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Man beat infant son so severely that it killed him, cops say
Jose Rojas, 35, told police that his infant son had fallen from his bed, which authorities say was 2 feet above the floor.
11 accused dealers in NJ in big trouble over deadly fentanyl
Fentanyl is far deadlier than heroin and has been blamed for the rising numbers of opioid deaths in New Jersey and across the country.
Life in prison for burning rapper’s body: Con has shot at freedom
Randy K. Manning, now 37, was convicted in 2014 of shooting Rhian Stoute, 33, in an empty house in Englewood.
7th official arrested in growing NJ prison rape scandal
Authorities have charged another corrections officer at the state women’s prison with sexually assaulting inmates.
Crooked Monmouth judge fixed 4,000 tickets to benefit towns
Richard Thompson, 62, of Middletown, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree falsifying records.
Dead body found in burning car near Union High School
The burning vehicle was spotted about 4 a.m. on Lousons Road.
Lyft discounting rides from these NJ bars for Super Bowl
You'll have less of a reason to drink and drive this Super Bowl Sunday. The ride-share app Lyft is offering 20 percent discounts for up to two rides from a number of bars in New Jersey.
NJ congresswoman tweeting during Trump address: ‘He’s a racist’
A New Jersey congresswoman was tweeting that President Trump is a racist while one of her colleagues was playing Candy Crush on her phone during the State of the Union.
Bayonne Muslims get $400K settlement, proceed with mosque plans
The Bayonne Muslims sued the city last year after the Zoning Board denied an application to build a house of worship in an industrial part of town.
Federal prosecutor drops all charges against Menendez
Federal prosecutors have moved to dismiss all charges against U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J.