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Robert Wilson III, a Philadelphia police officer, was shot and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Police Department)
Robert Wilson III, a Philadelphia police officer, was shot and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Police Department)
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‘Fierce’ gunfight – Slain Philadelphia cop lauded as ‘hero’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A police officer who went to a video game store to buy a present for his son ended up in a fierce gun battle with two would-be robbers, fighting to the end of his life to protect patrons and employees, a police captain said Friday.

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Crime tip lines need more protection, says lawmakers

Two New Jersey lawmakers want to reinforce anonymity protection to those who call criminal tip hotlines after hearing complaints from residents that the identity and personal information of some tip line callers have been compromised.

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Crime rates fall with the temperature in winter, police say

There's an upside to all of this snow and cold: Police on patrol will tell you street crime goes down, as the winter weather changes the face of law enforcement work.

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New Jersey agents tackle tobacco smuggling

Due to its higher-than-average cigarette taxes, New Jersey has become a hot zone for tobacco smuggling.

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Newark Airport alert: Take your keys

Newark Liberty International Airport is warning drivers to take their keys out of the ignition when exiting their vehicles near the arrival and departure doors.

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Two arrested in traffic stops, heroin seized in Union County

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Police say they seized a kilogram of heroin and six pounds of marijuana during two traffic stops in marijuana.

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Man charged in shooting outside Freehold restaurant

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have charged a Freehold man with shooting two men outside a restaurant in the town.

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Camden County Metro police officers Lucas Murray, left, and Daniel Torres react to what they thought was a gunshot, but turned out to be a car backfiring, in Camden, N.J.  (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
Camden County Metro police officers Lucas Murray, left, and Daniel Torres react to what they thought was a gunshot, but turned out to be a car backfiring, in Camden, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
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Murder rate falls in impoverished Camden

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Like she does every year, Sister Helen Cole spent the last days of December overseeing a vigil for each person slain in Camden. For 2014, she lit 32 candles for 32 victims.

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Former NJ police chief charged after water gun fight

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) -- A former New Jersey police chief faces charges for allegedly threatening a boy and shoving his grandmother after an argument at a picnic that started over a water pistol.

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Witness confesses lie, freeing Ohio man after 39 years

CLEVELAND (AP) -- A man who spent nearly four decades in prison after being convicted of murder is expected to be freed Friday after a witness confessed he lied as a boy when he told jurors he saw the deadly attack.

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