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Hundreds unpunished — Lakewood fraud insider says NJ authorities misled public
A career investigator says he was made the scapegoat for a controversial amnesty program that allowed dozens of welfare cheats in Lakewood to repay just a fraction of what they stole.
Don’t laugh: School kids were tricked into eating marijuana treats
NJ Poison Control's warning to parents was met with disbelief. But accidents (and pranks) can happen.
Ocean County officer cleared in failed suicide-by-cop shooting
State investigators say a police officer was justified in shooting a knife-wielding man at his family's Jackson home.
NJ attorney still on the run days after woman is found shot dead at home
A high-profile attorney charged with shooting to death the mother of his child remains on the run nearly four days after the homicide.
Top investigator fired after NJ cut $2.6M deals with Lakewood cheats
The State Comptroller says a rogue staffer was removed from his position but won't name him.
Montclair lawyer on the run after killing girlfriend, cops say
Angela M. Bledsoe was found bleeding from gunshot wounds Monday evening at her home.
Is that illegal? A list of everything NJ looking to ban or prohibit
We took a look through the Legislature's bills and found even more things lawmakers are seeking to ban and prohibit in the Garden State
Gov. Murphy’s father-in-law dies at age 90
The father of Gov. Phil Murphy's wife, Tammy, has died. Edward Brown Snyder was 90.
NJ man charged with killing his 92-year-old mother in fire
A 56-year-old Pemberton Township man has been charged with killing his 92-year-old mother and her 92-year-old companion in an accidental fire.
Lakewood welfare amnesty deals allow cheats to keep $2.6 million
A report from the Office of the State Comptroller, which oversaw the amnesty program, contradicts what Comptroller Philip Degnan and other officials said when they advertised the unprecedented plan last year.