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Suit spotlights AC police brutality complaints

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge is raising questions about the Atlantic City police department's handling of brutality complaints against its officers. U.S. District Judge Joel Schneider in Camden is presiding over a 2010 excessive-force ...

NJ high school graduation rate edges up

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's high school graduation rate has edged up for the second year in a row. The state Education Department said Wednesday that the graduation rate for 2013 was 87.5 percent, one percentage point higher than the previous ...
There are many options for New Jerseyans interested in cutting down their own Christmas trees, including Wyckoff's Christmas Tree Farm in Belvidere.

NJ Farms Where You Can Cut Down Your Own Christmas Tree

There are options throughout New Jersey where you can cut down your own Christmas tree for the holiday season.

Rutgers hires risk management specialist

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's flagship state university is starting a new enterprise risk management program aimed at warning top campus officials about potential problems and scandals. Rutgers University has hired former state deputy ...

NJ boy who died of cancer getting police funeral

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A 10-year-old New Jersey boy's coffin has arrived at his funeral with bagpipes playing. Michael Feeney was named honorary police chief for Ridgewood for 2013 before he succumbed to cancer last week. He is being laid to rest ...

NJ Christmas Tree Farm Wins Contest, Has Trees at White House

Wyckoff's Christmas Tree Farm in White Township won the best tree in New Jersey and was the grand champion in the 2013 nation Christmas tree contest.

Some doubt Christie’s word on tuition parity

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Latino leaders disagree over how to interpret Gov. Chris Christie's recent comments about a bill granting in-state tuition for students living in the U.S. illegally. Christie told the Latino Leadership Alliance last month he ...

Volunteers Donate Time on Thanksgiving

Volunteers donate their time to help those in need on Thanksgiving.

Sen. Menendez Says Families are Struggling

Sen. Menendez says that families in New Jersey are struggling and need programs like SNAP.

Gratitude Graffti Project in Highland Park

Gratitude graffiti can be seen around Highland Park this Thanksgiving.