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Blue Lines to Show Support for Police Not Permitted

1-12-17
According to the Federal Highway Administration, filling in the space between a double yellow line does not comply with regulations.
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Judge to Decide on Criminal Complaint Alleging Christie Misconduct

1-11-17
Judge Bonnie Mizdol will decide whether or not Brennan's criminal complaint alleging official misconduct by Gov. Chris Christie in the 2013 Bridgegate lane closures gets tossed.
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Asm. Bramnick, Sen. Lesniak Discuss 2017 State of the State

1-10-17
Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron talked with Assembly Majority Leader Jon Bramnick and Sen. Ray Lesniak about Gov. Christie's State of the State speech.
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Christie Signs Bill Creating 20 New Judgeships

1-9-17
The impetus for the creation of new judgeships is the bail reform law that took effect Jan. 1 in New Jersey.
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NJ Driving Fatalities Increased 8 Percent in 2016

1-9-17
The New Jersey Division of Highway Safety says the agency believes excessive speed, lack of seat belt use and distractions such as cell phones are likely causes of the increase in driving fatalities in 2016.
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Hiccups Amid Implementation of Bail Reform

1-5-17
In Essex County, pretrial detention hearings were supposed to begin at 9 a.m. Instead, proceedings began at 3 p.m. and not one had an actual hearing where prosecutors were to present clear and convincing evidence that each defendant was a risk for coming back to court or a risk to commit another crime if released.
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Criminal Justice Reform Legislation Back in the Mix

1-5-17
Three opponents of criminal justice reform legislation are no longer on the Senate Judiciary Committee, so the chairman says moving it forward is on the agenda.
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New Jersey Eliminates Bail for Most Defendants

1-3-17
A new system eliminates monetary bail in most cases. For indictable, more serious crimes the defendant goes to jail but must have a court hearing within 48 hours.
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Syrian Refugees Find Safe Haven in New Jersey

1-3-17
There are about 15 families who have escaped the Syrian civil war to settle in Paterson, which has a large Arabic community.
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Looking Ahead at Politics in New Jersey

1-3-17
New Jerseyans have a lot to keep their eyes on politically in the coming years.