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OCEAN COUNTY GOP CHAIRMAN CONVICTED ON SOME CHARGES

Ocean County Republican Party chairman George Gilmore was convicted Wednesday on charges including failing to pay payroll taxes at his law firm, and submitting a false loan application.  Gilmore was a acquitted of some other charges.  His attorney says...

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PHILLY MOBSTER ADMITS STAGING A ROBBERY TO COLLECT INSURANCE MONEY

A 67 year old member of a Philadelphia organized crime family has pleaded guilty to charges that he staged a robbery at a pawn shop in order to collect insurance money.  Salvatore Piccolo of Atlantic City admitted to that crime, and also to selling a half pound of methamphetamine to an undercover officer.  He could …

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THREE CHARGED IN LARGEST PILL NETWORK IN NJ HISTORY

Three New Jersey men have been charged in connection with a huge pill and drug laundering operation in the Garden State.  The men were all part of a $2.3 million network that would peddle the drugs on the dark web.  It’s called the largest seizure of pills in State history. Photo courtesy of the Manhattan …

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GOVERNOR ASKS FOR RESIGNATIONS FROM ALL ON NJEDA

Governor Phil Murphy has asked for the resignations of all of the gubernatorial appointees to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.  Murphy says the agency has been wrought with problems and a new audit shows distrust.  The Authority handed ou...

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TWO REPORTED KILLED IN MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT IN SALEM COUNTY

Two people were killed during a motorcycle accident involving a motor vehicle last week on Route 40 in Salem County.  NJ.com reports that 35 year old Katie Toole of Galloway Township and 32 year old James Potts from Clayton lost thier lives in the accident.  Their bike collided with an SUV driven by a 66 …

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DESPITE TORNADO WARNING, NO TWISTERS TOUCHED DOWN IN NEW JERSEY

Despite a tornado warning being issues for parts of southern New Jersey early this morning, no twisters actually touched down in the state.  Forecasters spotted some rotation in clouds before daybreak but the fierce line of thunderstorms did not bring any tornadoes to the region.  The warning was not issued for Cape May County, but …

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FOUNDER OF JERSEY SHORE PARTNERSHIP, TOM GAGLIANO, 87

A former longtime New Jersey state senator and the founder of the Jersey Shore Partnership has passed away at the age of 87.  Tom Gagliano died over the weekend at his home in Red Bank.  He served in the State Senate for three terms.  Services will be ...

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