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NJPAC Hosts Frank Discussion About Race and Policing

9-13-16
Two organizations invited hundreds to NJPAC to talk and listen and share ideas about reforming the Newark Police Department.
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Jury Selection Continues in Bridgegate Trial

9-12-16
Potential jurors in the Bridgegate trial have been narrowed down from 253 to 139. In the next phase of jury selection, both sides will begin questioning and objecting to certain jurors.
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ACLU Challenges Law Enforcement Asset Forfeiture

9-12-16
ACLU-NJ charges the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is illegally suing people to keep their cash and possessions seized by officers on the street.
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Officials Outline Flood Mitigation Plan for Rahway River Basin

9-12-16
The Rahway River Basin runs through 24 municipalities in Union, Essex and Middlesex counties, threatening homes and businesses when heavy rain falls as happened during Irene. The Army Corps of Engineers has a plan to help prevent flooding.
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A Conversation on Race and Policing in Newark

9-12-16
The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice is holding a forum at NJPAC to discuss the issue of race and policing.
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Jersey City Gets Grant for More Firefighters Ahead of 9/11 Anniversary

9-9-16
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.
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NJ Launches Text-to-911 in All 21 Counties

9-7-16
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.
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Bridgegate Co-Conspirators to Remain Secret

9-7-16
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.
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You Can Still Get a DWI If Your Car is in Park in NJ

9-7-16
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.
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Newark Officials Discuss Ways to Fight Crime

9-6-16
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.