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Christie Calls on Obama to Demand Cuba Return Woman Convicted of Killing NJ Cop

12-22-14
Gov. Christie wrote a letter to President Obama urging him to demand that the Cuban government return Joanne Chesimard, who was convicted of killing a state trooper, to New Jersey.
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Carjackings Down 40% in North Jersey

12-19-14
The acting state attorney general says Operation Jacked, which brought down a carjacking ring, helped reduce car thefts and carjackings in four North Jersey counties.
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Transgender Students Search for Space to Belong

12-19-14
Transgender students often have to fight schools to use gender-specific restrooms and dressing rooms. Rowan University has started using gender neutral bathrooms.
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Rules for Drone Use in New Jersey

12-19-14
Drones are gaining popularity nationwide. In New Jersey, there is not much legal precedent for guidance.
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Renewed Relations with Cuba Could Mean Extradition of Convicted State Trooper Killer

12-18-14
Joanne Chesimard was convicted of killing New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster, but she fled to Cuba where Fidel Castro granted her asylum. Officials say she could now be extradited back to the U.S. with renewed diplomatic relations.
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New Jersey Ends Red Light Camera Pilot Program

12-16-14
The last day motorists in New Jersey will get tickets from red light cameras is Dec. 16. The state has discontinued the pilot program.
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State AG Says Troopers Won’t Pose as Journalists

12-16-14
Acting Attorney General John Hoffman says State Police will no longer go undercover as journalists at public events where no threat is detected, which happened in March during a Christie town hall.
Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson.

Superior Court Judge Rules Against Rural Districts in School-Funding Suit

12-16-14
Setback in Bacon v. NJDOE only temporary, plaintiff's lawyers say, but decision frees state to focus on upcoming school budget.
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Real Time Crime Center Helps Newark Police Fight Crime

12-15-14
Newark law enforcement officials can get more real-time information with the Real Time Crime Center.
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Lawmakers Consider Bill to Monitor Stalkers

12-11-14
New Jersey lawmakers are considering a bill that would require convicted stalkers to wear GPS monitoring devices to alert authorities when they get close to their victims.