new jersey

sex abuse

A Tidal Wave of Sex Abuse Lawsuits Is About to Hit New York's Catholic Churches and Boy Scouts

Survivors of child sexual abuse in the state can sue their attacker, no matter how long ago the abuse happened, starting Wednesday.
Carter Sherman
4 days ago
climate change

Climate Change May Be Spawning Flesh-Eating Bacteria in New Jersey

Put them together with "brain-eating" amoeba, and it's shaping up to be a summer from hell.
Alex Norcia
Catholic Church

More Than 300 Catholic Clergy in New Jersey Have Been Accused of Sex Abuse, Report Says

The report names priests, deacons, nuns, and other religious figures associated with the five Roman Catholic dioceses in New Jersey — including members of religious orders.
Carter Sherman
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau Reviews 'Springsteen on Broadway'

"Its aim is to simultaneously depict and demythologize the Jersey shore and poke major holes in an authenticity it reconceives at a truer level of complexity."
Robert Christgau

Anti-Semitic comments have flooded a New Jersey Facebook page. The state wants Facebook to step in.​

The page illustrates the “rising tide of hate” around the state and country, according to officials.
David Uberti

Inside the Strange, Messy Fight to Legalize Weed in New Jersey

A plan for recreational pot in liberal New Jersey fell apart. It points to the snags that can arise when politicians try to get in the social-justice game.
Alex Norcia
black love

Photographer Akintola Hanif's Remarkable Images Celebrate Black Love and Community

"I appointed myself to represent my people correctly and counter negative stereotypes often seen in mainstream media."
Fayemi Shakur

New York's Bodega Owners Want to Sell You (Legal) Weed

Recreational marijuana isn't yet legal in New York State, but corner stores are already angling for a piece of the action.
Alex Norcia

Woman Silently Trashes Entire Convenience Store, Then Calmly Gets in Line to Buy Pringles

Current mood: Destroying an innocent place of business, but make it chill.
Jelisa Castrodale
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch This Guy Allegedly Fake a Fall for Insurance Money and Fail Miserably

Is that really all you've got?
River Donaghey
The VICE Guide to Right Now

DJ Pauly D and Vinny Are Single and Ready to Find New Girlfriends on TV

MTV just green-lit 'Double Shot at Love,' in which 20 single women will compete for the chance to date either of the 'Jersey Shore' stars.
Alex Norcia

Washington just became the second state to ban the NRA’s “murder insurance”

The policies sold are deceptive and dishonest. I would be remiss as the state’s insurance regulator if I didn’t shut them down.”
Tess Owen