SCOTCH PLAINS — The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the death of a mother and her child following a fire in Scotch Plains on Tuesday evening, Prosecutor Theodore Romankow said Wednesday evening.
NEWARK – State Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and the State Division of Consumer Affairs have filed suit against five more hotel operators and one more gas station, alleging that each excessively raised prices during the declared state of emergency for Hurricane Sandy and illegally gouged consumers.
NEWARK — NJ Transit today announced additional service for the busy holiday week, along with a special extension of the Family Super Saver Fare that will give customers nearly two weeks of savings this holiday season.
TRENTON – NJDOT officials today announced that all available Interstate 78 travel lanes have been restored for the winter season along both directions of I-78 from west of Ramsey Avenue (milepost 53.8) in Union Township to the Route 21 interchange (milepost 56.9) in Newark.
STATE — A large majority of Americans – including majorities of both political parties – say the federal government should pay for reconstruction of areas devastated by Superstorm Sandy, even if doing so drives up the deficit.
HAMILTON – More than 2.2 million New Jersey residents will travel 50 miles or more from home for Christmas and New Year’s, a slight increase over last year’s statistics, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic projections. The 2012 year-end holiday travel period is defined as Saturday, Dec. 22 to Wednesday, Jan. 2.
TRENTON–New Jersey residents affected by Hurricane Sandy now have until Jan. 30, 2013 to register for disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
NEWARK – When the Garden State Law Enforcement Officers Association spent donors’ money during its most recent fiscal year, only 21 cents of each dollar went toward the organization’s stated mission, to help law enforcement personnel and their families.