STATE — U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) has a comfortable nine-point lead over his Republican opponent, Joe Kyrillos, in a head-to-head matchup, according to the latest poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™. Forty-two percent say they’d support Menendez if the election were held today, while 33 percent would vote for Kyrillos and 24 percent remain undecided.
NEWARK — Nearly 75 percent of the customers polled in the agency’s latest customer satisfaction survey said they would recommend NJ Transit to a friend, relative or neighbor, up from 66 percent in the previous quarter.
NEWARK—Rocco Martino, 43, of South Orange, was sentenced Tuesday to 84 months in prison for making available images and videos of prepubescent children being sexually abused—sometimes violently—to others over the Internet, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – A Kingston, N.C., man who admitted to robbing a bank, six fast food restaurants, and a convenience store in New Jersey’s Monmouth and Middlesex Counties between Jan. 29 and Feb. 12, 2011, was sentenced Tuesday to 108 months in prison, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON – A labor union official from Middlesex County Tuesday admitted demanding and receiving unlawful payments from a contractor and embezzling funds from a labor organization bank account, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
NEWARK – A New York man was sentenced to 75 months in prison Tuesday for arranging to import cocaine from Panama via Newark Liberty International Airport, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE – Half of New Jersey voters approve of the job Barack Obama is doing as President, according to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™, while 42 percent disapprove. Those numbers are similar to Gov. Chris Christie’s approval rating, which stands at 56 percent to 33 percent.