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State Infant/Child Car Seat Rules Currently in Effect

September 13, 2017

TRENTON, NJ - Effective September 1, 2015, legislation set in place revised parameters relative to the use of infant / child car seats in the Garden State. New Jersey guidelines currently mandate the following:

Newborn to Age 2

Children under age 2 and under 30 lbs. must be in a rear-facing car seat with a five-point harness. Toddlers who are tall or have long legs ...

2 Days, 2 Babies; Denville Cops Welcome Newborns in Burger King Lot

DENVILLE, NJ – The parking lot of the Denville Burger King served as a makeshift maternity ward for local police who helped deliver babies there on two consecutive days last week, cops said today.

The first incident took place at 7:24 p.m. Sept. 8, police said. They said patrol officers went to the Burger King in response to a call about a woman going into labor.

“The expectant ...

Authorities Still Hope to Find Man Who Went Missing 33 Years Ago

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Authorities are still hoping somebody will come forward with information about a Montville man who disappeared 33 years ago, they said today.

Thursday, Sept. 7, marks the 33rd anniversary of the disappearance of the man, Edward DuBarry, then in his mid-thirties, from Montville, the Morris County Prosecutor's Office said. The office, in a statement said police and ...

DNA Samples Could Solve 2009 Death of Roxbury Councilman's Daughter

Poteau, OK – The father-in-law of Roxbury Councilman Jim Rilee’s deceased daughter told police he believes his son and wife were responsible for the woman’s death eight years ago, according to court records.

The statement recently prompted a judge to allow the taking of DNA samples that could help solve the case, now being labeled a murder by authorities.

The DNA was to be ...

Morris County Woman Confessed to Grandma Anti-Freeze Murder Plot, Police Say

ROXBURY, NJ – The Succasunna woman accused of trying to poison her grandmother with anti-freeze last month admitted her actions both to investigators and to a friend, according to police.

When questioned by detectives, the woman, Elise Conroy, 26, admitted pouring anti-freeze into grape juice she gave to her grandmother in late July, police said. They said she confessed that her plan was ...

After Rocky Morning on Northeast Corridor, NJ Transit Back on Track

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — It was a tough morning for some commuters leaving or passing through the Hub City.

But things appear to be looking up for Friday afternoon commuters looking to get home.

New Jersey Transit halted Northeast Corridor service out of New Brunswick's Jersey Avenue stop for roughly an hour today, Aug. 4, courtesy of overhead wire problems, according to the agency. A ...

Witnesses to History Reflect on Newark Riots 50 Years Later

Part 1 of a series on the 50th Anniversary of the Newark riots

During the riots that exploded in Newark 50 years ago today, Junius Williams was a young Yale law student working over the summer as a community activist in the city.

To mark the 50th Anniversary of the Newark riots, TAPinto Newark has written a four-part series looking at the riot and its impact on the ...

State Police Forum in New Brunswick to Focus on Missing Persons

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — If you know someone who is missing, the New Jersey State Police wants to help.

A forum on missing persons and what can be done to find them is scheduled for 1-5 p.m. tomorrow, May 20, at Rutgers University’s College Avenue Student Center, 126 College Ave., New Brunswick.

The free event is open to the public. State police extend a specific invitation to ...

Gubernatorial Candidates to Square off in Televised Debate Tuesday

SOMERSET HILLS NJ - The first gubernatorial debates of the 2017 primary election will take place tomorrow at Stockton University.  They will be televised live on News 12 New Jersey and Telemundo, and they will be streamed live on the Stockton University Facebook page.

The debates are sponsored by the William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy of Stockton University.

The Republican ...

“Edward the Egret” Returns to New Jersey as a Sign of Spring

“Edward the Egret” has made his triumphant return to New Jersey/New York Metropolitan area once again. As a sign that spring has arrived, Edward safely landed in Hoffman Island in Staten Island earlier this week, where he has bred for the last two years.

For most of the year, you can spot Edward hanging around the Arthur Kill. He’s an urban bird, hatched in the New York-New ...

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