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US & Canada · Trenton

N.J. diocese agrees to US$87.5M deal to settle sex abuse suits

45% Center coverage: 49 sources
Catholic diocese in New Jersey agrees to pay $87.5 million to settle clergy sex abuse claims. Some 300 alleged victims were among the plaintiffs in the settlement. Details about what the roughly 300 victims alleged happened to them were not included in the proposed settlement. It is one of the largest cash settlements involving the Catholic church in the United States.See the Story
Judaism · Trenton

DOJ charges New Jersey man with hate crimes for attacks against Jewish community

59% Center coverage: 12 sources
Dion Marsh of Manchester has been charged with four counts of violating the federal Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr Hate Crimes Prevention Act. The charges stem from a series of violent incidents that authorities say happened on Apr. 8 in both Jackson and Lakewood townships. The three hate crime violations charging Marsh with attempting to kill the victims each carry a statutory maximum life sentence in prison and a $250,000 fine.See the Story
US & Canada · Trenton

Ice-T jokes he got robbed at the gas pump

56% Right coverage: 9 sources
Ice-T tweeted that he was robbed at a gas station in New Jersey. The tweet has 48,000 retweets and 278,000 likes. According to AAA, the average price of gas in the U.S. right now is $4.24.See the Story
US & Canada · Trenton

NJ bakery highlights gender wage gap with discount coffee on International Women's Day

Coverage: 5 sources
March 8 is International Women's Day. Connecticut has a rich history of trailblazing women. Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame aims to educate the public about women's history. Theodate Pope was one of the first women-licensed architects in Connecticut and the United States.See the Story
Black Lives Matter · Trenton

Black man was unarmed, getting iced tea from his car when cops shot him, suit charges

80% Left coverage: 5 sources
Jajuan Henderson, 29, was visiting the mother of his daughter on Centre Street in South Trenton, when he was shot. Henderson survived, but is paralyzed from the chest down. Four aggravated assault charges filed against Henderson after the Feb. 12 shooting have since been dismissed. Henderson still faces resisting arrest and obstruction charges.See the Story
"Don't Say Gay" Bill · Trenton

GOP state senator in New Jersey introduces ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill

Coverage: 2 sources
A state Senator in New Jersey this week introduced a bill prohibiting kindergarten through sixth-grade teachers from engaging in classroom instruction related to sexual orientation or gender identity. Seventh- through twelfth-grade students may only be educated on either topic if consent is given by a parent or guardian. See the Story
Trenton, New Jersey · Trenton

Monmouth County Man Admits Making Threatening Communications and Calling in False Bomb Threats

Eric G. Hafner, 31, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Michael A. Shipp to one count of making threating communications in interstate or foreign commerce with intent to extort. He also admitted phoning in false bomb threats to local and state government offices, a police department, two law firms and a commercial establishment. The victims were elected officials, judges, police officers, attorneys, and their families.See the Story
Trenton, New Jersey · Trenton

“Kingston: On the Map” Highlights Historical Maps

MAPPING HISTORY: “A Map of the Trenton to New Brunswick Turnpike-road,” circa early 1800s, is featured in “Kingston: On the Map,” on view at the D&R Canal Locktender’s House through November. (Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division)“Kingston: On The Map” is now on exhibit in the History Room at the D&R Canal Locktender’s House, on old Lincoln Highway (off Route 27) in Kingston on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m.See the Story
Republican Party · Trenton

GOP State Senators Want A Consumer Czar

Republicans in Trenton are a new way to ensure residents are being heard when they search for answers to their problems. The job of the czar is to let the Legislature know if you can get anyone to pick up the phone when you call for help. The Office of the Consumer will be responsible for conducting routine, periodic, and random phone call assessments.See the Story

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