A 17 year old high school student from Salem County was killed in a motor vehicle crash over the weekend. State Police say high school student Timothy Crim of Upper Pittsgrove Township was killed during the accident. Crim was a junior firefighter and beloved in his community.
A slew of new gun laws were approved Monday by the New Jersey Assembly. Lawmakers approved a package of six new gun bills despite vehement protests in Trenton by gun supporters. A prohibition on armor-piercing bullets is part of the legislative package; Governor Phil Murphy has vowed to sign it.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy says Urban Enterprise Zones in the Garden State will likely remain. NJ.com reports that Murphy announced he is a big fan of the zones, which charge reduced sales taxes in certain areas including the Wildwoods, Millville and Vineland, and Pleasantville.
New Jersey Transit announced that rail serve between Atlantic City and Lindenwold has been suspended until June. The transit agency announced that track work and other repairs are needed, so the service will be shut down from April 9th through June 22nd. Busses will be added to replace the train service.
A rookie police officer from Jersey City has died of a gunshot wound, and the circumstances surrounding the shooting remain unclear. Police confirmed that the officer was killed Sunday night inside a home on Woodlawn Avenue. The officer graduated from the police academy about a year ago; he was 33 years old.
Lawmakers will be meeting in Trenton Monday to make the State’s tough gun laws even tougher. The New Jersey Assembly will consider six different bills that include new laws to make it more difficult to obtain a permit to buy a gun, and two other bills designed to keep guns out of the hands of…
State Police have confirmed the recovery of a body at the All Seasons Marina in Upper Township. Police say the body was found on the shoreline near the marina on Sunday afternoon, according to the Press of Atlantic City. The body was taken to Shore Memorial Hospital where an autopsy will be performed.
A public viewing will be held on Tuesday afternoon for longtime local pastor Reverend George E. Thompson. Thompson passed away at the age of 91 last Monday. He served as pastor of the First Baptist Church of Whitesboro from 1982 until this year. Rev. Thompson will be interred in Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania.
A 49 year old Egg Harbor City man has been arrested and charged with possessing child pornography. Joseph McCormick was arrested by the FBI on Friday and taken into custody. McCormick is alleged to be the leader of a child pornography network.
Hirsch Singh is the clear frontrunner to earn the GOP nomination for the Congressional seat being vacated by Frank LoBiondo. Singh on Saturday won the endorsement from Atlantic County republicans, and has also won in Ocean, Burlington, and Camden Counties. Singh beat all other candidates handily in Atlantic County by at least greater than a…