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  1. NJ Supreme Court tweaks bail reform, recommends pretrial detention for certain gun crimes

    05.26 / 01:09 www.trentonian.com Trentonian.com-NJ
    TRENTON >> A new change in risk-assessment protocols will likely result in New Jersey Superior Court judges more frequently signing detention orders against defendants who get arrested on gun charges and against defendants who get busted for new criminal activity while on pretrial release.The state Supreme Court on Thursday approved key changes to criminal justice reform at the request of the New Jersey Administrative Office of the…
  2. Bill prompted by Trenton school bus sex assaults passes Senate

    05.25 / 23:01 www.trentonian.com Trentonian.com-NJ
    TRENTON >> State legislators have taken notice of the sexual and physical assaults occurring on city school buses. Following a handful of incidents documented on Trenton Public School buses, the state Senate passed a bill Thursday to protect children being transported to and from school."The school bus should be one of the safest places for our children, but without proper supervision, some children are acting out in the worst way possible,"…
  3. Trenton men charged with human trafficking, sexual assault on child could be jailed without bail

    05.25 / 21:53 www.trentonian.com Trentonian.com-NJ
    TRENTON >> Two 19-year-old Trenton men accused of sexually assaulting and trafficking a child could remain incarcerated at the Mercer County Correction Center for up to two years while their case plays out in the courts.Prosecutors have filed motions seeking to place Altariq Mitchell and Daquan Patton on pretrial…
  4. Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson's SUV spotted in handicapped spot at school building

    05.25 / 20:49 www.trentonian.com Trentonian.com-NJ
    TRENTON >> City Mayor Eric Jackson does not have a handicapped parking placard.But that did not stop a driver of his city-issued SUV from parking in a handicapped spot Wednesday at the Trenton Board of Education building. A reader submitted a photo of the mayor's Ford Explorer breaking the…
  5. Two Trenton school administrators abruptly leave district

    05.25 / 19:48 www.trentonian.com Trentonian.com-NJ
    TRENTON >> Two top officials at Trenton Public Schools have suddenly left their jobs without much explanation from the district. In correspondence sent to staff on Wednesday, acting Superintendent Nelson Ribon informed employees that Josue Falaise would no longer be the interim chief academic officer "effective immediately" and interim Special Education Supervisor Eva Raleigh was "no longer with the…
  6. Drugs, burglary and murder charges: May 25, 2017 Trentonian Police Blotter

    05.25 / 18:46 www.trentonian.com Trentonian.com-NJ
    The information below was provided by police unless otherwise noted.Trenton Heroin and Crack: Brandon Cook, 30, Benjamin Legg, 36, Renee Larkin, 35, Damion Douglas, 20, Jabarie Montgomery, 25, and Tyree Montgomery, 41, were arrested Wednesday and charged with drug offenses. Officials say detectives were conducting an operation, which led to the six…
  7. JEFF EDELSTEIN: Wildwood smoking ban in pure silliness

    05.25 / 16:36 www.trentonian.com Trentonian.com-NJ
    Looks like Wildwood is going to ban smoking on the boardwalk. Lovely. But foolish.I'm all for smoking bans, don't get me wrong. In fact, I'd be fine with making smoking illegal (with current smokers grandfathered in). After all, smoking kills. Nearly 500,000 Americans a year see their lives cut short as a result of tobacco…
  8. Trenton looks to move high school start time to 7:30 a.m.

    05.25 / 01:02 www.trentonian.com Trentonian.com-NJ
    TRENTON >> City high school students may have to wake up bright and early next school year. The district is considering to change the start time for high school students to 7:30 a.m. to deal with its busing safety issues. Middle school students would also start 20 minutes earlier at 8…
  9. NJ attorney general wants gun-toting criminals jailed without bail

    05.24 / 23:58 www.trentonian.com Trentonian.com-NJ
    TRENTON >> In an effort to get tougher on crime and keep gun-toting criminals off the streets, New Jersey's top cop on Wednesday directed state prosecutors to start applying for pretrial detention whenever a new defendant gets arrested for a firearms offense.State Attorney General Christopher…
  10. Trenton pools will open on July 1, Mayor Jackson says

    05.24 / 20:31 www.trentonian.com Trentonian.com-NJ
    TRENTON >> Cooper, Roberto Clemente, Father Rocco, and Martin Luther King, Jr. pools will open to city residents on July 1 with improvements that will enhance the experience for residents seeking to beat the heat this summer, Mayor Eric E. Jackson announced Wednesday."More than a thousand residents per day enjoy our city's pools during a summer season that begins on July 1 and ends on September 5," said Mayor…
  11. COPS: Two Trenton teens used vacant city home for human trafficking

    05.24 / 19:31 www.trentonian.com Trentonian.com-NJ
    TRENTON >> Two city men were arrested Tuesday for their role in an ongoing conspiracy to sell underage girls for sex using the website Backpage.com.Officials say this is the third time they've investigated 19-year-old Altariq Mitchell for human trafficking and sexual assault. His accomplice, 19-year-old Daquan Patton, is accused of helping Mitchell sell two of the girls for…
  12. Woman steals from family, homicide charges and drugs: May 24, 2017 Police Blotter

    05.24 / 17:33 www.trentonian.com Trentonian.com-NJ
    The information below was provided by police unless otherwise noted.Trenton Theft by Family: Denise Cruser, 38, was arrested Tuesday after she allegedly stole a relative's Chevy Blazer and took it for a joyride through the city. Officials say a woman who knows the Cruser family spotted the vehicle near the intersection of New York and North Olden avenues around 11:15…
  13. L.A. Parker: Keep Trenton police vehicles inside city borders

    05.24 / 16:34 www.trentonian.com Trentonian.com-NJ
    A Trenton police vehicle parked at Suburban Plaza in Ewing produced concern on Tuesday.The photo snapped at 3:38 p.m. Vehicle No. 215 stayed parked for 15 minutes, although no way existed to determine how long the officer had been there.The Trentonian receives occasional reports about city police vehicles parked for extended periods of time in Hamilton or other suburban…