New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney says he is not interested in advancing any bill that would decriminalize marijuana. Sweeney says any bill to do so will not be advanced, and says it’s basically legalizing something that’s currently illegal. Governor Phil Murphy says he will still legalize pot, one way or another.
No winners in the Powerball jackpot Saturday night which pushes the grand prize to $420 million for Wednesday night’s drawing. The cash out value of the Powerball, if you are lucky enough to win, will be $248 million.
The Mega Millions lottery jackpot for Tuesday night’s drawing is expected to be $318 million. There were no winners during Friday night’s lottery drawing. this is the 14th time that the Mega Millions has advanced past the $300 million mark.
More than 100,000 power customers in the Garden State are still without power following two nor’easters within one week. Most of the outages are in Morris County. Virtually every customer of Atlantic City Electric has been restored.
A New Jersey man drove around a road barricade and came in contact with a live downed utility wire, and was killed. The discovery was made Thursday morning in Franklin Lakes when authorities found the burned out vehicle with the driver inside. Police don’t know if the man drove onto the live wire, or if…
Governor Phil Murphy said Thursday he sides with state residents who are extremely frustrated over the lack of power restoration from two recent nor’easters. Murphy promised to look into the slow delays associated with power restoration following this latest storm. On Thursday, nearly a quarter of a million residents in New Jersey were still without…
Sunday night’s Powerball lottery drawing will be worth an estimated $385 million. There were no winners in the multi-state lottery drawing on Wednesday night. The cash out value is expected to be $229 million.
State offices will be opening two hours late on Thursday. Governor Murphy announced last night that the offices will be opening late in order to provide for snow removal in impacted communities. Yesterday’s storm resulted in well over a quarter of a million power outages and put more than a foot of snow on northern…
A South Jersey school teacher was struck by lightning during a thunder snow event on Wednesday. Manchester Township Police say the woman was struck by lightning while on bus duty outside of a middle school. She was not seriously injured.
New Jersey Transit has had enough of the winter storm and will be suspending all bus service throughout the Garden State Wednesday at 4:30pm. NJT says travel conditions in much of the state are too dangerous, and they’ll resume bus service Thursday morning.