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In a photo from Feb. 12, 2015, Alison Norris, 26, waits for a public bus in Detroit. Norris catches at least two buses during a 2-hour, one-way commute from Detroit to her restaurant hostess job in the city’s northern suburbs. She is among many Detroit residents without cars who often must travel long distances for low-paying positions in customer service or sales far outside the central city. Norris says there are too few jobs in the city. The city’s unemployment rate has been estimated at more than 18 percent. (AP Photo/Corey Williams)
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A police officer tries to control the confrontation between activists demonstrating against mainland Chinese shoppers and local villagers at a suburban district of Yuen Long in Hong Kong, Sunday, March 1, 2015. Hong Kong police have used pepper spray to break up scuffles between protesters demonstrating against mainland Chinese shoppers and villagers from a border town. Sunday's unruly demonstration was the latest to target the influx of mainland shoppers to Hong Kong, where many blame their voracious buying habits for distorting the local economy. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015 file photo, a pediatrician uses a syringe to vaccinate a 1-year-old with the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine in Northridge, Calif. A national survey of doctors in 2012 suggests that parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
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In this photo taken Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, a painting made by children born in captivity to mothers who had been abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) showing scenes from their time in captivity, sits as a sole reminder in the secondary school that has replaced the Rachele Rehabilitation Centre for such children, in Lira, Uganda. Eleven years after the LRA attacked Barlonyo, the International Criminal Court in The Hague is preparing to try senior LRA commander Dominic Ongwen for war crimes and crimes against humanity and while Ugandan military officials and survivors say he helped direct the attack on the camp in Barlonyo, some survivors of the Feb. 21, 2004, attack say Ongwen should not be tried by the ICC. (AP Photo/Rebecca Vassie)
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  • FBI lab lost hair sample in Edison police firebomb case; second hair not from accused officer

    The FBI laboratory, the nation's premier facility for the examination of forensic evidence, lost a critical hair sample collected from the charred debris of an arson fire at the home of a high-ranking Edison police official two years ago, documents show. The sample was one of two hairs found among the remains of a makeshift incendiary device set ablaze on Capt. The Jersey Journal, Sun, Mar 1 2015 @ 08:23 AM
  • Cause of last month's massive Edison DPW fire unknown

    About a month after an Edison Department of Public Works building went up in flames , residents still don't have answers about what caused the costly blaze. "The investigation is active and is continuing, but we cannot comment further at this time," said James O'Neill, a spokesman for the Middlesex County prosecutor's office. The Jersey Journal, Sat, Feb 28 2015 @ 11:33 AM
  • Franklin Man Facing Murder Indictment In Shooting of Middlesex County Teen

    A grand jury has handed up an indictment, charging a 20-year-old man with the murder of a 17-year-old New Brunswick boy. Dequan Rogers, of Alcorn Street in Franklin Township , is accused of killing 17-year-old Joell Burton last year in the Somerset section of Franklin, authorities said. Patch.com, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 09:38 AM
  • Woodbridge Police Have Saved Three Lives With Narcan

    Woodbridge Police Officer Christopher McClay underwent training in the use of Narcan - an antidote to opiate overdoses -- on the afternoon of Jan. 21. Four days later, he used it again, to revive another young man who was found unconscious in a car in the Iselin section of town. And four days after that, another Woodbridge officer, Emil Jagiello, used Narcan to save another young man at a local motel. Patch.com, Thu, Feb 26 2015 @ 05:51 PM
  • Snow, Sleet and Freezing Rain Expected in Middlesex County

    Snow, sleet and freezing rain are expected in the area Sunday, and that weather could cause isolated power outages and dangerous driving conditions. A winter storm warning is in effect until 4 a.m. Monday for Middlesex County, according to the National Weather Service. Patch.com, Sun, Mar 1 2015 @ 02:26 PM
  • Teen nearly ran down Middlesex cop in wild car chase, police say

    A 19-year-old Millington man is in Middlesex County jail after allegedly ramming into several police vehicles in a brief car chase, according to police. Kristof McCoy was charged with four counts of aggravated assault, eluding in a motor vehicle, resisting arrest, possession of stolen property, and criminal mischief after the incident in Middlesex Borough on Friday night. NJ.com, Sat, Feb 28 2015 @ 01:34 PM
  • Yet another Edison police lawsuit

    Edison police 'wagon wheel of death' rolls on with yet another lawsuit Edison police 'wagon wheel of death' rolls on with yet another lawsuit Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1BD14iV As the Edison Police Department's internal drama has been playing out in a New Brunswick courtroom this week, police and township officials are facing yet another employee lawsuit, adding to more than a dozen the embattled department has faced in recent years. The trial in the lawsuit filed in December 2012 by former Capt. Courier News, Thu, Feb 26 2015 @ 07:27 PM
  • Should NJ schools close for religious holidays?

    If you live in a given district where the majority of students practice one religion over all others, some educators feel it makes sense to close for that holiday for what they call "secular considerations." That is, why bother opening the school to teach to a handful of students while the majority will be observing their holiday. WKXW-FM Trenton, Wed, Feb 25 2015 @ 11:27 PM
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