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Report: Drugs, Alcohol, Suicide Combine for More Than 4,300 NJ Deaths in 2020
New Jersey recorded an increase in the number of deaths caused by alcohol and drugs, but the number of suicides dropped significantly compared to the year prior, according to a report from Trust for America's Health.
NJ Cop Conspired With Latin Gang, Attorney General Says
A Hillside officer used intel and police equipment to assist individuals associated with the Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation gang, according to charges announced Tuesday by Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin.
NJ Could Ban Menthol Cigarettes Before FDA Decides on National Rule
The federal government has declared that it's considering a complete removal of menthol cigarettes from store shelves, but New Jersey may not wait around for a decision.
‘She-cession’ Still Impacting NJ Women in the Workforce, Report Finds
Women's unemployment, which peaked at 18.4% in April 2020, outpaced men's through the end of 2021, according to the report by the Rutgers Center for Women and Work.
Dealers Using Emoji to Sell Pills, Cocaine — Watch Out for These Codes
A baby bottle, a heart, and a bunch of purple grapes. If you spotted those emoji in a text message on your kid's phone, you'd probably think nothing of it.
This Weekend Could be a ‘Big problem’ for Allergy Sufferers in NJ
"At this point, it's mostly the oak trees and the birch trees that are producing all that green powder that we're seeing," said Dr. Joel Mendelson, director of allergy and immunology at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.
Groups: Electrifying NJ School Buses is About More than Our Lungs
If every school bus currently in operation in New Jersey were replaced with an electric bus that has vehicle-to-grid technology, the additional power storage would be enough to power more than 68,000 homes for a day, according to a report.
Man on NJ’s ‘Most Wanted’ List Apprehended in Mexico
Juan Francisco Aguillon, who once lived in Flemington, was arrested on May 7 by members of the United States Marshals Foreign Field Office, according to the New Jersey State Police.
NJ Cop Admits to Sex Crime Involving Unconscious Woman
Nicholas Thompson pleaded guilty to a second-degree charge of attempted aggravated sexual assault on Tuesday, according to the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office.
What NJ Can Expect for Proms, Graduation After Three Years of COVID
"Knock on wood, we're all back to some sense of normalcy," Thomas Farrell, superintendent of Brick Township Public Schools, told the Townsquare News Network.