NEWARK – New Jersey is among 49 states that announced yesterday they have begun a coordinated multi-state effort to investigate whether mortgage servicers committed consumer fraud by not properly reviewing, verifying and signing foreclosure documents filed with the courts.
STATE—In advance of National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 17-23), the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety released the first naturalistic study using in vehicle cameras to capture teenage drivers and their parents during their supervised driving phase.
TRENTON – An Essex County man was sentenced to state prison Wednesday for his role in a multi-county automobile theft ring, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced.
TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection and New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium have added 11 marinas to the state’s Clean Marina program. The number of these facilities certified as using best management practices to protect New Jersey’s marine resources now stands at 40.
TRENTON –The Division of Criminal Justice is distributing $3.5 million to over 500 New Jersey law enforcement agencies to purchase or replace body armor vests for their officers, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced Wednesday.
STATE–Fifty-one percent of New Jersey voters say they approve of the job Gov. Chris Christie is doing, while 37% say they disapprove, a 14-point advantage for the governor, and his best measurement since early in March, before his first budget speech.
STATE — Kenneth J. Bossong, director of the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection, has announced that any person who intends to file a claim with the fund involving any of the attorneys listed below must file prior to the deadlines listed.
MOUNTAINSIDE— The New Jersey chapter of the American Federation of Teachers endorsed Ed Potosnak, Democratic Candidate for New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District, at an event with AFT members and retirees.
STATE — A federal jury convicted former Assemblyman and Perth Amboy Mayor Joseph Vas of charges of mail fraud, election finance violations and lying to authorities. A federal jury in Newark reached its verdict Friday, Oct. 8, after deliberating for…
TRENTON – Have you ever made a “quick” call or sent a text message while driving, thinking “it will only take a minute so I’ll be safe?” Or maybe you were running late and drove faster than the posted speed limit or passed someone on the right since they were “going too slow anyway?”