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BC-NJ--New Jersey News Digest, NJ

February 5, 2019

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in New Jersey. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the AP_New Jersey bureau at 609-392-3622. News editor Larry Rosenthal can be reached at 609-392-3622 or lrosenthal@ap.org.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

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TRENTON _ New Jersey’s Supreme Court has thrown out weapons charges against two men because police officers responding to a noise complaint improperly searched them. UPCOMING: 250 words by 3 p.m.

AROUND THE STATE:

_ CHILD PORN SWEEP _ A New Jersey man caught up in a statewide child pornography sweep that nabbed dozens of offenders has pleaded guilty.

_ SCHOOL BUS CRASH-POWER LINES _ A school bus driver has been cited for a crash that caused live power lines to fall on the vehicle with students aboard, though no injuries were reported.

_ TRAIN-FATAL ACCIDENT _ New Jersey Transit says a man was struck and killed by a train in the state’s capital city.

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