Senator Robert Menendez is trying to get his corruption charges tossed, for good. Attorneys for the New Jersey democrat were in court on Thursday filing the motion to get the charges dismissed now that a bribery trial ended in a hung jury. The Department of Justice has announced no plans yet to refile the charges.
Legalized sports betting in New Jersey gets its day before the United States Supreme Court on Monday. Sports betting is legal elsewhere, but not in the Garden State. A federal ban was enacted back in 1992 for sports betting in New Jersey and was sponsored by former New Jersey Senator and basketball player Bill Bradley.
More details are expected regarding a shooting in Pleasantville Saturday night. The Press of Atlantic City reports that police have confirmed multiple victims in a shooting incident along Tilton Road. Atlantic County authorities are part of the investigation.
One man is dead following a fire early Sunday morning in Gloucester Township. Police say the the fire broke out in the apartment and two others were critically injured. An ambulance was first to arrive at the scene and removed two of the victims before firemen arrived.
The Lower Township Council meets Monday evening and will consider the award of a contract to an engineering firm that could result in multi-purpose field construction at the Freeman Douglass Jr. Memorial Park. Council will also consider a separate resolution that would result in an engineer evaluating all of the roadways in the Township. The…
Atlantic County health officials confirm the fourth case of rabies this year, this time in a skunk in Egg Harbor Township. The skunk tested positive for rabies on December 1st; other rabies cases involved a cat, a fox, and a raccoon.
Ocean City’s boardwalk demolition will continue in December. Mayor Jay Gillian reports that the boards have been removed from 10th to 12th streets in advance of new pilings and a new boardwalk surface. The beach fill project currently underway and could wrap up by Christmas.
Vineland Police say the body that was found in a vacant lot last week was that of 20 year old Michael G. Whilden, who lived in the city. An autopsy was completed on Friday; police say there was no obvious sign of what caused his death. Police are asking for the public’s help to learn…
42 year old Timothy Frazier of Galloway Township is the latest to plead guilty in connection with the healthcare fraud scheme in South Jersey. Frazier was in court last week and became the 12th person to plead guilty to defrauding the New Jersey State Health Benefits program. Frazier works as a drug rep who persuaded…
Stone Harbor Police will participate in the annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. The crackdown on drunk driving will run from December 8th through January 1st. The campaign is designed to have a zero tolerance on drunk driving during the holiday season.