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NJ-STEP Program Lets Inmates Earn Degrees

The New Jersey Scholarship and Transformative Education in Prisons Consortium (NJ-STEP) gives inmates the opportunity to work toward higher education degrees.

Despite NJ Law, Many Vehicles Still Snow Covered

New Jersey law prohibits drivers from being on the road without first removing snow from vehicles. But days after a major winter storm, many vehicles can still be seen on the roads with snow.

Mayor Baraka: Newark Pulled Together

NJTV Correspondent David Cruz spoke with Newark Mayor Ras Baraka about the city's progress in getting back to normal following the weekend's snowstorm.

Flooding with Winter Storm at Highest Level Since Sandy

The weekend winter storm brought flood waters the highest level since Superstorm Sandy for parts of New Jersey.

How Did Christie Fare Politically Following the Storm?

NJTV News Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron breaks down Gov. Christie's response and reaction to it following the weekend's winter storm.

Power Outages, Flooding Concerns with Winter Storm

Utility companies are urging customers to plan for possible power outages and officials say those at the Jersey Shore should be prepared for flooding.

Jersey Shore Prepares for Storm Surge, Flooding

Ahead of a major winter storm, communities at the Jersey Shore are bracing for a strong storm surge and the potential for flooding.

Asm. Eustace Talks Christie Pocket Veto of ‘Common Sense’ Gun Bill

Asm. Tim Eustace sponsored a bill that would keep guns out of the hands of convicted carjackers, gangsters and other criminals. However, Gov. Christie pocket vetoed the legislation. Eustace talked to NJTV News about why Christie would pass on the "common sense" legislation.

Report: Homegrown Extremists Are Greatest Terrorist Threat to NJ

A New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness report says homegrown violent extremists are the greatest terrorist threat to the Garden State, making the landscape more dangerous than any since the Sept. 11 attacks.

SANDY Act Aims to Improve Communication During Disasters

Congressman Frank Pallone has introduced the SANDY Act to improve communication for residents during emergencies.