Authorities say a Jersey City police officer was driving more than twice the speed limit and ran a red light at the time of the March 2 collision that led to his eventual arrest and suspension from the force. The information about the incident involving Lt. Raymond J. Mahan, 56, is found in a criminal complaint made available by the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office. Mahan

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A woman from New York is suing Target because one of its concrete bollard balls came loose from a Target store and damaged her vehicle. The court papers claimed that Eilen Grady was driving her 2015 Nissan Rouge slowly through one of Target’s parking lots when a two-ton red bollard ball smashed into her driver’s side door. “Red bollards are installed by

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A 51-year-old man, John Fahey, was killed Friday as his van went off the road, striking a row of trees and ejecting him from his own vehicle. Fahey was traveling north on Newark-Pompton Turnpike about 4:41 a.m. when he went off the road, mounted a curb, traveled across a sidewalk and front lawn and crashed into trees, according to Lt. First Class

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Two men were injured in a shooting in Plainfield on Monday afternoon. The two victims were hit by gunfire at 1:30 pm near the corner of West Fourth and Liberty streets. Police say both men were targeted by the shooter. A car involved in the shooting has been located—however, no arrests have been made. Neither man was willing to cooperate with the

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A former Kinnelon man is on trial in Morristown for stabbing his mother’s boyfriend 17 times to protect his mother and himself from the boyfriend’s aggression. Francis S. Thomas, the man on trial, reportedly claimed that he grabbed a knife from the mother’s boyfriend, Edward Mendy, after interrupting an argument between Mendy and Thomas’ mother, Mignone Njie. He stabbed Mendy 17 times

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The New Jersey Law Against Discrimination protects employees of New Jersey from unlawful discrimination in the workplace. The law makes employers held accountable in the case that they discriminate against employees based on factors such as age, sex, religion, skin color, sexual orientation, or marital status. The law protects not only employees in the state of New Jersey but also people seeking

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Peiran Chi, a 20-year-old woman who was a passenger in a Mercedes Benz, died on Monday in a collision with another car in the westbound lanes of Interstate 80. Chi was a rear passenger in the Mercedes, among two other occupants—the driver and a front passenger—both of whom suffered minor injuries. An initial report said that the Mercedes spun out of control,

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