This week marks 65 years since the United States dropped the atomic bomb. On August 6, 1945, President Harry Truman delivered a “rain of ruin” upon Hiroshima, Japan, with Nagasaki hit three days later, killing 100,000 to 200,000.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A 75-year-old woman has been charged with stabbing her 80-year-old husband to death yesterday at their home in Monroe, authorities said.
STATE — Political insiders are concerned about the extent two crooked contractors plan on cooperating with criminal investigators in exchange for a plea bargain.
NEW BRUNSWICK — A former fifth-grade school teacher and high school swim coach pleaded guilty to charges of having inappropriate sexual relations with a female student and asking her to withhold information from the police about their relationship, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan announced today.
TRENTON – Democratic lawmakers criticized Gov. Chris Christie for his handling of New Jersey’s state budget at a hearing on a projected $10.5 billion deficit for the fiscal year starting July 1, 2011 this morning.
STATE – For the third straight week, New Jersey reported a drop in the number of initial unemployment claims filed.
LINDEN – Police arrested two suspects in an early-morning carjacking that took place in the area of East 19th Street this week.
NEWARK – An East Brunswick man was arrested this week for allegedly possessing child pornography, United States Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
TRENTON — The Assembly Budget Committee will meet today to hear testimony on the projected $10.5 billion budget deficit for next fiscal year.