Grayson on Giffords

By Alan Grayson A reporter called me a little while ago, and told me that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had been shot at a public event. She is in critical condition. I’m going to let others comment on what this means…

Two Indicted For Allegedly Extorting Dock Workers

TRENTON – Two men have been indicted on charges of loansharking and money laundering in connection with a joint investigation into alleged extortion of money from dock workers at the Port of New York and New Jersey, Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Commissioner Ronald Goldstock of the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor announced today.

Authorities Investigating Plainfield Killing

PLAINFIELD — Members of the Union County Homicide Task Force and the Plainfield Police Department are investigating a shooting death that occurred around 2 a.m. Sunday at 310 West Front Street, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow said yesterday.

Jingle for Jack

RAHWAY — When Madison School teachers Karen Lewis and Carol Troia found out that two-year-old Jack Heilich had cerebral palsy, they went on the offensive to raise money for his medical bills.