Hot summer months are a known precursor for spikes in crime. But many cities across New Jersey and the country have been consistently reporting trauma after trauma long before the heat waves set in. A nationwide outbreak of violent crime. More specifically, involving guns.
Tuesday, officials announced 145 new, positive cases and 0 new deaths. Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 894,007 cases in the state and 26,477 confirmed and probable deaths.