A slew of new gun laws were approved Monday by the New Jersey Assembly. Lawmakers approved a package of six new gun bills despite vehement protests in Trenton by gun supporters. A prohibition on armor-piercing bullets is part of the legislative package; Governor Phil Murphy has vowed to sign it.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy says Urban Enterprise Zones in the Garden State will likely remain. NJ.com reports that Murphy announced he is a big fan of the zones, which charge reduced sales taxes in certain areas including the Wildwoods, Millville and Vineland, and Pleasantville.
A rookie police officer from Jersey City has died of a gunshot wound, and the circumstances surrounding the shooting remain unclear. Police confirmed that the officer was killed Sunday night inside a home on Woodlawn Avenue. The officer graduated from the police academy about a year ago; he was 33 years old.
Lawmakers will be meeting in Trenton Monday to make the State’s tough gun laws even tougher. The New Jersey Assembly will consider six different bills that include new laws to make it more difficult to obtain a permit to buy a gun, and two other bills designed to keep guns out of the hands of…
Make sure you get your Mega Millions lottery tickets before Tuesday night. There were no winners in the drawing on Friday, which pushes the estimated top prize to a staggering $458 million. The cash option for one lucky winner would be pocket change to the amount of $274 million.
The Great Adventure theme park in central New Jersey will not open on time. Six Flags announced that the season opener will now be on March 30th, one week later than planned. The reason? Ten inches of snow that fell during a snowstorm last week.
The body of a missing man from Pilesgrove Township has been found in Maryland by hikers. Authorities say 28 year old David Gipson Smith was discovered by hikers about 100 miles from where Smith was last seen. Gipson is the son of a local pastor, Doug Smith and his wife Julie.
An 85 year old former school bus driver is now accused of sexually molesting nine children. Edward Atoeff was still driving buses this week in the northern New Jersey community of Montgomery when he was charged by police. Two adult victims went to police to say that Atoeff sexually abused them; his alleged victims date…
If you need a driver’s license, be sure you get to the Motor Vehicle Commission before next Friday. Next Friday is Good Friday and all Motor Vehicle Commission locations, including the local one in Lower Township, will be closed for business as it is recognized as an official holiday.
New Jersey is moving closer to an earned sick leave bill that would require employers in the private sector to provide paid sick leave to employees. The bill would allow the employee to accrue one hour of earned sick leave for every 30 hours worked. Initially reported that the exchange was one hour worked, one…