WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 88 children in the United States, and 1 in 49 children in New Jersey, have been identified as having an autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a new study released today. Autism spectrum disorders are almost five times more common among boys than girls – with 1 in 54 boys identified.
TRENTON – A Mount Hope, W.Va., man admitted to selling guns without a license and illegally possessing firearms, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
If you’re among the millions of Americans expecting an income tax refund this year, you’ve probably already filed your 2011 return and are eagerly awaiting the money. But if you haven’t already mentally spent your refund on a guilty pleasure, here are several great ways to better put that money to work for you:
I’m baffled. I have followed Linsanity with rapt joy, agonized over where Messrs. Manning and Tebow would buy their next split levels, and was plum torn up when the Kardashian-Humphries nuptials fell apart. How then, I ask, did “The Hunger Games” phenomenon, now a theater-packing film by Gary Ross, totally fly under my radar?
A costly and lengthy effort by the Pentagon to bring its financial ledgers up to modern standards continues to encounter serious problems, according to a new General Accountability Office report that spotlights shortcomings in accounting software now being tested by the Army and the Air Force.
At first glance, Rick Santorum’s decision to give a speech at the Jelly Belly Company’s factory in Fairfield, Calif., seems a little odd.
You have two extra days this year to make contributions to your Individual Retirement Arrangements. That’s because April 15 falls on a weekend and Emancipation Day, a legal holiday in the District of Columbia, will be observed on Monday, April 16. That means the due date for filing your tax return and making contributions to your 2011 IRA is Tuesday, April 17.
PISCATAWAY — A township man has been arrested and charged with sexually assaulting a boy and a girl during separate incidents over a span of 13 years, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Chief Richard Ivone of the Piscataway Police Department announced today.
NEWARK — The Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals and Arizona Diamondbacks should win their divisions, while the Atlanta Braves and the Cincinnati Reds will make it to Major League Baseball’s post-season as wild card teams in the National League (NL) in 2012, according to NJIT’s baseball guru Bruce Bukiet.
TRENTON– An East Brunswick man was sentenced today to 36 months in prison for storing on his home computer a collection of images of children being sexually abused, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.