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NJ to set rules for who gets life-saving treatment when hospitals run out
Health officials in New York and New Jersey expect a crushing surge of patients in the coming weeks.
NJ orders day care centers to serve only children of essential workers
Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday signed an executive order that will limit child daycare centers to only children of essential workers.
NJ shutting indoor shopping centers, malls — Closed hospitals may reopen
The new normal in New Jersey now also means no more shopping at indoor malls, no hanging out at arcades and no family outings at amusement parks.
NJ utilities won’t shut off your power, gas during coronavirus emergency
Utilities and government agencies are making exceptions during the public health state of emergency.
Stockton Student Gets Surprise $100,000 Check From Justin Bieber
The check was presented Feb. 7 on MTV in honor of Coker's work with Active Minds, a mental health awareness initiative with campus chapters across the nation.
NJ cop gets slap on wrist for body-slamming and battering women
A police officer with a penchant for violence was spared from jail or prison on Friday after a judge sentenced him to two years of probation.
NJ man gets months in jail for letting his dog die in hot weather
A 31-year-old Brick man was sentenced to nine months in county jail after pleading guilty to leaving his dog caged outside during a blistering hot day.
NJ woman duped into crime by phony ‘New Kids’ frontman, cops say
Uh, oh. Looks like she may have gotten the wrong stuff.
12,000 NJ residents will lose food stamps under new rule
A new rule implemented earlier this month by the Trump administration will cut an estimated 12,000 people in New Jersey from the food stamp program.
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.