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A Conversation on Race and Policing in Newark

The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice is holding a forum at NJPAC to discuss the issue of race and policing.

Jersey City Gets Grant for More Firefighters Ahead of 9/11 Anniversary

Days before the 15th anniversary of 9/11, New Jersey’s two U.S. senators announced an $8.4 million federal SAFER grant for the Jersey City Fire Department, which will allow them to retain 45 currently working firefighters and hire 16 new ones.

NJ Launches Text-to-911 in All 21 Counties

New Jersey has officially launched its statewide text-to-911 system. Residents are encouraged to call 911 when they can and text when they can't and are in need of emergency services.

Bridgegate Co-Conspirators to Remain Secret

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia decided that the list of co-conspirators in Bridgegate will remain secret. Potential jurors will be questioned Sept. 12 and the trial is scheduled to begin Sept. 19.

You Can Still Get a DWI If Your Car is in Park in NJ

In New Jersey, someone who’s had too much to drink could be arrested and convicted of driving while intoxicated even if the car is parked, not running and the key is not in the ignition.

Newark Officials Discuss Ways to Fight Crime

Although Newark is on pace to exceed last year’s homicides, officials say police-community relations are better and they are working to find offenders.

How Should You Prepare for an Emergency?

The American Red Cross and AAA have tips to make sure you're prepared for an emergency like a hurricane.

Hispanic Community Reacts to Trump’s Immigration Speech

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump outlined a 10-point plan including absolutely zero amnesty and a Deportation Task Force to evict what he called “criminal aliens”.

With Rest Areas Full, Truck Drivers Pull Over Along Route 287

Truck drivers often park on the shoulder of Route 287 in Mahwah because they're legally required to take a break after 11 hours, but it can be dangerous.

Those Touched By Addiction Speak Out on Overdose Awareness Day

Overdose deaths are on the rise in New Jersey. People affected by addiction are working to help others impacted by the disease on Overdose Awareness Day.