NEW BRUNSWICK – Controversy remains over the risks involved with indoor tanning, especially in children and young adults. Since sunburn serves as a marker for excessive and skin-cell damaging ultraviolet (UV) exposure — which can eventually lead to the development of skin cancer — investigators at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ) took a closer look at a college-aged sample of females and their indoor tanning habits.
METUCHEN — Detectives assigned to the New Jersey State Police Drug Trafficking Unit, in conjunction with federal and local authorities, seized 40 kilos of cocaine and over $1 million in cash from a Metuchen warehouse.
TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Transportation today announced that a trial program to ease congestion on Route 1 by restricting left turns and U-turns on Route 1 at Washington Road and Harrison Street in West Windsor, Mercer County, will be implemented Friday, Aug. 3, with all restrictions expected to be in place on Saturday, Aug. 4.
TRENTON – The former Director of the New Jersey Division of Taxation and an assistant deputy director were convicted today following a bench trial of official misconduct for accepting gifts from a collections company, OSI Collections Services Inc., while continuing to take action on the company’s contracts with the state to collect unpaid taxes, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.
TRENTON – The Legislature today acted to approve a resolution allowing New Jersey voters to decide if judges should contribute the same amount to their pension and benefits as other state employees are required to under a law passed last year.
NEWARK – Two convicted felons who drove around New Jersey in a pickup truck painted with the names of first responders who perished in the collapse of the World Trade Center towers on 9-11 and solicited donations for surviving family members are being sued for allegedly defrauding the public by operating an unregistered charity.