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NJ’s new drunk-driving law starts December 2019
New Jersey's new drunk-driving law goes into effect Sunday, Dec. 1.
Murphy reluctantly backs decriminalization after weed legalization stalls
As marijuana legalization heads toward a ballot question next year, lawmakers are discussing decriminalizing it first.
School Bus ‘STOP’ Means Stop — You Could Get 5 License Points
The fines and penalties for violating this law are stiff.
Murphy signs law to study delaying high school start times
The law directs the Department of Education to establish a pilot program using five districts from urban, suburban, and rural areas.
Driver who killed 7-year-old in NJ was in country illegally, ICE says
A man charged with with being an unlicensed driver when he ran over and killed a 7-year-old boy this month was also in the country illegally, immigration officials said.
NJ mayor’s son cop charged with stealing jewelry from evidence
Prosecutors say a borough detective, whose father is the mayor, stole evidence from storage.
Body of pilot found inside plane that crashed off Cape May
The body of a pilot whose plane crashed off the coast of Cape May on Wednesday was recovered Friday.
600-pound bus driver loses job: Obesity not covered by NJ anti-bias law
A 600-pound man who lost his job as a bus driver after failing repeated medical and physical evaluations cannot claim that he was discriminated against.
Chicago PD faults politicians like Booker for spreading Smollett ‘hoax’
The top police official in Chicago on Thursday took a shot at presidential candidates like Cory Booker for spreading what police say was a hoax hate crime.
NJ dad’s video exposes how easy it is to walk into a school
A Sussex County school district says it will be hiring another security guard after a father posted a video showing him entering an unsecured elementary school.
NJ voting official charged in corrupt kick-back scheme
An Atlantic County election official has been charged with pilfering from public coffers.
Crowd stampedes moment shootout erupts at NJ festival — new video
New video authorities released Friday shows a stampeding crowd fleeing from a fatal shooting that erupted at an all-night festival.