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NJ Child Advocacy Center to Hold First National Summit on Child Abuse and Neglect

3-26-14
The first and only co-located child advocacy center in New Jersey, Wynona's House, is holding the first Child Advocacy National Summit on Child Abuse and Neglect April 7 and 8.

Classes resume for students after school fire

3-26-14
EDISON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Approximately 500 students in central New Jersey return to class after a fire destroyed their school building. Nearby Middlesex County College is offering classrooms to teachers and students of the James Monroe ...

NJ schools can bring alleged bullies into lawsuit

3-25-14
A New Jersey judge has ruled that a school district can try to make the families of alleged bullies pay if the district is held liable in a negligence lawsuit. The ruling last week is part of a lawsuit filed by a former student at Flemington-Raritan ...
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NJ Kids Make Finals in Jif Peanut Butter Contest

3-24-14
Two New Jerseyans make it to the top 10 entries in the 2013-2014 Jif Peanut Butter Most Creative Sandwich Contest.

Woman gets 10-year sentence in immigration scheme

3-22-14
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman who posed as an attorney to steal roughly $100,000 from more than two dozen people who were living in the country illegally is now headed to prison. Union County prosecutors say 46-year-old Maritza Chavez ...
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Report Suggests Giving Judges Power to Set ‘No Bail’ for Dangerous Defendants

3-21-14
In a new report by the joint Committee on Criminal Justice is suggesting new ways to deal with bail and speedy trails.

Community Events in NJ This Week

3-21-14
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 March 21 to 27.

Muslim group to appeal ruling on police spying

3-21-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A group of Muslims from New Jersey is appealing a federal judge's dismissal of a lawsuit against the New York City Police Department over its surveillance of Muslims. Attorneys with Muslim Advocates and the Center for ...
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Poll Finds Higher Rate of Emotional Distress Among Sandy Victims

3-20-14
The latest Monmouth University poll has found that Sandy victims are much more likely to feel emotionally distressed than other New Jerseyans.

NJ Assembly OKs smoking ban for beaches, parks

3-20-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Assembly has approved a bill that would ban smoking at all public beaches and parks in New Jersey. Thursday's vote now sends the measure to the state Senate, where a vote has not yet been scheduled. The ...