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NJ Gym Teacher Who Got PTSD From Students Can’t Get Full Pension
After being physically attacked by students for the third time in a school year, Jaclyn Thompson had enough.
Has Murphy Ever Smoked Weed? Will He Ever? He Finally Answers
It was a question that Gov. Phil Murphy, the Democrat who campaigned for full legalization of recreational use of marijuana, had been ducking.
A.C. Cop was Hired After Stabbing — Kept Job After New Rape, Violence Charges
Franco Sydnor’s criminal record included a charge of stabbing a man four times in his stomach and back. But that wasn’t enough to keep him from getting a job as a city police officer.
NJ Schools With the Biggest Drug and Violence Problems
Drugs and bullying are on the rise in New Jersey schools, according to a Townsquare News Network review of Department of Education data.
NJ School Districts That Would Get the Most Money Under Murphy
Nearly every school district in New Jersey would get an increase in state aid next year and none will see a reduction, according to figures released Thursday by the Murphy administration.
Drug Court Failure Stole From 90-Year-Olds, Now Could Get Max
Andre Figueroa was found guilty by a Monmouth County jury on Friday of burglary charges.
Their Parkway Road-Rage Antics Killed a Woman, Now They’re in Prison
Two men are spending six years in prison after a road rage incident in which they raced as fast as 100 MPH on the Parkway, killing a woman after one brake-checked the other.
Lakewood Man Had One of the Largest Child Porn Libraries Ever
An Ocean County man with a "twisted obsession" was busted with one of the largest collections of child sexual abuse images ever confiscated by law enforcement, officials said.
Corrupt Ex-Aide to Cory Booker Keeps Pension — But Wants More
Ronald Salahuddin will continue to collect a $38,500 pension every year for the rest of his life. Although he still thinks he should get more.
Neptune Twp. Teen Charged in Killing of Boy, 10, in Asbury Park
A 16-year-old student at Neptune Township High School was arrested Thursday and charged in the shooting death of a 10-year-old boy in Asbury Park.