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Sex assault, hot-iron branding during teens’ trip in NJ, prosecutor says
Two Junior ROTC student from Queens have been charged with assaulting fellow classmates in a hazing incident last.
NJ party boss — a rich ‘hoarder’ — gets mixed verdict in tax fraud trial
A federal jury on Wednesday convicted Ocean County political boss George Gilmore of failing to pay payroll taxes and submitting a false loan application.
NJ sees ‘startling’ rise of autism diagnosis among 4-year-olds
New Jersey has had the nation’s highest rate of autism.
ACLU sues NJ school that suspended kids for gun Snapchat posts
A lawsuit could become a teaching moment for school officials who suspended two high school students last year for sharing pictures of firearms.
Murphy budget provides $262M in charity care — These hospitals get the most
Gov. Phil Murphy's proposed 2020 budget includes another $262 million in Charity Care funds to the state's 70 acute care hospitals and one specialty hospital.
With NJ abortion and safe-surrender laws, why kill a newborn?
New Jersey has safe and legal options for parents.
Democratic presidential forum honors NJ’s most wanted fugitive
A Democratic presidential forum on Monday paid tribute to New Jersey's most wanted fugitive.
No more alcohol at Sandy Hook: Feds ban booze at Jersey Shore
For years, Sandy Hook stood out for two things: Naked people and booze were both permitted.
Thousand acres burning in Burlington County — highway closed
Firefighters are are battling a forest fire that quickly spread to a thousand acres in Burlington County.
NJ government contractor underpaid or totally stiffed unauthorized immigrants
A Toms River businessman took taxpayer funds and cheated his workers.