There was one winner in last night’s Mega Millions lottery drawing and the winning ticket was sold in Long Island, New York. The ticket is worth $425 million, the eighth largest jackpot in Mega Millions history. No million dollar tickets were purchased in New Jersey.
The body of a 48 year old Little Egg Harbor man was found in a Pennsylvania river. Authorities say the body of Drew Camoosa was pulled from the Ohio River Monday morning. A passerby found the body face down in the water. No word yet on a cause of death, or how Camoosa wound up…
New Jersey’s new ban on smoking on public beaches takes affect later this month. Starting on January 16th, it will be illegal for anyone to smoke on a beach. Governor Murphy has left it up to towns to decide how the smoking ban will be enforced.
The new year brings a new, slightly higher minimum wage for the Garden State. The new minimum wage is now $8.85 an hour, up from $8.60 an hour. New Jersey is among 20 states who are increasing the wage this week.
An appellate court has ruled that New Jersey’s graduation requirements are not legal. The court ruled that the state cannot force students to pass two exams before graduating high school. The new regulation will take effect at the end of this month. Currently, the state offers two tests, Algebra I and English.
A 35 year old Ohio man poured 17 gallons of diesel fuel on himself and tried to set himself on fire in Woodbridge over the weekend. Police say Michael Green was not successful with setting a fire, and was taken to a hospital for a mental evaluation. The incident occurred at a Shell gasoline station.
There were no winners during last night’s Mega Millions lottery drawing Friday night. The top prize for the next drawing to be held on New Year’s Day will be approximately $415 million. The numbers drawn Friday night were 9, 10, 25, 37, 38, and the mega ball, 21.
Wells Fargo is coughing up $575 million to the State of New Jersey as part of a settlement agreement where the bank conducted improper business practices. Wells Fargo has to pay over a half billion dollars overall to settle the claims. The bank conducted the improper practices for a decade.
If you rely on Verizon Fios to get your television programming, you may lose Disney and ESPN programming for a bit. Verizon confirmed that it’s in difficult contract n negotiations with the parent company of the networks; it expires next Monday. If the contract is not renewed, it’s possible Fios customers would not be able…
All four people killed early Wednesday morning in an accident on the Garden State Parkway were from New Jersey. State Police have released the names of all four victims, who range in age from 21 to 24 years old. Three people from Lakewood and one from Beachwood were all killed when the vehicle they were…