Check out the top news that made headlines this week across the Patch network in New Jersey:
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.
Authorities say the human remains found in Jacqueline Terrulli's home were, in fact, her own.
A young child has died because of the coronavirus, state officials announced on Monday.
A New Jersey State Police trooper fatally shot Maurice Gordon during a traffic stop, and his family wonders if race was an issue.
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.
"Especially now," the public should be reassured that law enforcement is doing everything possible "to uphold the law," the MCPO said.
A community is outraged after a special needs student was left out of the Watchung Hills Regional High School yearbook.
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.
Gov. Phil Murphy has sued Wayne Township and Mayor Christopher Vergano to put a halt on the township sponsored graduations.
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.