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New Jersey, US

Officials: 1 person dead after tanker flips over guardrail on NJ Turnpike, bursts into flames - @NBCNewYork


Kearny, NJ

Photo: Tanker truck flips over guardrail on New Jersey Turnpike, bursts into flames; northbound lanes closed - @NBCNewYork

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Little Ferry, NJ

NJ priest who allegedly pointed a functioning musket at 8-year-old boy inside the church's rectory in custody - @AP

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crime & courts

Couple found dead in apparent murder-suicide at age-restricted community in NJ - @NBCPhiladelphia

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New Jersey, US

More than 13,300 customers without power across West Virginia Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey, utilities company reports - @breakingweather

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Editor's note: Hurricane Joaquin is currently hitting the Bahamas and is expected to make a northward turn later Thursday or Friday, Weather Underground reports. The storm is the first Category 4 hurricane to track through the Bahamas in October in 149 years. The forecast has been uncertain, but Virginia, North Carolina, New Jersey and South Carolina have declared state of emergencies. No watches or warnings have yet been issued for the U.S. - Stephanie

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NJ Gov. Chris Christie on Joaquin: 'I've declared a State of Emergency ahead of this storm. We are prepared. I need everyone to not panic. Right now, our concern is 5-6" of flooding in Delaware Bay and coastal areas' - @GovChristie

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NJ Gov. Chris Christie will remain in-state through Tuesday to handle Joaquin; has canceled presidential campaign events in Boston and New Hampshire - @MatthewArco

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NJ Gov. Christie advises all residents of South Jersey to start preparing for Joaquin: 'If I believe evacuations are necessary in the Southern part of the state ... I will order them' - @njdotcom, @MatthewArco

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NJ Gov. Chris Christie in state of emergency ahead of Joaquin: 'Many of us have been through this before with Irene, and with Sandy' - @njdotcom

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NJ Gov. Chris Christie declares state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Joaquin - @News12NJ

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Sen. Bob Menendez indicted on corruption charges

Judge dismisses 4 bribery counts against Sen. Robert Menendez, D-NJ, and Florida doctor - @NorthJerseybrk

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Washington, NJ

New Jersey high school football player dies from injury in varsity game - @NBCNews

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Fetty Wap

Photo: Rapper Fetty Wap in neck brace and stretcher after apparent motobike accident in Patterson, NJ - @FriendlyFire41

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Fetty Wap

Witnesses say rapper Fetty Wap was hit by car while riding motobike in Patterson, NJ - @DailyRapFacts

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New Jersey, US

Police investigate after man shot, killed at Randolph, NJ, gun range - @NBCNewYork

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Buena Vista, NJ

New Jersey police trying to identify skeleton found in woods near lifeguard's jacket in Buena Vista Township - @NBCNewYork

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New Jersey, US

#BREAKING @NJTRANSIT reports delays of 90 minutes in and out of #PennStation due to Amtrak power problems http://t.co/9L63XRcp88 - @PIX11News


2016 US elections

New Jersey Gov. Christie: 'I've vetoed 400 bills from a crazy, Democratic legislature. I will be the vessel to fix this country.' - @politicoroger

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New Jersey, US

#BREAKING: Expect delays if you're using Rte 42. Traffic is backed up after an accident in Deptford, NJ. http://t.co/2u34tBo4e6 - @FOX29philly