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A Jail Cell - File / Photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images

Lawyer Hopes To Free Innocent Inmates In New Jersey

Leslie Risinger is heading up the last resort exoneration project thru Seton Hall Law School, helping prison inmates who were wrongly convicted.

02/04/2011

Traffic is seen on 42nd Street - New York, NY - Jan 27, 2011 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Black Ice Remains A Concern After Winter Storm

“You can spin out in a heartbeat. You know, you never know with black ice, so I’m concerned about accidents happening,” said Matt Faivre of Tenafly.

02/03/2011

A Jail Cell - File / Photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images

Admitted Child Sex Ring Runner Gets 25 Years In Prison

A federal judge in New Jersey sentenced a Canadian man who admitted running a brothel for pedophiles in Thailand to 25 years in prison.

01/31/2011

Snowstorm Leaves Two Dead In New Jersey

A second New Jersey death has been blamed on this week’s snow storm.

01/28/2011

N.J. digs out on Jan. 27

Parts Of N.J. See Close To 20 Inches

New Jersey found itself digging out from another major snowstorm Thursday and dealing with canceled flights, closed schools, some for the second day in a row, and slippery roads.

01/27/2011

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NJ High Court: Slapping Teen Children Not Child Abuse

Slapping a teenager or taking money from her paycheck to pay family bills is hardly admirable, but doesn’t constitute child neglect or abuse, the court ruled today.

01/27/2011

An execution chamber is seen in Huntsville, TX - Jun 23, 2000 - Photo: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers

NJ Sen. Still Wants Death Penalty; Christie Would Sign

Sen. Robert Singer says it should be applied to those convicted of murdering a child, killing a police officer in the line of duty, or committing a fatal terrorist attack.

01/26/2011

Photo/Al Jones

Dozens of Cats Killed In New Jersey House Fire

The homeowner and a neighbor rescued some of felines as flames destroyed the home at 14 Piermont Terrace. The 66-year-old homeowner devoted her life to rescuing cats.

01/25/2011

Rendering of new platform at New York Penn Station - Credit: ARC

It’s Time For NJ To Pay Up For Cancelled Tunnel

Tuesday is the deadline for New Jersey to repay costs associated with the scuttled Hudson River rail tunnel.

01/25/2011

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Stories From Main Street: Upper Saddle River, NJ

As more and more baby boomers retire, they’re taking on a new full-time job – caring for an ailing parent.

01/24/2011

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NJ Lawmakers Continue Medical Marijuana Debate

One of the features St. Sen. Scutari says he had first liked about NJ’s medical marijuana plan he sponsored was the home delivery option for terminally ill patients.

01/24/2011

Jahmell Crockam, center, who is accused in the murder of Lakewood Police Officer Christopher Matlosz, stands next to Deputy Public Defender Frank Gonzalez, left, during an appearance before Superior Court Judge Wendel Daniels.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NJ State Senator Wants Death Penalty for Cop Killer

Under a proposed bill in the New Jersey legislature, cop killers would face the death penalty.

01/20/2011

A Jersey City Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Jersey City Police Department

Deal Reached To Avoid Jersey City Police Layoffs

The mayor of New Jersey’s second-largest city and the head of its police union say they’ve reached an agreement to avert the layoff of 82 police officers.

01/19/2011

Red Knot - File / Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

NJ Looks To Add Species To Endangered List

New Jersey environmental officials want to add five species to the state’s endangered list and reclassify the bald eagle and seven other types of birds.

01/19/2011

New Jersey State PBA Shield - File / Photo: MTC Photography via NJPBA

NJ PBA Snubbing Atlantic City By Going to CT

The organization decided to pull out of Atlantic City to protest the city laying off 60 police officers this year.

01/19/2011

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