Dear EarthTalk: What is the U.S. military doing to reduce its carbon footprint and generally green its operations? — Anthony Gomez, New York, NY
NEW BRUNSWICK — A New Brunswick woman pleaded guilty today to charges of helping an Edison man abandon his 20-month-old daughter at a gas station restroom, and then trying to protect him from police before they charged him with murdering the toddler’s mother, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A grand jury in Middlesex County indicted five defendants today on charges of fatally beating Dr. Divyendu Sinha and assaulting his two minor sons in Old Bridge on June 25, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced.
CLARK – Two teens were injured last night when a bonfire in the backyard of a Wendell Place residence went out of control, authorities said.
UTICA, New York – One-half of likely voters say they do not plan to vote for President Barack Obama in 2012, compared to 40% who say they expect to support him.
STATE – Republicans took control of the House of Representatives in yesterday’s mid-term elections, but Democrats will likely hang on to the Senate.
TRENTON – Nobody matched all five numbers plus the Red Power Ball in Saturday’s drawing, so Saturday’s Powerball jackpot could be worth up to $104 million to the winner.
LIVINGSTON — Currently, 24 million children and adults in the United States live with diabetes. Of these, nearly 6 million do not know they have the disease and it is estimated that another 57 million adults have pre-diabetes.
WOODBRIDGE — Mayor John E. McCormac announced that public ceremonies commemorating Veteran’s Day 2010 get underway on Sunday, Nov. 7 at 1:30 p.m.
STATE – New Jersey voters will elect representatives to Congress as well as a host of officials at the county and local levels today. They will also vote on a Constitutional amendment that would prevent state lawmakers and the governor from using money deposited in New Jersey’s Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund for other purposes.