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New Jersey bans discrimination based on hairstyle

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law on Thursday making it illegal to discriminate based on hairstyles associated with race, his office said. It's one year to the day that an African American high school wrestler cut off his dreadlocks so he could compete.

Investigation of Jersey City shooting turns up new leads

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy told CNN on Sunday that he has full confidence in the multi-agency investigation into the Jersey City shooting that killed four people. That investigation has already resulted in an arrest and the discovery of new evidence over the weekend.

Source: NJ Dem against impeachment to switch parties

A freshman Democrat, who strongly opposes House Democrats' impeachment of President Donald Trump, is expected to switch to the Republican Party and is telling colleagues his intentions, according to two sources.

Report links Jersey City shooter to Black Hebrew Israelites

This week's deadly kosher market attack and the killing of a detective in New Jersey are being investigated as acts of domestic terrorism "fueled by both anti-Semitism and anti-law enforcement beliefs," the state attorney general said Thursday.

Pelosi keeps her cards close on impeachment as House plows ahead

Speaker Nancy Pelosi is having a steady stream of private conversations with her colleagues to get their input about whether they're ready to impeach President Donald Trump and what they think should be included in articles of impeachment, according to multiple Democrats familiar with the matter.