Sept. 7, 2016: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams

Expanding 911. When calling isn’t safe, you can text for help. How many more emergencies can be managed in time?

Gov. Christie pushes economic development in the capital city while all eyes in the capital are trained on the coming Bridgegate trial.

A new twist on the old law against drinking and driving. No drinking and sleeping if your car is what you’re sleeping in.

Calculating the cost of building and maintaining New Jersey’s roads, the most expensive per mile in the country. What’s pushing up the price?

The FDA’s banning those antibacterial soaps, saying the chemicals in them may cause more harm than good and can’t beat basic soap and water.

And a Christmas story. The mall banned the only Christmas tree seller in Middlesex County, then caved under an avalanche of holiday spirit.