One person was killed during a traffic accident on Route 55 in Gloucester County Friday afternoon. Police say the driver of the only vehicle in the accident died as a result of his injuries. Police have not released the identity of the driver pending notification.
A local man was critically injured during an early morning fire in Tuckahoe Sunday morning. Firemen say the blaze took place on Mount Pleasant Road in Tuckahoe during the overnight hours. The man was trapped inside the home and was being treated for burns and smoke inhalation.
Advance Auto Parts has 100 stores in New Jersey, and now has to change its policies after a lawsuit was filed by a man who alleges his hours were cut after he asked for time off to observe his Jewish faith. New Jersey Attorney General Christopher Porrino says Advance Auto Parts had to change its…
A 73 year old North Jersey man has admitted to possessing 12,000 images of child pornography along with a large cache of movies. Darrel Underhill of High Bridge admitted to the crimes on Thursday; he could face ten years in prison when he’s sentenced in March.
The number of fatal pedestrian motor vehicle accidents skyrocketed during 2017. A report on NJ.com shows that 180 pedestrians have died as a result of a motor vehicle accident this year, 20 more than last year. It’s also the highest number of fatal pedestrian accidents in New Jersey since 1993.
Governor-elect Phil Murphy will replace Bob Martin as head of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Catherine McCabe was appointed to the post on Thursday. McCabe has served previously in the federal Environmental Protection Agency. Martin was seen as a good friend to the Jersey Shore.
A school bus driver in Lakewood has been charged with drunk driving and road rage following an incident on Wednesday. Police say 54 year old bus driver Angel Colon was investigated and police smelled alcohol on his breath. NJ.com reports that Colon was taken to the Ocean County Jail.
Governor Christie has signed new bills into law that clears the way for former convicts to get jobs. The bipartisan bills will shorten the time periods for which records can be expunged. Supporters say the new legislation will prevent a minor criminal offense from preventing someone from finding a good job.
A 78 year old boat captain from Middle Township has pleaded not guilty to a charge of seaman’s manslaughter in connection with a fatal boating accident off Rhode Island. Cooper Bacon offered the plea in court on Tuesday. If convicted of the charge, Bacon could reportedly face up to ten years in prison.
The former executive director of the New Jersey Turnpike will join Governor-elect Phil Murphy’s cabinet as Commissioner of the State Department of Transportation. Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti will get the appointment this week, according to NJ.com. She retired from the turnpike authority seven years ago.