Prosecutors allege that United States Senator Robert Menendez sold his office and could not afford a lifestyle that he wanted. They made those scathing remarks Wednesday during opening arguments in Menendez’ corruption trial, which resumes on Thursday.
Opening arguments have been delivered in connection with the federal corruption trial involving United States Senator Robert Menendez. His attorney argued in court that Menendez did take trips with a Florida doctor, but did not do so in order to exchange political influence.
A central New Jersey beach town has now prohibited so-called “beach spreading”. The Belmar council voted three to two Tuesday night to prohibit large, elaborate tents being set up on the beaches. A few Cape May County communities dealt with beach spreading this past summer season.
There’s a new online advertising campaign launched by republicans to oust democratic United States Senator Robert Menendez, if he’s convicted of federal bribery charges. The campaign suggests that republican Chris Christie should hold the Senate seat if Menendez is convicted; his trial begins on Wednesday.
35 year old Barnegat man lost his life during a single vehicle accident on the Garden State Parkway Saturday night. State Police said Daniel Forrest lost control of his vehicle near milepost 69.9 and struck several trees. A passenger in the vehicle was seriously injured and sent to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City.…
There will be no delay in the corruption trial involving New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, even for key voting sessions in Washington. A judge tossed out Menendez’s request to have the trial stalled so he could head to Washington for important votes. Menendez’ trial is expected to begin September 6th. ##
A New Jersey State Trooper drove his car off a road and struck a utility pole Thursday night in Buena. Officials say the trooper was driving a marked patrol car when he ran off Wheat Road and hit the pole; he was not injured. The crash is under investigation. ##
The mayor of one New Jersey beach town has suspended beach and parking fees for Labor Day weekend and instead is encouraging visitors to donate to Hurricane Harvey victims. Officials in Belmar made the decision to suspend the fees and intends to create a “sister city” relationship with the town of Rockport, Texas. ##
Governor Christie’s approval numbers are downright horrible, if a new poll released today is to be believed. A new Rutgers-Eagleton poll released Thursday give Christie a 16 percent approval rating; the same poll says half of the republican voters in New Jersey also disapprove of the job he’s going as governor. ##
New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez again is calling for no corruption trial on key Senate voting days. Menendez goes on trial next Wednesday and he insists this week that there is a clash of constitutional rights if he must stand trail when he is scheduled to vote. ##