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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.
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.