State News

Tuberculosis in decline since 1991

With the rate of active tuberculosis (TB) on a steady decline, Health Commissioner Mary E. O’Dowd thanked public health workers for their efforts in the fight against the disease, but warned that only through continued public education and vigilance will…

Another heroin dealer admits guilt

TRENTON . – A member of a large-scale New Jersey drug trafficking organization today admitted conspiring to distribute heroin in Ocean and Monmouth counties and elsewhere in the state. Jonathan Thomas, a/k/a “Life,” 39, of Asbury Park, pleaded guilty before…

Christie covering up Exxon aide’s email

International Business Times recently published a report on Gov. Chris Christie’s administration blocking the release of email from the governor’s top aide who went to work for Exxon’s New Jersey lobbying firm just before Christie officials settled litigation with Exxon. The Christie…