TRENTON – A Senate committee advanced legislation that would move New Jersey’s February presidential primary election back to June, in conjunction with the regular partisan primary elections.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a California law that prevented children from renting or purchasing violent video games.
ELIZABETH — The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating the shooting death of an Elizabeth man that occurred Friday evening, according to Prosecutor Theodore Romankow.
STATE — June 27 marks National HIV Testing day and all around New Jersey local health departments, hospitals and community-based organizations will be hosting a range of community events featuring free HIV testing.
TRENTON – On Thursday, the full Assembly approved a measure that would bar physicians from administering Botox to anyone under 18 years of age.
Jazz Record Collectors’ Bash • June 24 & 25 at 8:30 a.m. – The 37th annual Jazz Record Collectors’ Bash will offer collectors the chance to buy, sell & swap 78s, LPs, CDs and memorabilia at the Hilton Woodbridge, 120 Wood Ave. South, Iselin. Two day admission is $20; after 5 p.m. Friday, pay just $10. Info: 1-516-681-7102
TRENTON – Despite massive protests by unions, the state Assembly passed a controversial bill to reduce future costs by changing the pension and health care benefits offered to public workers. The vote was 46-32, with 14 Democrats joining 28 Republicans to vote for passage.
TRENTON – The full Assembly voted for a Democratic-sponsored measure that would void the contract recently negotiated by the Christie administration to give control of the state’s public broadcasting to a New York broadcaster while leaving taxpayers on the hook for remaining costs.
NEWARK – The Cleveland Cavaliers made former St. Patrick High School star Kyrie Irving the first pick in last night’s NBA draft.
ELIZABETH — A Newark man pleaded guilty to his role in the 2008 murder of a Jersey City man in Elizabeth, said Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow announced. Jose Rodriguez, 35, will be sentenced to 21 years in prison. Rodriguez…