More low-risk defendants were released with summonses or citations instead of warrants since bail reform was implemented in 2017.
Ninety-four percent of children in foster care in New Jersey were placed with families rather than in group placements in 2017
In commemoration of Autism Awareness Day, Kerry Magro read his new children’s book “I Will Light It Up Blue” to 35 autistic students from Jersey City’s McNair Academic High School.
Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced a new initiative directing the state's 21 county prosecutors to meet with students to discuss how to handle sexual assault cases.
Newark’s young men of color face major challenges in education, health and safety.
A study by the American Journal of Public Health looked at the link between low income and poor health nationwide and showed a consistent pattern of health improvements in states that increased their ...
At stake is over $20 billion in federal funding for New Jersey. It's money that goes to schools, transportation and infrastructure along with the number of congressional seats given to represent ...
Backed by a star lineup of social justice advocates, Murphy seized the bully pulpit to argue that legalizing recreational marijuana is nothing less than a civil rights issue.
Advocates fear the Trump administration’s rule changes could cut New Jersey’s Title X funding, which totaled $8.8 million last year.
A new report finds immigrants, who make up 22 percent of the state's population, own 47 percent of main street businesses. Advocates say immigrants look to open businesses because racism and language ...
Despite officials at the correctional facility saying they've already addressed the issues that were cited in a recent federal report, advocates say they're not buying it.
For a company to qualify for Grow NJ tax incentives, it must meet certain standards for job creation and minimum company investments. But as a distressed city, Camden is held to lower standards.
"Spotlight on the future of local journalism" provides an in-depth look at what's to come from experts in the journalism field.
“If These Stones Could Talk” celebrates the overlooked history of African-Americans in Central New Jersey.
WNYC reporter Matt Katz discusses the conditions at the state's immigration detention facilities and how counties are profiting from federal contracts with ICE.