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150515Vannozzi

Data: 10% of Fatal Car Crashes Involved Drivers Without Valid Licenses

5-15-15
Statistics show that 10 percent of fatal car crashes between 2010 and 2013 involved a driver without a valid license.
150513Williams

NJ Man Among the Dead in Amtrak Train Derailment

5-13-15
Jim Gaines of Plainsboro was one of at least seven people who were killed after an Amtrak train derailed near Philadelphia.
150513Vannozzi

U.S. Military Bases at Heightened Security Levels

5-13-15
Military bases, including Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, are at the Bravo level -- the highest since the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

NJ Man Among Those Killed in Amtrak Derailment

5-13-15
An Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia on its way from Washington, D.C. to New York Tuesday night, killing six people.
150512Hill

Judge Agrees to Re-Sentence Juvenile Given 75-Year Punishment

5-12-15
An Essex County judge has agreed to re-sentence James Comer who was 17 when he was given a 75-year prison sentence with the possibility of parole after 68 years. His attorney argued that amounted to a life sentence, which is unconstitutional for a minor.
150511Aron

Officials Call for Reauthorization of Federal Highway Trust Fund

5-11-15
The federal Highway Trust Fund expires May 31 and New Jersey politicians say without reauthorization, state infrastructure is in jeopardy.
150511Flanagan

Lawmakers Consider Greater Penalties for Swatting

5-11-15
Assemblyman Paul Moriarty, who is a victim of swatting, has introduced legislation that would make it a second-degree crime punishable by 10 years in prison and a $150,000 fine.
150507Verniero

Former NJ Supreme Court Justice: Cameras in SCOTUS Would Enhance Public’s Understanding

5-7-15
Former New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Peter Verniero says that the ban on cameras inside the U.S. Supreme Court has been in place throughout the tenure of the court. He says that it is time to change that rule so the public can more access to the highest court.
150506Aron

NJ Supreme Court Hears Arguments Regarding State Pension System

5-6-15
State Supreme Court Justices heard arguments from the state and unions regarding the funding of New Jersey's pension system.
150505Cruz

Lawmakers Push for New Home Fire Safety Act

5-5-15
After a devastating fire in Edgewater, lawmakers have approved the New Home Fire Safety Act, which would mandate all new one- and two-family dwellings to have sprinkler systems. The bill has passed both chambers and awaits the governor's signature.