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Judge stops NJ doctors from helping patients end their lives
A state judge has put a temporary stop to a new law that allows doctors to write prescriptions that will end the lives of terminally ill patients.
Murphy signs law to study delaying high school start times
The law directs the Department of Education to establish a pilot program using five districts from urban, suburban, and rural areas.
4 judges will decide whether to toss nearly 21,000 DWI cases
New Jersey has moved closer to possibly throwing out 20,600 drunk driving cases tied to a state trooper accused of failing to calibrate a breath test device years ago.
Toms River massage therapist arrested again on sex assault charge
A Toms River man has been arrested for the second time this summer on charges of molesting clients at a massage parlor.
Bullets fly in broad daylight — 2 shot up in car in Asbury Park
The shooting occurred just after 11 a.m. amid a violent summer in the region.
Former Mets star Dwight Gooden arrested again in NJ
For the second time in as many months, famed former New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden was arrested in a traffic stop in New Jersey.
Heatwave pressure cancels horse races, delays $1M Haskell to 8 p.m.
Racing officials reacted to mounting pressure on Saturday and canceled six non-stakes horse races and delayed the $1 million Haskell Invitational by two hours.
NJ judge who went easy on accused prep school rapist steps down
A Family Court judge who believed that a prep school student should get easy treatment after he was accused of raping a 16-year-old girl is hanging up his robes for good.
NJ school official accused of rape: Another child comes forward
In both cases, the parents said they contacted the police but no charges were ever filed.
NJ principal dated mom to rape 9-year-old girl with autism — lawsuit
The principal and superintendent of Ocean Gate has been accused of raping a girl with autism starting when she was 9 years old.
Monmouth turned over 40 inmates to immigration officials last year
Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden said Wednesday that he hopes the state will allow his jail to continue to cooperate with federal immigration officials.
NJ sheriffs defy ‘sanctuary’ rules — Murphy administration threatens action
The state’s top law enforcement agency is threatening action against sheriff’s offices in two counties after they defied the Murphy administration’s policies on illegal immigration by renewing cooperation agreements with ICE.