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Garden State Crime Is Down Since New Jersey Ditched Cash Bail

New Jersey is about to end its second year using a pretrial court system that has all but stopped using cash bail to decide which defendants can stay out of jail before appearing in court. And guess ... 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 ... read more

Op-ed: Utah's new tool for changing the bail system

Since ... new system. Overall crime dropped by more than 3 percent in New Jersey after the Garden State implemented these changes. Violent crime fell by a staggering 12 percent. And if New Jersey ... read more

Do you have a right to bail? Critics attack N.J. bail overhaul enacted by Christie

CAMDEN-- In the first six months after New Jersey overhauled its criminal ... Here's how much N.J. jail population fell since bail reform New data shows the state's county pre-trial jail populations ... read more

Four people killed in tragic car accident on a New Jersey highway

A white Nissan Infiniti was traveling at a high speed on New Jersey's Garden State Parkway before 3am Wednesday when it plowed into the back of a tanker truck. All four people in the sedan - Kevin ... 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

5 Charged in Deadly 'Rolling Shootout' on NJ Expressway

A day after a shootout on the Atlantic City Expressway left one man dead and four others hurt, with some victims going to a nearby Wawa for help, New Jersey State ... crime, troopers troopers said. ... read more

Town courts are next spot for N.J. justice reform | Editorial

The report also questions the high number of stand-alone, low-activity local courts in the Garden State, and suggests changes ... appointment or reappointment. New Jersey has made its bail system more ... read more

Sweeping federal probe nabs crooked politicians & alleged black-market kidney peddler

Bail was set as high as $3 million. Aside from the wide-ranging political ramifications of the arrests in Jersey - shocking even in the ethics-challenged Garden State - the takedowns ... Raids also ... read more

Exiting New Jersey's Fiscal Nightmare

The Garden Stateâ ... largesse is the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA), which is adamantly opposed to any attempt to rein in costs. This is just one of the decades-in-the-making disasters ... read more

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