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Town reconsiders public video permit requirement

HELMETTA, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey town where a police officer was videotaped making critical remarks about President Barack Obama is reconsidering a law that would require people to get permits to photograph or film inside public buildings. The ...

Group Tries to Save T. Thomas Fortune Home from Demolition

A group of preservationists are working to keep the home of Timothy Thomas Fortune, a slave who became a journalist, civil rights activist and first African-American newspaper publisher. The home was designated a National Historic Landmark.

Teacher faces more charges of sex with students

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey high school teacher faces additional charges of having sex with students. Essex County authorities announced new charges Friday against Columbia High School teacher Nicole Dufault (duh-FAULT'). The ...

Grand Harvest Wine Festival, Classic Car Show in NJ This Week

The weekend is here and if you’re looking for a fun activity this weekend or during the upcoming week, here is a list of events happening Sept. 19 to 25.

Teacher charged with sex with 3 students at school

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a northern New Jersey high school teacher has been charged with having sex with three 15-year-old male students. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray said Thursday that 34-year-old Nicole Dufault, of ...

Couple charged with running brothels around state

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say that a New Brunswick couple has been charged with running a prostitution ring with women in the country illegally in at least eight brothels across the state. Federal prosecutors said Thursday that 36-year-old ...
Lillian Lee and a Do Wonders wig recipient. Photo courtesy of Lillian Lee.

Do Wonders Donates Wigs to Women with Cancer

Salon owner Lillian Lee founded Do Wonders, which is a nonprofit that donates wigs to women with cancer.

Lawmakers seek to curb drug abuse in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers have unveiled a series of 21 bills aimed at curbing heroin and prescription drug abuse. Sen. Joseph Vitale, a Democrat who chairs the state Senate's health committee, says the state needs treatment, ...
Reynolds practicing at a track. Photo Courtesy Brian Reynolds.

Paralympic Hopeful Wants to Raise Awareness About Amputee Athletes

Paralympic hopeful Brian Reynolds wants to raise awareness about amputee athletes and raise money for the cost of equipment by entering a Runner's World magazine contest.
Morgan Ackerman. Photo courtesy of Charlene Ackerman.

Community Comes Together to Support 5-Year-Old With Cancer

Five-year-old Morgan Ackerman has Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia and the community is coming together to help her and her family.