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Lakewood has more kids on welfare than all but one city in New Jersey
Out of the 43,571 children in Lakewood, 21,600 of them receive government benefits.
Son, daughter-in-law of NJ ex-mayor jump to death over finances, reports say
A couple jumped to their death from a Manhattan building after struggling with financial problems.
Sad over Beachgate: Christie says outcry hurt his kids’ feelings
Christie has defended the beach outing since Day 1. But on Thursday he revealed that the public outcry upset his children more than anything else during his terms in office.
Christie: NJ residents not willing to do what it takes to cut taxes
Gov. Chris Christie seems resigned to the idea that ever-increasing property taxes will be New Jersey's fate.
200 women show what they’ve got at Sandy Hook lifeguard competition (PHOTOS)
The competition pitted lifeguarding organizations from up and down the Jersey Shore.
Ex-Hillsborough principal raped 4th-grade girl ‘hundreds’ of times, lawsuit says
This is not the first time he's been accused, but he's never been charged with a crime.
Man loses his house and goes to prison in $23M credit card scam in NJ
Federal prosecutors say Gonzalez stole information on more than 114,000 credit card accounts.
Man caught secretly recording in Chick-fil-A men’s room, NJ cops say
This happened in the same Burlington County community confronted by a series of lewdness incidents in the past year.
4-year-old girl dies after being beaten for not eating, NJ mom told cops
Prosecutors say Lucy Gunter failed to seek medical help for her injured child, who authorities found unresponsive Tuesday morning after her mother called 911.
Saying C-word means fire inspector must be fired, NJ court rules
The state said he violated the state Law Against Discrimination and hurt the morale of coworkers and his supervisor.