State News

New Report Touts Success of New Jersey’s Adult Drug Courts

STATE — Khara Murphy had reached a fork in the road.

Facing five years in prison for crimes she committed to finance her drug habit, Murphy decided instead to apply for admission into the New Jersey Judiciary’s rigorous drug court program.

Assembly Panel Advances Measure To Make Unemployment System Available Online 24/7

TRENTON – The Assembly Labor Committee advanced legislation Tuesday that would bring New Jersey’s unemployment benefits system in line with 21st century technology and help struggling out-of-work residents more easily manage their benefits.

Elizabeth Man Admits Making Bomb Threats

NEWARK – A private security guard contracted by an affiliate of the National Basketball Association pleaded guilty Tuesday to making several hoax bomb threats to an office of NBA Properties Inc. in Secaucus, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.