WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg had harsh words for House Republicans who are crafting a bill that would end Amtrak’s ownership of the heavily-traveled Northeast Corridor rail route.
TRENTON – The state Department of Corrections does not adequately monitor its state-funded halfway houses and failed to take appropriate action against halfway house providers following inmate escapes, according to an audit released today by the Office of the State Comptroller.
ELIZABETH — A week after losing the party’s nomination for Assembly, Fourth Ward Councilman Carlos Cedeño was elected chairman of the city Democratic Committee.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued new regulations yesterday that are intended to help consumers find sunscreen products that, when used with other sun protection measures, reduce the risk of skin cancer and early skin aging, as well as help prevent sunburn.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – On Saturday, June 11, the Middlesex County Office of Emergency Management partnered with the American Red Cross and the Salvation Army in a readiness drill to test their ability to open a regional shelter in the face of a weather disaster.
As the chair of the Freeholders’ Law and Public Safety Committee, it is my responsibility to help ensure the safety of the residents of our county.
NEWARK, N.J. – Six alleged members of an international human trafficking scheme face federal charges for bringing hundreds of people from Brazil, India, and elsewhere into the United States, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
NEWARK — An Essex County grand jury returned a 37-count indictment Monday charging two Elizabeth residents with a Sept. 15, 2010 double murder and carjacking that took place outside a Newark bar, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced.
TRENTON–Legislation that would allow teens charged with “sexting” to avoid criminal prosecution and instead enter into an educational program cleared the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee on Monday.
TRENTON — The Senate Law and Public Safety Committee has approved a bill that would make it a crime to knowingly and actively participate in a criminal street gang.