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.
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.
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.
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.
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