Maria Pepe made the cut for Hoboken’s Little League team in 1972 when she was 11. But just three games in she was told to hand in her uniform and hang up her hat because it was against Little League rules for girls to play. She won a legal battle that allowed girls to be included.
The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness gathered around 250 experts from government, law enforcement and academia for the day-long conference in New Brunswick focusing on domestic terrorism.
Monmouth County has the first countywide registry in New Jersey for special needs individuals. It's a voluntary registry that alerts first responders when they are coming into contact with individuals with special needs.
Anthony Brown and Gwendolyn Booker have filed a federal lawsuit against Newark's state-run school district, its superintendent, the city and Gov. Christie, saying their children drank water tainted with lead in Newark schools.
The Uniform Crime Report, issued by the state Attorney General's office, shows the crime rate improving in New Jersey. The occurrence of murders, robberies, aggravated assaults and rape are all down from where they were in previous years.
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