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150319Hill

NJ Supreme Court Strikes Down Part of Bias Intimidation Law

3-19-15
New Jersey's Supreme Court ruled that focusing on the victim's perception rather than the defendant's intent in bias crimes cases violated the 14th Amendment.
150318Brenda

Gabby Giffords Visits Trenton, Touts Domestic Violence Gun Law

3-18-15
Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, a victim of gun violence, encouraged New Jersey lawmakers to enact a new law to protect domestic violence victims from gun violence.
State Sen. Raymond Lesniak thinks it's "advantage New Jersey" after oral arguments in the latest sports betting case. - (ANDREW GEORGE)

N.J. sports betting case now in hands of federal appeals court

3-18-15
An appeals court is hearing New Jersey's case to legalize sports betting at its casinos and racetracks.
150316Vannozzi

South Orange Train Station to Close from 2 to 5 a.m. Because of Homeless

3-16-15
The train station in South Orange will now be closed between 2 and 5 a.m. after there have been complaints about homeless people living in the station.
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For JCP&L Customers, Torturous Road to Lower Rates May Be Nearing End

3-16-15
BPU may decide three-year-old rate case involving state's second-largest utility this week.
140815Revel

Another Straub deal for Revel rejected

3-13-15
A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge in Camden rejected the $82 million sale of Revel to developer Glenn Straub.
150311Aron

NJ Supreme Court Takes Affordable Housing Control Away from COAH

3-11-15
The state Supreme Court put decision-making about affordable housing back in the hands of trial judges instead of leaving it up to the Council on Affordable Housing.
150311Brenda

Leah’s Law Aims to Up Security for Child Services Caseworkers

3-11-15
Child caseworker Leah Coleman was stabbed by a client 21 times in November after security was removed from the building. Leah's Law would ensure greater security for employees.
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Menendez Reacts to Reports of Possible Corruption Charges

3-6-15
Sen. Bob Menendez held a press conference after reports came out that the Justice Department plans to charge him with corruption.
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Truck Drivers Say It’s Difficult to Find Places to Rest

3-6-15
Federal regulations say truck drivers must rest every eight hours, but those who travel in North Jersey say it's hard to find rest areas and they sometimes pull over on the side of the highway.