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Keep your distance: Walmart, Target have new rules for shopping
Target and Walmart are adapting to the pandemic and implementing new rules and measures to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
NJ issues ‘crisis alert’ — Overwhelmed hospitals need volunteers now
New Jersey health officials on Saturday sent out a "crisis alert" for medical volunteers to step forward as a crushing surge of patients begins to overwhelm hospitals.
Cheers, Tito’s! NJ gets sanitizer, supplies from Texas distillery
Here's something people in New Jersey can drink to.
NJ prosecutors throwing the book at COVID-19 coughing suspects
It's a new type of sick crime: Coughing on a cop.
NJ warns about false message urging minorities to abandon social distancing
False messages purporting to be from the CDC are urging people to abandon social distancing and congregate in packed public places.
NJ to set rules for who gets life-saving treatment when hospitals run out
Health officials in New York and New Jersey expect a crushing surge of patients in the coming weeks.
Cops bust a packed ‘Corona Party’ — Murphy urges ‘social solidarity’
Ewing police busted a Friday night shindig that packed more than 40 people into a small apartment for what the organizer billed as a "Corona Party."
NJ homeowners get 90-day grace period for mortgages
Homeowners in New Jersey are getting a 90-day grace period on mortgage payments during the coronavirus public health emergency.
Gun shops sue Murphy — Republicans say they’re ‘essential’
A growing number of Republican lawmakers have called on Gov. Phil Murphy to add gun shops to the state’s list of essential businesses during the coronavirus public health emergency.
NJ orders day care centers to serve only children of essential workers
Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday signed an executive order that will limit child daycare centers to only children of essential workers.
Second chance or soft on crime? NJ lawmakers take on Drug Court during pandemic
Amid a public health state of emergency, state lawmakers are moving on a proposal to allow more defendants to enter the state's Drug Courts, which some law enforcement officials warn could lead to criminals exploiting the program.
NJ to cancel standardized testing — Murphy can’t say when schools will reopen
Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday announced that the state is applying for a federal waiver to cancel all standardized testing.