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New Jersey teenagers fall through ice in separate incidents, leaving 2 dead, first responders injured

Authorities in New Jersey are warning about the dangers of icy ponds after a group of teenagers fell into chilly waters in two separate incidents on Wednesday, leaving two dead and others injured including first responders who rushed to the scene. 

Cory Booker not ready to make endorsement in Dems’ presidential primary

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., said Sunday he’s not quite ready to make an endorsement in the Democrats’ heated presidential primary.

NJ Five Guys employee fired after reportedly calling police officers ‘piggies’

A Five Guys in New Jersey wants everyone to know that the chain doesn’t hate police officers.

Bitter cold settles across Midwest in wake of sprawling storm; Northeast hit with snow, slush

A sprawling snowstorm that produced blizzard conditions as it moved across the Plains and Midwest this weekend has left dangerously cold wind chills in its wake while the storm spread to the Northeast, bringing snow showers and slick road conditions.

United Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Newark after engine problem following takeoff

A United Airlines flight from Newark Liberty International Airport to Los Angeles was forced to return to the New Jersey airport and make an emergency landing Wednesday night after an engine problem, according to a report.

Bruce Springsteen watches son’s swearing-in as Jersey City firefighter

Bruce Springsteen’s son was sworn in Tuesday as a firefighter with the Jersey City Fire Department, along with 15 others.

NJ vaccine bill eliminating religion as student exemption is likely to advance after Senate deal: reports

A large group of protesters gathered outside the statehouse in Trenton, N.J., Thursday to protest a controversial bill that would remove religion as a legal reason for parents not vaccinating public school students.

New Jersey woman who brutally murdered mother, grandmother gets decades in prison

A woman who admitted to bludgeoning her mother and grandmother to death and robbing them after they took her into their New Jersey beach home was sentenced Thursday to 42 years in prison.

‘Mob Wives’ star Drita D’Avanzo’s husband caught in elaborate weed bust weeks after guns, drugs arrest

“Mob Wives” star Drita D’Avanzo’s husband is facing charges after he was swept up in a massive marijuana bust in New Jersey.

NJ Transit train slams into car on tracks southwest of Newark, killing driver and passenger

Two women were reportedly killed in New Jersey Friday when a New Jersey Transit train slammed into their car at the Cedar Avenue crossing in Middlesex Borough, southwest of Newark.

90,000 Jews gather in celebration of Talmud after anti-Semitic attacks: ‘We will not be intimidated’

Over 90,000 Jews braced the cold at Met Life Stadium in New Jersey Wednesday to celebrate the historic completion of the study of the entire Talmud, sending a strong message of resilience days after a stabbing in a New York rabbi’s home left five people wounded.

Menorah in New Jersey toppled in possible bias-crime incident: officials

Authorities in New Jersey are offering a reward for information after a menorah was toppled last week during Hanukkah in a possible criminal mischief incident.

Rabbi Jeffrey Myers on growing number of anti-Semitic attacks: ‘Shame on America’

Tree of Life Synagogue Rabbi Jeffrey Myers said Tuesday that the latest string of anti-Semitic attacks in the New York-New Jersey area, including a stabbing that injured five people at the home of a rabbi Saturday, represents a much larger concern in the country.