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151229Cruz

Crime, Terrorism, Fear of Stricter Gun Control Laws Among Reasons for Spike in Sales

12-29-15
Gun retailers have reported that sales are always strong during the holidays. However, this year sales have also been driven by fear, crime and, in the wake of San Bernardino, terrorism.


151228Flanagan

New Lifeline Created to Help Veterans Cope

12-28-15
Last year, almost 270 active duty personnel took their own lives. That's a six percent increase over the year before. Numbers ticked down for vets and national guardsmen to 170 last year, from 220 in 2013.
151228Cruz

Speziale Says Side Job in Pa. Not ‘a Conflict’

12-28-15
Jerry Speziale, Paterson Police Director, agreed to take on the job of interim police chief for Hazelton, Pennsylvania, population 25,000, about 100 miles west of Paterson. He says the part-time job will not not interfere with his responsibilities in Paterson.
151225Payne

Congressman Payne Jr. Introduces Federal Gun Buyback Legislation

12-25-15
Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. discusses the Safer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Act and how the NRA's stronghold in Washington as lobbyists makes passing gun legislation difficult.
151224Flanagan

FDA Modifying Ban on Gay Blood Donations

12-24-15
Federal policy changes now permit gay and bisexual men who haven’t had sex for a year to donate blood.
151222Cruz

ACLU Report Shows Racial Disparity In Arrests For Minor Offenses

12-22-15
The organization tracked 10 years of arrest records in four New Jersey towns.
151222Hill

Christie Commission Recommends Easing Gun Restrictions

12-22-15
Governor Christie's New Jersey firearm purchase and permitting commission recommended how to make it easier, clearer and faster for law-abiding New Jerseyans to buy and carry guns.
151221Aron

Zadroga Act Extension Ensures Treatment for 9/11 Responders

12-21-15
In New Jersey, 5,166 first responders have been treated, about half at the Rutgers clinic. 1,683 are eligible for compensation, as for instance for lost wages.
151221Cruz

Shakeup at Newark Police Department Returns Former Director to Old Post

12-21-15
Mayor Ras Baraka was trying to explain the many ways his reorganization of the city's police department will save money and make the force more efficient.
151218Cruz

Dem-Controlled Legislature Muscles Through Full Agenda, Leaving Republicans Gasping for Air

12-18-15
Lawmakers blew through the dinner hour in a mad dash to get through more than a hundred bills and four constitutional amendments pushed by the Democratically-controlled houses.