State News

Two Florida Men Indicted In Pharmaceutical Drug Trafficking Scheme

NEWARK—A federal grand jury returned an indictment against two Florida men who allegedly conspired to traffic in pharmaceutical drugs from a shipment, worth $8.8 million, stolen at a Georgia truck stop and driven to New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced Wednesday.

Message Board Post Sources Not Protected By NJ’s Shield Law

TRENTON – A Washington state woman who tried to invoke New Jersey’s shield law to avoid revealing her sources for what she wrote about a Freehold-based software company on an online message board is not eligible its protection, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

Former TSA Officer Sentenced To 30 Months For Taking Bribes

NEWARK– A former Supervisory Transportation Security Officer employed by the Transportation Security Administration at Newark Liberty International Airport was sentenced Tuesday to 30 months in prison for accepting bribes and kickbacks from a coworker.

Officials Advise Residents To Take Precautions Against Extreme Heat

TRENTON — Temperatures in New Jersey are expected to hit the mid-90s both Wednesday and Thursday and the Department of Health and Senior Services recommends that residents take precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion and heat stroke.