Senator Robert Menendez is trying to get his corruption charges tossed, for good. Attorneys for the New Jersey democrat were in court on Thursday filing the motion to get the charges dismissed now that a bribery trial ended in a hung jury. The Department of Justice has announced no plans yet to refile the charges.
Legalized sports betting in New Jersey gets its day before the United States Supreme Court on Monday. Sports betting is legal elsewhere, but not in the Garden State. A federal ban was enacted back in 1992 for sports betting in New Jersey and was sponsored by former New Jersey Senator and basketball player Bill Bradley.
One man is dead following a fire early Sunday morning in Gloucester Township. Police say the the fire broke out in the apartment and two others were critically injured. An ambulance was first to arrive at the scene and removed two of the victims before firemen arrived.
Operation Safety Net has rounded up 79 child sex offenders in the State of New Jersey. Attorney General Christopher Porrino held a press conference today and announced the arrests of individuals throughout the State who preyed on young children for sex, or participated in child pornography. Among those charged with possessing or distributing child pornography…
President Trump cannot count on Senator Cory Booker’s support of his new tax plan. Booker took to the Senate floor Thursday and called the new tax plan “insanity”. The plan largely has support among republican Senators. The President believes the tax cuts will help businesses create jobs and put people back to work.
79 child predators and child pornography offenders will be announced Friday morning by State Attorney General Christopher Porrino. Porrino will detail the massive arrests following a nine month investigation. Ten so-called “hands on” offenders are part of the sweep; they are predators who allegedly tried to have children transported to the Garden State for sex…
A 28 year old woman led police on a high speed chase from South Jersey over the Delaware Memorial Bridge, and back. Police say Jaquanda Jones eventually crashed her vehicle into a daycare, with her infant inside her vehicle. There were no injuries; the infant has been turned over to the custody of the child’s…
Due largely to the recovering economy, the State’s public employee pension fund has hit its highest value in three years. NJ.com reports that the fund is now worth $76.3 billion in assets. New Jersey has struggled to put money into the fund during past budgetary years.
Governor Christie plans to attend hearings by the United States Supreme Court on Monday that will address New Jersey’s push for legalized sports betting. Christie says he is cautiously optimistic that the Court will look favorably upon the request. The Christie administration has fought for legalized sports betting for the past six years.
Governor Christie took shots at former President Barack Obama during an event at a drug treatment facility in Newark on Wednesday. Christie told reporters that the epidemic did not start on the day President Trump began his four year term, and challenged reporters to tell him anything President Obama to address the national crisis.