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NJ LEEP Helps Students Prepare for College

The New Jersey Law and Education Empowerment Project is an after-school program that recruits eighth-graders in and around Newark and puts them through a rigorous five-week Seton Hall University Law School program.

Delay in Release of List Naming Bridgegate Unindicted Co-Conspirators

A motion filed by “John Doe” has delayed the release of a list naming him and others as unindicted co-conspirators in the Bridgegate trial.

Port Authority to TSA: Shape Up or We’ll Use Contractors

The Port Authority called security screening wait times “abysmal” and told the TSA if it doesn't improve, it will look into supplementing the workforce with contractors.

ICE Arrests High Threat Offenders

Teams from Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrest individuals considered Priority 1, the highest threat level to society.

Hoboken Native Opened Little League Up to Girls

Maria Pepe made the cut for Hoboken’s Little League team in 1972 when she was 11. But just three games in she was told to hand in her uniform and hang up her hat because it was against Little League rules for girls to play. She won a legal battle that allowed girls to be included.

NJ Homeland Security Conference Focuses on Domestic Terrorism

The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness gathered around 250 experts from government, law enforcement and academia for the day-long conference in New Brunswick focusing on domestic terrorism.

Monmouth County Unveils Special Needs Registry

Monmouth County has the first countywide registry in New Jersey for special needs individuals. It's a voluntary registry that alerts first responders when they are coming into contact with individuals with special needs.

Trenton to Launch Anti-Violence Initiative with Extra Police Units

Trenton police will launch a summer anti-violence initiative early, adding extra investigative units to combat strictly violent crimes.

Parents File Federal Lawsuit Over Lead in Newark School Water

Anthony Brown and Gwendolyn Booker have filed a federal lawsuit against Newark's state-run school district, its superintendent, the city and Gov. Christie, saying their children drank water tainted with lead in Newark schools.

Report Shows Violent Crime Down in NJ and Nationwide

The Uniform Crime Report, issued by the state Attorney General's office, shows the crime rate improving in New Jersey. The occurrence of murders, robberies, aggravated assaults and rape are all down from where they were in previous years.