January 17, 2013 at 5:10 pm
A large population, demographic diversity and prosecutors’ commitment to punishing bias are factors. Some believe too much crime—and others too little—falls into the category of “hate.”
January 16, 2013 at 11:49 am
New law could force New Jersey consumers to pay for every plastic bag they use. Not everyone is thrilled.
January 15, 2013 at 6:16 pm
Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a coalition of like-minded city leaders, has mobilized since the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. NJ Today’s David Cruz examined how the movement is progressing in New Jersey.
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January 04, 2013 at 7:02 pm
MetroFocus follows the hurricane recovery money, checks in with a New Jersey school, and presents a Solutions Story on homeless youth.
December 21, 2012 at 10:49 am
On Dec. 20, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began demolishing houses severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy. A family’s home on Kissam Avenue in Staten Island was the first to be removed.
December 20, 2012 at 11:00 am
The shooting tragedy in Newtown has focused new attention on the issue of mental illness and guns. New York City and state have some of the toughest laws, but advocates still see flaws.
December 20, 2012 at 4:00 am
Neil Barsky’s documentary provides a sweeping yet personal cinematic portrait of the three-term mayor, Ed Koch.
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December 19, 2012 at 6:10 pm
An in-depth look at what happened when the power went out at New York hospitals, interviews with former Mayor Ed Koch and former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman, the ASPCA emergency shelter for pets and more.
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December 19, 2012 at 6:00 pm
Pulitzer Prize-winner Dr. Sheri Fink writes for The New York Times and ProPublica, raising questions about care for vulnerable populations in hospitals and nursing homes.