I want to thank the members of the Middlesex County Freeholder Board for once again stepping up and helping preserve open space.
TRENTON – Attorney General Paula T. Dow and Criminal Justice Director Stephen J. Taylor announced that former Essex County Superintendent of Elections Carmine Casciano pleaded guilty today to tampering with public records.
NEWARK – A former corrections officer from Avenel was one of 35 people indicted on charges that they conspired to smuggle pre-paid cell phones and drugs into Northern State Prison in Newark, Attorney General Paula T. Dow announced today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A New Jersey senator is calling on the federal Department of Transportation to require the full disclosure of all ancillary fees on airline tickets.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a $3,644,575 grant to assist about 960 workers affected by layoffs from the pharmaceutical industry in northern New Jersey.
CAMDEN – A computer programmer was convicted Wednesday of launching a virus that infected approximately 100,000 computers around the world and directed them to attack media outlets that republished stories that mentioned him, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
STATE — In the week ending Sept. 18, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial unemployment claims was 465,000, an increase of 12,000 from the previous week’s revised figure of 453,000, according to data released today by the federal government.
ELIZABETH – According to data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Report, 1,288 incidents of violent crime were reported in Elizabeth last year. That was a 14.6 percent increase from the 1,124 incidents reported in 2008, and a 56.5 percent increase from the 823 incidents in 2005.
NEWARK – A 21-year-old suspect admitted pulling the trigger to kill three Newark teens in a 2007 schoolyard shooting that received national attention.