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Newark Reentry Initiative Aims to Cut Recidivism, Prevent Homicide

11-10-16
Grant money will be used to work with 75 ex-offenders to keep them out of jail and alive. They will be chosen by analyzing crime and parole data to target people at the highest risk of being involved in a homicide.
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Paterson Homicides on the Rise Since Police Layoffs

11-10-16
Homicides have risen 30 percent since 125 police officers were laid off in Paterson in 2011.
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Lawsuit Seeks to Throw Out More Than 20,000 DUI Convictions

11-9-16
More than 20,000 New Jersey drivers may have been wrongly prosecuted because of botched calibrations on breathalyzer tests.
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Census Counts Prisoners Where Jail is Located

11-8-16
It's called prison gerrymandering: counting prisoners in the municipalities their jails are located instead of their hometowns. Some say this gives residents in areas with prisons a greater weight when they vote.
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What Bridgegate Verdict Means for Chris Christie

11-7-16
Gov. Christie maintains he knew nothing about the scheme to close lanes on the George Washington Bridge or its political motive. But co-chairs of the legislative committee that investigated Bridgegate want to reconvene the panel and get the governor to testify under oath.
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NJ Transit Executive Director: Federal Inspection Findings ‘Unacceptable’

11-7-16
New NJ Transit Executive Director Steven Santoro testified before a joint legislative committee investigating NJ Transit in the wake of the deadly Hoboken train crash. He called the multiple safety violations identified by a federal inspection unacceptable.
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Baroni, Kelly Found Guilty on All Charges in Bridgegate Trial

11-4-16
Jurors in the Bridgegate trial found Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni guilty on all charges. Both defendants' attorneys say they plan to appeal.
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Bridgegate History: From Lane Closures to Trial

11-4-16
NJTV News Correspondent Brenda Flanagan takes a look at a timeline of events that led to the Bridgegate trial.
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News Outlets Demand Access to Bridgegate Trial Material

11-3-16
Citing a First Amendment right, a group of news organizations, including NJTV, filed a brief in federal court demanding access to a redacted mistrial motion and transcripts of closed off proceedings.
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NJ Prevents Inmates, Parolees from Voting

11-3-16
According to New Jersey law, those who are incarcerated aren't allowed to vote and the state continues to block people on probation or parole from casting ballots.