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ASBURY PARK — Police chiefs in New Jersey are warning about violence against officers who report misconduct, saying they "are often labeled by their peers as a 'rat' or 'snitch' and subject to harsh reprisals."



LUMBERTON — Chris Power wanted to be just like his brother Matt, who served in the Marines and started his own company after graduating from college. The talented musician also wanted to be a better father to his son Carter, and was on the path to becoming a licensed EMT. But Chris didn't get the chance to pursue his career because of his struggle with addiction that started at 17 years old and ended at 23 in Florida on June 8, 2016. Chris Power was one of eight people in Burlington County who died from an overdose in June 2016. Chris was one of the thousands remembered on International Overdose Awareness Day Friday, which included two events in Burlington County. Kelly Kultys, Burlington County Times. SENT: About 1160 words.


SHOT IN CAR — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man was found dead with gunshot wounds in his car in New Jersey.


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