Governor Phil Murphy is now calling on millions of dollars to be spent on public pre-school programs in the Garden State. Murphy made the announcement on Monday, and he eventually wants pre-kindergarten to be offered to all families in New Jersey….that could cost nearly $60 million.
New Jersey State Police say tips from the public helped them nab a woman who allegedly stole a car from a Wawa in Salem County. 40 year old Tanya McCurdy of Woodstown has been arrested and charged with stealing the car in Pilesgrove Township. The car was eventually recovered in Newark, Delaware.
Gas prices are going up this spring even though temperatures are largely staying in the 40s and low 50s. AAA reports that the average price for a gallon of regular gas is now $2.69, up two cents over last week. Higher gasoline prices are expected due to summer-blended gasoline that is sold during the travel…
A South Jersey cop is accused of hitting a 13 year old girl in the face as she was being put under arrest. Gloucester Township Police Officer John Flinn faces the assault charges. He was responding to a disturbance call at the time of the incident.
Governor Phil Murphy has signed an executive order that will provide greater transparency to the public regarding gun violence in the Garden State. The order requires the state to issue monthly reports on gun crimes, and detail the types of weapons that are involved. The state will also issue quarterly reports on the states where…
Florida gets a federal exemption from offshore drilling, but New Jersey does not, and that has angered state officials. New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced that a lawsuit will be coming to the federal government unless plans to drill for oil off the Garden State’s coastline are not dropped.
Governor Phil Murphy wants to make a community college education free for some New Jersey residents. Murphy spoke in North Jersey on Thursday and outlined a plan that would pump $50 million into the budget to make college free for some New Jersey families. $45 million would be allocated towards a grant program.
The Tacony Palmyra Bridge was closed to traffic for nearly four hours Wednesday night after being struck by a boat. The vessel ran into a fender on the bridge late Wednesday night; the bridge re-opened to traffic around 3:30am.
Governor Phil Murphy says he wants to have only clean energy in New Jersey by the year 2050. Murphy announced Wednesday that an offshore wind company is going to set up shop in Atlantic City. Murphy says wind energy will help combat climate change.
The New Jersey Attorney General’s office announced that the Virtua Medical Group has agreed to pay $418,000 to tighten up security practices after patients’ medical records were accidentally leaked online. Virtua is affiliated with 50 South Jersey medical practices and facilities.