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February 20, 2015 Prachi Gupta

The Newark students who charged into a superintendent’s office on Tuesday night and stayed there for the next three days are leaving on Friday at 5:30 PM. One of their demands have been met, says 15-year-old Gabrielle Vera, who first spoke to ANIMAL about the protest on Wednesday. It took a lot of resolve to […]

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January 20, 2015 Rhett Jones

Anyone headed to JFK or Newark airports soon has a chance to travel like a boss. A new service that bills itself as the “Uber of helicopters” is offering rides from Manhattan for as low as $99. Depending on the service used, pickup location and traffic, a taxi or car can cost in the range of […]

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January 12, 2015 Rhett Jones

With some of the toughest gun laws in the country, New York City and New Jersey require equally tough screening at airports to ensure that passengers aren’t transporting firearms. According to a report by the New York Post, the Transportation Security Administration has been underreporting its gun statistics to paint a more rosy picture. While […]

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November 17, 2014 Prachi Gupta

Here’s an absolutely insane video of a car riding on its front axle, tearing up the street beneath it, and leaving the scent of burning rubber and metal in its wake. It looks straight out of a Need for Speed blooper reel, but was shot on the streets of Newark and sent to ANIMAL by […]

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February 25, 2014 Andy Cush

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey just conducted its first study on stop-and-frisk in Newark, and while much is left to be learned, one thing seems clear: in terms of results, Newark cops are better at it than the NYPD. In the city across the Hudson, about 25 percent of stops result in […]

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