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160810Delmore

School Security Panel Discusses Need for Preparation

8-10-16
State officials and prosecutors, along with an FBI agent that investigated the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and the former Columbine High School principal, discussed what can be done to make NJ schools safer.
160805Schmertz

New Jersey Welcomes Syrian Refugees

8-5-16
The State Department reports that New Jersey has taken in 194 refugees since last fall, and 80 just in July. Most of the refugees are making their new home in immigrant-rich areas near Jersey City, Elizabeth and Paterson.
160804Verniero

Former NJ AG Discusses Current Choice for Position

8-4-16
Former state Attorney General and state Supreme Court Justice Peter Verniero said Christopher Porrino is a "superb choice" to fill the position of New Jersey attorney general.
Sweeney

Senate President Accuses NJEA of Trying to Extort Public Officials

8-3-16
Senate President Steve Sweeney wants the U.S. attorney and New Jersey attorney general to investigate claims that the NJEA is trying to coerce officials into approving a pension ballot question by threatening to withhold political contributions.
160802Flanagan

NJ Freight Bridges Appear to be in Poor Condition

8-2-16
Advocates peer worriedly at a rusty, century-old drawbridge perched on crumbly-looking supports. But without an engineering report, it’s tough to determine whether injuries are structural or cosmetic.
160802Vannozzi

Research: Law to Prevent Kids from Tanning Ineffective

8-2-16
New research shows the 2013 law put in place to prevent children younger than 17 years old from hopping in a tanning bed hasn’t worked.
160801Vannozzi

Police Fatalities Up for First Half of 2016

8-1-16
A report issued by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund shows as of Aug. 1, 34 officers were killed by gun fire in the line of duty -- up from 20 at this time last year.
160801Delmore

Charter School Head Coins Term for Inner-City Kids’ Anxiety

8-1-16
Village Charter School Head Dale Caldwell uses the term urban traumatic stress disorder, UTSD, to describe the chronic anxiety felt by inner-city kids.
160729Flanagan

Camden’s Murder Rate More Than Doubled for 2016

7-29-16
Camden’s murder rate has more than doubled this year compared to last from 12 to 25 apparently putting the beleaguered city on track to match or beat its record of 67 homicides. Officials say overall crime in the city is down, however.
160727Aron

Protesters Take to the Streets Outside DNC

7-27-16
Bernie Sanders supporters joined Black Lives Matter demonstrators and marched up and down the streets of Philadelphia outside the Democratic National Convention.