The New Jersey Turnpike was at a complete standstill after an oil tanker overturned and caught fire in Burlington County. The accident occurred around 12 p.m. Sunday in the northbound lanes of the highway near mile marker 56.9 near Chesterfield Township. All northbound lanes were blocked for a period of time and traffic was being diverted off Exit 4. Around 1:42 p.m., New Jersey

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Police say two people were injured in a shooting Sunday and a man was arrested on unrelated weapons charges at the scene. The shooting happened around 5 p.m. on the 800 block of Stuyvesant Avenue, police said. Officers responding to a report of shots fired found casings and later received information that two men -- ages 17 and 24 -- arrived at Capital Health

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Detectives are investigating the death of a man who was shot on East State Street Monday night, officials said. Police officers, firefighters, and EMS were sent to the 1100 block of East State Street, near North Olden Avenue, at about 10:15 p.m. and found a man shot multiple times, a police spokesman said Tuesday. The man was pronounced dead about 20 minutes later

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A 23-year-old Ewing man was thrown from his car and killed in an early morning crash on Interstate 95 Friday, officials said. Dylan Kathiari was killed in the single car crash at 5:44 a.m. in the southbound lanes of the highway in Hopewell Township at mile marker 4.8, New Jersey State Police said. According to State Police, Kathiari's Toyota Avalon veered to

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One person was killed and six others were injured in a two-vehicle auto accident Sunday evening in the township. The crash occurred at about 5 p.m. north of Circle Drive and south of Birch Run Drive on Possumtown Road, police Sgt. Michael Smith said.  Authorities are not yet releasing any information on the person killed, Smith said.

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  Duncan Smythe was driving to a Fourth of July gathering at a friend’s home in Sussex County when he saw a car veer across the road on Route 80 and strike a Toyota on the shoulder with a great amount of force. The driver of the vehicle on the shoulder, Michael O’Brien, was outside of his car adjusting his bicycle when he was

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Tyrone Heard was found in his first-floor apartment at the Seth Boyden Apartments when firefighters went in to extinguish the blaze, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and Newark Public Safety Director Anthony F. Ambrose said. He was pronounced dead at 1:33 a.m. after officials were notified of the fire at 12:55 a.m., authorities said. The cause of Heard's death is pending an autopsy. The Newark Fire Department

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