In 2012, the state set a near record low with 20 drivers between the ages of 16 and 20 killed on state roadways. The data, prepared at the request of the New Jersey Teen Safe Driving Coalition, indicates that the numbers are on track to be even lower this year.
The mayor of Bridgeport will sign an ordinance Monday instituting a curfew in the hope of stemming gun violence in the city, but some people don’t like it.
The curfew ordinance was first proposed in January, in response to the fatal shooting of a 14-year-old boy, Justin Thompson, after a party.
Hanging out on a street corner at 11:30 at night is no place for a 14 or 15-year-old.
The violent shooting death of 13-year-old Dante Young Sunday night in Newark has prompted officials to take extra measures to protect residents in the area.