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Video Shows Wildwood Cop Punching Man In Face

The Cape May County Prosecutor's Office is investigating after a video surfaced showing a Wildwood cop punching a man in the face.  The video was posted on Facebook on Monday, a day after the incident. In it, an officer appears to swing his right fist at a man in a parking lot at New Jersey…

Two Plead Guilty To Using Craigslist To Lure, Kill Man

Two men in Elizabeth are pleading guilty to the 2014 killing of a Brooklyn man who they attempted to rob after offering to sell him a car through Craigslist.  Thirty-one-year-old Ali Garner and 32-year-old Keon Lewis appeared before a judge Monday in the death of 41-year-old Mamuka Chamiashvili.  Investigators determined that Chamiashvili responded to a…

Funeral Today For Linden Police Officer Struck By Train

A funeral service is being held Monday for the Linden police officer who was killed last week by an NJ Transit train.  The service for Officer Daniel Kuczynski, known as DK, is being held at St. John the Apostle Roman Catholic Church in Clark.  The 45-year-old cop was off-duty when he was struck and police…

Newark Strengthening Sanctuary City Status

The Mayor of Newark says he's signing an executive order that will strengthen its "sanctuary city" status. Mayor Ras Baraka is today detailing his ten-page executive order that he says protects the rights of undocumented immigrants.  He says the city continues to push against the Trump administration's attack on immigrant communities by providing all residents…

Move To Legalize Marijuana In NJ Is Underway

    The move to legalize marijuana in New Jersey is officially underway.  It's been a hot topic in Trenton for at least three years but it never saw any action since Governor Christie is opposed to it.  There's just six-months left on Christie's term, and now a Senate committee is holding a hearing today…

Congressman, Several Others Shot

The U.S. Capitol Police Officers injured during a shootout with a suspect who opened fire at a Congressional baseball practice are in good condition.  Chief Matthew Verderosa says the two Capitol officers suffered non-life threatening injuries and are being treated at a local hospital. Police said five people were transported to the hospital following the…

Ground Broken For New Terminal At Newark Liberty Airport

Ground has been broken for a major overhaul at Newark Liberty Airport.  Governor Chris Christie says the three roadway bridges that will connect the central terminal to the new Terminal A will make the airport experience a lot easier.  It'll take five years before Terminal A is fully operational but when it is, it'll feature…

President Trump References Are Removed From Yearbook

A New Jersey school district is investigating why President Trump's name was edited out of two students' yearbook photos.  One student wore a T-shirt that said "Trump Make America Great Again" and the other wore a sweater vest with the President's name on it.  Neither reference to the President appeared in the yearbook.  The Wall…

Christie Compares Stigma Of Opioid Addiction To That Of HIV-AIDS

Governor Chris Christie is comparing the stigma of opioid addiction to that of HIV-AIDS from 30 years ago.  He spoke at Morristown Medical Center on Monday and walked doctors through New Jersey's new law limiting first-time prescriptions of the powerful painkiller to just five days.  The lame duck governor is urging doctors not to overprescribe…

9-11 Tribute Museum Reopens Today

A museum that tells personal stories from the 9-11 terrorist attacks reopens today in a new space in Lower Manhattan.  The 9-11 Tribute Museum will have about triple the space than its temporary home did and will be located a little farther away from the 9-11 Memorial.  Visitors will see videos, artifacts, a "person to…