You may soon be able to hit a big lottery jackpot and keep your identity a secret. A new measure that would allow anonymity for a winning lottery player cleared an Assembly committee on Thursday. A bill sponsor says some lottery winners have been robbed and even killed in other states.
One person was killed in an accident on the Garden State Parkway in Toms River Thursday morning. State Police confirm that a car and a truck crashed in the southbound lanes near milepost 81. One of the drivers was killed in the accident; additional details are pending.
New Jersey is going to battle again with Exxon over allegedly dumping cancer causing chemicals in the Garden State. The dumping of the chemicals dates back to the 1950s and occurred in southern New Jersey, in Paulsboro. The six-count lawsuit was filed in court Thursday by the NJDEP.
There were no winners in last night’s Powerball lottery drawing. The next drawing will be held Saturday night and the jackpot will be worth $414 million. The winning numbers drawn last night were 6, 10, 21, 35, 46 and the power ball, 23.
State officials are warning the public to use their Payless Shoe Store gift cards now, or lose their value forever. The company is closing all of its stores, and the gift card values will expire on March 11th. Stores have already stopped accepting returns and coupons.
State officials are moving into federal court in an attempt to block seismic testing in the ocean near New Jersey that could lead to offshore drilling for fuel. The New Jersey DEP and the Attorney general have joined a motion in federal court to block the testing. Many organizations along the shore have opposed this,…
A 40 year old man from the Jersey Shore has been busted, charged with possessing over 1,000 images of child pornography and sharing them online. Michael D’Elia of Waretown was the subject of a four month investigation by law enforcement. Police found the photos on numerous devices in his home.
Rider University will not invite a Chick Fil A to its campus, so one of the University’s deans is quitting. NJ.com reports that Cynthia Newman, dean of the College of Administration, says not inviting Chick Fil A to campus clashes with her values as a Christian woman. Chick Fil A has been criticized for its…
Governor Phil Murphy delivered his budget address to the legislature Tuesday afternoon. Murphy continues to tout the fact that he intends to save $1.1 billion in the budget due to reduced health care costs and departmental costs. Murphy says he intends to fix New Jersey Transit and work to improve the middle class.
A longtime professional wrestling star with deep ties to southern New Jersey has died. King Kong Bundy, who’s real name was Christopher Pallies, died Monday at the age of 61. Bundy was raised in southern New Jersey and had extensive ties to Atlantic City. No cause of death has been revealed.