Category: New Jersey

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Nov
2020

New Jersey Governor Signs Law Requiring Police To Wear Body CamerasNew Jersey Governor Signs Law Requiring Police To Wear Body Cameras

Democratic New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Tuesday that requires police officers to wear body cameras while on patrol, numerous sources reported. S1163 requires all uniformed officers at the state, county, and municipal level to wear a body camera, with some exceptions for including for officers on undercover assignments or those meeting with confidential […]

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Sep
2020

New Jersey Governor Signs Bill Making It A Crime To Intimidate People Of Color By Calling 911New Jersey Governor Signs Bill Making It A Crime To Intimidate People Of Color By Calling 911

September 01, 2020 3:28 PM ET New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law Monday making it a crime to call 911 for the purpose of intimidating someone because of race, ethnicity, religion or gender. The law amends an existing law and makes it a crime to falsely incriminate someone else or file a […]

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May
2020

‘Close Your Legs’: Judge Who Advised Sexual Assault Victim Permanently Removed From Bench‘Close Your Legs’: Judge Who Advised Sexual Assault Victim Permanently Removed From Bench

A New Jersey judge was permanently banned from the bench Tuesday after he advised a sexual assault victim to “close your legs.” New Jersey Supreme Court unanimously decides to remove Ocean County Superior Court Judge John Russo Jr who asked victim of rape if she could have “closed her legs” while attacked to stop rape […]

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May
2020

New Jersey To Resume In-Person Graduation CeremoniesNew Jersey To Resume In-Person Graduation Ceremonies

Democratic New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday that he would ease coronavirus restrictions to allow graduation ceremonies be held outdoors, numerous sources reported. However, most graduates will have to wait until they’ve already officially graduated. The ceremonies are green lighted to begin July 6, which is, in many cases, nearly a month after most […]

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new-jersey-democrat-apologizes-after-calling-gay-mayor-a-‘pedophile’
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May
2020

New Jersey Democrat Apologizes After Calling Gay Mayor A ‘Pedophile’New Jersey Democrat Apologizes After Calling Gay Mayor A ‘Pedophile’

A Democratic New Jersey Councilwoman who called Trenton’s first openly gay mayor a “pedophile” and was urged to resign by the state’s senators apologized Wednesday. Robin Vaughn, who represents Trenton, issued her apology on social media. “I apologize. That must be the first thing you hear from me. I am deeply and specifically sorry for […]

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May
2020

New Jersey Senators Urge Councilwoman To Resign After She Calls Gay Mayor A ‘Pedophile’New Jersey Senators Urge Councilwoman To Resign After She Calls Gay Mayor A ‘Pedophile’

A New Jersey councilwoman who apologized for anti-Semitic comments in 2019 is being told to resign after reportedly calling Trenton’s first openly gay mayor a “pedophile” and other derogatory names during an outburst, numerous sources reported. Councilwoman Robin Vaughn, who is a Democrat according to her Twitter bio, went on a vulgar diatribe against Mayor […]

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Apr
2020

New Jersey Contractor Charged With Stealing Up To 1,600 N95 Masks Intended For Hospital DonationNew Jersey Contractor Charged With Stealing Up To 1,600 N95 Masks Intended For Hospital Donation

April 17, 2020 5:40 PM ET A New Jersey electrical contractor stole at least seven cases of N95 masks from a company that intended to donate them to a local hospital, the New Jersey Attorney General’s office reported Thursday. Kevin R. Brady, 49, of Point Pleasant Beach was accused of stealing seven-to-eight cases of N95 […]

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Apr
2020

New Jersey Police Discover 17 Bodies Piled Inside Nursing Home After Anonymous TipNew Jersey Police Discover 17 Bodies Piled Inside Nursing Home After Anonymous Tip

April 15, 2020 10:03 PM ET Police in New Jersey discovered 17 bodies piled inside a nursing home’s small morgue after receiving an anonymous tip about a body being stored in an outside shed, the New York Times reported Wednesday. The 17 bodies were among 68 recent deaths linked to Andover Subacute and Rehabilitation Center […]

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