TRENTON – Governor Chris Christie presented a 33-bill package of reforms aimed at solving New Jersey’s property tax crisis. The bill package will put a hard cap on property tax increases and state spending at 2.5 percent, while giving municipalities, school districts, higher education institutions and county governments tools to control their costs and live within the cap.
ELIZABETH — Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force are investigating the shooting death of a 43-year-old man who was discovered in Elizabeth early Sunday morning.
ELIZABETH — Wayne Bilal Hix, who was convicted for the April 1, 2008 stabbing death of a 51-year-old Elizabeth man, was sentenced to 15 years in prison, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced today.
TRENTON – Top New Jersey Democrats on Monday unveiled a plan to restore an income tax surcharge on the 16,000 New Jerseyans with taxable incomes of at least $1 million.
EDISON – After a spree of gas station robberies – including a few violent incidents – Edison Council President Charles Tomaro is urging every Middlesex County town to require 24-hour businesses to install video surveillance systems.
GLASSBORO – The Kean University baseball team claimed the 2010 NJAC Championship by defeating #4 The College of New Jersey, 14-1, Sunday afternoon.
EWING – The Kean University softball team captured the school’s first-ever New Jersey Athletic Conference Championship, defeating Richard Stockton College, 3-0, on Sunday afternoon.
SOUTH AMBOY-In honor of National Police Week, May 9-15.
MONROE — Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Monroe Police Chief John J. Kraivec announced that a township man was charged today with fatally stabbing his 48-year-old neighbor, who was found dead in her home.
MONROE — Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan and Monroe Police Chief John J. Kraivec announced today that members of the prosecutor’s office and township police are actively investigating an apparent homicide at a home on Perrineville Road in the township.