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Domestic Violence during the Covid Crisis

Residents of New Jersey, like people across the country, face an unprecedented and historic crisis as we shelter in place to protect ourselves from the COVID-19 pandemic. As we self-isolate and observe the rigors of social distancing, there are increased pressures on couples, spouses, partners, and people who live together because of the crisis. Such...

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How Much Does a DUI Lawyer Cost?

If you’ve been charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), it’s common and understandable to wonder how much a lawyer will cost. Unfortunately, the answer is not simple and straightforward. When considering the costs of a DUI/DWI lawyer, here are three things you should consider. There is no hard-and-fast rule...

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Willingboro Home And Vehicle Sprayed With Bullets

WILLINGBORO – According to the authorities, no individual sustained injuries when a car and home were sprayed with bullets on Friday. The location of the incident was the unit block of Brunswick Lane and the incident happened at around 8:45 p.m. There was no one in the car when the offender fired gunshots. The home...

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9 People Charged With DUI At Route 37 Checkpoint

TOMS RIVER, NJ – On Saturday, 9 individuals were charged with DUI at the checkpoint set up on Route 37 by the New Jersey State Police. The location of the checkpoint was in front of Pisces Seafood Restaurant on the westbound side of Route 37. Checking of the passing vehicles started from 10 p.m. and...

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Couple Caught Having Sex At New Jersey Church

On Thursday, a couple was caught having sex while under the influence of alcohol at a church next to Seaside Heights police station. A church staff member caught them in a garden area between the church and rectory at around 12:30 a.m. 48-year-old Noelle M. Smart and 43-year-old Anthony M. Getchius both were charged with...

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ICE Arrests 91 People During Five-Day Span In New Jersey

Last week, 91 individuals were taken into custody in New Jersey by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the time period of 5 days. The police targeted individuals with immigration violations. More than half of the individuals arrested were convicted criminals and had felony convictions. Given below is the information of some of the...

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