New Jersey


Regional Briefs – December 12, 2017

Hunters Offer Up Licenses To Spare Bears for a Price HARDYSTON, N.J. – Three bear hunters want to see how much hunt opponents really care about the bears, NJ.com reported.…

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Jackson Proposal Attempts to Settle Bias Lawsuit

The Jackson Town Council has proposed a bill that would allow for the construction of eruvin in some areas, in an attempt to end a pending discrimination suit which claims…

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First Sikh Nominated to Be New Jersey Attorney General

Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy on Tuesday announced his nomination for attorney general, picking a Chris Christie-appointed prosecutor who Murphy said would stand up to President Donald Trump. Murphy said at…

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Track Repairs Slated At Century-Old Hoboken Terminal

Hoboken’s more than 100-year-old rail terminal will be the site of track repairs similar to those performed last summer at New York’s Penn Station that forced service cutbacks around the…

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Regional Briefs – December 11, 2017

Christie Beefs Up Security After Manhattan Blast TRENTON – Gov. Chris Christie ordered additional security at New Jersey’s mass transit hubs Monday after the NYC subway bomb, The Associated Press…

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NJ Transit Buses Resume Normal Service Into Manhattan

New Jersey Transit buses have resumed normal service into New York City after the Port Authority Bus Terminal reopened, following the terror attack Monday morning. NJ Transit on Monday diverted…

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Regional Briefs – December 10, 2017

Judge Accused of Texting Prosecutors Advice in Case CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. – A judge recused herself from a case after prosecutors revealed she had texted advice to them, Newsday reported.…

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NJ Commission Advances Plan to Relocate State Buildings

A commission created by Republican Gov. Chris Christie voted to press forward with plans to relocate two state office buildings in Trenton, despite fierce objections from city residents. The project…

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Regional Briefs – December 7, 2017

Restored Statues of NY’s Founding Fathers Unveiled NEW YORK – Spruced-up statues of Alexander Hamilton and Dewitt Clinton were unveiled Thursday at a ceremony in the Museum of the City…

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Regional Briefs – December 6, 2017

Man Sentenced for Pretending To Need a Wheelchair BUFFALO – A fraudster who pretended to need a wheelchair to get $1.5 million in federal benefits was sentenced Tuesday to 32…

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Regional Briefs – December 5, 2017

Brinks Heist Driver Judith Clark Loses Parole Appeal ALBANY – A Weather Underground radical who drove a getaway car in the deadly 1981 Brinks armored car robbery lost her bid…

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Regional Briefs – December 4, 2017

Democrat Might Challenge Menendez Next Year TRENTON – Sen. Bob Menendez could be facing his first primary challenger if he seeks re-election next year. Jersey City attorney Michael Starr Hopkins,…

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Regional Briefs – December 3, 2017

Charges Dropped for Cop Who Sicced Dog on Woman TOMS RIVER, N.J. – Charges against a police officer accused of commanding his dog to attack a woman during a traffic…

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Bump Stock Ban Moves Forward in New Jersey

New Jersey is moving forward with legislation to ban bump stocks, like the one a gunman used in the Las Vegas concert shooting to turn a semi-automatic weapon into a…

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