Law & Justice Top Stories

June 2, 2020

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Flanked by police officers, hundreds came together Tuesday in the heart of downtown Coral Springs to shout civil rights chants, bang on drums, hold up signs, and find strength as a group demanding justice for the death of George Floyd and other African-Americans in recent ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see this message made by Kenilworth Police Chief John Zimmerman. Serving in this profession for over 32 years, I am extremely proud to be a Kenilworth Police officer and lifelong resident of Kenilworth. It saddens me that a human life was taken due to poor tactics, ...

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TRENTON, NJ - In the wake of days of civil unrest across the nation, Gov. Phil Murphy addressed New Jersey's efforts by law enforcement at collaboration and trust-building with the public while also unveiling a new data point to bolster his decision to move the state farther along its path toward ...

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During this unprecedented time of social distancing and family stress due to Covid19, Deirdre’s House, the Center for Morris County’s child victims of abuse and/or neglect and for children that have witnessed violence, is continuing to provide services to child victims and their non-offending ...

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Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Detective Supervisor Patrick LaGuerre of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Bias Crimes Unit joined a virtual town hall on May 29. Young Adult Sound Off!: Racism & Police Brutality discussion was organized by Morristown-based Calvary Baptist ...

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Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and Detective Supervisor Patrick LaGuerre of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Bias Crimes Unit joined a virtual town hall on May 29. Young Adult Sound Off!: Racism & Police Brutality discussion was organized by Morristown-based Calvary Baptist ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The rallies against racial injustice arrived in Nutley's Memorial Park this week, and it sounded like, a whisper. Unlike the typical rally, with chants and songs, chalk artists took to the paved pathway in the park to leave messages of hope, memorialize those killed, and support to end ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Sitting in her room last Tuesday, Yolanda Deaver, 36, took a moment before pressing play on the George Floyd video. She had caught a short snippet earlier that morning but happened upon its entirety while scrolling through her phone. The 46-year-old Floyd, his neck held down by a ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick Police met Monday afternoon with organizers of South Brunswick Community March For Justice & Peace, says an official report issued by the South Brunswick Police Department.    The group plans to hold a march today June 2, 2020, at 12 pm. The group ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Several groups in Montclair are collaborating to host activities and virtual discussions on race relations in America, according to officials. In response to national outrage over the killing of a man in Minneapolis, protests and civil unrest has sparked across the nation. George ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. — In the week following the death of George Floyd, the City of Hackensack will take it to the streets this week to rally against police brutality and demand justice.  On Memorial Day, Floyd, a 46-year-old black man who lived in a neighborhood outside Minneapolis, Minnesota, died ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Several groups in Montclair are collaborating to host activities and virtual discussions on race relations in America, according to officials. In response to national outrage over the killing of a man in Minneapolis, protests and civil unrest has sparked across the nation. George ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Residents of Bloomfield staged a peaceful two-hour silent march and protest on Sunday afternoon in honor of George Floyd to raise awareness about the alleged mistreatment of citizens nationwide by rouge law enforcement members. Some marchers gathered near Watsessing Park, and ...

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In the Greater Olean area, protests over the death of George Floyd took place without the violence that has marred protests in major cities across the nation. Police officers in Cuba joined community members who walked through the village on Tuesday to show support for the community, the state ...

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PARKLAND, FL- In the wake of protests developing around the world in response to the death of Minnesota man George Floyd, Parklanders hosted a protest as well on Monday evening. Close to 100 locals gathered together in unison to express their solidarity with racial equality movements around the ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy used much of his daily COVID-19 update to address the protests held across the state over the weekend. Murphy said that 30 protests were held around New Jersey in reaction to the May 25 death of George Floyd. Floyd, a black man, died after Minneapolis, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Residents of Bloomfield staged a peaceful two-hour silent march and protest on Sunday afternoon in honor of George Floyd to raise awareness about the alleged mistreatment of citizens nationwide by rouge law enforcement members. Some marchers gathered near Watsessing Park, and ...

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NUTLEY, NJ  - Town hall was lit up with the colors of the rainbow flag Monday night in honor of Pride Month. June is Pride Month in the United States. The month was chosen to commemorate the Stonewall Riot in 1969. Two American presidents have formally acknowledged Pride month with ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Organizers of a planned protest set for Tuesday afternoon in downtown Coral Springs are young people from Coral Springs who are first-generation Americans from Pakistan, with one clear goal: inspiring all ages to stand up to injustice. Mahek Manjiani, 19, and Shayan Shivji, ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy used much of his daily COVID-19 update to address the protests held across the state over the weekend. Murphy said that 30 protests were held around New Jersey in reaction to the May 25 death of George Floyd. Floyd, a black man, died after Minneapolis, ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy used much of his daily COVID-19 update to address the protests held across the state over the weekend. Murphy said that 30 protests were held around New Jersey in reaction to the May 25 death of George Floyd. Floyd, a black man, died after Minneapolis, ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy used much of his daily COVID-19 update to address the protests held across the state over the weekend. Murphy said that 30 protests were held around New Jersey in reaction to the May 25 death of George Floyd. Floyd, a black man, died after Minneapolis, ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy used much of his daily COVID-19 update to address the protests held across the state over the weekend. Murphy said that 30 protests were held around New Jersey in reaction to the May 25 death of George Floyd. Floyd, a black man, died after Minneapolis, ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy used much of his daily COVID-19 update to address the protests held across the state over the weekend. Murphy said that 30 protests were held around New Jersey in reaction to the May 25 death of George Floyd. Floyd, a black man, died after Minneapolis, ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Reflecting on his own upbringing during which his father taught him to “never assume to know how anyone feels,” unless he’s lived in their skin, Mayor Jimmy Davis shared that he will never say that he knows how the family of George Floyd feels, or how the African American community ...

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JERSEY CITY—“George Floyd.” As his name echoed out from a loudspeaker, protesters instantly rose to their feet at Berry Lane in Jersey City and began chanting in unison, sending the message that police brutality would continue to be met with passionate opposition in this country. “We are here ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Residents of Bloomfield staged a peaceful two-hour silent march and protest on Sunday afternoon in honor of George Floyd to raise awareness about the alleged mistreatment of citizens nationwide by rouge law enforcement members. Some marchers gathered near Watsessing Park, and ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – After social media provocateurs threatened to bring masses to Coral Springs and create havoc in the streets, the Coral Springs police chief responded Monday that his department is prepared to keep the city safe in the wake of protests sweeping the nation following the death of ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Someone asked me if we would allow a peaceful protest in honor of George Floyd in Coral Springs. OF COURSE we should and would. What happened to Mr. Floyd is reprehensible and horrific. No young black man should be afraid to jog. No young black Woman should be afraid to ...

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SOMERSET, NJ – Hundreds took to the streets today to protest the killing of George Floyd, a black man, by a white Minneapolis police officer. The killing sparked protests across the country, some of which turned violent. Despite tensions elsewhere, it was a peaceful day in Franklin.  The ...

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