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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 man could spend year in prison for what he did to pit bull
Lateef Dennis, 39, was convicted Thursday by an Essex County jury of one count of animal cruelty. The trial lasted a day.
Bridgeton Boy Saw Father Kill Mom
A 33-year-old man could die in prison after being convicted of killing the mother of his child in 2016.
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.
Killed Man at Motel Then Shot 2nd Victim in Atlantic City, Cops Say
Prosecutors have charged a Philadelphia resident with killing a man at a city motel on Friday night.
Driver in fatal Parkway crash had worked 7-day weeks to buy car
Loved ones of the four young men who died in a crash on the Parkway the day after Christmas are struggling to make sense of the tragic loss.
Marine, aspiring cop, brothers killed in Parkway crash
A day after Christmas, families and a community mourned four young men.
Ref who forced black wrestler to chop dreads investigated by attorney general
New Jersey has opened a civil rights investigation into a high school wrestling match in which a white referee forced a black athlete to chop off is dreadlocks.
WANTED: 20 Sex Offenders Could Be in Your NJ Neighborhood
Of the nearly 4,500 registered sex offenders on New Jersey's public database, nearly two dozen are actively wanted by the police.
New Jersey Becomes First State to Ban Circus Animals
New Jersey on Friday became the first state in the nation to ban wild and exotic animals from circus acts.
Someone should tell these drivers: Yes, school bus ‘STOP’ means stop
The fines and penalties for violating this law are stiff.
Is that illegal? A list of everything NJ looking to ban or prohibit
We took a look through the Legislature's bills and found even more things lawmakers are seeking to ban and prohibit in the Garden State