Dear EarthTalk: What are “agrofuels” and why are organizations like Friends of the Earth campaigning against them? — Bill Wilson, Boise, ID
OLD BRIDGE — The captain of the Laurence Harbor First Aid Squad surrendered to police today on charges of improperly touching himself in front of a teenage girl, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Chief William Volkert of the Old Bridge Police Department announced.
CARTERET — A Carteret man has been sentenced to serve 30 years in a New Jersey state prison for strangling his live-in companion in their home last year, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
STATE – Officials are stepping up efforts to battle the spread of West Nile Virus as the illness claimed the life of an elderly Burlington County man this week, New Jersey’s first WNV death of 2012. There have been 14 other confirmed cases of WNV in New Jersey residents.
TRENTON – A Nigerian man who came to the U.S. in 1989 and assumed the identity of a murder victim to remain in the country illegally today pleaded guilty to using a fraudulent security clearance ID to work as a supervisor for a private firm that provides security services at Newark Liberty International Airport.