New Jersey will receive just over $4 million as part of a settlement involving General Motors. GM failed to disclose a deadly ignition switch defect that could have caused its vehicles to shut off without notice. New Jersey Attorney General Christopher Porrino says GM put “provits over integrity”.
Three North Jersey men, all in their thirties, were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly scamming senior citizens in a telemarketing scam. Christopher Wilson, Jack Kavner and Daniel Quirk were all charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering. Authorities said the three men are accused of operating telemarketing firms that solicited investments in…
New Jersey rocker Jon Bon Jovi performed a three-song acoustic set for supporters of gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy at Resorts Casino Hotel on Tuesday. Bon Jovi got to know the Democratic candidate for governor because their children attended the same schools in Monmouth County. The two have been acquainted with each other for 20 years.…
On Wednesday, Gov. Chris Christie announced he had selected Lt. Col. Patrick J. Callahan to become the 15th Superintendent of the New Jersey State Police. The current head of the State Police, Col. Rick Fuentes, who held the Superintendent position for 14 years, submitted notice of his retirement on Wednesday, effective Nov. 1st. Callahan began…
Republican gubernatorial candidate Kim Guadagno tried to distance herself from her boss, Chris Christie, during the second and final gubernatorial debate on Wednesday night. Guadagno told the crowd that she disagreed with Christie on the gas tax hike, and her opponent, Phil Murphy, supported the increase.
The second and last gubernatorial debate will be held this evening featuring democrat Phil Murphy and republican Kim Guadagno. All pre-election polls show Guadagno trailing Murphy by double digits, and both candidates struggling with name recognition. The election will be held November 7th.
A resignation at the top of the ranks of the New Jersey State Police. Governor Christie announced today that Colonel Rick Fuentes has retired as the long time superintendent of the New Jersey State Police. Fuentes will likely head up the federal Drug Enforcement Administration.
South Jersey Gas has purchased two other natural gas companies. The utility announced that it has purchased Elizabethtown Gas and Elkton Gas in Maryland from another energy company. South Jersey Gas will become the second largest natural gas supplier in the Garden State.
No massive break for United States Senator Robert Menendez who tried to get a dismissal of the charges relating to his corruption case. A judge ruled Monday that the 18 charges stick, and now the trial moves into the defense mode. The prosecution in the case rested after six weeks of testimony on Wednesday.
Pinelands Regional High School will remain closed as necessary repairs need to be made. School officials announced that high school students will be attending classes at the junior high school until the repairs are completed. There have been issues at the high school involving falling screws, and asbestos.