Wednesday, November 12, 2014
NYC COMES TO ITS SENSES ON MARIJUANA, WILL NJ?
After the NYPD announced Monday that it will stop arresting people for minor marijuana possession offenses, the Star-Ledger Editorial Board is calling for NJ to follow suit. Although there is almost no chance of that happening any time soon, the Ledger lays out an extensive case for taking a more sensible approach pot possession in NJ.
RAY RICE TO BREAK MEDIA SILENCE
Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice will break media silence on NBC, months after elevator security camera footage was released of Rice punching his then-fiancee in the face, reports TMZ.
DETECTIVES SEIZE 3,426 PACKETS OF HEROIN
Paterson detectives confiscated nearly $35,000 in heroin and a loaded handgun Monday during a raid on the Riverside Terrace apartment complex, reports The Record.
NJ WATER UTILITIES SPENDING MILLIONS TO SAVE WATER
United Water, the primary water utility for North Jersey, has invested $32 million toward upgrading the state’s aging and deteriorating water mains, reports The Record. The repairs have cut leaks by more than billion gallons, but United Water still lost 10.6 billion gallons of water to leaks in 2013 alone.
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