Offbeat News

Sweeney’s Republican Opponent Invites Him To Campaign Door-To-Door With Her

WEST DEPTFORD – Saying voters deserve an unscripted discussion on key issues like property taxes, job creation, and education between candidates running for high office, Republican State Senate challenger Niki Trunk made a novel offer to Senate President Steve Sweeney today, inviting him to campaign door-to-door with her in Sweeney’s hometown of West Deptford.

Booker Crime Claims Strangle Truth

STATE — Newark experienced a 43 percent increase in the murder rate from 2008 to 2012, according to the latest State Police report, a fact conflicting with the story coming out of Mayor Cory Booker’s campaign for the US Senate.

Nazi Dad dons costume for court

  The father whom named one of his children Adolf Hitler Campbell showed up attired in a full Nazi uniform and a Hitler mustache, for a Family Court hearing where he is fighting the New Jersey Division of Youth and Family…

Newark Police Officer Admits To Faking Stolen Vehicle Report For Insurance Money

TRENTON – A Newark police officer pleaded guilty today to falsely reporting to police that his vehicle had been stolen and fraudulently collecting $10,791 from the company that insured the vehicle, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.

‘Jacob’ & ‘Sophia’ Again Top List Of Most Popular Baby Names

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jacob and Sophia are repeat champions as America’s most popular baby names for 2012, the U.S. Social Security Administration recently announced. This is the 14th year in a row Jacob tops the list for boys and the second year for Sophia.