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5 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Woman is stabbed with steak knife at Mansfield motel, report says

A Bordentown City woman was arrested Aug. 27 after allegedly stabbing another woman at the Riverfront Motel in Mansfield.


Related Topix: Bordentown, NJ

9 hrs ago | Lower Township Gazette

Time puts Atlantic, Cape May counties as among most disaster prone in nation

According to Time Magazine, Cape May County is one of the most dangerous places in the nation for natural disasters.


Related Topix: Cape May County, NJ, Atlantic County, NJ, Ocean County, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ

12 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Trenton man is indicted in killing of woman found in Burlington County woods

Terrance Patterson was indicted on first-degree murder charges in the 2013 shooting death of a Trenton woman.


Related Topix: Trenton, NJ, Tabernacle, NJ

16 hrs ago |

Riverside Firefighter Charged With Arson

A Riverside firefighter has been charged with arson in connection with a fire at an auto body shop that helped to subdue earlier this month, the Burlington County Times reports.


Related Topix: Riverside, NJ, Fire, Delanco, NJ

22 hrs ago |

Willingboro man charged in armed home invasion

WILLINGBORO - A 42-year-old Buttercup Lane man was charged Wednesday with breaking into a home on Belhurst Lane and threatening residents with a handgun, according to the Burlington County Times .


Related Topix: Willingboro, NJ

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Unemployment Rate Reaches 7.1 Percent in Burlington County

The unemployment rate in Burlington County climbed over 7 percent in July after hovering around 6 percent the previous three months, the Burlington County Times reports.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

Asbury Park Press

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Related Topix: Ocean County, NJ, Toms River, NJ, Asbury Park, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Mount Holly man charged with sexually assaulting 2 children, report says

MOUNT HOLLY - A 27-year-old man arrested Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting two children will be held on $300,000 full-cash bail, according to the Burlington County Times .


Related Topix: Mount Holly, NJ, Medford, NJ

Three Charged With Illegal Dumping at State Forest in Burlington County

Three people have been charged in separate illegal dumping incidents at Brendan T. Byrne State Forest in Pemberton, the Department of Environmental Protection announced on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Pemberton, NJ, Burlington, NJ, Browns Mills, NJ

No. 9: Burlington County Firefighters Were Among the Busiest in 2013

The Cinnaminson Fire Department responded to 73 fires and had 1,304 responses in 2013, according to the Burlington County Times.


Mon Aug 25, 2014

Police searching for suspect in Red Bull theft

Police are searching for a man they say stole 19 packs of Red Bull from a CVS in Burlington County.


Related Topix: Maple Shade, NJ

Fri Aug 22, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

Mugger Breaks Elderly Woman's Hip, Arm in Attack

A 75-year-old woman is hospitalized with a broken hip, a broken arm, a separated shoulder and internal bleeding thanks to a mugger who attacked her as she and a friend were walking along the sidewalk of a South Jersey outdoor shopping mall.


News Max

Township Vote to Rename Building After Obama Sparks Controversy

A vote earlier this month by the township council in Willingboro, New Jersey, to rename a recreation center after President Barack Obama has stirred controversy, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.


Related Topix: Willingboro, NJ, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

The Jersey Journal

In Evesham, 75-year-old woman hurt in strong-arm robbery

EVESHAM TWP . - A 75-year-old woman was hurt in a strong-arm robbery at the Promenade at Sagemore Wednesday night, according to the Burlington County Times .


Thu Aug 21, 2014

N.J. woman swindled out of $4,500 in grandson bail scam, police say

BURLINGTON COUNTY - A Burlington County woman tricked into believing her grandson had been arrested was duped out of more than $4,500, according to a a published report.


Related Topix: Medford Lakes, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Delran Mayor Ken Paris employed by PAC that contributed to his campaign

DELRAN - Delran Mayor Ken Paris has been paid more than $4,000 this year as an employee of a political action committee that contributed to his campaign in 2012, according to reports from the state Election Law Enforcement Commission.


Related Topix: Trenton, NJ

Burlington County

MOUNT HOLLY Burlington County College's board of trustees swore in two new voting members Tuesday, bringing the board to full capacity for the first time in more than a year.


Related Topix: Maple Shade, NJ, Montclair State University

Wed Aug 20, 2014


New Jersey requires high school students to get CPR lessons

Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno signed a law Wednesday requiring the lesson for all public and charter school students in ninth through 12th grades.


Related Topix: Education Etc.

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Florence liquor store robbers fire a shot but leave empty handed

FLORENCE - A gunshot was fired during a holdup Sunday night of a liquor store on Route 130, according to the Burlington County Times .


Related Topix: Florence, NJ

Struggle for 3d District victory

But as the political winds have shifted, their focus has narrowed onto one South Jersey district, the Third, that Democratic leaders have cited as one of their best opportunities nationally to pick up a GOP-held seat.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Jon Runyan, Republican, US House of Representatives, Freehold, NJ, Democrat, Steve Israel