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Gov. Murphy Says Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana In NJ Short On Votes
Days ahead of a planned vote in the Legislature that would make New Jersey the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana, Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday that the measure is short of the votes needed to pass. The Democrat spoke Thursday during a news conference alongside more than a dozen supporters of the bill, including the NAACP and the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey, and said he and legislative leaders are “making progress, but we have a ways to go.”

Lindenwold Man Sentenced For Shooting Camden County Metro Officer In Leg
A Lindenwold man has been sentenced for shooting a Camden County Metro officer in the leg in November 2017. Delronn Mahan, now 21, will be spending the next seven years behind bars for shooting Camden County Metro Officer Patrick O’Hanlon.

1 Dead, 3 Injured In Shooting At Camden After-Hours Club
One man is dead and three others were injured following a shooting at a local “residential speakeasy” in Camden, police say. Camden County spokesman Dan Keashen said the gunfire happened at an after-hours club on the 600 block of Ferry Avenue around 3:15 a.m. Saturday.

Camden City Council Puts Brakes On Limiting Roadside Memorials After Hearing From Grieving Families
How long should roadside memorials be allowed to stay up for? A measure to limit makeshift memorials for those who’ve died to 15 days has been tabled in the City of Camden. The councilman who proposed the ordinance put the brakes on it after hearing from grieving families.

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