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Girl dies after being electrocuted while playing in lagoon

Authorities say a young New Jersey girl playing with friends in a lagoon has died after being electrocuted when she touched a rail on a metal boat lift that had become energized.

Police say 2 killed in jet crash near New York

Police say that two crew members have been killed in a jet crash near a small airport outside New York City.

Family says JetBlue kicked them off plane over carry-on cake

A New Jersey family says their plans to celebrate a birthday in Nevada were crushed when JetBlue Airways kicked them off the plane for storing a birthday cake in an overhead bin.

New virtual reality ride features extreme heights, spiders

A New Jersey theme park is unveiling what it calls the world's tallest and fastest virtual reality drop ride that will prey on people's fears of heights and spiders.

Snooki inspires bill to cap public university speaker fees

Under legislation inspired by former "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, no more than $10,000 of state money could go to pay speakers at New Jersey's public universities.

Comedian Joe Piscopo interested in run for New Jersey governor, but not as Republican

A former "Saturday Night Live" comedian won't run as a Republican in New Jersey's upcoming governor's race, but says he's "more serious than ever" about running as an independent.

Appeals court judge sends resignation letter to wife

New Jersey's lieutenant governor has received a letter of resignation - from her husband.

Leader of heroin trafficking organization sentenced to 30 years

The United States Attorney’s Office announced today that a man from Leland has been sentenced in federal court to 30 years in prison for the distribution heroin.

Police: New Jersey man owes more than $56,000 in tolls, fees

Transit police say they've arrested a New Jersey man who avoided paying tolls nearly 900 times and owes more than $56,000 in unpaid tolls and fees.

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Town of Belville talks food trucks, Riverwalk upgrades, Mayfaire-esque town center

BELVILLE, NC (WWAY) -- At a Board of Commissioners meeting Monday night, the Town of Belville made a decision regarding the future of food trucks at town events, and town leaders gave an update on repairs to the Brunswick Riverwalk and future plans.

Free COVID-19 testing site opening in New Hanover County

Starting Tuesday there will be a new way to get tested for COVID-19 in New Hanover County for free.

Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

Amy Coney Barrett is headed to to the Supreme Court.

North Carolina to get nearly 3.2M BinaxNOW virus tests

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it’s sending nearly 3.2 million rapid coronavirus tests to North Carolina.