TRENTON – Joined by company representatives, Gov. Chris Christie announced Wednesday afternoon the beginning of a long-term partnership with global internet retail giant Amazon.com starting with the company’s plans to begin construction on two fulfillment distribution center facilities in the state in 2013.
TRENTON – Although the dry conditions that led to wildfires that burned more than 1,000 acres in New Jersey last month have lessened, wildfires remain a pervasive threat to residents living in rural and heavily wooded areas.
TRENTON – Twenty-five alleged drug dealers were arrested today in the takedown of a major narcotics distribution network with ties to the Ñetas that was dealing large quantities of heroin in the area of 4th and Royden streets in Camden, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
TRENTON – State Sen. Christopher “Kip” Bateman has submitted legislation that would criminalize the act of making and publishing commercial sex advertisements that depict minors.
LEONIA – A cadre of cute canines stood tall today with motor vehicle officials and state Humane Law Enforcement Officers in urging motorists to not let their driving habits “go to the dogs” by properly restraining their pets in moving cars or face stiff fines, penalties and danger.
TRENTON — The compensation paid to New Jersey’s community college presidents varies greatly from one institution to the next, with several colleges paying their president more than $300,000 a year, according to a report released today by the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC).
TRENTON – Last week, the Assembly approved a bill that would eliminate New Jersey’s 72-hour waiting period to receive a marriage license and streamline residency requirements. The bill’s sponsors believe the legislation would provide a boost to New Jersey’s wedding industry by making it easier for out-of-state residents to plan weddings at the state’s tourist destinations.
NEWARK – The leader of the Fruit Town and Brick City Brims set of the Bloods street gang was sentenced Tuesday to 188 months in prison for conspiring to distribute narcotics in Paterson and Newark, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE — With temperatures expected to reach into the 90’s today and tomorrow, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) urges residents to take steps to avoid heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
STATE – Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 4.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.51 per gallon yesterday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.65 per gallon, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com.