TRENTON – A suspended senior state correction officer from Newark pleaded guilty to trafficking 22 kilograms of cocaine from Texas to New Jersey, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced Wednesday.
WOODBRIDGE – As members of the township’s police union protested outside, Gov. Chris Christie told a packed house at the Woodbridge Community Center that public employee pension costs are killing New Jersey’s future.
STATE – The 60 Plus Association, which touts itself as the conservative alternative to the AARP, has come out in support of state Sen. Raymond Lesniak’s legislation to deregulate New Jersey’s landline phone market.
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CRANFORD – Police arrested a 22-year-old Cranford resident on Monday evening and charged him with a homicide that took place on Sunday, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
CLARK – After seeing the images of devastation in Japan caused by the earthquake and tsunami on Friday, many people will want to donate to humanitarian relief efforts. While there are many organizations collecting money for the cause, Clark accountant Thomas Angelo, CPA advises you to do your research before sending your contribution.
STATE – Legislation sponsored by state Sen. Ray Lesniak to deregulate the telephone industry would likely mean higher prices for New Jersey landline telephone customers, according to a report released this week.
WOODBRIDGE – Gov. Chris Christie will visit Woodbridge Tuesday morning for a town hall meeting to discuss his agenda for New Jersey and his fiscal year 2012 budget proposal.
NEWARK — A former Edison Little League coach was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for possession of child pornography, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced today.
TRENTON –New Jersey State Police detectives arrested a Middlesex County sheriff’s officer this morning on charges that he assisted the former sheriff in collecting a bribe, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.