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FILE- In this Aug. 5, 2019 file photo, New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal is shown during a bill signing ceremony at the state capital in Trenton, N.J. The release of New Jersey state troopers' disciplinary reports going back to 2000 won't go forward on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, as the attorney general planned because of a court order blocking their release. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

New Jersey AG overhauls police use-of-force rules

Dec. 21, 2020 4:35 PM EST

New Jersey's top law enforcement official on Monday unveiled new guidelines governing the use of force for the state's nearly 40,000 police officers, saying the changes would make the state “a national leader in policing reform” and help restore public trust. The new policy, which had been promised...

FILE - In this March 22, 2019 file photo, Heather Randazzo, a grow employee at Compassionate Care Foundation's medical marijuana dispensary, trims leaves off marijuana plants in the company's grow house in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. On Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, New Jersey lawmakers advanced legislation to establish a new recreational marijuana marketplace, which voters overwhelmingly approved on the ballot earlier in the month, but differed in key details. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

EXPLAINER: What's impeding New Jersey's cannabis amendment?

Dec. 5, 2020 7:53 AM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Year's Day deadline until New Jersey's constitutional amendment authorizing recreational marijuana takes effect is fast approaching, along with the final scheduled legislative voting session of the year. But New Jersey's Democratic-led Legislature finds itself at an impasse...

NJ AG: Detain juvenile offenders as a last resort

Dec. 3, 2020 5:26 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey State Attorney General’s Office released a 33-page directive Thursday outlining measures to keep juvenile offenders in their communities. Under these rules, cops and prosecutors should only lock up a juvenile as a last resort, NJ Advance Media reported. Gov. Phil...