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NJ companies must pay worker’s comp for medical marijuana, court rules
Companies in New Jersey have to pay for the medical marijuana of employees receiving worker’s comp, state judges said this week.
NJ man gets months in jail for letting his dog die in hot weather
A 31-year-old Brick man was sentenced to nine months in county jail after pleading guilty to leaving his dog caged outside during a blistering hot day.
‘Mob Wives’ star’s hubby among 24 busted in NJ weed, edibles sting
One of the biggest names caught in a Monmouth County sting that took down a multi-million-dollar marijuana edibles operation is Lee D’Avanzo, a reality-TV show husband.
1 arrest after fireworks spook an evacuation at Howell movie theater
A movie theater was evacuated and a person was arrested on New Year's Day after fireworks outside the building were mistaken for real gunfire.
Lakewood cops take down suspect who had three guns — video
Township police on Tuesday afternoon arrested a man who was carrying three handguns.
12,000 NJ residents about lose food stamps under new rule
A new rule implemented earlier this month by the Trump administration will cut an estimated 12,000 people in New Jersey from the food stamp program.
NJ stops suspending licenses for small crimes, not paying fines
New Jersey law no longer requires the mandatory suspension of driver's licenses for misdemeanor offenses, drug convictions or failing to pay fines.
Jersey City cop, victims shot dead as gunfire erupts near school
An active-shooting situation in Jersey City near Sacred Heart School.
Retaliation against senior? NJ cops could face 5 years in prison
Asbury Park cops accused of retaliating against a police gadfly could spend a minimum of five years in prison if found guilty.
7,500 calls to police, 1,400 arrests — NJ’s most violent schools
Schools in New Jersey placed nearly 7,500 calls to police in the 2017-18 school year resulting in 1,385 arrests.