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Assembly approves bail reform measures

STATE  – By a vote of 53-7-9, the General Assembly on Monday granted final legislative approval to legislation that will allow voters to overhaul the criminal justice process by changing the bail system. The legislation has already passed in the State Senate…

Opinion: Enough is enough

by Frank Pallone Late last night, the House Republicans voted in a strict party line vote to file suit against our President.  Instead of tackling comprehensive immigration reform and the humanitarian crisis on our border, renewing funding to improve our transportation infrastructure -which would create…

25 New Jersey residents have chikungunya virus

STATE — The New Jersey Department of Health encourages everyone-especially those traveling to the Caribbean-to take precautions to prevent mosquito-borne illness by wearing insect repellent and removing standing water from yards. “Human cases of West Nile Virus typically appear from…

Ex-teacher sentenced for student sex assaults

MIDDLESEX COUNTY — Former Sayreville War Memorial High School teacher Jaclyn Melillo has received a four-year state prison term for sexually assaulting two 16-year-old boys at various locations in the borough separately over a period of several months. Middlesex County Superior…