New Jersey

As New Jersey moves to legalize weed, the state may face a new challenge: how to handle driving while stoned. Critics of a bill to make cannabis legal warn it could lead to more drugged-driving cases and unsafe highways. But lawmakers say heightened police training and drug enforcement will keep the problem in check. Others […]

Sen. Cory Booker, a New Jersey Democrat who rose to prominence as Newark’s charismatic and ambitious mayor, announced Friday that he is running for president. Booker chose the first day of Black History Month to launch his campaign, timing that nods to Booker’s own heritage and suggests he will put it at the center of […]

The Atlantic City Council honored a New Jersey man who broke up a street fight between two African-American teen boys that was documented in a viral video Monday.

More than 1,800 former New Jersey inmates have filed complaints over jail conditions. They expect to receive money, but a judge is dismissing the suits.

A New Jersey Transit train crashed at a Hoboken station on Thursday morning, killing at least one person and injuring about 100 others, NBC News reports.

Frances O. Thompson's esteemed carer in public service began in 1985 when she was elected Ward F councilman, making her the first African-American council member in Hudson County's history.

A total of 76 out of the 324 samples taken were above the agency's action level. Five percent of the lead samples were discovered in water fountains or other sources of drinking water. Other tainted samples were from sinks only required for cleaning or washing hands.

Police are investigating a hit-and-run that took the life of an off-duty rookie NYPD officer in New Jersey, the New York Daily News reports. Vincent Harrison, 25, was killed early Sunday during a three car-involved accident on the New Jersey Turnpike. According to the Daily News: Harrison, assigned to the 100th Precinct, pulled his 2013 Chevy Cruze sedan over […]

Campus police released alerts online via Twitter and Facebook assuring the campus was safe. The tweets, posted by the account @keanuagainstblk, were sent shortly after a peaceful rally against racial bias on college campuses.

The Republican candidate said he would never meet with anyone from BLM because they allegedly support the killing of police officers.

A police officer is being praised for his kind gesture towards a man who was kicked off a New Jersey bus for not wearing any shoes.

Residents from Lyndhurst, New Jersey were appalled to find recruitment letters from the Ku Klux Klan sprawled throughout their small town last weekend, the New York Daily News reports.