Category: Local

FBI honors New Jersey community leader

Perry Mays, of Pleasantville, New Jersey, received the Director’s Community Leadership Award from the Federal Bureau of Investigation at a formal ceremony in Washington, D.C. Special Agent-in-Charge Gregory Ehrie nominated Mays for the award, which was presented by FBI Director…

American sanctions killed thousands in Venezuela

A new paper from the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), by economists Mark Weisbrot and Jeffrey Sachs, finds that economic sanctions implemented by the Trump administration since August 2017 have caused tens of thousands of deaths and are rapidly worsening the humanitarian crisis.…

Police shake-up leaves city demanding justice

The Union County Prosecutor’s Office assumed oversight of the Elizabeth Police Department’s internal affairs functions, days later acting Prosecutor Jennifer Davenport was named as the county’s chief law enforcement officer and then the state Attorney General showed the city’s top…