With a stroke of the pen, President Trump on Tuesday provided large federal protections for Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The new National Defense Authorization Act will protect the base from closing anytime in the near future. New refueling tankers are part of the legislation. Photo by Associated Press.
Governor-elect Phil Murphy is prepared to name Bergen County Prosecutor Girbir Grewal as the new Attorney General for the State of New Jersey. NJ.com reports that Murphy is planned to make the announcement. Grewal would replace current Attorney General Christopher Porrino.
Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding a car that was located in the Mullica River Monday morning with a body inside. Police were called the river and believe the Honda Civic went through an intersection and straight into the river. The name of the deceased has not yet been released.
Former New Jersey governor Donald DiFrancesco is now accused of providing a high pay, low or no show job to a friend at a hospital where DiFrancesco serves as Chairman of the Board. NJ.com reports that Jill Cooperman got the job at University Hospital in Newark at the urging of DiFrancesco; she also received a…
It’s an extension of four days for a bear hunt in New Jersey. State authorities say the hunt will continue due to a low number of bears that were killed during the hunt that was supposed to end last week. The hunt resumes Wednesday morning.
Four more individuals have been charged in connection with Hurricane Sandy fraud. Attorney General Christopher Porrino announced Friday that four more people have been charged with receiving benefits for which they were not entitled. One of them is 57 year old Carmen Martinez of Atlantic City.
A 74 year old pastor from Medford Township has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting minors for more than a decade. WPVI-TV reports that Harry Thomas has been charged with multiple counts of aggravated sexual assault and with endangering the welfare of children. Thomas was arrested Wednesday morning.
To borrow an oft-used line from the Sopranos, the Bing has been disrespected by State officials. New Jersey Attorney General Christopher Porrino announced that liquor licenses belonging to two gentleman’s clubs, including the Satin Dolls which was presented as the Bada Bing in the Sorpanos, must be transferred to another party by early January. Porrino…
Governor Christie says a major reason why he was not Donald Trump’s running mate in 2016 was Christie’s lack of support for former national security advisor Michael Flynn. Christie said he had misgivings about Flynn, who eventually pleaded guilty to a felony in federal court.
A surf fisherman who was swept out to sea Wednesday morning in Sandy Hook is dead. NJ.com reports that the individual was fishing at the Sandy Hook National Gateway Recreation area when he was taken out to sea; his body was recovered a couple of hours later.