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Eleventh child dies from viral outbreak at New Jersey facility

NEW JERSEY: An 11th child has died in less than four weeks at a New Jersey rehabilitation center, one of 34 young patients with compromised immune systems to have been infected by a viral outbreak, state health officials said on Friday. The child, who died late Thursday, and the others at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in the town of Haskell, became ill with adenovirus between Sept. 26 and Nov. 12, the state’s Department of Health said in a statement. The deaths of the first six children at the…

Four shot dead in US; 16-year-old arrested

Police arrested a 16-year-old boy suspected of killing four people including his parents and sister with an assault rifle at their New Jersey home on New Year’s Eve, prosecutors said on Monday. Officers from Long Branch police and the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call shortly before midnight and discovered the victims, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office said in a statement. Read More: Rihanna’s cousin shot dead The suspect, who was not identified, was arrested at the home without incident, the…

WATCH: Woman distracted by phone falls into basement

PLAINFIELD, USA: A woman was injured on Thursday when she fell over open basement access doors after being distracted by her cellphone. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO The incident took place in Plainfield, New Jersey where the unnamed woman fell 6 feet (1.8 meters) into the opening. Surveillance video captured the woman as she walked along Somerset street in Plainfield. At first she seems aware of her surroundings even glancing at a store as she walked by. But seconds later, the woman got distracted when she appeared…