Police in Evesham Township are warning residents of a possible lethal batch of heroin after a series of overdoses. Police on Saturday say four people overdosed in about 24 hours.

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20 September 2018
Police in Evesham Township are warning residents of a possible lethal batch of heroin after a series of overdoses. Police on Saturday say four people overdosed in about 24 hours.
Authorities say a man who distributed fentanyl-laced crack cocaine that killed three people and sent numerous others to the hospital on a single day late last year is now facing several charges
Two people were hospitalized after being stabbed at the Newport Centre Mall, according to police. Police confirmed two young men were stabbed at the Jersey City mall. Reports say the stabbing happened in the JC Penney and there may have been a large fight beforehand.
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Six people were injured, including children, when a car crashed into a home Friday morning in Union, officials said. Authorities said the crash happened around 7 a.m. in the area of Vauxhall Road and Pine Avenue.
Law enforcement officials in Union County say that they have arrested two men who allegedly were operating an illegal dentist office out of two homes in Linden
Firefighters battled a large fire along Summer Street Wednesday evening. The fire started around 9 p.m. inside a home and then spread to several other buildings due to the winds. Firefighters from neighboring towns came to help battle the blaze.
An elderly man died early Wednesday morning in a house fire in Ridgefield Park, officials said. The fire was reported around 2 a.m. at a home on Brinkerhoff Street, where the victim lived alone, fire officials said. The man's exact age and name have not yet been released.
The driver who led police on a high-speed speed chase that ended in a fiery crash that burned a bystander who allegedly was kicked and dragged by police in Jersey City has accepted a plea agreement.
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A fire tore through an apartment building and shop Tuesday morning in Paterson, displacing two dozen people. The fire occurred at a building on Main Street
Two people remain in critical condition after their car plunged into frigid lake waters in Hamilton Township
Newark police have arrested four men on drug charges. Police say the suspects were selling narcotics in the area of Frelinghuysen Avenue near Virginia Street Saturday.
A man was found dead in a car in Bloomfield on Saturday after apparently being shot, officials said. Township police saw the unresponsive man in the vehicle around 7 p.m. on the 200 block of Ampere Parkway, the Essex County Prosecutor's Office said in a statement.
A child died early Friday morning in a house fire in Perth Amboy
Crews battled a large house fire early Friday morning in Perth Amboy. The flames were reported around 3:20 a.m. at a home on Commerce Street. There was no immediate word on any injures.
Firefighters in Jersey City battled a four-alarm fire Wednesday night that left a man and an infant hospitalized. Over 80 firefighters responded to the blaze that began just after 7 p.m. at a three-story multi-family home on Grant Avenue.
An arrest was made Tuesday afternoon in the shooting death of an 18-year-old Jersey City man, the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office said Wednesday. The prosecutor’s office says Kahsaun Bell, 19, was charged with murder in connection with Angel Cruz’s death.
Several people, including an infant, were injured Wednesday evening in an apartment house fire in Jersey City. The four-alarm fire in a multifamily home on Grant Avenue was reported around 7 p.m., officials said.
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An 18-year-old man died Tuesday at a hospital following a shooting in Jersey City, the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office said.
At least one person died Wednesday in a house fire in Allamuchy, Warren County, officials said. The fire was reported around 5 a.m. at a home on Mallard Drive. It was not immediately clear how many people were inside the home when the fire started. The cause of the fire was also unclear
One person was killed and at least three others were injured Monday after two vehicles crashed outside the South Amboy YMCA. Few details about the crash have been released, but it appears that one of the drivers lost control and plowed into a second car, which then slammed into the side of the YMCA building.
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Police say a 16-year-old girl was found dead in Bridgewater. Investigators launched a search in the wooded area near Chimney Rock Park over the weekend.
Police are investigating a woman’s death after her body was found in damaged car early Saturday. Authorities were called around 3 a.m. about a one-car crash at Newark Avenue and 7th Street in Jersey City.
Investigators say some burning candles apparently sparked a deadly fire at an apartment complex in Princeton last month.
Two people are in the hospital after being hit by a car in Toms River. Police say the driver hit the couple in their 50s that was walking along Fischer Boulevard around 9 p.m. Friday.
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office has arrested one of the teens accused in a crash that killed a deaf Jersey City man. Authorities say that a 19-year-old man was arrested Thursday afternoon. The prosecutor’s office did not provide the suspect’s name or details about him, but say that he is the suspected driver.
A 33-year-old Atlantic City man has been identified as the person killed in a Thursday morning shooting in Pleasantville, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner said.
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