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160707Flanagan

58 Mostly Jewish Nonprofits Get Federal Security Grants

7-7-16
Fifty-eight New Jersey nonprofits, most of them Jewish, are sharing $4.3 million in federal security grants this year. That’s more than double last year’s $1.9 million awarded to 27 groups.
160707Aron

Christie’s Cellphone Protected in Bridgegate Pretrial Appearance

7-7-16
A judge in federal court ruled that Gov. Christie's cellphone is protected for now after defense attorneys for Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly filed subpoenas.
160707Cruz

ACLU-NJ, Sex Workers Call for Decriminalizing Prostitution

7-7-16
New Jersey's ACLU and the New Jersey Red Umbrella Alliance are pushing to decriminalize sex work in the state.
160706Aron

New York Observer Reports Former PA Chairman to Plead Guilty to Felony

7-6-16
Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron discusses David Samson's rumored plea regarding the "chairman's flight".
160706Helen

Report: 1 in 5 Women is Sexually Assaulted in College

7-6-16
Helen Archontou, CEO of the Bergen County YWCA, says resources for victims, in addition to teaching proper behavior to young children, are key in raising awareness about sexual assault.
160706Delmore

Controversy Over Collingswood Teacher Calling Police for Third-Grader

7-6-16
A Collingswood Public Schools teacher called police to respond to a third-grader’s comment that another student called racist. Parents were upset they weren't notified of a policy change that involved police in school behavioral issues.
160630Delmore

Disposing of Unwanted Prescription Drugs

6-30-16
Covanta, a waste energy plant in Newark, disposes of unwanted prescription drugs that residents turn in to the police through drug take back programs.
160628Cobb

Frontline, New Yorker Contributor Followed Newark Police For A Year

6-28-16
Frontline teamed up with New Yorker Contributor Jelani Cobb and followed Newark's Police Department for a year to show the challenges it faced in a broken community.
160627Flanagan

NJ Senate Passes Strict Standards for Handgun Permits

6-27-16
The Senate voted 22 to 17 to pass a bill that sets very strict standards for New Jersey residents who must show a “justifiable need” to get a permit to carry a handgun.
160627Hill

Lawmakers, Immigrant Advocates Question Use of Solitary Confinement

6-27-16
The American Friends Service Committee and New Jersey Advocates for Immigrant Detainees partnered with NYU and found the Essex County Correctional Facility used solitary confinement 446 times over three years and nearly a quarter of the cases were later dismissed.