TRENTON–Legislation that would allow teens charged with “sexting” to avoid criminal prosecution and instead enter into an educational program cleared the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee on Monday.
TRENTON — The Senate Law and Public Safety Committee has approved a bill that would make it a crime to knowingly and actively participate in a criminal street gang.
The story of missing Indiana University sophomore Lauren Spierer has completely overshadowed the May 18 disappearance of 27-year-old Morgan Johnson, a black man who suffers from seizures and should be on medication.
TRENTON – It’s graduation time across the country. Young people are exuberant and celebrating. But, every year, tragedy involving teens and alcohol peak during the graduation season.
Dear EarthTalk: Is it true that only a handful of outdated coal-burning power plants generate a sizable amount of the mercury pollution generated in the United States?
KENILWORTH — A West Orange man who allegedly spent the last several weeks representing himself as a major shareholder in the Jamba Juice Company to attempt solicit investors under false pretenses was arrested last week, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Monday.
TRENTON – On Monday, an Assembly panel approved a bill to ban access to tanning beds for anyone under 18 years old.
TRENTON— State legislators joined with Food & Water Watch, NJ Sierra Club and Delaware Riverkeeper Network to call for immediate passage of legislation to ban natural gas hydraulic fracturing in New Jersey.
TRENTON – On Monday, an Assembly panel approved a package of bills intended to make end-of-life care decisions easier for New Jersey families.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A former substitute teacher at the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical High School in Perth Amboy has been placed on probation for five years for sexually assaulting a 17-year-old male student, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced Monday.