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Fears Keep Immigrants from Reporting Crimes — Including Domestic Violence
WNYC News | February 22, 2017 | Immigration
A special visa program lets undocumented immigrants remain in country if they cooperate with investigators or prosecutors
Place for Less Well-Off Residents in New Newark?
WNYC News | February 8, 2017 | Housing
City has low level of homeownership, and renters could be vulnerable if development causes housing market to heat up
American Dream Mall Still Troubling Developer’s Sleep
WNYC News | February 3, 2017 | Planning
Funding expected to be available in December has yet to show, raising questions about whether this dream will ever be realized
More Universities Follow Rutgers’ Model of ‘Sober Dorms’
WNYC News | January 26, 2017 | Education
A Rutgers’ support program for students struggling with addiction has become a national exemplar
NJ Supreme Court Rules Young Offenders Can’t Be Given Life Sentences
WNYC News | January 13, 2017 | Social
There are a number of juveniles in New Jersey serving life sentences, including one serving 100 years
Booker, NJ’s Black Mayors Strategize for Post-Obama Era
WNYC News | January 10, 2017 | Politics
Senator and mayors plan how to win federal resources for New Jersey under Trump administration
Phil Murphy Releases Returns Showing He Paid $2.4M In Income Tax in 2015
WNYC News | December 20, 2016 | Politics
Murphy’s income was $7.3 million for the year, and he paid $202,000 in property taxes on his home in Middletown
Booker: Senate Will Be ‘Emergency Brake’ for Trump Administration
WNYC News | November 22, 2016 | Politics
New Jersey senator reacts quickly to president-elect’s choices for national security, chief strategist
Bridgegate Defendants Guilty as Charged
WNYC News | November 4, 2016 | Politics
Two former Christie associates face a total of nearly 90 years in prison
Bridgegate Defense Calls for Mistrial
WNYC News | November 3, 2016 | Politics
Reason for motion remains unclear since relevant documents are almost completely redacted
Bridgegate Jury Goes Back to Work on Second Day of Deliberations
WNYC News | November 2, 2016 | Politics
Day one marked by questions to judge concerning motive and conspiracy
Bridgegate Defendants’ Fate Now in Hands of Jury
WNYC News | November 1, 2016 | Politics
Bridget Anne Kelly’s lawyer says she was intimidated by Wildstein, Christie, while prosecutor tells jury they aren’t on trial
Evidence Is In, Jury Will Soon Be Out
WNYC News | October 28, 2016 | Politics
The court will hear closing arguments on Monday, then the case will go to the jury
Baroni Ends Time On Witness Stand
WNYC News | October 19, 2016 | Politics
Former Port Authority executive continues to maintain he believed Bridgegate traffic-study cover story
Minors Who Do Time in New Jersey’s Adult Prisons Must Deal with Intimidation
WNYC News | October 19, 2016 | Social
One offender, sentenced to several years in an adult prison, said he’s worried about the guards, not the other inmates
Baroni: Christie Used Me to Punish His Enemies
WNYC News | October 19, 2016 | Politics
Under cross-examination, Baroni admits going after firefighters’ union chief and Sen. Frank Lautenberg
Life Outside Prison Is Not Easy for Minors Tried as Adults
WNYC News | October 17, 2016 | Social
Adjusting to life outside prison can be tough on parolees, but one young man is hopeful
Christie’s Former Counsel Didn’t Check into Bridgegate, Wasn’t Asked
WNYC News | October 17, 2016 | Politics
Gov. Christie said he asked his chief counsel to check into lane closures on GWB, but counsel said in court the request was never made
Minors Get Longer Sentences in New Jersey Than in New York
WNYC News | October 14, 2016 | Social
There’s a big disparity in sentencing between the Garden State and New York. New Jersey offenders face more years in prison
Young in Prison: Is Germany's Way Better Than NJ’s?
WNYC News | October 13, 2016 | Social
Unlike New Jersey, Germany does not prosecute minors as adults. And, unlike New Jersey, Germany has low recidivism rates among minors
Most Minors Tried as Adults in NJ Are Black or Latino
WNYC News | October 12, 2016 | Social
Although it must be approved by a judge, the decision to try a minor as an adult is at the discretion of the prosecutor
Bridgegate: Gov. Christie’s Filthy Mouth
WNYC News | October 7, 2016 | Politics
In just the latest shock in the trial, a witness testified the governor and a Monmouth County politician traded profanities
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Accused of Stalling Bridgegate Probe
WNYC News | October 5, 2016 | Politics
Prosecution witness Wildstein testifies that Cuomo and Christie agreed to create ‘traffic report’ that would quash questions about Bridgegate probe
State Settles $1.5 Million Whistleblower Suit for Plaintiff
WNYC News | October 5, 2016 | More Issues
In 2010, former Hunterdon County prosecutor saw indictment dismissed for what he believed were political reasons
New York Governor Announces Plan to Offload Penn Station
WNYC News | October 5, 2016 | Transportation
City says it will build train hall in General Post Office while renovating platforms at Penn
Bridgegate: Wildstein Says He Talked ‘Retaliation’ with Drewniak
WNYC News | September 29, 2016 | Politics
Star prosecution witness also testifies that governor discussed getting rid of Democrats at Port Authority
Wildstein: Christie Laughed When Told Of Fort Lee Traffic Jams
WNYC News | September 28, 2016 | Politics
Governor has not been charged, but the star prosecution witness suggests he knew of lane closings while they were happening
Bridgegate Trial: Dramatic and Bizarre
WNYC News | September 27, 2016 | Politics
The prosecution laid out its case last week that the lane closures on the GWB went into the inner sanctums of the Christie administration; what’s in store for the second week?
Wildstein Says He Talked to Christie About Political Use of Port Authority
WNYC News | September 26, 2016 | Politics
Agency's 'bad cop' tells jury Democratic mayors were to be tempted with everything from projects to bits of steel from the twin towers
Wildstein and Foye Come Under Scrutiny at Day 4 of Bridgegate Trial
WNYC News | September 23, 2016 | Politics
Foye avers that he was powerless to stop Wildstein, who was being ‘protected’ by Gov. Chris Christie
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