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Garden State Crime Is Down Since New Jersey Ditched Cash Bail

Critics of bail reform say that forcing defendants to commit some money as a condition of pretrial release is why they show up to trial and keep their noses clean beforehand. Mind you, it was primaril... read more

It’s been one year since N.J. ditched cash bail. Here’s how it’s going

New Jersey’s pioneering ... Before cash bail was scrapped, opponents said low-level defendants released shortly after their arrest would break the law again in large numbers, resulting in a crime wave ... read more

Who was Andrew Cunanan? All Gianni Versace's killers victims - from Jeffrey Trail to David Mason

While we see Gianni Versace's murder at the start if the American Crime Stories series ... heard they were on to him and ditched the car. Cunanan found himself at Finn’s Point National Cemetery in New ... read more

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To protect justice and fairness, does the bail system need a little bit of cash in it?

Take New Jersey. Since the Garden State ... down 30 percent. Overall, violent crime took a dive by almost a third. And it’s not because New Jersey is locking people up at higher rates. Only about 18 p... read more


Ohio Turnpike workers are paid 17% more than ODOT employees

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Ohio Turnpike ... Along the East Coast, toll takers often earn significantly more. In New Jersey, collectors on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway earned more than ... read more

Today’s news from PoliticsNJ.com

Corzine contends that, with debt and fringe benefit costs soaring, the state must consider ways to generate cash from assets like the New Jersey Turnpike and the Garden ... $150,000 bail was the lowes... read more

The Week In Union County

The new ... a hate crime and urge anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Summit Police at 908-273-0051. John Liberato is stepping down as head coach of Summit Football on a high no... read more

Criminal Justice

No one has yet been arrested or charged with a crime ... We've got a Garden State cop whose choice of boyfriends wasn't too wise, and the requisite pair of crooked jail guards. Let's get to it: In New... read more

Poor jailed while rich go free: Rethinking bail in Wisconsin

But he can never get back the nearly three months he served in jail for a crime he said he ... including in New York, New Jersey, Georgia, Texas, Maryland and Ohio, have joined the chorus pushing to e... read more

Music Scene: Actor Ronny Cox is a musician first

Obviously, there have been some moonlighting actors who, frankly, were pretty bad musicians, so I have to live that image down. But it is really the easiest ... Cox had known his wife, Mary, since he ... read more

Federal judge: Stopping N.J. bail changes would pose ‘high risk’ to community

A federal judge in New Jersey refused to hit the pause button on the state’s criminal justice overhaul Thursday, saying that reverting to a cash-bail system ... Reform Act] since January 2017 by reins... read more

Innocent Until Proven Guilty, But Only If You Can Pay

Activists argue that cash ... New Jersey, instead of San Francisco. At the beginning of 2016, the Garden State launched a massive transformation of the pretrial detention procedures used in its distri... read more



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