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Investigating: Toxic NJ

Toxic NJ is a three-part series that delves into the issue of oil and gasoline contamination from leaking underground storage tanks and the impact on homeowners and the environment.

Lockdown Ends in Paterson

The lockdown is over at the Paterson Federal Building, according to a spokesman from the Passaic County Sheriff's Office.

Fighting Homelessness by Providing Homes

At last count Camden county had about 650 homeless residents, more than half were disabled. Once these 50 participants are placed in a home the program will then work to bring in needed services --- like behavioral and addiction help.

Obama Address Draws Praise From Supporters and Ire of Foes

President Obama addressed the nation Sunday night in a 13-minute speech from the Oval Office. In the wake of last week's terrorist attack in San Bernardino, he spoke about military strategy, gun control and immigration.

Response to Passing of Smart Gun Legislation and President Obama’s Speech

NJTV News Anchor Mary Alice Williams discusses the passing of smart gun legislation in the Senate with Senior political correspondent Michael Aron. She also discussed the President's address to the nation on gun control with Correspondent David Cruz.

More Claims by Second Amendment Society in Denying of Handgun Permits by Police

The Second Amendment Society says it’s found widespread delays and denials of gun permits in the Garden State of police departments stalling and complicating the process. But, Chief Chris Wagner, the Head of the State Police Chiefs’ Association says not so.

Specialty Drugs Cost More Than Most Yearly Incomes

The AARP says the average yearly retail cost of specialty drugs is more than $53,000. That’s more than most households’ yearly income, or twice the household income of Medicare beneficiaries. It’s more than three times the average Social Security benefit.

Assembly Comes Up Short in Attempt to Override Christie Veto

Democrats needed seven Republicans if they were to override the veto of a gun bill that would affect those committed to a mental facility who seek to get that record expunged. They got just four. The final vote was 50 to 17 with 11 abstentions.

Protesters Fight Back Against Expansion of Bear Harvest

An estimated 3,500 black bears live in New Jersey, and state regulators say that’s too many. They cite a rising number of incidents where bears interacted with people and property.

Second Amendment Society Claims Police Departments Delaying and Denying Handgun Permits

In a hidden-camera recording made by the New jersey Second Amendment Society, an Orange Police Detective Sergeant appears to explain how he denied a handgun purchase permit to an applicant not based on New Jersey law but on the applicant’s size and gender.