Police in Brick are investigating a murder-suicide. NJ.com reports that a 79 year old man shot his 80 year old wife to death, and then turned the gun on himself. The killings occurred this morning. Police have not released the names of those involved.
Hotels that offer more than 100 rooms will now be obligated to provide so-called “panic buttons” to staff members to help report an immediate problem, including sexual assault. The measure passed unanimously in both the New Jersey Senate and Assembly.
New Jersey lawmakers pulled a bill from a vote on Monday that would have greatly expanded the medical marijuana program. The bill faced certain rejection by Governor Phil Murphy, so it was cancelled. Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin told reporters that he will take a look at amendments offered by the Governor to see if an…
State lawmakers have approved a new bill this week that would make it much easier for the state to eliminate the criminal records of one million people who were arrested on marijuana-related charges. It’s still unclear if Governor Murphy will sign the measure into law. New Jersey has one of the most difficult expungement processes…
A teenager who went swimming in a lagoon in the Barnegat Bay Saturday night has died. The 15 year old high school sophomore went swimming with friends in Brick and never resurfaced. He was pulled from the water and taken to a local hospital where he died Sunday.
A fire likely caused by lightning has been contained at the Wharton State Forest. The fire started on Sunday and took out nearly 2,000 acres of the forest. Roadways near Hammonton were closed Sunday night due to smoke from the fire, but have since reopened.
Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker has only one percent of the support of democrats in Iowa. Booker spent the weekend in Iowa trying to drum up support for his campaign. Former Vice President Joe Biden is still the frontrunner at 24 percent of the support from dems.
Governor Phil Murphy is headed to Iowa next week to campaign for presidential candidate Cory Booker. Murphy came out early with his support for Booker; he will appear next Tuesday at a campaign event. Iowa is the state that traditionally picks the presidential candidates.
There were no winners in the Mega Millions lottery drawing last night. Jackpot officials say the top prize for the Friday night drawing will be a whopping $530 million. The odds of winning are about 1 in 302 million.
Voter turnout is expected to be abysmal in New Jersey on Tuesday, which is primary election day. There are no hotly contested races on the state level, and in Cape May County, there are no contested races for party nominations for freeholder, or the New Jersey legislature. The polls will be open Tuesday until 8:00pm.