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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.
160726Hill

Immigration Advocates Oppose Hudson County ICE Contract

7-26-16
Hudson County renewed its contract with Immigration Customs and Enforcement to have county jail officers screen immigrant inmates for serious crimes and/or immigration violations. Immigration advocates say the county shouldn't be doing the job of ICE.
NNO

2016 National Night Out Events In NJ

7-26-16
Check out National Night Out events in New Jersey for 2016.
160720Cruz

Christie Talks Security, Melania Trump Controversy Day After Prime Time RNC Speech

7-20-16
Taking part in a panel discussion on security issues, Gov. Christie talked about China, Russia, ISIS, Israel and how the Trump campaign handled the controversy over Melania Trump's speech.
160720Hill

Divide Between Police, Communities Persists

7-20-16
Violence has erupted targeting police officers after video has shown members of law enforcement in deadly confrontations with African-American citizens. Now departments in New Jersey are working to bridge the divide and keep officers safe.
160718Delmore

Security Tight in Cleveland for RNC

7-18-16
The city of Cleveland swore in 2,000 out-of-state officers to assist its group of 500 and added 3,000 federal officers assigned to RNC security.