The bridge that links the New Jersey and Pennsylvania turnpikes is shut down for emergency repairs. A structural piece of the bridge has a large crack in it so the bridge was shut down immediately. Transportation officials are suggesting alternate routes for drivers including the use of interstates 78 and 295.
State Troopers assigned to the Port Norris barracks performed an unusual task on Thursday morning…they delivered a baby in their parking lot. Four State Troopers helped deliver a baby for Deshyamma Dayton. Dayton came to the barracks thinking she could not make it to the hospital, so the four Troopers provided her with assistance. She…
Senate President Steve Sweeney is supporting fellow democrat Phil Murphy for governor. Sweeney announced on Thursday that he is supporting Murphy after Sweeney himself thought about a gubernatorial run but decided against it. Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto has also endorsed Murphy.
A 60 year old man lost his life Thursday during an accident at work. Authorities say Johnnie Tharp of Sewell was killed when tablets of marble fell on him at the Dente Trading Marble and Granite Company in Washington Township. Officials gave him CPR but to no avail. The investigation into the accident continues.
A potential big blow to local communities regarding affordable housing obligations. The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Wednesday that towns are obligated to create zoning for affordable housing obligations that fell through the cracks during a 16-year span. Communities had argued that there was nothing in any law that made them zone retroactively.
His wife wouldn’t move to Washington, DC so that’s why Chris Christie is not part of the Trump administration. Christie told radio reporters on Wednesday that his wife’s unwillingness to move to the nation’s capital is the reason why he’s not part of the new Trump administration. Earlier this week Trump insisted that there will…
Another ruling regarding affordable housing in New Jersey is expected today by the New Jersey Supreme Court. The court is expected to again make another major ruling regarding affordable housing as part of its 40-year struggle with the issue. Local communities will keep a watchful eye on the ruling to see if they have unfulfilled…
The sentencing of a former New Jersey assemblyman on fraud charges has been changed for a third time. Robert Schroeder’s sentencing was moved from Tuesday until February 6th. He stole nearly $2 million from individuals and wrote more than $ 3 million in bad checks. He could get eight years in prison.
The real boxer who inspired the Rocky movies is headed to the New Jersey Hall of Fame. Boxer Chuck Wepner and others were selected to be part of the 2016 class of the hall. Also selected were tv personalities Connie Chung and Kelly Ripa, along with South Jersey soccer star Carli Lloyd.
A former New Jersey State Trooper is receiving $500,000 as a result of a discrimination lawsuit. Brian Royster claims that he was classified as a whistleblower and as someone who should not be paid sick time. Royster sued, and won. He is now a professor of criminal justice at St. Peter’s University in Jersey City.