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Partnership Aims to Keep Drunk Drivers in the Backseat

10-15-15
If Evesham Township residents have too much to drink between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m., residents can pull up the Uber app, select the Evesham safe ride option and request a free ride home. The program is open now until until Jan. 2.
151014Flanagan

Yearlong Study on New Jersey Violence Reports Crimes are Down 10 Percent From 2012-2013 Rates

10-14-15
The report also revealed that over the last decade crime rates have plunged 18 percent statewide but that violent crime in the state's biggest cities only dropped one percent.
151013Orton

Fulop Ordinance Would Permit Airbnb in Jersey City

10-13-15
Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop estimates the legalization of sites like Airbnb could net the city an additional million dollars in revenue annually through the enforcement of tax collection.
151012Flanagan

Sweeney: I Will Call State Police if Legislature Doesn’t Vote on Gun Control Bill

10-12-15
Senate President Steve Sweeney said he will call the legislature into session later this month for a second shot at overriding Gov. Christie’s veto of SB 2360. The bill requires notifying local police whenever someone with documented mental illness seeks to expunge that record before applying for a gun permit.
151009Hill

Police Training Aims To Eliminate Biases

10-9-15
To eliminate biases based on ethnicity, skin color or gender, leaders say slowing down and taking extra time to process helps in preventing jumping to conclusions.
151008Flanagan

Fighting Back Against Senior Investment Fraud

10-8-15
People over age 60 account for only 20 percent of New Jersey’s population, however they comprise almost a third of fraud victims in New Jersey, according to the Bureau of Statistics. Red flags include high pressure sales tactics, demands for immediate payment and a lack of proper credentials.
151006Hill

Giving Life to Outdated Criminal Justice Laws

10-6-15
A new criminal justice reform bill aims to give judges more discretion on nonviolent drug sentences and create more re-entry programs.
150930Hill

Summit Aims to Build Trust and Strengthen Relationships Between Communities and Police

9-30-15
A summit organized by NJ Acting Attorney General John Hoffman and U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman aims to tackle issues and strengthen the relationship between the community and police.
150929Vannozzi

Census Data Reveals Cumberland County with the Highest Poverty Rate in New Jersey

9-29-15
New Census data reveals Cumberland County with the highest ratings of poverty throughout the state, followed by Passaic and Hudson Counties.
150929Hill

State Court Ruling Makes Searching Cars Easier For Police

9-29-15
The State Supreme Court ruled that police can search cars without a warrant just based on probable cause, taking searches back to the federal standard.