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Marijuana
Photo by Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA
May 18, 2019 - 5:06 pm
Marijuana legalization doesn’t seem to be coming to New Jersey anytime soon, but another option may be emerging, with lawmakers mulling decriminalization.
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The fire in Times Square
@Mia_TheBlessed/Twitter
May 18, 2019 - 4:16 pm
A large, digital billboard burst into flames in Times Square on Saturday afternoon, video online shows.
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Classroom
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May 18, 2019 - 3:04 pm
A Long Island father says that despite a religious exemption, his unvaccinated daughters have been banned from school.
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Heroin bust
Waterbury Police
May 18, 2019 - 1:57 pm
Police in Connecticut say they have arrested 50 people and seized drugs and guns during an investigation that was spurred by heroin-related deaths.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
File photo/The Journal News
May 18, 2019 - 12:45 pm
Lawmakers in New York gave support this week to domestic violence victims.
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Valerie Cincinelli
NYPD/106th Precinct/WCBS 880
May 18, 2019 - 12:02 pm
In big pink letters on a magnet on the back of Valerie Cincinelli’s car are the words “Oceanside Mom” – but it was inside her two-story, Long Island home that authorities say this NYPD officer plotted to kill her estranged husband and her boyfriend’s teenage daughter.
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Kearny chemical fire
Christopher Sadowski/Special to NorthJersey.com
May 18, 2019 - 11:01 am
The Pulaski Skyway remained closed Saturday after an overnight fire at a chemical plant spewed smoke and fumes into the air.
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LIRR
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May 17, 2019 - 7:32 pm
Federal prosecutors are reportedly looking into potential overtime abuse by Long Island Rail Road workers.
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NYPD
Drew Angerer/Getty Images
May 17, 2019 - 7:11 pm
A father has been charged in the death of a 3-year-old girl who was pulled from a burning car in Queens last week.
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Valerie Cincinelli
NYPD/106th Precinct
May 17, 2019 - 6:15 pm
An NYPD officer was arrested Friday for allegedly plotting to have her estranged husband and a child murdered.
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