NJ Coronavirus Updates / Human Remains ID / Child COVID Fatality

Tom Davis

Check out the top news that made headlines this week across the Patch network in New Jersey:

NJ Coronavirus, Reopen Update: Here's What You Need To Know (UPDATE)

New Jersey's death toll is now 12,857, and 446 new cases and 25 more deaths were announced on Saturday. Here are the areas with new cases, the town-by-town and county-by-county totals and the latest coronavirus and reopening developments in New Jersey.>>>Read more here.

Remains Found Identified As Missing NJ Woman

Authorities say the human remains found in Jacqueline Terrulli's home were, in fact, her own.

Second Child In NJ Dies Due To Coronavirus

A young child has died because of the coronavirus, state officials announced on Monday.

Gov. Murphy Says NJ Not Ready To Fully Reopen Yet: Here's Why

A New Jersey State Police trooper fatally shot Maurice Gordon during a traffic stop, and his family wonders if race was an issue.

Bruce Springsteen Calls Out Trump On Radio Show

WATCH: Gov. Murphy spelled out why NJ isn't ready to fully reopen just yet, and if the state should expect a resurgence of the coronavirus.

Middletown Police Officer Accused Of Lying About Cop Car Accident

"Especially now," the public should be reassured that law enforcement is doing everything possible "to uphold the law," the MCPO said.

Special Needs Student Left Out Of Watchung Hills HS Yearbook

A community is outraged after a special needs student was left out of the Watchung Hills Regional High School yearbook.

See Manchester Officer's Homecoming After Beating Coronavirus

Manchester Sgt. Antonio Ellis of Toms River spent nearly a month in a coma on a ventilator, but he beat COVID-19. See the videos, photos.

Murphy Sues Wayne Mayor; Court Injunction Cancels Graduation

Gov. Phil Murphy has sued Wayne Township and Mayor Christopher Vergano to put a halt on the township sponsored graduations.

NJ To Issue Back-To-School Rules As Full College Plan Released

Gov. Murphy said he's ready to say how NJ schools will reopen, and he has a roadmap for how colleges will operate amid the coronavirus.

This article originally appeared on the Point Pleasant Patch