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NJ Lawmakers: Keep Those with DWIs from Operating Trains

After finding out an NJ Transit engineer with a suspended license and DWIs is still operating trains, New Jersey officials are calling for a federal standard to prevent that.

How a Man Stole a Church in Essex County

Because government offices can't ask for ID during a property transfer, scammers are able to obtain property they haven't paid for. Officials say it happens to seniors who've paid off their homes and happened to a church in Essex County.

Click It or Ticket Ramps Up for Unofficial Start of Summer

Police departments in all 21 counties of New Jersey are authorizing overtime for their officers to enforce seat belt laws through checkpoints and roving patrols.

Director of NJ’s Department of Homeland Talks TSA Updates and More

New Jersey Department of Homeland Security Director Chris Rodriguez discusses the removal of TSA's head of security and what changes will be made to alleviate long security lines.

Legalization Advocates: Marijuana Could Bring in $300M in Revenue

New Jersey could harvest an estimated $300 million, according to a report prepared by New Jersey Policy Perspective, if it legalized recreational marijuana use and taxed it at 25 percent.

Gun Permit Seekers Criticize Jersey City

Those seeking gun permits in Jersey City have criticized the police department for its procedures.

County Executive Orders More Officers to Bergen Regional Medical Center

After ongoing security issues at Bergen Regional Medical Center, the county executive has ordered increased officer presence at the facility.

Teaching Motorcycle Safety to Riders and Drivers

In honor of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission is launching a public awareness campaign called “Share the Road” to show residents that drivers on four wheels are responsible for motorcycle safety, too.

New Jersey, Israel Hold Security Conference at NJIT

The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness held a conference at NJIT with representatives from Israel about securing critical infrastructure.

Unindicted Bridgegate Co-Conspirators to Stay Secret for Now

A federal judge ruled the U.S. Attorney’s list of unindicted Bridgegate co-conspirators must stay secret pending a full hearing.