Sense of Relief But Hesitant to Celebrate: NJ Residents React to Chauvin Verdict
When the verdicts came in — guilty, guilty and guilty — a sense of relief, of accountability served and crisis at least temporarily averted, was palpable across the United States.
NJ Has Seven New Laws to Protect Sexual Assault Victims
Among the new laws are measures to set up a three-year pilot program in the office of the attorney general that aims to repair the harm caused by sexual assault.
NJ Waiving Mandatory Minimum Prison Terms for All Non-violent Drug Offenses
Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said the mandatory terms were “outdated policy," which was hurting residents and disproportionately affecting young men of color.
Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City Spending $15 Million on Renovations
Following a year when it was the only Atlantic City casino to increase its operating profit during the coronavirus pandemic, Ocean Casino Resort is spending $15 million mostly on renovations.
Bobby Flay’s Restaurant Closing at Borgata in Atlantic City
A celebrity restaurant inside Atlantic City's leading casino will close in June, both parties announced Monday.
Cop from NJ Died of Natural Causes, Not Homicide, After Jan. 6 Insurrection, Officials Say
The D.C. medical examiner's office ruled Monday that Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who was injured during the Jan. 6 insurrection, suffered a stroke and died from natural causes.
74-year-old Paramus Man Dies in Skydiving Accident
Authorities in Pennsylvania on Monday were investigating a skydiving accident which claimed the life of a New Jersey man.
The List of 13 New NJ Gun Laws and Rules Proposed by Gov. Murphy
Murphy proposed the election-year agenda in Newark, the state’s largest city, during a more than an hour-long, rally-like event in a crowded community center.
Off-shore Wind Project Will Put Cables Under Ocean City Beach
The northern connection would be at the former Oyster Creek nuclear power plant in Lacey; the southern connection would be at the former B.L. England plant in Upper Township via Ocean City.
NJ Boosts Food Stamps for 231,000 Families Under New Biden Rule
The change comes with about a $17M price tag, according to the state Human Services Department. The program is financed by the federal government but run by the state.