STATE – Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation today to reorganize New Jersey’s higher education system.
ELIZABETH — An arrest warrant has been issued for a 23-year-old Elizabeth man wanted in connection with a shooting earlier this month in the city that left a 21-year-old dead, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced Tuesday.
CLARK – The Union County Summer Arts Festival concert series concludes its 52nd summer of music on Wednesday evening, Aug. 22, “Veterans Appreciation Night,” with a free performance by The B Street Band (The Original Springsteen Tribute) at Oak Ridge Park in Clark.
Mitt Romney hasn’t provided details so we should be grateful he’s selected as vice president a man with a detailed plan Romney says is “marvelous,” “bold and exciting,” “excellent,” “much needed,” and “consistent with” what he’s put out.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A Highland Park man pleaded guilty today to a charge of murder, admitting he stabbed a woman in her borough apartment more than two years ago, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit struck down the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, which was intended to reduce emissions from power plants that cause smog and soot pollution that cross state lines.
STATE — The decision by the Christie administration to move forward with allowing sports betting in casinos and racetracks across the state, despite a federal law which prohibits all but a few states from doing so, receives majority support, according to the most recent Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind survey of adults aged 18 and older.
Mitt Romney says “every year I’ve paid at least 13 percent [of my income in taxes] and if you add in addition the amount that goes to charity, why the number gets well above 20 percent.”
NEW BRUNSWICK — A New Brunswick man was found guilty today of murder and two weapons offenses for fatally shooting another city man to settle a dispute that occurred while both of them were serving prison terms for other crimes, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
STATE – State Sen. Kevin O’Toole is pushing for the passage of a bill he sponsored that would make it illegal for people to photograph children without parental consent.