New Jerseyans honeymoon with Governor Phil Murphy appears to be over. A new Rutgers University Eagleton Institute poll shows Murphy’s disapproval rating increasing by double digits since the last poll. 43 percent of state residents now look unfavorably upon Murphy’s job performance.
Governor Phil Murphy has compared the state’s efforts to legalize marijuana to the space program that resulted in a man landing on a moon. During a media interview this week, Murphy compared the repeated effort to legalize pot to the moon landing, saying “history does not get made overnight”. Murphy insists state leaders will get…
A weekend forest fire that charred over 11,000 acres of woodlands in Burlington County was started by humans. Fire officials say the fire started in a remote area in Woodland Township, often the scene of illegal bonfires. State officials continue to investigate.
A 52 year old police sergeant with the Long Beach Township Police Department has been suspended for accessing some secure information on a computer system for his own personal gain. Gerard Traynor faces two counts of illegal computer criminal activity. He also works as an attorney in Galloway Township.
There has been full containment of a forest fire in Burlington County in the Pinelands. Fire officials say over 11,000 acres burned during the weekend fire with smoke blowing north and visible from New York City. For a time, Route 72 in Burlington County was closed as a safety precaution.
A heavy lift vessel that caused a delay on the Delaware Memorial Bridge last month as it made its way to Philadelphia is set to move south early Tuesday morning. Delaware River and Bay Authority officials say the ship will cause another delay on the bridge Tuesday at approximately 5:00am as it moves south in…
The state’s crackdown on texting while driving begins today. Hundreds of law enforcement agencies throughout the state will be stopping motorists for texting while driving. Distracted driving penalties can range up to $400 for a first offense.
Congressman Jeff Van Drew has introduced new federal legislation that would permanently ban oil and gas drilling off both the Atlantic and Pacific seaboards. Van Drew has help from a South Carolina congressman on this bill. Van Drew says the economies of our region, and others, are too dependent on clean oceans and environment to…
A body was found at a Wawa convenience store located in Pennsauken Township. Police say the body was discovered at the store located on Route 38 in the community. Police have not released the person’s identity, or the cause of death.
$768 million, one winning Powerball ticket, and it was sold in Wisconsin. Lottery officials confirmed just one ticket matched all six Powerball numbers in last night’s huge jackpot. One ticket worth $1 million was sold in New Jersey; eight other tickets will collect $50,000 for New Jersey winners.