Newark lawmakers pursue violent crime commission, say state leadership isn't enough

Three Newark area lawmakers say state leaders aren't

Three Newark area lawmakers say state leaders aren't doing enough to find out what's behind the recent spike in crime in places like Newark, Trenton and Camden. (January 27, 2014 7:28 PM)

Three Newark area lawmakers say state leaders aren't doing enough to find out what's behind the recent spike in crime in places like Newark, Trenton and Camden.

State Sen. Ron Rice says violence in New Jersey's urban areas could get worse if something drastic isn't done. He wants to establish a commission to look into sources of violent crime, similar to how the federal government curbed unrest...

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