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Prosecutors: Drug ring leader gets 30-year prison sentence

7-25-15
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say the leader of a southern New Jersey drug ring has been sentenced to 30 years in state prison. Ocean County prosecutors say 29-year-old Enzo Pena, of Mays Landing, employed at least five juveniles in his drug ...

Man sentenced in crash that killed off-duty police officer

7-25-15
JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — A driver who was high on heroin when he caused a crash that killed an off-duty police officer is now headed to state prison. Ocean County prosecutors say 39-year-old Jason Wolek, of Jackson, received an eight-year term when he ...

Man sentenced for shooting at officer on New Year’s Day

7-25-15
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man wounded by an off-duty police officer he had tried to shoot during a New Year's celebration is now headed to prison. Passaic County prosecutors say 29-year-old Elijah Morales, of Paterson, received a ...
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Bill Would Withhold Federal Dollars from ‘Sanctuary Cities’

7-24-15
So-called "sanctuary cities" don't hold undocumented people for ICE. The House has passed a bill to cut federal funding to those cities, which include Newark and Perth Amboy in New Jersey.
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AC Establishments Settle ADA Violations with Justice Department

7-24-15
After the Justice Department found violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act at five Atlantic City establishments, the parties agreed to a settlement to fix the problems.
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Executive Director of Disability Rights NJ: ADA Gave People with Disabilities a Voice

7-24-15
Executive Director of Disability Rights New Jersey Joe Young says that the Americans with Disabilities Act gave people with disabilities a voice, but that challenges still exist.
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Safe Exchange Zones Offered for Swapping Goods

7-24-15
West Orange offers "safe exchange zones" where people who buy and sell items online can meet with the presence of law enforcement.
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Pre-Trial Debate Over Classified Information in Menendez Corruption Trial

7-22-15
NJTV News Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron discusses the federal proceedings today in federal court on the corruption trial for Sen. Bob Menendez.
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Camden County Officials Prepare for Pope’s Visit to Philadelphia

7-22-15
Although Pope Francis doesn't plan to enter New Jersey when he visits Philadelphia in September, his presence will be felt in South Jersey with changes to transportation and many visitors.
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What Happens to Items Left at TSA Checkpoints?

7-21-15
If you leave items at a TSA checkpoint at Newark Airport, do you know what happens to them? They could get sold online.