REPORT: NEWARK AIRPORT SCREENERS DISCRIMINATED

A new report says that Mexicans were racially profiled at Newark Airport. The Star-Ledger cites an internal federal report saying that they were referred to as “Mexican Hunters,” by their co-workers. According to the report, the managers for the workers told them to look for Mexican or Dominican looking people, instead of the usual signs…

COAST GUARD RESCUES MAN NEAR BARNEGAT LIGHT

The Coast Guard medevaced a 32-­year-­old man from the 78-­foot fishing boat he was aboard 60 miles east of Barnegat Light on Saturday. Medevaced was Jeremy Rochelle, 32. The Coast Guard received a call at 2:23 p.m. from a crewmember aboard the Tamara Alane, homeported in North Carolina, reporting Rochelle was possibly suffering from a…

TEENAGE GIRL DROWNS IN MIDDLE TOWNSHIP

On Friday June 11th at approximately 2:20 PM, the Middle Township Police Department Communication Center received multiple 911 calls reporting a possible drowning at the Hideaway Beach Campground in the Dias Creek section of the Township.  Rescue and police responded to the scene.  Upon arrival, CPR was being performed on a 17 year old female…

SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENT IN RIO GRANDE

A school bus was involved in a minor collision Friday morning at the intersection of Route 47 and Fifth Street in Rio Grande, across from the entrance to ShopRite.  Eastbound traffic was temporarily delayed on Route 47. Middle Township police have confirmed that one person was transported to Cape Regional Medical Center. More information will be released as…