NEW YORK—Plaguing local homes and businesses alike, the recent spread of bedbugs has many people concerned about the well-being of their families, homes, and even pets.
TRENTON — Assembly Speaker Sheila Y. Oliver today announced that Assembly Appropriations Committee Chair Nellie Pou will hold a hearing to explore the error in New Jersey’s application for the federal “Race to the Top” program, which contributed to the state losing approximately $400 million in federal education funding.
ELIZABETH – A soldier from Elizabeth was killed in Afghanistan this weekend, supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
TRENTON – New Jersey did not qualify for federal education funds under the competitive “Race To The Top” education program.
STATE – Tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot could be worth as much as $115 million if a single winner elects to take the annuity pay out. The cash option is worth $79.5 million.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A Highland Park man was sentenced to serve three years in a New Jersey state prison for endangering the welfare of a 9-year-old girl, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced on Friday.
ELIZABETH — Thanks to an intensive investigation by members of the Union County Homicide Task Force, a 29-year-old Irvington man was arrested Friday and charged for his alleged role in a 2008 Elizabeth homicide, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
TRENTON – Legislation to examine the recent changes to New Jersey’s graduated license program – including the teen driver decal requirement – received final legislative approval on Monday.
ELIZABETH — A Union County jury convicted a Newark man on three counts of burglary, theft and resisting arrest last week, according to Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow.
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