New Jersey

Frances O. Thompson's esteemed carer in public service began in 1985 when she was elected Ward F councilman, making her the first African-American council member in Hudson County's history.

A New Jersey police chief who allegedly wrote an email defending racial profiling of "suspicious Black people in White neighborhoods," has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into the correspondence.

A case from 2011 where a New Jersey woman tossed her neighbor’s dog into oncoming traffic during an argument came to an end this week. Haniyyah Barnes was sentenced to four years in prison on Wednesday and ordered to pay $2,000 in restitution to the neighbor, NJ.com reports. The news outlet shared details of the case, […]

No one noticed that snow was covering the car's tailpipe, pushing carbon monoxide into the vehicle.

A police officer is being praised for his kind gesture towards a man who was kicked off a New Jersey bus for not wearing any shoes.

The police shooting death case of unarmed Black man Jerame Reid in Bridgeton, N.J. in December 2014 made its way to a grand jury, adding to…

An off-duty New Jersey state trooper is under review after firing at three unarmed teenagers who mistakenly knocked on the door of his Sparta home…

The dismal education statistics for young Black men are all too familiar, especially in cities like Camden, New Jersey, where poverty, crime and poor access to…

There is a reason President Barack Obama picked Camden, New Jersey as the city to announce a bold police initiative on Monday in an effort…