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Chicago PD faults politicians like Booker for spreading Smollett ‘hoax’
The top police official in Chicago on Thursday took a shot at presidential candidates like Cory Booker for spreading what police say was a hoax hate crime.
Murphy, Democrats reach deal to tax legal weed by ounce, reports say
New Jersey is ever closer to legalizing recreational marijuana.
189 clergy accused in NJ — ‘Filth more pervasive than anyone imagined’
The names of more than 180 priests accused of sexual abuse were released Wednesday by the state's five Catholic dioceses.
Attempted murder charge after rampage at Lakewood municipal building
A township man has been charged attempted murder and aggravated assault on a cop.
‘It took me half an hour to kill her’ — secret video in Sarah Stern trial
A jury watched a secretly videotaped confession in which a man accused of strangling a former high school classmate in 2016 describes how he killed her.
2 go to prison for killing promising college student from Monmouth
Joseph Micalizzi was a 23-year-old student at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Monmouth court official raped woman on probation, cops say
Henry C. Cirignano, 48, of Wall, was arrested Monday and charged with two counts of second-degree sexual assault.
Murphy close to signing new tax — on rain!
A bill that would allow local governments to create stormwater utilities was sent to the governor's desk.
NJ college girl goes to prison: Instructed beau in murder cover-up
Raquel Garajau, 21, was convicted in September for her role in the Feb. 6, 2017, killing of 29-year-old Brick resident Trupal Patel.
Neptune cop crashed car 7 times, drove 131 mph — still has job
The driving infractions are just some of the problems that Officer Kyheem Davis has faced with department officials during his career.
Ocean County Republican boss charged with evading $1.5M in taxes
One of New Jersey's top political figures has been accused of federal tax evasion and owing more than $1.5 million.
Toms River cop investigated after threatening to arrest cameraman
The township police department is investigating an encounter between a civil liberties activist and an officer that the citizen caught on tape.