Winslow Police Arrest Man for Eluding and Resisting Arrests
Officer Down: Sergeant Ron Helus, Ventura County Sheriff's Office, California

KIM CLAIMS VICTORY; MACCARTHUR DOESN'T CONCEDE

Though the Associated Press has not called the race for the 3rd Congressional District, Democratic challenger Andy Kim claimed victory on Wednesday night. His Republican rival in the closely-watched race, Rep. Tom MacArthur, did not concede. MacArthur Screen Shot 2017-11-28 at 15.20.47 pledged that he would wait for the final count, including 7,000 votes he said were still outstanding. An official winner might not be declared for days, as officials in Burlington and Ocean counties are still processing mail-in and provisional ballots, which are given to voters who show up at polls despite having received a mail ballot. (Press of Atlantic City/Philadelphia Inquirer)

 

BOOKER: SESSIONS FIRED FOR MUELLER'S RUSSIA PROBE

Democratic Sen. Cory Booker on Wednesday called Attorney General Jeff Sessions' dismissal "an alarming development," warning that curtailing a probe into collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia could lead to "a constitutional crisis." A member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Booker said acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker should rescue himself, "given his past comments targeting the Mueller investigation and advocating for limits on its scope and cuts to its funding." (NJ Advance Media)

UNION IS FIRST TO TEST PAPER BACKUP VOTING MACHINES 

On election day, Westfield, a town of about 30,000 in Union county, piloted ES&S voting machines with a voter-verified paper trail. It's the first attempt to change over to a system that many experts say makes voting more secure. New Jersey law allows each county to choose its own voting machines, and election officials across the state are eying this effort. Pending state legislation would require upgrading all machines to ones with a paper trail. (NJ Spotlight)

MOTHER OF ADENOVIRUS-SICKENED TEEN SUES WANAQUE

The mother of a teen who contracted adenovirus at a center in Wanaque sued the facility Wednesday, alleging that unsanitary practices allowed the virus to spread. The patient, a 15-year-old who depends on a ventilator to breathe, developed a fever two days after the center notified the state's Health Department about the outbreak. He was taken to Hackensack University Medical Center a week later. He remains in the hospital's intensive-care unit. Ten children have died from the outbreak so far. (North Jersey Record)

SWASTIKAS FOUND AT PASCACK VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Staff at Pascack Valley Regional High School in Bergen County found three swastikas at the school on Tuesday. The school closed areas of its campus, called local police, and issued alerts to district parents. The swastikas were found one day after the district's Board of Education met to discuss a previous swastika incident that occurred earlier this school year. (North Jersey Record)

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