NEW BRUNSWICK — Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Anthony A. Caputo, director of the New Brunswick Police Department, credited tireless police work with tracing a motorist who surrendered to authorities today on charges of fleeing after striking and killing a 52-year-old pedestrian on her way to church in New Brunswick.
TRENTON – The state Department of Education today announced the final list of Priority, Focus, and Reward Schools as part of its new statewide accountability system developed through flexibility from No Child Left Behind (NCLB).
TRENTON – The former chief operating officer of a Morristown-based freight railway company and a former project manager for the company were indicted on charges that they allegedly defrauded the New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) of more than $800,000 by submitting false claims for grant funds in connection with railway improvement projects, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
HOBOKEN – At Stevens Institute of Technology today, U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced the “New Jersey Apps Challenge,” a mobile apps competition among three New Jersey universities, and unveiled the “America Innovates Act,” designed to spur the growth of high tech jobs.
NEWARK—The cast of MTV’s Jersey Shore knows how to have a good time in the spotlight, but this time it is what they are doing outside of the spotlight that is turning heads in the state of New Jersey.
The IRS wants to remind taxpayers that they can find a wide variety of useful products and information from the comfort of their home through the IRS website as the April 17 tax filing deadline approaches.
TRENTON – A Maryland insurance broker pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges that he stole nearly $2.6 million from the Perth Amboy Board of Education by submitting fraudulent bills, and also stole $216,495 from the City of Perth Amboy by collecting payments for a non-existent “wellness program” for city employees, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
In an age when freedom is fast becoming the exception rather than the rule, imprisoning Americans in private prisons run by mega-corporations has turned into a cash cow for big business. At one time, the American penal system operated under the idea that dangerous criminals needed to be put under lock and key in order to protect society.