STATE – Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot could be worth up to $86 million, with a $58 million cash option.
TRENTON – Senate Majority Leader Barbara Buono said she would become a sponsor of bipartisan legislation released by a Senate committee Monday that would provide an income tax credit to veterans who require psychological counseling and treatment upon returning home from war.
TRENTON — The owner of a Totowa nursing home pleaded guilty Monday to Medicaid fraud after a state investigation revealed that he billed the Medicaid program for $302,877 in improper and unsubstantiated costs, including more than $100,000 in personal expenses, Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced.
TRENTON – Assemblyman John Wisniewski announced plans to call a hearing of the Assembly transportation panel to look into an increase in the number of NJ Transit rail delays.
ELIZABETH — A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to 43 years in prison Friday, having been found guilty of aggravated manslaughter, conspiracy to distribute drugs and weapon offences, said Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
ELIZABETH – From Sept. 7 to 24, Union County College will be offering a free job training course in the restaurant industry to residents of the city of Elizabeth. All Elizabeth residents over the age of 18 are eligible to participate in this program.
Dear EarthTalk: Is the dairy industry really trying to stop soy milk makers from calling their products “milk?” They must feel very threatened by the preponderance of soy milks now available in supermarkets. — Gina Storzen, Weymouth, MA
TRENTON – The Galloway Township man who allegedly threw his infant daughter from the Driscoll Bridge on the Garden State Parkway in February was indicted today by a state grand jury on charges of murder, kidnapping, attempted murder and other crimes, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
LINDEN — Over the Labor Day holiday, the Linden Police Department will join forces with thousands of law enforcement agencies across the nation to take part in the “Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest.” crackdown on impaired driving.
CARTERET – The borough will receive a new 30-passenger shuttle bus through a New Jersey Transit grant program, Mayor Dan Reiman and Councilman Jorge Diaz announced last week.