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Former Miss America Contestant Dies After Crash

New Jersey's Cara McCollum was in an accident a week ago

(Newser) - A former Miss America contestant who was in a car accident last week died from her injuries Monday morning, reports People . Cara McCollum, 24, competed in the pageant in 2013 after winning the Miss New Jersey title that year. She was critically injured on Feb. 15 when her car spun... More »

Miss New Jersey Survives Racy Photo Furor

Garden State beauty queen keeps her crown despite Facebook leak

(Newser) - Miss New Jersey can keep her tiara, say pageant officials who ruled unanimously that risqué photos of the beauty queen leaked from her Facebook page aren't that bad. The images, which Amy Polumbo revealed on the Today Show yesterday, contained no nudity or underage drinking, but did show Polumbo in... More »

Garden State Beauty Queen Claims Blackmail

Miss New Jersey says private photos came from Facebook page

(Newser) - The reigning Miss New Jersey says an uncongenial blackmailer is trying to muscle her out of her tiara with untoward photos, the Star Ledger reports. Amy Polumbo, 22, received as many as 12 pictures in the mail last month with a letter demanding she surrender her title to the runner-up.... More »

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