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⬛ Sayreville, NJ Borough Council member shot in front of home
Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone said a woman was found around 7:20 p.m. after police received a 911 call about shots being fired on Samuel Circle in Sayreville.

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⬛ Arrest made in firebombing of Bloomfield, NJ synagogue
Nicholas Malindretos, of Clifton, was in federal custody Wednesday. He is accused of trying to firebomb Temple Ner Tamid early Sunday.

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⬛ Man says his steering wheel just fell off his Tesla while driving
A terrifying ordeal as a man drives his family home from Woodbridge Mall

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⬛ Another interest rate hike – what it means for NJ residents
A robust labor market will likely keep NJ consumers spending

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⬛ Dangerous cold coming to New Jersey
Artic air moves into the state tonight

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