Dear EarthTalk: Diesel exhaust from trucks, buses, large ships and farm equipment is especially unhealthy. What progress has been made in curbing diesel pollution? — Jackie Mitchell, Barre, Mass.
NEWARK – Lauryn N. Hill, the Grammy-winning singer and actress, today admitted she failed to file income tax returns for three years, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
ELIZABETH — The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the shooting of an Elizabeth man who was killed last night outside a food truck he operated in the city, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
TRENTON – Following a vote yesterday by the board of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to provide sizeable bridge toll discounts to Staten Island commuters, Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Assemblyman John Wisniewski urged the bi-state agency to exercise fairness and extend the same discount to New Jersey commuters.
UNION TOWNSHIP — The Union County Homicide Task Force continues to investigate the last night’s drowning death of two young children, said Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
On Thursday, a majority of the Court upheld the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare in recognition of its importance as a key initiative of the Obama administration. The big surprise, for many, was the vote by the Chief Justice of the Court, John Roberts, to join with the Court’s four liberals.
ELIZABETH – A city man admitted that he stabbed his girlfriend to death in 2010, authorities announced
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The American Red Cross blood supply has reached emergency levels with 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June. This shortfall leaves the Red Cross with half the readily available blood products on hand now than this time last year.