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Rutgers Football Players Arrested On Criminal Charges

Five Rutgers' football players were arrested on criminal charges from assault to burglary.

Officials Say 250 Cops are on The Way, But Newarkers Are Wary, and Weary

After a recent string of violence and murders in Newark, the city announced today that it plans to put 250 new officers on the street by this time next year.

Education Law Center: Graduation Requirements Need To Be Properly Proposed and Adopted

A lawsuit between parents and the Department of Education over new graduation requirements regarding PARCC scores seeks the implementation of new graduation guidelines through the correct protocol so that people have fair notice and the opportunity to give comment.

Updated Car Seat Laws Have More Strict Regulations

New Jersey's updated car seat laws are now some of the strictest in the nation. Previously, the old car seat law had not been updated since the 1960s.

Bag Checks Make Their Premiere at Regal Cinemas

Regal Cinemas introduced a bag check policy for moviegoers as an added security measure.

Baraka Blasts Report on Violent Crime as City Endures Five Killings in 48 Hours

About five killings occurred in Newark within a 48 hour time span. Meanwhile critics say that more needs to be done in the city to combat the issue of violence.

Court Rules in Child Neglect Case Over Toddler Left Unattended in Car

The state supreme court ruled that the mother accused of child neglect and abuse for leaving her 19-month-old unattended in her car deserves a chance for her case to argue her case again.

NJ Juvenile Justice Reforms Setting New National Standards

New juvenile justice reform legislation raises the age of rehabilitation to 26 and gives those 18 years old due process before being transferred to an adult jail.

Precautions at Port Newark In Aftermath of China Explosion

In the aftermath of the deadly explosion in China, the Coast Guard and several agencies take precautions for explosive cargo.

Department of Defense Civil Employee Denied Gun Permit, Despite Credible Threats

A civilian employee of the Department of Defense was denied a permit to carry a concealed weapon, despite being one of 21 million government employees to have their information stolen in an government breach and to have received threats.