A 79 year old Cape May Court House man has pleaded guilty in a federal court to a charge of causing a fatal boat collision that killed another man. The Providence, RI Journal reports that Cooper Bacon pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday to causing the death of an 81-year old man. Bacon will…
Over 550,000 residents of New Jersey will vote via absentee ballot this year, an all time record. State officials announced that the mid term elections generated a high level of interest in the balloting next Tuesday. The last mid terms were four years ago; in that election, fewer than 150,000 absentee ballots were mailed.
A thumping musical sound from an unknown origin has been travelling over the Delaware Bay into South Jersey, and it’s left law enforcement completely perplexed. NJ.com reports that police departments along the bay closer to the Delaware River have attempted to investigate the sound, but have not found its source, yet. The sound typically crosses…
New Jersey State Police are asking parents to visit its “Offender Watch” website before sending the kids out trick or treating tonight. The website lists the locations of approximately 4,500 sex offenders registered in the Garden State. The url for the website is: http://www.njsp.org/sex-offender-registry/index.shtml
Exact change toll collection baskets on the Garden State Parkway are now completely gone. The last coin collection basket as the Asbury Park toll plaza was removed Monday, which means exact change lanes are a thing of the past. Drivers now have two choices: EZ Pass lanes, or a full service lane with a toll…
A new poll released by Rutgers University shows a majority of New Jersey residents want legalized marijuana. The new poll released Tuesday shows 58 percent of New Jersey residents support the legalization of weed. Only 37 percent of state residents oppose the legalization of marijuana.
New Jersey is launching a new website Tuesday designed to bring more attention to the options regarding affordable healthcare. GetCoveredNJ.gov is launching today, and it will spell out the options available to individuals who need health insurance coverage. Open enrollment starts later this week and runs through the middle of December.
Flags are flying at half staff throughout New Jersey to honor the victims of the weekend shootings in Pittsburgh. Governor Murphy has ordered the flags to continue to fly at half staff between Tuesday and Sunday. Funerals for two victims will be held Tuesday.
There were two winning tickets in Saturday night’s Powerball drawing. Neither winning ticket was sold in New Jersey; however, two tickets sold in the Garden State are worth $1 million. The winning numbers were 8, 12, 13, 19, 27 with the Powerball 4, and the Power Play 3.
One New Jersey beach town attempted to give discounts to residents for beach tags, which is a violation of the Public Trust Doctrine. Brick Township had to change course and offer a different beach tag program once it learned that the proposed discounts for residents was illegal.