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Law Enforcement Boosts Security Around July 4 Weekend

7-3-15
Because of increased chatter the Department of Homeland Security has seen, New Jersey State Police are deploying an additional 120 troopers and increasing checks on suspicious vehicles, bags and people.
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Family: Can’t Sell Home Because of Westfield ‘Watcher’

7-3-15
A family is too afraid to move into the Westfield home they purchased because of threatening letters from "The Watcher." They say they can't sell the home now either because of the letters.
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Christie Executive Order Shortens Gun Wait for Victims of Violence

7-2-15
Gov. Christie signed an executive order that shortens the wait time from 30 to 14 days for victims of violence to buy, own and carry a gun. The action came after a New Jersey woman was killed by a man she had an order of protection against while waiting to get a firearm for protection.
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Belmar Beach Patrol Saves Lives at the Shore

7-2-15
Members of the Belmar Beach Patrol help rescue swimmers who find themselves in trouble.
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Red Bank Residents Find Ku Klux Klan Fliers on Lawns

7-1-15
Plastic baggies stuffed with solicitations from the Ku Klux Klan, weighted with caramel candies, were tossed onto people’s lawns along Washington Street in Red Bank.
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Hospitals Partner with Law Enforcement to Reduce Overdoses

7-1-15
Medical facilities and law enforcement officials are teaming up in Monmouth and Ocean counties to get those who overdose the help they need to get clean.
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ACLU-NJ Exec. Director: Same-Sex Marriage Decision ‘Momentous’

6-26-15
ACLU-NJ Executive Director Udi Ofer called the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide "momentous" for the LGBT community. He compared it to the decision to legalize interracial marriage and Brown v. Board of Education.
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N.J. health care community reacts to Obamacare ruling

6-25-15
The Supreme Court upheld Affordable Care Act subsidies, which have helped nearly 200,000 New Jerseyans get health coverage.
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Closing Arguments in Gay Conversion Therapy Case

6-24-15
Lawyers gave their closing arguments in Jersey City in the case of a religious group offering "gay conversion therapy," which is billed as a therapy that turns a homosexual person straight.
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NJ Victim of Human Trafficking Gets Record Expunged

6-24-15
Under New Jersey's Human Trafficking Prevention, Protection and Treatment Act, one woman has become the first to have a judge vacate her crimes, which were committed under force, and expunge and seal the record.