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Law & Justice

January 26, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ - The mysterious 2014 murder of a Jersey City political operative was resolved this week, when Sean Caddle, 44, a New Jersey-based political consultant, admitted to hiring two men to kill a longtime associate who had worked for him on various political campaigns, U.S. Attorney ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A New Jersey-based political consultant admitted hiring two men to kill a longtime associate who had worked for him on various political campaigns, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced Tuesday. Sean Caddle, 44, of Hamburg, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S.

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – A Montclair man has started a petition calling for a ban on Chick-fil-A restaurants on the Garden State Parkway. The New Jersey Turnpike Authority announced plans earlier this month to replace the former McDonald’s and bring a Chick-fil-A, Burger King and Starbucks to ...

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NUTLEy, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy appointed Nutley’s former mayor, Judge Joanne Cocchiola to superior court on Tuesday, Jan. 11. Cocchiola stepped down from her role as municipal court judge from Nutley on Friday, Jan. 14 and from the Borough of Rutherford on Tuesday, Jan. 11.  Sworn in on Jan. 14, ...

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HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - A Hampton Boro man has been sentenced to jail time in connection with an investigation into a man who recorded multiple individuals while they were in various bathrooms in Flemington and Lambertville, according to a release from the Hunterdon County Prosecutor's ...

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TRENTON, NJ —The New Jersey State Parole Board is now accepting applications for individuals seeking a new career working with former offenders to successfully re-assimilate into the community.  In December, the Board welcomed 15 parole officer recruits to their ranks.  Applicants for the ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ — Clara Maass Medical Center (CMMC) has named Marquetta Alexander, Ed.D., as the new Director of Diversity and Inclusion. In her current position at CMMC, Dr. Alexander will ensure CMMS continues to incorporate culturally competent, patient-centered care to our diverse ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ – An associate of the parents of a South Orange elementary school student - who contend a teacher improperly removed the girl’s hijab – is disputing published reports alleging the parents have sued the school district. The associate, James Davis III, who is chairman of Black ...

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NEWARK, NJ – New Jersey Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck is cracking down on businesses who are raising prices as the demand for COVID-19 tests have skyrocketed due to the Omicron variant. Bruck announced on Friday that the Division of Consumer Affairs has sent more than 50 warning ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A collective group of Montclair African-American Clergy are demanding answers from Mayor Sean Spiller and Township Council members over the racist, inflammatory remarks made by former township attorney Ira Karasick. After reports surfaced revealing that Karasick had called an ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The public is invited this month to attend virtual events in honor and in celebration of the leader of the American civil rights movement, Martin Luther King Jr., which will be presented by the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.  The events will explore the connections that bind ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The Rutgers University-Newark campus next week will commemorate the 6th Annual National Day of Racial Healing, an event aimed to raise awareness for racial equity. The annual event, which is observed the Tuesday after Martin Luther King Jr. Day, will be hosted Jan. 18 by the ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- New Jersey’s anti-bullying statute, already among the nation’s most stringent, will be strengthened even further under legislation Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law on Tuesday, Jan. 11. The bipartisan legislation (S-1790), which Senators Joe Pennacchio, R-Essex/Morris/Passaic, and ...

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TRENTON – Governor Murphy signed into law S3416, which codifies marriage equality in New Jersey law by providing that all laws concerning marriage and civil union are to be read with gender-neutral intent. Marriage equality currently exists in New Jersey based on state and federal Court ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Following the announcement that the New Jersey Turnpike Authority planned to allow a new Chick-fil-A restaurant to open at Brookdale South on the Garden State Parkway, Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia and openly gay Councilman Rich Rockwell have released statements against the ...

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PATERSON, NJ – Mayor Andre Sayegh was joined by Congressman Bill Pascrell Jr. and first responders on Wednesday to unveil plans to establish a Crime Gun Intelligence Center in Paterson. The federally funded center will help the Paterson Police Department prevent and combat gun violence in Paterson ...

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New Jersey Citizen Action (NJCA) named a new executive director, replacing Phyllis Salowe-Kaye, the longtime head of the Newark-based advocacy coalition and grassroots organization that fights for social, racial, and economic justice The new executive director, Dena Mottola Jaborska, brings 27 ...

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PHILADELPHIA, PA — Scammers don’t take a holiday, unfortunately, and the top thing on their list right now is stealing people’s hard-earned money. The Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) Philadelphia Office is reminding the public to be vigilant about seasonal shopping scams. The two most ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – The United States Justice Department announced today that Joseph Centanni, a landlord who has owned hundreds of rental units in and around Elizabeth has agreed to pay $4.5 million in monetary damages and a civil penalty to resolve a Fair Housing Act (FHA) lawsuit concerning his ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers University stumbled last spring when it turned an attempt to condemn antisemitism into a public relations debacle, the university's president said. “Look, any opportunity where one stumbles is a learning opportunity,” said Jonathan Holloway, who spoke to TAPinto New ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-N.J.) applauded the passage of the Daniel Anderl Judicial Security and Privacy Act of 2021 by the Senate Judiciary Committee last week. The legislation comes after the targeted attack on the home of U.S. District Court Judge ...

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CRANFORD - Joseph Hinksmon, 42, of Cranford was sentenced on Wednesday to 70 months in prison for receiving images of child sexual abuse, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced. According to the release, Hinksmon previously pleaded by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Claire C.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – A terrifying local killing became the subject of discussion for the past few months as Congress aimed to provide safeguards for federal judges, as they have often been left vulnerable threats and intimidation.  Daniel Anderl, resident of North Brunswick and a 2018 graduate of St.

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TRENTON, NJ — The chief lending officer for a New Jersey bank will be heading to jail after pleading guilty of knowingly and fraudulently applying for a $5 million Small Business Administration (SBA) loan for a Robbinsville Township business.  According to U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig's ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Nearly 58 years after the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg began her career as a professor at Rutgers Law School in Newark, the iconic campus building located on Washington Street was dedicated in her honor.  Rutgers University administration members on Thursday ...

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WAYNE, NJ – Rabbi Mayer Gurkov of the Chabad Center of Passaic County in Wayne received a call from a distraught member of his congregation. She called to tell him that she had found an antisemitic message written on the sleeve of her Starbucks coffee cup. According to Gurkov, the incident ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - On Wednesday, Montclair Township Attorney Ira Karasick resigned from his position after calling NAACP leader three-fifths of a human, according to published reports. His resignation came after news broke of the Montclair Branch of the NAACP calling for an investigation into ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Property Owner's Association responds to Tuesday's court decision saying, "Rejection of Montclair's rent control appeal will put matter on the ballot. New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division judges Clarkson S. Fisher, Jr.; Heidi Willis Currier and Patrick DeAlmeida ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – The fight is not over for rent control in Montclair, according to an appeals court decision on Tuesday. Montclair Township and the Montclair Property Owners Association (MPOA) will find themselves in court once again, after New Jersey Superior Court Appellate Division judges ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - We're learning more about the accusations against an East Orange mother, charged with two counts of child endangerment, following the disappearance of her teenage daughter.  14-year-old JaShyah Moore was found two weeks after she was reported missing in Harlem, after running away ...

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