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Law & Justice

February 3, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ - A year-long investigation into a large-scale narcotics trafficking network operating in Hudson, Essex, Bergen and Union Counties, as well as New York City, led to 20 arrests on Tuesday, according to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez. More arrests are expected, she ...

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WASHINGTON, DC -- In a closed-door briefing before members of Congress, the acting chief of the U.S. Capitol Police, Yogananda Pittman apologized for the department's security failures during the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol which resulted in the death of South River native Brian ...

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TRENTON, NJ  – Legislation to prohibit the sale of cosmetic products that have been tested on animals was passed by the New Jersey Senate Commerce Committee on January 21. The bill, S-1726, is sponsored by Senators Joseph Lagana (D-Bergen/Passaic) and Nellie Pou (D-Bergen/Passaic) and would ...

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TRENTON – A former meter reader for the New Brunswick Water Department has been sentenced to state prison for participating in a scheme with two other former water department employees to reduce the water and sewer bills of numerous customers in return for bribes, according to the state attorney ...

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The spilled his blood. They took a son away from his parents. They took a sibling away from their brother. SOUTH RIVER, NJ -- Senator Cory Booker eulogized U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick today and called him "the very definition of a hero" and said that he was proud to say the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The towering neoclassical Rutgers-Newark building on Washington Street will be renamed after the late United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Rutgers Board of Governors decided Thursday.  The board unanimously voted in favor of renaming the iconic residence hall ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – He lied to a clerk in Tennessee when he tried to get a driver’s license. That, according to Tennessee authorities, is what led to the arrest of Richard Allen Ziegler on charges of engaging in multiple sex acts with children in Roxbury almost four decades ago. They said the ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. -- A Hackensack school teacher has been charged with theft by deception after investigators say she solicited a few hundred thousand dollars from innocent investors in a Ponzi-type scheme. On Tuesday, October 13, Suzette R. Hart, a 54-year-old Oradell woman who teaches ESL at ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Long before she became a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent nearly a decade in Newark as a professor at the School of Law–Newark, now Rutgers Law School. Ginsburg, 87, who died Friday after a battle with pancreatic cancer, worked at the law school from 1963 ...

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