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150716Flanagan

Latest Attack on DCF Workers Renews Call for Leah’s Law

7-16-15
After two child welfare caseworkers were attacked on the job in Pennsville, state lawmakers say it's time to approve Leah's Law, which would offer greater protection to those at the Department of Children and Families.
150714Wanko

Teaching Students How to Rescue Hostages in Drill

7-14-15
The Monmouth County Emergency Response Team teaches students how to rescue hostages as part of a drill for the Monmouth County Sheriff's Office Annual Youth Week.
150713Vannozzi

Jersey City Dedicates Precinct to Slain Officer

7-13-15
The new West District of the Jersey City Police Department has been dedicated to Detective Melvin Santiago, who was killed in the line of duty.
150713Flanagan

NJ Blue Holes Can be Beautiful But Deadly

7-13-15
Old quarries that have filled with water form blue holes in New Jersey. The picturesque places look like swimming pools, but some have drowned in the very deep, cold waters.
150713Tittel

Sierra Club Director: DEP Did Not Protect Environment with Exxon Settlement

7-13-15
New Jersey Sierra Club Director Jeff Tittel says that the Department of Environmental Protection did not protect the environment in New Jersey when it agreed to a settlement with Exxon for contaminating refinery sites.
150710Flanagan

Sen. Lesniak, Environmentalists Ask Judge to Let Them Intervene in Exxon Settlement Case

7-10-15
Sen. Ray Lesniak and a group of environmentalists have asked a Superior Court judge to let them legally intervene in the Exxon settlement case. The company has agreed to pay $225 million to the state of New Jersey for environmental damage, but opponents say Exxon owes close to $9 billion.
150710Delmore

School Security Task Force Recommends Trained Officer in Every School

7-10-15
A school security task force formed after the 2012 Newtown massacre has recommended all New Jersey schools have a trained police officer.
150709Flanagan

Technology Glitches Raise Questions About Cyber Security

7-9-15
Although the glitches that affected United Airlines, New York Stock Exchange and Wall Street Journal weren't cyber attacks, security experts say the shutdowns do raise concerns about the vulnerability of our systems.
150708Delmore

Legislation Would Require Used Car Dealers to Notify About Outstanding Recalls

7-8-15
Assemblyman Paul Moriarty has sponsored legislation that would require used car dealers to notify customers of any outstanding recalls at the point of sale.
150708Flanagan

Finding Affordable Housing Not Easy in New Jersey

7-8-15
There are long waiting lists for people to get into affordable housing units in New Jersey and some say the rules for municipalities to provide such housing are unclear.