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MILLVILLE COP PLEADS NOT GUILTY TO BEATING SEVERAL SUSPECTS

A 39 year old Millville Police officer has pleaded not guilty to charges that he used excessive force against some criminal suspects.  Jeffrey Profitt has been indicted on numerous counts, including falsifying police records.  He was indicted last year on charges that he threw a 62 year old man to the ground, face first, on …

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TWO YEAR OLD SOUTH JERSEY BOY FOUND DEAD IN POND

A two year old boy from Southampton was found dead in a pond Friday, about 200 yards away from the family home.  New Jersey State Police say the initial call came in around 11am, and the boy’s body was found a short time later.  The victim has be...

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ANOTHER SEARS AND KMART BOTH CLOSING IN SOUTH JERSEY

Two more retail stores under the Sears chain are closing in South Jersey.  In the latest round of announced store closures, the KMart store on Delsea Drive in Glassboro, and the Sears department store at the Deptford Mall will both be closing. The post...

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REPORT: CAPE MAY COULD CONSIDER HIKE IN PARKING METER FEES

Parking meters could become more expensive in Cape May.  The Cape May Star and Wave reports that a parking committee in the Victorian resort has suggested increasing the fee to two dollars per hour in the red and yellow zones.  A survey done by the city shows the average hourly rate is $1.40, while Cape …

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MURPHY SIGNS NEW GUN CONTROL BILL INTO LAW

Governor Phil Murphy has signed a new gun control bill into law.  The new bill eliminates ghost guns that can be assembled at home with untraceable elements.  3D printable guns are also banned; anyone with one could face up to five years in prison. The...

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MOTOR VEHICLE COMMISSION TO BE CLOSED ON MONDAY

New Jersey’s Motor Vehicle Commission will be closed on Monday in celebration of the Veterans Day holiday.  All facilities including agencies will be shut down.  Many local governments will also recognize the holiday on Monday as well. The post M...

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