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Calderon graduates basic Air Force training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Pedro A. Calderon graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare…

Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law gets life sentence following trial in America

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama Bin Laden’s 48-year-old son-in-law, has been sentenced to life in prison after his conviction on terrorism charges in a New York courtroom. Abu Ghaith is the highest-ranking official from the al-Qaeda organization to face trial on…

Union County prisoners may face lock-up in Hudson County

Union County Manager Al Faella and Hudson County spokesperson James Kennelly separately confirmed that there have been negotiations about housing Union County jail inmates in Hudson County, a prospect that was suggested on September 11 by Tina Renna, president of…

Allegedly intoxicated mother crashed with toddler in car

LINDEN — Police have arrested Monika Hapun for allegedly driving while intoxicated with her unrestrained two-year-old son in the back seat during a three-car accident that occurred on the 600 block of East Elizabeth Avenue in Linden. Officers spoke to the…

Murder trial starts Wednesday morning

Opening remarks are set to begin Wednesday morning in the murder trial of Patrick Allen, who is accused of the 2011 strangulation death of his wife, Kimberly in the courtroom of Monmouth County Superior Court Judge John T. Mullaney, Jr.,…

The Odd Vulnerability of Chris Christie’s Bruce Springsteen Birthday Tweet

Politicians rarely like to look pathetic, and yet New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is unapologetically devoted to Bruce Springsteen, the Jersey-born rock icon who doesn’t seem to like him all that much. But every time Christie mentions the Boss, he’s…

Governor Gas Tax may have just left the road to the White House

The Transportation Trust Fund is running on empty, so Gov. Chris Christie is expected to propose an increase on motor fuel taxes despite the potentially negative impact it could have on his prospective presidential campaign. While he is campaigning in…

Don’t kill New Jersey’s so-called “Death Taxes”

by Gordon MacInnes New Jersey is in real danger of becoming a failed state, one that can’t pay its bills or meet its statutory, constitutional and moral obligations. Politicians from both parties in the legislative and executive branches are responsible…

New Jersey leading the nation in poverty

New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP) released a new report that says the Garden State experienced the largest increase in poverty and child poverty in the nation last year. The progressive think tank also found that New Jersey has recovered only 40…