreams is proposing twin suspension bridges that could sweep across mid-Manhattan as an alternative to building new tunnels under the Hudson River.

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  15. 3 charged in death of Del. teen who died after attack, reports sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | NJ.com

    WILMINGTON - The Delaware Department of Justice has charged three teenage girls in the death Amy Joyner-Francis , who died after a fight in her high school's bathroom, according to multiple reports. The assault took place April 21 at Howard High School of Technology.

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  16. Delaware Children's Theater spins pure goldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | NJ.com

    Delaware Children's Theatre will end its 2015-2016 season with a "Theater for the Very Young" production of "Rumpelstiltskin and the Princess Who Bragged Too Much," a musical running weekend afternoons May 7 through 29. A fresh twist on the classic fairy tale, "Rumpelstiltskin and the Princess Who Bragged Too Much" stars young Miranda, who wins the attention of the Prince by boasting that she can spin straw into gold. Miranda is in a pickle until she meets the Glow Sisters, enchanted fairies who introduce her to a magical troll who agrees to fix her situation - but wants her firstborn child in return.

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  17. Del. teen who died after attack 'didn't condone violence,' reports sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | NJ.com

    WILMINGTON - The teenage girl who died after being assaulted in a restroom at her Delaware high school was remembered Friday evening as someone who broke up fights and focused on school work, according to news reports. Amy Joyner-Francis, 16, died after an altercation with other students on Thursday morning at Howard High School of Technology.

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  18. 15-year-old girl dies after fight over boy at Del. high school, reports sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | NJ.com

    WILMINGTON - A fight over a boy led to the death of a 15-year-old girl at Howard High School of Technology in Delaware, according to reports. The sophomore was fighting another girl in the school bathroom when she hit her head on a sink and lost consciousness , according to 6ABC.com.

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  19. Summer camp memorializes N.J. student who died in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | NJ.com

    WILMINGTON, DEL. - Salesianum High School will name its new summer camp for low-income students after a Woolwich Township student who died in a car crash last month, according to a DelawareOnline report .

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  20. Amtrak delays linger after fatal Pa. crash; regular service to resume MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | NJ.com

    Service on Amtrak lines through New Jersey continue to face residual delays Sunday after a train collision that killed two employees outside Philadelphia. Representatives for the national railroad service said trains would begin resume their regular schedule on Monday, though some delays between Philadelphia and Wilmington, Del.

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