State News

Trenton Mayor Arrested For Alleged Conspiracy To Extort Bribes

TRENTON – Trenton Mayor Tony F. Mack, the mayor’s brother, Ralphiel Mack, and his close associate, Joseph A. “JoJo” Giorgianni, were arrested by federal agents this morning and charged by criminal complaint in connection with an alleged scheme to extort payments of more than $100,000 from others who were purportedly developing a public parking garage.

West Nile Virus Claims First Life In NJ

STATE – Officials are stepping up efforts to battle the spread of West Nile Virus as the illness claimed the life of an elderly Burlington County man this week, New Jersey’s first WNV death of 2012. There have been 14 other confirmed cases of WNV in New Jersey residents.