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NJ State Police Charge Five Men in Connection to a Motor Vehicle Theft in Montclair Township

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Ridgefield NJ, on April 9, 2024, at approximately 2:00 p.m., members of the Motor Vehicle Crimes North Unit (MVCNU), as part of the Auto Theft Task Force, were alerted to a black 2023 Audi SQ8 stolen from Montclair, NJ, during a home burglary earlier that day. The vehicle was observed traveling through Newark before entering the New Jersey Turnpike and stopping at the Vince Lombardi Service Area in Ridgefield Borough.

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Tolls on NJ Turnpike and Garden State Parkway Rise

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Ridgewood NJ, Starting from Friday, March 1st, commuters traveling on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway will experience an increase in toll rates, with fares for passenger cars going up by 3%.

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Spot Light On First Responders: Two Off Duty Hasbrouck Heights Firefighters Rescue Child Experiencing a Seizure

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Hasbrouck Heights N, a young girl had the extraordinary opportunity to meet her heroes—two fire fighters who saved her life when she experienced a seizure in the car while her mother desperately tried to call 911.

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NJ State Police Seeking Public’s Assistance with Fatal Crash Investigation of the New Jersey Turnpike

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East Brunswick Township NJ, The New Jersey State Police and Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance with the investigation of a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred on August 23.

Based on the preliminary investigation, detectives determined that at approximately 10:45 p.m., a White ISUZU box truck 25 feet long was parked northbound on the shoulder of the truck lanes of the New Jersey Turnpike in East Brunswick Township, Middlesex County. In the area of milepost 78.8, a collision occurred with an unknown tractor trailer that fled the scene.

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Tolls are going up on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway , Monday!

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Ridgewood NJ, tolls are going up on Monday and reminded me of this toll sign from 1802 that’s in our collections. The inventory card notes it’s from the “Bergen Turnpike – Gate 5” and that it was discontinued in 1915. Received from the Board of Freeholders, 31-1/2” H, 25-1/2” W. “Excursions Rate” appears to be painted over and those carrying a heavy load w/2 horses pay more like trucks do today.

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The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public’s help with identifying a man wanted for a theft that occurred at the New Jersey Turnpike Vince Lombardi Service Area

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Ridgefield NJ, the New Jersey State Police is seeking the public’s help with identifying a man wanted for a theft that occurred at the New Jersey Turnpike Vince Lombardi Service Area in Ridgefield in Bergen County, on December 3rd , 2022.

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Congressman Van Drew Outraged Over Massive Toll Increases on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway

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Ridgewood NJ,  Congressman Van Drew expressed his outrage with the decision by Governor Murphy to approve the increase in tolls on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway for the third year in a row.

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Another Massive Increase Coming for New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway Tolls

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Ridgewood NJ, its going to cost you more to flee the Garden State .After back-to-back toll rate increases on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway since September 2020 ,another toll hike starting in 2023 is right around the corner.

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NJ State Police Investigate Fatal Megabus Crash on New Jersey Turnpike

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Woodbridge Twp. NJ,  the New Jersey State Police is investigating a two-vehicle crash involving a double-decker Coach bus that resulted in two fatalities and three serious injuries on the New Jersey Turnpike in Woodbridge Township, Middlesex County.

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NJ State Trooper Buys Gas For Stranded Motorist

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Cranbury NJ,  according to the NJ state Police , “As State Troopers in the performance of our duty we don’t always get a thank you from the citizens we interact with and that’s ok. We never ask for it, nor do we expect it because it’s not only our job but our passion to help people.
Recently however, we got a thank you note and wanted to let that citizen know, we appreciate it.”

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New Jersey State Police Arrest Teaneck Man After DWI Traffic Stop Leads to Drug and Weapon Changes

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Teaneck NJ, the New Jersey State Police have arrested Kevin A. Simmons, 49, of Teaneck N.J. after a traffic stop led to a DWI arrest and the recovery of weapons and drugs.

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NJ State Police Seeking to Identifying a Man Wanted in Road Rage Incident with NJ Transit Bus in Englewood

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Englewood NJ, the New Jersey State Police Troop “D” Criminal Investigation Office is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying a man who allegedly damaged a New Jersey Transit bus on the New Jersey Turnpike shoulder of the south local lanes at milepost 121 in Englewood, Bergen County during a suspected road rage incident.

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Pedestrian Assistance on New Jersey Turnpike Leads to Seizure of Weapons, High-Capacity Magazines, and Drugs

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Union NJ, the New Jersey State Police have arrested Yazeed Shareef, 24, of Lindenwold, N.J., Kobie Harrison, 23, Nasir McQueen, 23, and Nyceem Corbit, 21, all of Philadelphia, P.A., and seized guns, hollow-point ammunition, high-capacity magazines, and drugs during an investigation that began after a State Trooper encountered one of the men walking on the New Jersey Turnpike in Union County.

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New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway Tolls Going Up January 1st

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Paramus NJ, drivers in New Jersey are going to pay in more for tolls, as of January 1st. Last month, the authority that runs the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden State Parkway approved an increase of 3% to help fund capital projects.

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NJ State Police Seeking Public’s Assistance with Identifying a Woman Wanted for Theft at the Vince Lombardi Service Area

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Ridgefield NJ, NJ State Police are seeking public’s Assistance with identifying a woman wanted for stealing a catalytic converter.

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