NEW BRUNSWICK — A New Brunswick man was charged today with robbing and fatally shooting a 26-year-old man, who was found dead in a city park, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Director Anthony A. Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department announced.
LINDEN — As a result of an investigation into gun trafficking activities in the Union County area, the New Jersey State Police Weapons Trafficking Unit executed two search warrants which led to the arrest of four men on various weapon and drug charges.
TRENTON – New Jersey is nearing a major milestone in its continuing multi-prong effort to reduce harmful emissions from diesel engines, virtually completing the retrofit of nearly 800 NJ Transit older style diesel-engine buses with technology that will control harmful diesel exhausts, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin and NJ Transit Executive Director James Weinstein announced today.
TRENTON – A Rutgers University instructor has been arrested on charges that he used a computer in his university office to share hundreds of videos of child pornography over the Internet, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – For the first time, comprehensive greenhouse gas (GHG) data reported directly from large facilities and suppliers across the country are now easily accessible to the public through EPA’s GHG Reporting Program.
(UPDATE: Event Postponed) PLAINFIELD – On Friday morning, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, chairman of the Senate Banking Committee’s Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development, will hold a field hearing in Plainfield on the topic of “Saving Our Neighborhoods from Foreclosures.” The hearing will be held at Black United Fund Health and Human Services at 403 West 7th Street at 11 a.m.
The Great Recession pushed the share of the long-term unemployed (defined as being unemployed more than 6 months) to over 40 percent throughout 2010 and 2011. But, a report issued this month by the Center for Economic and Policy Research shows that this standard measure estimate understates the extent of long-term hardship in the U.S. labor market.
STATE — New Jersey’s community colleges, through the NJ Community College Consortium for Workforce and Economic Development, the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA), and the New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development (NJDLWD) announce a new training program to help qualified New Jersey veterans get back to work.
ISELIN — Middlesex Water Company filed a request Tuesday with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) for a general increase in water rates for its Middlesex system in New Jersey.
After two years of frustratingly slow reconstruction of their earthquake-battered country, Haitians and Haitian-Americans contend they’ve been shunted aside as American firms soak up most of the work and money dedicated for the nation’s rebuilding effort.