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Property taxes on average NJ home? Anywhere from $1.5K to $24K
Say you just want to buy a typical house in New Jersey. It would set you back $323K. How much for property taxes? Well that's a...
NJ construction worth $15.6B approved, and these towns had the mostMore than $15.6 billion in construction was approved by New Jersey communities in 2018. See which towns are receiving that growth. Analysis
Is your town one of the 50 wealthiest in NJ?Where do you live if you're wealthy in a state that's already considered one of the richest in the nation? Analysis
Group home care fails society’s most vulnerableSome NJ Bellwether group homes were understaffed and filthy, and residents suffered consequences: falls, injuries, physical attacks and abuse. Watchdog
Lyme disease cases down last yearNew Jerseyans reported 3,956 confirmed and probable cases of Lyme disease in 2018, according to New Jersey Department of Health data. Analysis
Child sex abuse: Ocean Gate superintendent accused in civil filing"Those allegations were thoroughly investigated by a state agency and were determined to be without merit," according to an attorney for the district. Watchdog
Protecting the Shield: NJ closes loophole for bad cops, but others remainThe state Attorney General now requires prosecutors to question investigators about possible misconduct and track problems with witnesses. Shield
NJ attorney general explains new policy to track troubled copsNew Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal described his new policy as "an important first step."
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The NJ cop seen repeatedly punching a suspect is at the center of several lawsuitsA NJ police sergeant seen on video repeatedly punching a suspect was at the center of several lawsuits and accused of similar behavior years ago Investigations
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NJ police officer accused of stalking may return to workA Hackensack police lieutenant accused of putting a tracking device in his estranged wife's car may return to work after a grand jury did not indict. Investigations
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Ciba-Geigy property tax appeal could cost Toms River taxpayers millionsThe township and BASF, which owns the former Ciba property off Route 37, have been battling for years over Toms River's assessment of the land. TAX WATCH
Deal cop disciplined after bitter Ocean Township Little League electionAn acrimonious campaign for president of Ocean Township Little League has landed the winning candidate, a Deal police officer, in hot water. Investigations
NJ cops threaten men at traffic stopTwo men filed suit against Atlantic City cops for civil rights violations that allegedly occurred at a traffic stop in 2017.
NJ cop at traffic stop: ‘I’m going to knock you the f*** out’Two Atlantic City Police officers with disciplinary histories are being sued by two men who claim the officers violated their civil rights at a traffic stop. Shield
Toms River adopts 2019 budget with no tax increaseThe $130.7-million budget keeps the municipal purposes tax rate stable, at 63 cents per $100 of assessed property value.
Ex-cop admits stealing ATV meant for his departmentSean Marti, 49, of Stafford pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of theft of movable property. Watchdog
NJ AG: Elizabeth police director used ‘n-word,’ derogatory slursA two-month internal affairs investigation into Elizabeth's police director found that he, for years, used racial and misogynistic slurs to describe his staff. Shield
Monmouth County Police Academy renovation costs skyrocket to $57MThe Monmouth County Police Academy renovations now include a larger building, an upgraded Kozloski Road entrance and stormwater improvements. Government
Toms River councilman votes ‘no’ on budget with no tax increaseGOP Councilman Daniel T. Rodrick, who is running for mayor, said more spending cuts need to be made. TAX WATCH
Five steps to rebuild the ladder to the American dreamWhat will it take to restore the crumbling path to upward mobility? Readers have five steps. Analysis
Tax assessors banned from side jobs fighting for tax appealsTax assessors shouldn't work as experts in tax appeal cases, a New Jersey Tax Court judge said in a ruling based on Wall assessor's side job. Government
Lakewood 2030: Cedarbridge project nears midway pointWith 470,000 square feet of projects complete or under construction, the controversial Cedarbridge corporate park in Lakewood is about halfway done. Government
Lakewood 2030: This is the future of the fastest growing NJ townshipLakewood Township is New Jersey's fastest-growing township and it is going through a business boom. Investigations
Lakewood 2030: This is the future of the townshipLakewood 2030: What is the future of NJ’s fastest growing township
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MIDDLE CLASS IN NJ: Will you be rich or poor? It depends where you grow upNew Jerseyans' chances of climbing the economic ladder depend on the neighborhood where they grew up. Investigations
NJ double dippers average $93,000The median New Jersey double dipper worked four jobs and took home a salary of more than $93,000 in 2018. Analysis
Sources: Attorney general probing schools authorityThe Attorney General's Office reportedly is investigating hiring practices and recent allegations of employee file tampering at the agency. Watchdog
Taxes flat for most homeowners under Middletown’s new budget proposalSpending will increase by $2.3 million in Middletown and the budget will require local taxpayers to kick in $1 million more than in 2018, or 2 percent TAX WATCH
NJ mob: The Mafia is still hereIn recent years NJ mobsters were accused of planning a hit, dealing cocaine, siphoning money from a company and extorting port workers. Investigations
Matawan discrimination suits: Cop claims retaliationMatawan and its insurer have paid out more than $2M over the years to settle discrimination suits. Now one cop - who got a $315k,000settlement - is saying the department is retaliating. Watchdog
Toms River Boy Scout treasurer indicted for theftA Toms River Boy Scout treasurer is accused of stealing more than $4,500 from his pack. JERSEY MAYHEM
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