There has been a deadly shooting at a New Jersey Turnpike service plaza in Cranbury. State Police say the service area was closed Thursday afternoon at the rest step, and at least one person is confirmed dead. No State Troopers have been injured. ##
Bill Baroni and Bridget Anne Kelly will both appeal the sentences handed to them in federal court on Wednesday for their participation in the Bridgegate scandal. Both were handed prison sentences for causing a massive traffic jam in Fort Lee for political retaliation. Kelly said she will not allow herself be the scapegoat for the…
Bill Baroni gets two years, Bridget Anne Kelly 18 months, for their participation in the “Bridgegate” scandal. The sentences were handed down Wednesday by Judge Susan Wigenton in Newark who called the case “an abuse of power”. Both Kelly and Baroni participated in a scheme to cause a large traffic jam in Fort Lee as…
It’s two years in prison for Bridgegate defendant Bill Baroni. Baroni was sentenced to two years in federal prison for conspiring to force a traffic delay on the New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge for political retaliation. His co-defendant Bridget Kelly will be sentenced later in the day on Wednesday. Baroni admitted that…
Chris Christie is now officially tied to the Trump administration. Christie confirmed Wednesday morning that he will head up a commission that will study ways of combating the opioid epidemic across the country. Christie meets with Trump today to discuss a strategy plan. ##
Today is sentencing day in the Bridgegate case. Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly are both expected to be sentenced for their role in a plan to create traffic backups near the George Washington Bridge for political retaliation. Both could receive some time in prison as a result of the crime. ##
Lightning struck the Governor’s mansion in Drumthwacket on Tuesday. There were no injuries resulting from the lightning strike which knocked out some equipment. Governor Christie was not at the mansion when the strike occurred.
President Trump and Governor Christie are meeting in Washington today to discuss the opioid epidemic in the United States. They will both participate in a roundtable discussion scheduled to begin at 11am inside the White House. ##
The largest state teachers’ union is gunning for the political head of Senate President Steve Sweeney. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that the New Jersey Education Association will work hard on getting Sweeney out of office in the November election due to Sweeney’s stance on various union issues.
Governor Christie is doing battle with Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield, the largest health insurer in the State. Christie is highly critical of the opposition from the insurer to provide addiction treatment coverage to the State’s poorest residents. Christie calls the opposition “obscene”. ##