ELIZABETH — The Union County Homicide Task Force arrested a 23-year-old man last night and charged him with the March 7 murder of Elizabeth resident Jose R. Garcia, Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced.
TRENTON – An engineer who oversaw construction projects for three school districts was sentenced to state prison today for taking thousands of dollars in kickbacks on contracts he recommended that involved rigged bids and fraudulently inflated costs, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
TRENTON – A bill which would create an alternative method of endorsing teachers in specific subject areas in order to address shortages was approved by the state Senate on Thursday by a vote of 36-0, receiving final legislative approval.
As unlimited contributions flow into super PACs this year, one man is at the center of a new effort to allow people to donate more money, to more candidates, at the national stage.
“John Carter” contends that, to get in touch with your inner humanity, you must take an inexplicable trip to Mars, come to the aid of a beautiful princess and serve as a heroic soldier of fortune in a civil war among three alien warring groups. Well, isn’t that always the way? Maybe it’s why director Andrew Stanton confoundingly keeps his plot a secret.
TRENTON – The grand prize in tonight’s Mega Millions lottery drawing is worth up to $200 million.
I’m having a bit of an identity crisis these days so that’s one way I know we are knee deep into March. This is the month we embrace all things green. These days, it is easy to find a parade, a pub party, bagpipers and, of course, corned beef and cabbage suppers. I don’t have a drop of Irish blood in my Italian veins but, once again, I have fallen under the spell of St. Patrick’s Day.
Let Santorum and Romney duke it out for who will cut taxes on the wealthy the most and shred the public services everyone else depends on. The rest of us ought to be having a serious discussion about a wealth tax.
Parents may not realize that there are tax rules that may affect their child’s investment income. The IRS offers the following four facts to help parents determine whether their child’s investment income will be taxed at the parents’ rate or the child’s rate.
Gas prices continue to rise, which is finally giving Republicans an issue. Mitt Romney is demanding the President open up more domestic drilling; the super PAC behind Rick Santorum just released a new ad in Louisiana blasting the President on gas prices; and the GOP is attacking the White House on the Keystone XL Pipeline.