Conn. Beefs Up Enforcement Of Texting While Driving BanAuthorities call it "high-visibility enforcement'' intended to call attention to a law that took effect Oct. 1. It allows reporting of distracted driving offenses to insurance companies and increases fines for texting and using hand-held phones while driving.
N.J. Sierra Club Alarmed By Drop In Pollution ViolationsThe New Jersey Sierra Club was disappointed this week following revelations that penalties against polluters dropped by 54 percent last budget year compared with four years earlier.
NJ Goes High-Tech To Eliminate Prison Cell PhonesCell phones are illegal in jails and prisons, and officers are supposed to be on the front lines of keeping them out.