Marijuana should be legal

Democrats should lead a nationwide push to reduce penalties for minor drug possession, acknowledging that former President Richard Nixon’s war on drugs has been less successful than the Prohibition on alcohol, which gave vast power to organized crime. America’s prisons…

$386 million at stake in Sept. 30 special election

TRENTON, September 25, 2014—Voters in 21 New Jersey school districts will go to the polls next Tuesday to act on school construction projects ranging from classroom additions to high school athletic facilities and from security and heating system upgrades to…

Fugitive arrested and returned for sex crime

ELIZABETH – A man has been returned to New Jersey after he fled the country during deliberations that resulted in a jury convicting him of sex crimes against a young boy. Union County prosecutors say 47-year-old Nikolaos Katogiritis was tracked to the Dominican Republic…