Author: Staff Report

NJ trio charged with a SNAP fraud

Three men were arrested today in connection with a scheme in which they allegedly stole hundreds of thousands of dollars in government funds using fraudulently procured electronic benefits transfer (EBT) cards. Luciano Estevez, 50, and Jose Garcia, 52, both of…

Climate crisis worsens

More than 500 million people live in areas affected by erosion linked to climate change, the UN warned recently, before urging all countries to commit to sustainable land use to help limit greenhouse gas emissions before it is too late.…

Trump ICE used “Catch and Release”

After U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrested nearly 700 people in sweeping raids in Mississippi, nearly half of those detained at several food-processing plants had been released within a day. The practice appears to contradict the GOP administration’s promise…