State News

Assembly Approves Gun Control Bills

TRENTON – The Assembly passed 22 gun control bills yesterday, in votes that went mostly along party lines. Supporters of the legislation say that it will help reduce gun violence, an issue that gained national attention after December’s massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn.

NJ Obtains Final Judgement Against Dress Shop That Abruptly Shut Down During Prom Season

NEWARK – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has obtained a final default judgment against The Red Carpet Pageant and Prom, a North Jersey dress shop that abruptly ceased operations last spring in the middle of prom season – leaving many young women without the dresses for which they had paid in advance, without refunds, and scrambling to make new arrangements for their proms.