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So-called “Feel better dolls,” which resemble black rag dolls, have been removed from shelves at One Dollar Zone stores because of the racist message attached to the front. The purpose of this doll was to get the owner to abuse it or even find a wall to “slam the doll” into when they were feeling […]

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.

A leaked audio file captures President Donald Trump inviting members of his Bedminster golf club to join his presidential transition meetings.

Republican lawmaker Tom Weathersby has proposed counseling and fines in sagging pants ban.

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.

GETTY IMAGES: At least one person was killed and scores were injured Thursday when a commuter train slammed into a rail station and crashed onto a concourse, authorities said. Photos from the scene show a crumpled New Jersey Transit rail car at the battered station amid mangled steel, cables and concrete. The crash occurred during […]

Gov. Christie proposes a school funding plan that would equalize how much the state spends per pupil. But state Democrats are blasting his proposal.

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.

A New Jersey police chief who allegedly wrote an email defending racial profiling of "suspicious Black people in White neighborhoods," has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into the correspondence.

In Newark, N.J., officials have closed the water lines for 30 schools in the Public Schools system due to the discovery of lead and discoloration. In a Wednesday announcement, New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection and school district are using water from other sources, the Huffington Post reports.

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 […]

A case from 2011 where a New Jersey woman tossed her neighbor’s dog into oncoming traffic during an argument came to an end this week. Haniyyah Barnes was sentenced to four years in prison on Wednesday and ordered to pay $2,000 in restitution to the neighbor, NJ.com reports. The news outlet shared details of the case, […]