TOP CHRISTIE OFFICIAL TO STEP DOWN

A top adviser of Gov. Chris Christie has stepped down. Richard Bagger, the chief-of-staff has announced his intentions to step down. Kevin O’Dowd, who is the deputy chief counsel to Christie will replace Bagger. Bagger is taking his talents to Celgene Corp., located in Summit, where he will serve as a senior vice president. The…

AUTOSPY SAYS OFFICER COMMITTED SUICIDE

An investigation into a dead body turned out to be a suicide. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office confirms that Officer Eric Milne, 40, of Egg Harbor City, was found dead in a Washington Avenue residence in Egg Harbor City. An autopsy completed by Medical Examiner Dr. Hydow Park has confirmed the manner of death to…

BIG LOTTERY JACKPOTS FOR CHRISTMAS

Both multi-state lotteries that New Jersey belongs to are above a $100 million grand prize. The Mega Millions leads the pack at $173 million for its Friday drawing. The Powerball meanwhile is up to $125 for Saturday night. The Mega Millions jackpot is so popular across the country that it is trending on sites like…

STATE POLICE ISSUE HOLIDAY SAFETY WARNING

State Police are warning residents to be safe out on the roadways this holiday season. During the 2010 Christmas holiday driving period, there were six deaths. Tragically, five of those fatalities were pedestrians. And this does not stand alone as a statistical anomaly. Seven of the eight fatalities during the 2011 Thanksgiving Holiday period were…

REPORT: VENTNOR GETS NEW TOP COP

There will be a new leader at the top of the Ventnor city police department next year.  The Press of Atlantic City reports that Michael Miller will be the new police chief in the resort.  Miller takes over for Donald Cancelosi, who is retiring after a 27 year career with the police department.  Cancelosi has…