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Superstorm Sandy contractor owes victims $457K, gets 3 years in prison
A contractor who bilked homeowners ravaged by Superstorm Sandy out of hundreds of thousands of dollars was sentenced Friday to three years in prison.
NJ now allows residents to change their gender on their driver’s license
Transgender residents are now able to change the gender on their driver's licenses without needing a doctor's note.
What the suicide notes reveal about the Stephanie Parze homicide case
The man believed to be responsible for the death of a 25-year-old woman whose body was found last month along Route 9 left two separate suicide notes.
Teen charged in grope attacks of women joggers in Red Bank, Little Silver
Flores is facing charges of criminal sexual contact in connection to the incidents.
NJ child predator who says ‘pedophiles are a persecuted minority’ wins appeal
A convicted sex offender who argued that his sexual contact with children was not unlawful gets another shot because his case took many years to go to trial.
NJ Transit safety project 122% over budget and still may miss deadline, audit finds
A state audit finds that NJ Transit could miss the federal deadline to install automatic braking system on its trains despite more than doubling the budget.
President Trump slams NJ ‘sanctuary policies’ at rally with massive turnout
Trump’s speech touched on his usual talking points but added mentions of the Garden State, taking credit for the state’s jobs numbers and slamming Democrats who he said “instituted sanctuary policies that resulted in dangerous predators being sent free into your community."
NJ companies must pay worker’s comp for medical marijuana, court rules
Companies in New Jersey have to pay for the medical marijuana of employees receiving worker’s comp, state judges said this week.
NJ man gets months in jail for letting his dog die in hot weather
A 31-year-old Brick man was sentenced to nine months in county jail after pleading guilty to leaving his dog caged outside during a blistering hot day.
‘Mob Wives’ star’s hubby among 24 busted in NJ weed, edibles sting
One of the biggest names caught in a Monmouth County sting that took down a multi-million-dollar marijuana edibles operation is Lee D’Avanzo, a reality-TV show husband.
1 arrest after fireworks spook an evacuation at Howell movie theater
A movie theater was evacuated and a person was arrested on New Year's Day after fireworks outside the building were mistaken for real gunfire.
Lakewood cops take down suspect who had three guns — video
Township police on Tuesday afternoon arrested a man who was carrying three handguns.