New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal wants all school shooting threats sent to New Jersey Homeland Security officials. Grewal made the announcement this week as lawmakers are trying to get new legislation passed to reduce the number of school and mass shootings. Grewal says there can be no delay with the reporting.
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy may not sign a bill into law that would relinquish control of police and fire pensions to its members. State lawmakers from Murphy’s party passed bills to support the transfer on Monday, but Murphy is unsure of the impact it would have on the overall state pension program.
A newly ordained Roman Catholic priest has been charged with groping a 13 year old girl by reaching under her skirt and calling her “sexy”. Rev. Marcin Nurek was indicted on criminal sexual contact and child endangerment charges in Morris County. He’s been put on administrative leave by the Diocese of Paterson.
Newly acquired Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett turned himself in to police on Houston and posted his $10,000 bail. Bennett is accused of injury to the elderly after he allegedly shoved a 66 year old paraplegic woman who was working at security at a Super Bowl game 13 months ago. He could face up…
Sea Isle City native Nolan Stevens is now under contract with the NHL’s St. Louis Blues. CoastSportsToday.com reports exclusively that Stevens completed his senior season at Northeastern University and was a fifth round pick of the Blues in 2016. Stevens is the son of former Flyers head coach John Stevens.
A bill that would require and promote equal pay for women in the Garden State has cleared the Senate and Assembly, and now heads to the desk of Governor Phil Murphy. The measure strengthens protections against employment discrimination and promotes equal pay for equal women. Murphy will sign the bill.
A circus that is scheduled to appear at the Wildwoods Convention Center will reportedly be the subject of a protest on Tuesday. The Press of Atlantic City reports that an organized protest is coming against the Garden Brothers Circus. Various speeches and leaflets are expected to be part of the protest.
A 42 year old Ocean City man is the latest individual to plead guilty in connection with a $50 million prescription drug scheme that has infiltrated in the public sector. Richard McCallister was in court Monday and pleaded guilty for his role in the scheme. McCallister teaches in the Pleasantville school district. He now must…
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.