SOUTH AMBOY — The South Amboy Branch YMCA will be hosting a Lock-In for Y members aged 10-15, geared towards keeping kids off drugs and alcohol. The Lock-In will start at 10 p.m. on Friday, June 24 and last until 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 25. The Y will provide a night full of entertainment, music, and fun.
NEWARK, N.J. – Six alleged members of an international human trafficking scheme face federal charges for bringing hundreds of people from Brazil, India, and elsewhere into the United States, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
NEWARK — An Essex County grand jury returned a 37-count indictment Monday charging two Elizabeth residents with a Sept. 15, 2010 double murder and carjacking that took place outside a Newark bar, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Carolyn A. Murray announced.
TRENTON–Legislation that would allow teens charged with “sexting” to avoid criminal prosecution and instead enter into an educational program cleared the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee on Monday.
TRENTON — The Senate Law and Public Safety Committee has approved a bill that would make it a crime to knowingly and actively participate in a criminal street gang.
The story of missing Indiana University sophomore Lauren Spierer has completely overshadowed the May 18 disappearance of 27-year-old Morgan Johnson, a black man who suffers from seizures and should be on medication.
STATE — Proposed changes to the state’s Medicaid program through a “waiver” of federal rules governing the program would wreak havoc on NJ FamilyCare, bringing the total number of uninsured parents in working poor families denied health coverage to 93,000 and touching every county in the state when prior cutbacks are also taken into account, according to an analysis by New Jersey Policy Perspective.
TRENTON– The Assembly Appropriations Committee advanced legislation sponsored by Asm. John S. Wisniewski and Craig J. Coughlin to help combat the flooding of the South River in Sayreville.
STATE — New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center, is urging blood donors to donate blood to ensure an adequate summer blood supply.