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Recreational Marijuana
Photo by Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group/TNS/Sipa USA
February 16, 2019 - 2:47 pm
New Jersey has taken a major step forward legalizing recreational marijuana.
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Brian Simonsen tribute
NYPD/WCBS 880
February 16, 2019 - 12:38 pm
A second suspect has been charged in the robbery that led to the friendly fire killing of NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen.
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Lori Alhadeff
Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images
February 16, 2019 - 12:08 pm
This week marked the first anniversary of the murders of 17 people at a Parkland, Florida, high school. One of the victims is a former Bergen County resident, and her mother is pushing to make school's safer in the wake of the tragedy.
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Prison
Dreamstime
February 15, 2019 - 6:36 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing to close three New York state prisons and make other cost-cutting moves.
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School bus
Dreamstime
February 15, 2019 - 6:32 pm
A Connecticut town has agreed to settle two lawsuits that alleged a student with behavioral problems sexually assaulted two other students on separate occasions on a school bus.
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Priest
Dreamstime
February 15, 2019 - 5:49 pm
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, New York has released the names of more than 100 priests who have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors over the diocese's 166-year-history.
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Gov. Phil Murphy Amazon to Newark
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
February 15, 2019 - 5:29 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is asking Amazon to take a second look at the state’s largest city for the location of their second headquarters now that the online retailer has backed out of plans to move to New York City.
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NJ Transit Bus
Tariq Zehawi/NorthJersey.com
February 15, 2019 - 4:36 pm
A man who allegedly attacked and robbed a pregnant New Jersey Transit bus driver while she was on duty last month is now facing charges.
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9/11 first responders crop
Frank Becerra Jr.The Journal News
February 15, 2019 - 2:52 pm
The September 11th Victims Compensation Fund plans to cut all future payments in half as it continues to struggle with a surge of new claims.
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Brian Simonsen tribute
NYPD/WCBS 880
February 15, 2019 - 2:50 pm
Police are searching for a second suspect in the Queens cellphone store robbery that left an NYPD detective dead, WCBS 880 has confirmed.
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